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Contact Admissions

Office of Admissions
Mailing Address
Garrett-Evangelical
2121 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60201

Phone: (847) 866-3945
Toll-Free: (800) SEMINARY
Fax: (847) 467-1269
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Travel from Union Station

Travel from Union Station/AmtrakĀ & Greyhound Bus Station

From Union Station / Amtrak

During peak hours (7:15-10:15 a.m. & 3:30- 6:10 p.m. on weekdays)

  • Leave the station by the Jackson Boulevard doors.
  • Walk east three blocks to Wells Street.
  • Turn left and walk north half a block to the Quincy/Wells CTA stop.
  • Take the northbound Purple Line train marked "Linden" ($2.25).
  • Take Purple Line to the Foster stop (38 minutes).
  • Take a right at the bottom of the stairs, and walk east two-and-a-half blocks on Foster Street. Cross Sheridan Road and turn left.
  • Walk north on Sheridan two blocks to Garrett Place. Garrett-Evangelical is on the right.

During non-peak hours

  • Leave the station by the Jackson Boulevard doors.
  • Walk east seven blocks to the State CTA stop. (Or take the #126 Jackson bus east to State Street and get a subway transfer for a combined $2.25, exact fare required.)
  • Take the Red Line to the Howard stop at the end of the line (42 minutes).
  • Transfer to the Purple Line train marked "Linden".
  • Take the Purple Line to the Foster stop (8 minutes).
  • Take a right at the bottom of the stairs, and walk east two-and-a-half blocks on Foster Street. Cross Sheridan Road and turn left.
  • Walk north on Sheridan two blocks to Garrett Place. Garrett-Evangelical is on the right.


From Greyhound Bus Station

  • Exit the bus station and board the city bus (#60) eastbound on Jackson Street to the CTA State Street Station.
  • Follow the CTA directions as described from Union Station above.

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