University of Illinois at Chicago: Campus Housing — 818 S. Wolcott Avenue (Suite 220), Chicago, Illinois 60612 — 312-355-6300

Move-In Days

Where to Check In

Our Map of UIC Campus and Parking Structures (PDF) highlights (in red) the parking areas mentioned below.

East Residence Halls: Commons North (CMN) Commons South (CMS), Commons West (CMW), and Courtyard (CTY)

Unloading & Parking

Wednesday through Saturday, "Harrison Field" ( the green across from the Commons) will be available for parking for check-in. The field is just northwest of the corner of Harrison and Halsted and is best entered by heading west on Harrison Street past Halsted Street.

The Halsted Street Parking Structure is also available as the nearest parking complex to CMN, CMS, CMW and CTY. It is located one block south at the intersection of Halsted and Taylor. There are two entrances, one on Polk Street and on one Taylor Street.

Checking In

Students assigned to Commons North (CMN) Commons South (CMS), Commons West (CMW), and Courtyard (CTY) should check-in at the East Area Residence Life Office, located in the Atrium of the Student Residence & Commons (SRC) complex. The address is 700 S. Halsted Street, and the phone number is (312) 355-6500. Residence Life staff will be set up at the entrance to SRC to guide you through the check-in process.

West Residence Halls: Single Student Residence (SSR), Polk Street Residence (PSR), and Student Residence Hall (SRH)

Unloading & Parking

For SSR & PSR, unloading is located between Damen Avenue and Wolcott Avenue on Polk Street. SRH unloading is located on South Wolcott Avenue between Taylor Street and Polk Street.

The Wood Street Parking Structure is the nearest parking complex to these residences, and is located on Wood Street between Grenshaw and Taylor Streets.

Checking In

Students assigned to Single Student Residence (SSR) & Polk Street Residence (PSR) on the West Side of campus should check-in at the West Area Residence Life Office, located on the ground floor of PSR. The address is 1933 West Polk Street, and the phone number is (312) 355-6400.

Students assigned to SRH can check-in at a special check-in station on Wednesday, August 20th from 9am-4pm through the entrance to the building located on Wolcott Ave. The address is 818 South Wolcott Avenue.

South Residence Halls: James Stukel Towers (JST)

Unloading & Parking

Parking Services will direct you to unload on either West Rochford Street or Parking Lot #4. You can get to this area by traveling east on Roosevelt Road, south on Union Street and west on Rochford Street. After unloading, we ask that you park at the Maxwell Street Parking Structure (which you can enter from Maxwell Street, off Halsted Street), the closest parking structure for residents.

Checking In

Students assigned to JST check in at the JST front desk. JST’s address is 718 W. Rochford Street, Chicago, IL 60607, and the phone number is (312) 355-6000. This is a relatively new street, and may not be in the databases of all GPS systems yet. To get directions, please search for the intersection of Halsted and Roosevelt or the address of TBH (below). Rochford is east of Halsted, across from Thomas Beckham Hall and between Roosevelt Road and Maxwell Street.

South Residence Halls: Thomas Beckham Hall (TBH)

Unloading & Parking

In addition to the Maxwell Street Parking Structure (see above), you may be able to unload on a small side street that runs parallel to Halsted to the west called Newberry Street, which you can enter from Roosevelt Road. After you have unloaded your belongings, we ask that you move your car to the Maxwell Street Parking Structure (which you can enter from Maxwell Street, off Halsted Street).

Checking In

Thomas Beckham Hall Residents should check in at the TBH front desk. TBH's address is 1250 S. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607, and phone number is (312) 355-6100.

South Residence Halls: Marie Robinson Hall (MRH)

Unloading & Parking

You will be able to unload in the cul de sac on Maxwell Street to the west of Halsted Street. After you have unloaded your belongings, we ask you to move your car to the Maxwell Street Parking Structure (which you can enter from Maxwell Street, off Halsted Street) to allow others to unload.

Checking In

Residents should check in at the MRH front desk. MRH’s address is 811 W. Maxwell Street, Chicago, IL 60608, and phone number is (312) 355-6200.

Questions?

If you have any questions prior to arriving on campus, please feel free to contact your Resident Director, whose contact information can be found at Housing Staff and on your residence hall’s page. Please travel safely to Chicago, and we are excited to see you for the coming semester!