The Particle Physics Group is located in the Michelson Center for Physics (MCP).

Building Address:
933 East 56th Street
Chicago IL 60637

Mailing address:
(Please include name and room number for recipient)
5640 S Ellis Ave
Chicago IL 60637

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MCP Entrance from Quad
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MCP Entrance from 56th Street

Local Hotels

Quadrangle Club
1155 East 57th St
Chicago IL 60637

Hyatt Place Chicago
5225 S Harper Ave
Chicago IL 60615

Getting to the University of Chicago

The main University of Chicago campus is located in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. Hyde Park is approximately six miles south from Chicago's downtown area.

Public Transit to MCP

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Map
Click here for directions from the University on how to use public transit to get to campus.

Driving to Campus from O'Hare Airport

Click here for a Google map with directions on driving to MCP from O'Hare Airport.

Driving to Campus from Midway Airport

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Driving to MCP from Fermilab

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On the corner of 55th Street (Garfield Ave) and Ellis is the Ellis Garage. Click here for information on the Ellis Garage. The MCP building is on the next block from the parking garage. Walk south (away from the stoplight) on Ellis and cross both Ellis and 56th Streets. Walk west on 56th street. The address is 933 E 56th Street. It's the third building from the corner. Note that the street entrance to MCP is normally locked. The south entrance is unlocked during business hours.

Taking a Taxi or Shuttle

There is a shuttle service to campus that runs every hour at O'Hare. Details can be found on their website.
If taking a taxi, the address is 933 East 56th Street.