Outside groups can enjoy affordable housing and beautiful meeting facilities through North Park University's Conference Services.
Our reasonable rates and services are ideal for:
- church meetings
- youth groups
- community groups
Housing is available in our residence halls. Residence halls are not air-conditioned. However, fans are available for use if needed. At double the rate, a limited amount of apartments are available that are air-conditioned.
We offer full-service catering, with cafeteria-style breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as premium catered banquets, buffets, break refreshments, and barbecues.
Audio-visual equipment and full media services include internet access via Ethernet ports or wireless in all residence hall rooms, classrooms, and plenary spaces.
Conference guests are allowed to use North Park's parking facilities free of charge.
Housing and meeting facilities are available from mid-May through early
August. Facilities for meetings only are available year-round.
Our beautifully landscaped campus is conveniently located in a residential neighborhood of Chicago just 11 miles from O'Hare International Airport. We are only eight miles from the Loop and downtown Chicago, easily accessible via Lake Shore Drive, the expressways, and public transportation (CTA "L" train or bus).
See directions to our main campus, a detailed campus map, or a online campus tour.
We have hosted a wide variety of organizations, including professional and community associations, nonprofits, church meetings, and youth mission trips. We especially seek to host groups that are congruent with our mission to lead "lives of significance and service."
Past clients include:
- Chicago Public Schools
- Illinois Leadership Seminars
- Lifeway Christian Resources Urban Conexx Camps
- National Council of Churches
- Natragillet Swedish Folk Dancers
- North American Mission Board "Powerpoint" Youth Group
- Strategic Consulting Group
Rates and Further Information
Submit a request for proposal to learn more about your options for using North Park's facilities for your upcoming conference or event. For rates or other information, please contact the Office of Conference Services via email or by phone at (773) 244-4902.