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Chicago Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Location:
    UIC Forum
    725 W Roosevelt Rd
    Chicago, IL 60608

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  • Fair Hours:

    Thursday, October 25, 2018

    October 25, 2018
    7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

  • Directions and Parking:

    We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app.

    To reserve your parking spot for the Chicago Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, visit the UIC Forum SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

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  • Contact Us:

    Email collegefairs@nacacnet.org or call 703/836-2222 ext. 14.

Exhibitor Information

Fair Hours:
Thursday, October 25, 2018
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location:
UIC Forum (University of Illinois Chicago)
725 W. Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL 60607

Exhibitor Set-Up Hours:
Thursday, October 25, 2018
5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Transportation and Directions:
From the North
Take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) to the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) westbound and keep to the right; take the Ashland Avenue exit from the Eisenhower Expressway; then take Ashland Avenue south (left) one block to Harrison Street; turn right to get to the campus.
OR
Take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) to the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) westbound and keep to the right; take the second exit from the Eisenhower Expressway, which is Ashland Avenue; take Ashland Avenue south to Taylor Street; then go west on Taylor Street to the campus.

From the West
Take the (I-290) Eisenhower Expressway to the Racine Avenue exit; then go south to Harrison Street and east to the campus.

From the East
Take Harrison Street or Roosevelt Road; if you take Roosevelt Road, go west to Halsted Street.

From the South
Take the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) and exit on Roosevelt Road (1200 south); go west on Roosevelt Road to Halsted Street.

Exhibitor Parking:
There are several visitor pay lots on campus. For a list of lots available for visitors click here (https://parking.uic.edu/facilities/). A campus map with parking locations can be found here (http://maps.uic.edu/).

Visit the UIC’s parking rates page for current parking rates. Rates and availability subject to change by facility.

For more parking information or special needs accommodations, please visit the parking services office page.

Shipping Address:
Please clearly mark all packages as follows:

UIC Forum (University of Illinois Chicago)
1234 S. Union (Dock address)
Chicago, IL 60607
(Name and Institution Name)
Hold for NACAC PVA College Fair 10/25/2018

Shipping Deadline:
Exhibitor packages must be shipped to arrive between October 22, 2018 and October 25, 2018. Any items arriving before October 22, 2018 will be refused. Make sure you take note of any tracking numbers and track your packages to ensure delivery.

After the fair, the venue will not make any accommodations for pick-up or shipment of leftover items. The venue will simply hold the packages for pick-up. Exhibitors will have to make all arrangements with their carrier to arrange for pick-up, if needed.

Nearby Hotels:
Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago – Downtown 
506 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL, 60607
866/573-4235

Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop 
733 W Madison St, Chicago, IL, 60661
866/925-8676

Hotel Chicago - Illinois Medical District 
1622 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL, 60612
866/767-0278

Hospitality:
Please note that we provide water for exhibitors at the Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs. We encourage you to bring your own snacks and beverages as needed.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Jessica Volley or call at 703/299-6851.

Workshop Information

Bang for Your Buck: Maximize Your Time at Tonight‘s College Fair
Thursday, October 25, 2018
6:10 - 6:50 p.m
UIC Forum 

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