ELS / Chicago is located in the beautiful Dominican University campus, just 20 minutes from the third largest city in the United States.
Chicago offers a variety of cultural activities including the Lyric Opera, Field Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago and an exciting nightlife of blues and jazz concerts, comedy clubs and sporting events.
The "Magnificent Mile" of Chicago provides a showcase of architecture, shops and restaurants, steps from the beautiful shoreline of Lake Michigan.
Homestays in the area(Homestay)
Host family students are responsible for their personal transportation. Most students arrive at the campus by bus. Some families are close and provide bicycles for students. We have a few families that are within walking distance of the campus.
River Forest Apts(Student Residence (Off Campus))
Located in a quiet, safe and upscale neighborhood, ELS River Forest Apartments offer a shared bedroom in a two-bed, one-bathroom luxury apartment. Each apartment has a fully-furnished kitchen, wireless Internet, local phone service, cable TV, and air conditioning.
Linens are included. [Note: Singles may be available at an additional price.] Self-service laundry machines are available in the same building for a small fee.
Aquinas Hall(Student Residence (On Campus))
The Residence Hall is located in the same building as the ELS Center on the Priory Campus of Dominican University. Food service six blocks away at the Main Campus. WiFi service is available and a student lounge and vending machines are in the building.
Laundry facilities (for a fee) are available in the basement of the building. This is a co-ed dorm with separate male and female community bathrooms. The rooms have a sink, closet bed, desk and chairs. Linens are provided.