Venue Directions

The workshop is held at the UIC Forum building at 725 W. Roosevelt Rd. Parking is located in Lot 5C  one block west of the Forum in 1135 S. Morgan Street (see map at bottom of page). The parking rate is $10.00 for those without a UIC hangtag. Please let the attendant know that you are attending the Big Data conference at UIC Forum to get this rate.


UIC is served by the CTA trains (the “El”). The Blue Line train station UIC-Halsted is a short walking distance from the Forum. The Blue line connects the campus with downtown and O’Hare International Airport.

CTA bus lines serving campus include the 7-Harrison8-Halsted9-Ashland11-Lincoln/Sedgwick12-Roosevelt60-Blue Island/26th and 157-Streeterville/Taylor.  Please consult Google Transit directions for best directions from your origin.


For those interested in using Chicago’s Bike share system, DIVVY, the venue has a bike-share station located adjacent to it (as well as other stations within close walking distance). For additional information about DIVVY, see

Parking Locations