Visitor Resources

Conference Center Location

The University of Saint Mary of the Lake is located at 1000 E. Maple Avenue in the town of Mundelein, IL, approximately four miles west of Interstate 94. The closest airport is O’Hare International Airport, which is about 28 miles south of USML.

The USML Conference Center Lodge is located in the 300P Building and the Conference Center Meeting Hall is located in the 400P Building on campus.  Guests are required to park in the Purple Lot.  Taxis, car service and limos should drop off guests in the Purple Lot.

USML Campus Map

Driving Directions 

Our main entrance off Route 176 is closed.  Please enter campus from Route 45 (Lake Street).  This entrance is just north of the Route 176/Route 45 intersection. In your GPS, enter “Route 45 and Dunbar/University Mundelein, IL” for directions to this entrance. Once on campus, please follow the signs or the direction of our Public Safety officers to the Purple Parking lot (see map attached). Click here for a visual.

If you are heading North on Interstate 94:
To reach the seminary from Interstate 94, take the Hwy 176 exit and turn right at the foot of the ramp to head west (the ramp loops around). Continue on 176 to Route 45 and the entrance will be on your right at Dunbar/University street.

If you are heading South on Interstate 94:
To reach the seminary from Interstate 94, take the Exit 10 for IL-21/Milwaukee Ave. Turn right on to Casey Rd and continue to U.S. Route 45. Turn left and continue on Route 45 until you reach the entrance at Dunbar/University street.