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All visitors—those people without an active Dominican Star Card (campus ID)—must register their presence at a Welcome and Information Desk (WID) location and receive a pass for the day. Guest lecturers and individuals invited to campus for the enrichment of classes must have sponsorship from program directors or deans. Current students, faculty and staff, please meet your guests at a WID location.

River Forest Campus

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Dominican’s 30-acre main campus is located in River Forest, a beautiful suburb 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. 

Dominican University is proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

Directions and Maps

7900 West Division Street, River Forest, Illinois 60305

Directions and Maps
Campus Shuttle Service and Public Transportation

Dominican’s shuttle service runs Monday through Friday mornings through evenings when classes are in session. Limited service is available on weekends and when classes are not in session. Public transportation options include CTA Bus #90 and Pace Route 307 and Route 318.


Visitor parking is available as indicated on the attached campus map. Dominican students, faculty and staff who want to park their cars on campus need to purchase parking permits. Information can be found on MyDU.

Chicago Campus

Housed at The Resurrection Project’s La Casa Residence Hall and neighboring Resource Center, Dominican’s new campus will serve students across Chicago. Located in the heart of the Pilsen community, this six-story dorm will be home to up to a cohort of students in a vibrant living-learning community that offers modern apartment-style living. Students will study in Dominican’s signature small class sizes at La Casa’s Resource Center right next door. The campus will open in Fall 2024.

Directions and Maps

1805 S. Paulina Street, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Public Transportation

Other Dominican Locations

University Center of Lake County

Offering Master of Social Work (MSW) courses. The School of Education, School of Information Studies, School of Social Work and College of Applied Social Sciences offer classes here.

Directions and Maps

Please visit University Center's website or call (847) 665-4000 for more information about directions to campus and parking policies.

1200 University Center Drive, Grayslake, Illinois 60030

Triton College

Programs offered are the BA in Legal Studies and the BA in Human Services.

Directions and Maps

Please visit Triton College's website or call (708) 456-0300 for more information about directions to campus and parking policies.

2000 Fifth Avenue, River Grove, Illinois 60171

Procedures Related to Visitors on Campus During Covid-19

In accordance with guidelines from the CDC, masks are not required on campus. The university encourages members of our community and visitors to wear masks if that increases their level of comfort on campus.