KICP Location
The William Eckhardt Research Center at the University of Chicago
The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics is located in the William Eckhardt Research Center (ERC) at the University of Chicago.
The KICP Business Offices are located in ERC 499A-B.

If you are visiting the center please follow the Getting to the KICP link for directions.

For more information please contact Helen C. Pates, Business Manager.

 
Official, Mailing & Shipping addresses
  • Official address
    The University of Chicago,The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics,
    William Eckhardt Research Center (ERC) - Suite 499
    5640 South Ellis Avenue,
    Chicago, IL 60637

  • Mailing address
    The University of Chicago, The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics,
    William Eckhardt Research Center (ERC) - Suite 499
    5640 South Ellis Avenue,
    Chicago, IL 60637

  • Shipping address for packages
    The University of Chicago
    ERC - Shipping Dock (dock on 57th street)
    5640 South Ellis Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60637

 
From the Airport
Taxis from O'Hare airport costs about $45+ tip; taxis from Midway cost about $25+tip.

The Omega Airport Shuttle runs between O'Hare Airport and Hyde Park every hour from early in the morning to late evening. Reservations are not required. Schedule and fare information is available at the Omega Shuttle website. If taking the Omega Shuttle ask to be dropped off at the Quadrangle Club and then follow the walking directions from the Quadrangle Club.
 
Bus and Train Information
Hyde Park is connected to downtown Chicago by the Metra Train and several CTA bus routes. Within Hyde Park there are several buses that serve the University community.
 
By Automobile
Maps and driving directions to Chicago, Hyde Park, and the campus can be found on the University's map pages, along with related visitor information. The most convenient visitor parking garage is on 55th Street between Ellis and Greenwood Avenues (enter on Ellis Avenue). The parking fee is $12 a day (or part thereof for shorter durations). The parking fee may be paid by cash or credit card. (For a map showing the location of the parking garage, see Parking at the University of Chicago.

Meter parking is available in the lot on the WEST of the LASR building - enter on 56th street after Drexel Avenue (see locations marked "Park" in the map).