Visiting Lab: Maps, Transportation, & Parking
5835 S. Kimbark
Chicago, IL 60637
Earl Shapiro Hall
5800 S. Stony Island Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
All Lab visitors may use the UChicago parking lot located at Stony Island Avenue and 60th Street. Space availability varies throughout the day.
Parking at Earl Shapiro Hall
Street parking may be available near ESH along the Midway Plaisance or on Stony Island Avenue, but parking is restricted immediately in front of the building on the west side of Stony Island Avenue.
Visitor spots at Earl Shapiro Hall are for visitors conducting school business.
Parking at the Historic Campus
Street parking can be found along Midway Plaisance and the surrounding streets. Parking on the north side of 59th Street from Dorchester to Kimbark is restricted during the school day, and cars left unattended will be ticketed.
There are a limited number of visitor spots along Kimbark Avenue for visitors conducting school business. Please make sure to only use spaces clearly marked in orange for Lab visitors. You must obtain and display a pass from the Security Desk in the Judd Hall lobby (5835 S. Kimbark) between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Lab and the University of Chicago work in partnership to ensure that our campus is safe for all those who work and learn here. All visitors must check in at the lobby Security Desk in Earl Shapiro Hall, Blaine Hall, or Judd Hall when they arrive. University of Chicago employees are asked to show their University ID card. All other visitors are asked to turn in a state- or government-issued ID. Visitors will be issued an identification badge and lanyard that must be worn while on the Lab campus and returned to the Security Desk before departure. Upon returning the visitor lanyard, the visitor’s identification will be returned.
Educators/researchers: request a visit
If you are an educator or researcher wishing to visit Lab, please complete this form in order to request a visit. (Note: do not use this form if you are a parent/guardian considering Lab for your child. Instead, please see our Admissions webpages for details about that process.)