UCMC Employee Parking & Transportation
The University of Chicago Medical Center operates Hyde Park parking facilities with more than 5,100 parking spaces for patients, visitors, faculty, and staff. Monthly employee parking rates vary by location, but employees must register to gain access to these services.
Beyond our latest proposal, here’s important information UCMC nurses should know about parking and transportation to our medical campus.
- As of mid-December, there are NO waiting lists for parking at the free, employee-only Apostolic Lot, which is serviced by a shuttle bus that operates every 10-15 minutes. Registered Apostolic parkers are able to park in Garage A and B for FREE overnight (Monday – Friday/5 P.M. – 8 A.M.) and all day on weekends and holidays. (Employees must register for parking to gain access to these lots and garages.)
- In addition to UChicago Medicine’s parking facilities, employees may register for parking at University facilities. Two University parking facilities near the Medical Center include the Campus North Parking facility (55th and Ellis Ave.) and the Wells Parking Lot (6000 S. Drexel Ave.)
- UGo Shuttles run day and night around the greater UChicago campus area. This free service includes shuttles between the Medical Campus and Campus South Garage (on Drexel Avenue) and the Apostolic lot, which Medical Center employees heavily utilize. These shuttles depart every 10-15 minutes and can be tracked in real-time on the TransLoc app, which works on the web as well as Apple and Android phones
- UChicago has also launched a free Downtown Connector shuttle that travels between the Hyde Park campus, the Gleacher Center, downtown UChicago Medicine clinics, the Roosevelt Red Line CTA station, and other downtown locations. After getting feedback from employees, the Downtown Campus Connector is now making stops close to Ogilvie and Union stations
The CTA #192 express bus route between Ogilvie Station and the medical campus has also expanded its hours to better accommodate staff schedules and employees’ ability to use public transportation to and from campus.