May 27, 2024  
2020-2021 University Student Handbook 
2020-2021 University Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chicago Information

Many websites serve as great sources of information about Chicago, such as:

Chicago Tribune
Chicago Reader
Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Tourism Bureau
Mayor’s Office

If you are interested in exploring many of the most popular museums and attractions like the Shedd Aquarium, John Hancock Building and others all within a short period of time, consider the Chicago CityPass. For more information, explore

Note: Please contact the institution or visit its website for updated prices and times as well as special events.


Adler Planetarium
1300 S. Lake Shore Drive

(312) 922-7827

AMC Movie Tickets
Available in the Student Life and Engagement Office for $10 per ticket.

(312) 942-6302

Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.

(312) 443-3600

The Office of Student Life and Engagement would like to remind students of its partnership with the Art Institute. This partnership allows free admission to the Art Institute for Rush students with their student IDs.

DuSable Museum
740 E. 56th Place

(773) 947-0600

Field Museum of Natural History
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive

(312) 922-9410

Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.

(312) 280-2660

Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Drive

(312) 684-1414

National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 W. 19th St.

(312) 738-1503

John G. Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Drive

(312) 939-2438

International Museum of Surgical Science
1524 N. Lake Shore Drive

(312) 642-6502


Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark St.

(312) 742-2000
Brookfield Zoo
8400 W. 31st St.
Brookfield, IL
(708) 485-0263

Professional Sports


Chicago Cubs
Wrigley Field
1060 W. Addison St.
(773) 404-2827
Chicago White Sox
U.S. Cellular Field 333
West 35th Place
(312) 674-1000


Chicago Bulls
United Center
1901 W. Madison St.
(312) 455-4000
Chicago Sky
Allstate Arena
6920 Mannheim Rd.
Rosemont, IL
(866) SKY-WNBA


Chicago Bears
Soldier Field
1410 S. Museum Campus Drive
(312) 235-7700
Chicago Rush
Allstate Arena
6920 Mannheim Rd.
Rosemont, IL
(847) 882-9400


Chicago Blackhawks
United Center
1901 W. Madison St.
Chicago, IL

(312) 455-7000
Chicago Wolves
Allstate Arena
6920 Mannheim Rd.
Rosemont, IL


Chicago Fire
SeatGeek Stadium
7000 Harlem Ave.
Bridgeview, IL
(888) MLS-FIRE
Chicago Red Stars
SeatGeek Stadium
7000 Harlem Ave.
Bridgeview, IL
(773) 697-8699


Auditorium Theater
50 E. Congress Parkway

(312) 922-2110

Cadillac Theater
151 W. Randolph St.

(312) 977-1700

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave.

(312) 294-3000

Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.

(312) 443-3800

Lyric Opera
Civic Opera House 20 N.
Wacker Drive

(312) 332-2244

Oriental Theatre
Ford Center for the Performing Arts
24 W. Randolph St.

(312) 902-1400

Shubert Theater
22 West Monroe St.

(312) 977-1700

Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St.

(312) 335-1650

Hot Tix

72 E. Randolph St. and 163 E. Pearson St.


CTA Information (888) 968-7282

For payment with the Ventra payment card:

Divvy Bikes (855) 552-4889

Rush University students receive a discount of $75 per year for membership. Enter your Rush University student email and use password: “RushDivvy” to set up your account.

Metra Information (312) 322-6777

Commuter Shuttle Service (First Student Shuttle Bus)

The shuttle bus service is sponsored by Rush University Medical Center as a free benefit to students, faculty and staff who use the commuter rail lines to get to the Medical Center. All riders will be required to show a Rush ID prior to boarding the bus.

There are two shuttle bus routes that serve the Metra Stations.
Route 1: Ogilvie Station, Union Station, and Rush campus
The first bus leaves Ogilvie Transportation Center at 6:05 a.m., with subsequent buses leaving every 15 minutes until 9:35 a.m. Between 7:20 and 8:20 a.m., buses will run every 10 minutes. Next stop is Union Station, then Rush.

In the afternoon, the first bus leaves Rush at 3:05 p.m., with subsequent buses leaving every 15 minutes until 6:35 p.m. Between 4:20 and 5:20 p.m., the buses will run every 10 minutes.

Route 2: Millennium Park Station and Rush campus

The first bus leaves Millennium Park Station (South Water St. just east of Michigan Ave. in front of Jimmy Johns) on weekday mornings beginning at 6:30 a.m. The shuttle then proceeds to Rush and drops off at the Tower Entry Pavilion and returns to Millennium Park Station at 7 a.m. for the next pick-up. The shuttle will continue this route on the half-hour, with the last pick-up at Millennium Park Station at 10 a.m.

In the afternoon, the shuttle leaves the Rush Tower Entry Pavilion at 3:00 p.m. and drops off at S. Water St. (same spot as pick-up). This route continues every half-hour, with 6:30 p.m. as the last pick-up at Rush, arriving at Millennium Park Station by 7 p.m.

For additional information, go to the parking website on InsideRush.

Zipcar Information