Commencement: Getting There

Getting to Wintrust Arena:

Public Transportation

The CTA Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line Station (Chicago, IL) station is located at Cermak Road and State Street, 2.5 blocks (0.15 mile) west of the Wintrust Arena at Cermak Road and Indiana Ave.The CTA Cermak-Chinatown Red Line Station (Chicago, IL) is located four blocks west (0.5 mile) of the Wintrust Arean and two blocks west of the Cermak-McCormick Place Green Line Station.

Parking:   Wintrust Arena has ample parking for the venue.  Lot A is the closest to the venue and has access to the pedestrian bridges to the arena. For a GPS location to Lot A, use 2301 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616 as your destination. For more parking options, visit the Wintrust Arena Parking page.

Important Restrictions for Wintrust Arena

The arena strongly discourages bags or purses of any kind, except for very specific exceptions.  Please visit the Wintrust Arena Bag Policy page for detailed information. Any bag brought to the arena will be subject to a search.  In addition, all guests and students will go through a metal detector as they enter the building

Entering Wintrust Arena:

Guests: Guests will enter the arena by entering the main entrance to the arena, on the corner of Cermak and Indiana Avenue.  Staff will be available to direct you.  Those guests with mobility impairments will be assisted to the appropriate seating accommodation.

Students: Students will enter at the  north end of the arena af the corner of Indiana and 21st  Street.  Students will receive their seating assignment and be assisted to their assigned seat.  Students should arrive no later than 12:15pm.

Other Campus Resources:

Parking and Travel

Career and Professional Experience (CAPX)

Alumni Association

Registration and Records

Academic Advising

Financial Aid and Tuition and Fees (Student Financial Services)