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Chicago Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Location:
    The University of Illinois at Chicago, UIC Forum
    725 W Roosevelt Rd
    Chicago, IL 60608

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  • Fair Hours:

    Thursday, October 24, 2019

    October 24, 2019
    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.

    New to SpotHero? Click here to download the SpotHero app.

  • Contact Us:

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

Exhibitor Information

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

Fair Hours:
Thursday, October 24, 2019
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Transportation, Directions, and Parking:

For those driving from all 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.

Ridesharing:
For those using Ridesharing Apps, the best drop-off/pick-up location is at the corner of Halsted and Roosevelt.

Chicago also offers a variety of public transportation options that services UIC. For more information on directions, public transportation, traffic alerts, and even bicycle routes, plan your visit to UIC here.

There are several visitor pay lots on campus. For a list of lots available for visitors click here. A campus map with parking locations can be found here.

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 accommodations, please visit the parking services office page.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Thursday, October 24, 2019
5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Shipping Information:
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 10/24/2019

Shipping Deadline:
All materials should be shipped to arrive between Monday, October 21 and Thursday, October 24, 2019.
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:
Marriott Hotel Medical District Chicago 
625 South Ashland, Chicago, IL 60607
312/491-1234
(.5 mi from University of Illinois at Chicago)

Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop 
25 South Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60661
312/829-5000
(1.2 mi from University of Illinois at Chicago)

Homewood Suite by Hilton West Loop Chicago 
118 North Jefferson Street
Chicago, IL 60661
312/930-0000
(1.6 mi from University of Illinois at Chicago)

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 fair, email Elizabeth Hudnall or call 703/299-6825.

Workshop Information

ATTEND THE PRE-FAIR WORKSHOP

Cultivating Your College Career in the Performing and Visual Arts (6 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.)

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