Getting to NLU

National Louis University’s flagship Chicago campus is located at 122 S. Michigan Ave. and is conveniently accessible by bus, train and car.

You can find directions for all seven of NLU’s locations using the links below. These go to a Google map filled in with the location address. Just click the "Get Directions" button in the upper left to get directions from your location to NLU by car or public transportation.

Chicago campus
122 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603
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Elgin campus
620 Tollgate Road
Elgin, IL 60123
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Lisle campus
850 Warrenville Road
Lisle, IL 60532
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Skokie (North Shore) campus
5202 Old Orchard Road
Skokie, IL 60077
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Wheeling campus
1000 Capitol Drive
Wheeling, IL 60090
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Florida Regional Center
5110 Eisenhower Blvd., suite 102
Tampa, FL 33634
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Wisconsin campus
12000 W. Park Place, suite 100
Milwaukee, WI 53224
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Public Transportation

There are many public transportation options for NLU students. Check the following for more information:

CTA U-Pass

You are automatically enrolled in the NLU CTA U-Pass program if you are a full-time undergraduate or graduate student taking classes at the NLU Chicago campus (not an online student). Need more info? Call the Office of Student Affairs at 888.658.8632 x3568 or visit the CTA U-Pass Web site.

Where to Park

Parking lots are located at the Elgin, Lisle, Skokie and Wheeling campuses. Parking lots are also available at the Milwaukee and Tampa locations.

For NLU Chicago campus, the following nearby parking options offer discounts for NLU students who present a valid school ID to the indicated garage office (locations correspond to the map below):

a. 17 E. Adams St.
312.554.0112
(additional entrance on Wabash Ave.)
Before 4:00pm (M-F), 7.5 hours $15
After 4:00pm (M-F) and weekends $9
d. Grant Park South
325 S. Michigan Ave.
312.616.0600
Up to 12 hours with pass card, which can be obtained from the barage office $13
After 4:00pm (M-F) $9
b. 55 E. Monroe St.
312.986.6821
(additional entrance on Adams St.)
12 hours $15 (must be out by 12am)
After 4:00pm (M-F) and weekends $9
e. Millennium Park Garage
5 S. Columbus Dr.
312.616.0600
Up to 12 hours with pass card, which can be obtained from the garage office $10
c. Grant Park North
25 N. Michigan Ave.
312.616.0600
Up to 12 hours with pass card, which can be obtained from the garage office $15
After 4:00pm (M-F) and weekends $9
 

Chicago Loop parking map

Get more information on these discounts by calling the Office of Student Affairs at 888.658.8632 x3568.

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658
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