UIC is on the CTA Blue Line. Get off at the UIC/Halsted stop.
The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science is located in SEO. The seminar takes place in SEO 636. When you get off the subway, cross Harrison Street. You will see a very tall building (University Hall). Walk past it. SEO is the second tallest building (looks similar to University Hall, but is half the size) at the edge of campus.
O'Hare International Airport
(773.686.2200, www.flychicago.com/Ohare/OhareHomepage.shtm) For visitors needing information or directions, airport information booths are located on the
lower levels of the domestic terminals and on the upper and lower levels
of the international terminal.
Taking a taxi to or from O'Hare varies, depending on travel time, from $30-$50. During rush hour, the trip can take about an hour. During mid-day and evenings, it takes around 40 minutes. CTA is often the faster the travel option.
(773.838.0600, www.flychicago.com/midway/MidwayHomepage.shtm) is located
at 5700 Cicero Avenue. The one-building airport is divided into 3
terminals, A, B, and C. The main lobby at the airport's center entrance
is where the information booth and all vehicle pick-up services are
Taking a taxi to or from Midway varies, depending on travel time, from $25-$45. During rush hour, the trip can take about 45 minutes to 1 hour. During the midday and evenings, it takes around 20-30 minutes. CTA provides convenient transit to the Loop.
Gary Chicago International Airport
(219.949.9722, www.garychicagoairport.com) is located in Gary, Indiana,
at 6001 W. Industrial Highway. Just 35 minutes from downtown Chicago
mid-day and evenings, it offers free, 24-hour parking and convenient
access to I-90, I-80/94, I-65, the Chicago Skyway, the Dan Ryan
Expressway, and Lake Shore Drive.
GO Airport Express departs every 10-15 minutes from O'Hare and Midway
baggage claim areas.
* From O'Hare: $25 per person one-way or roundtrip $46; more than one traveler, $18 per person one-way or roundtrip $34
* From Midway: $20 per person one-way or roundtrip $36; more than one traveler, $14 per person one-way or roundtrip $26
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) offers fast, direct train service from
both O'Hare and Midway Airports to downtown, convenient bus and train
lines to major attractions, simple fare cards, easy-to use maps and
brochures, and custom trip planning for groups. $2.25 per person to and
from O'Hare and Midway Airports.
Train from O'Hare: Pick up below the baggage claim area (follow signs to
CTA). For UIC take the Blue Line "L-Train" to the UIC/Halsted stop
Trains from Midway: For UIC take the Orange Line to Lasalle or Clark/Lake Street
stop. Change to the Blue line and get off at the UIC/Halsted stop.
For route, fare, and schedule information, call 312.836.7000 every day from 5 a.m.-1 a.m. (CT). The CTA System Map and Downtown Sightseeing Guide are available at all train stations, both airports, visitor information centers, and hotels. You can also plan your trip online! Go to www.transitchicago.com/maps/tripplanner.html to plan CTA your itinerary. For complete details on CTA fares, go to www.transitchicago.com/maps/faretable.htm. To purchase passes or transit cards in advance, call 888.968.7282. You can also purchase them online at www3.yourcta.com/Default.asp?cookie%5Ftest=1.