Employer FAQs

Shipping Materials for Your Upcoming Information Session

You are welcome to ship materials for your upcoming event to our office. All packages should be marked on the outside with the date and time of the event as well as the name of your Career Advancement contact.

The University of Chicago
Attn: (your event contact)
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637 

Catering for Your On-Campus Event

You are welcome to refer to the list of caterers most frequently used on campus.These vendors are familiar with both the type and location of events commonly held by employers.

Connecting with Students

In addition to promoting your events through social media and targeted industry email listhosts, you might also consider advertising in student newspapers.

Chicago Maroon
(773) 702-9555 or (773) 702-3300;
Fax: (773) 702-3032;
email: maroon@chicagomaroon.com.

You can also connect with students directly by reaching out to one of the many Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) on campus. You can learn more about them by visiting https://leadership.uchicago.edu/recognized-student-organizations-rso. Please feel free to contact a member on the Employer Relations & Development team if you have questions or need recommendations.

Program Directors from the eight pre-professional “UChicago Careers In” programs are great resources to connect you with UChicago students. Program Directors advise a cohort of students interested in a specific industry and can help you promote opportunities, connect with students, and engage with your company further through site visits, speaking opportunities, and more.

Taxi Service to Hyde Park:

The fare from the Loop to Hyde Park is about $25.00 one way. To request a cab, please call (312) CHECKER or (312) TAXICAB.

Directions by Car:

From Lake Shore Drive:
Exit at 57th Drive (the Museum of Science and Industry). Go west and curve south around the museum. Take the fourth right onto the Midway Plaisance and go west to the campus.

Directions from O’Hare Airport:
From O’Hare Airport, take I-90 east to Chicago. Once past downtown Chicago, exit to I-55 North and then to Lake Shore Drive South. From Lake Shore Drive, exit at 57th Drive (the Museum of Science and Industry). Go west and curve south around the museum. Take the fourth right onto the Midway Plaisance and go west to the campus.

Directions from Midway Airport:
From Midway Airport, go north on Cicero Avenue to the Stevenson Expressway (I-55). Take I-55 North to Chicago and exit to Lake Shore Drive South. From Lake Shore Drive, exit at 57th Drive (the Museum of Science and Industry). Go west and curve south around the museum. Take the fourth right onto the Midway Plaisance and go west to the campus.

Visitor Parking at the University of Chicago

Limited reserved permit parking is available in the Judd Lot, on Kimbark Ave. between 58th and 59th Streets. If you do not have a permit from Career Advancement, you will be ticketed and/or towed. If you are interested in securing a parking permit for this lot, please call (773) 702-7040 at least 48 hours prior to your arrival. If you are not able to secure a space in the Judd Lot, other options are available. Street parking is available on the Midway Plaisance; however, we recommend that visitors park in the covered parking structure on 55th Street and Ellis Ave. To get to the parking structure from Ida Noyes Hall, take 59th St. west to Ellis Ave. Turn right on Ellis, and go north on Ellis for about two blocks. You will see the entrance into the parking structure on your right prior to reaching the traffic light at 55th St. Please allow 20 minutes to walk from the parking structure to Ida Noyes Hall.

Maps

Additional maps or directions are available here.