Where to Move In

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East Campus Residence Halls

Commons North (CMN) Commons South (CMS), Commons West (CMW), and Courtyard (CTY)

Unloading & Parking
On Wednesday, vehicles can use the Drop & Go zones on Harrison and Halsted to unload before parking their cars.   Halsted Street Parking Structure will be available for parking, and passes will be distributed to cars upon check in.

The Halsted Street Parking Structure is available as the nearest parking complex to CMN, CMS, CMW and CTY. It is located one block south at the intersection of Halsted and Taylor. There are two entrances, one on Polk Street and on one Taylor Street.

Checking In
Students assigned to Commons North (CMN) Commons South (CMS), Commons West (CMW), and Courtyard (CTY) should check-in at the East Area Residence Life Office, located in the Atrium of the Student Residence & Commons (SRC) complex. The address is 700 S. Halsted Street, and the phone number is (312) 355-6500. Residence Life staff will be set up at the entrance to SRC to guide you through the check-in process.

West Residence Halls

Single Student Residence (SSR) and Polk Street Residence (PSR)

Unloading & Parking
For SSR & PSR, unloading is located between Damen Avenue and Wolcott Avenue on Polk Street.

The Wood Street Parking Structure is the nearest parking complex to these residences, and is located on Wood Street between Grenshaw and Taylor Streets.

Checking In
Students should check-in at the West Area Residence Life Office, located on the ground floor of PSR. The address is 1933 West Polk Street, and the phone number is (312) 355-6400.

South Residence Halls

James Stukel Towers (JST)

Unloading and Parking
Parking Services will direct you to unload on either West Rochford Street or Parking Lot #4. You can get to this area by traveling east on Roosevelt Road, south on Union Street and west on Rochford Street. After unloading, we ask that you park at the Maxwell Street Parking Structure (which you can enter from Maxwell Street, off Halsted Street), the closest parking structure for residents.

Checking In
Students assigned to JST check in at the JST front desk. JST’s address is 718 W. Rochford Street, Chicago, IL 60607, and the phone number is (312) 355-6000. This is a relatively new street, and may not be in the databases of all GPS systems yet. To get directions, please search for the intersection of Halsted and Roosevelt or the address of TBH (below). Rochford is east of Halsted, across from Thomas Beckham Hall and between Roosevelt Road and Maxwell Street.

Thomas Beckham Hall (TBH)

Unloading & Parking
In addition to the Maxwell Street Parking Structure (see above), you may be able to unload on a small side street that runs parallel to Halsted to the west called Newberry Street, which you can enter from Roosevelt Road. After you have unloaded your belongings, we ask that you move your car to the Maxwell Street Parking Structure (which you can enter from Maxwell Street, off Halsted Street).

Checking In
Thomas Beckham Hall Residents should check in at the TBH front desk. TBH’s address is 1250 S. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607, and phone number is (312) 355-6100.

Marie Robinson Hall (MRH)

Unloading & Parking
You will be able to unload in the cul de sac on Maxwell Street to the west of Halsted Street. After you have unloaded your belongings, we ask you to move your car to the Maxwell Street Parking Structure (which you can enter from Maxwell Street, off Halsted Street) to allow others to unload.

Checking In
Residents should check in at the MRH front desk. MRH’s address is 811 W. Maxwell Street, Chicago, IL 60608, and phone number is (312) 355-6200.