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Parking and Transportation

Campus Parking Services is responsible for providing safe, convenient, and affordable parking for vehicles by 1) issuing parking assignments for faculty, staff, and students 2) providing cash lots for occasional drivers and visitors 3) operating and maintaining the campus parking facilities and 4) offering special services for special needs, e.g., assistance with vehicle lockouts, battery charging, tire inflation, fuel assistance, and escort service within the Halsted, Harrison, Paulina, and Wood Street parking structures. The UIC parking program is self-supporting and all persons pay a fee when using any University parking facility.  In addition, the University operates a commuter bus, shuttle buses, UIC Night Ride service, paratransit service, and provides vehicles for University business.

Daytime and Evening Shuttle Buses

The University operates free campus and parking lot shuttle bus service. The shuttle bus service operates around the campus during the business day and evening hours. A route map for both day and evening schedules is available through Parking Services. All University shuttle buses are handicap accessible and all riders must present their University identification (i-card) to ride the shuttle bus.

UIC Night Ride Service

The University has an escort service to provide transportation to University employees, students, and other authorized individuals between University facilities and points of public transportation or residence facilities.  This service is available seven (7) days a week, including holidays, from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. A valid UIC Night Ride access authorization card is required. University identification (i-card) must be presented to the driver when boarding.

Paratransit Service

On-campus Paratransit Service is available for students, faculty and staff with disabilities. Paratransit Service is available seven days a week.  When scheduling rides, students need to register with the Office of Disability Services and faculty and staff with the Office of Access and Equity. For Paratransit service during the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., the UIC Night Ride Service should be contacted.

Vehicles for University Business

University-owned vehicles are available for faculty and staff members traveling on official University business. A charge is made against the unit/department for use of these vehicles. Drivers must have a valid Illinois driver’s license.