Maps and Directions
Prairie State College is located at South Halsted Street and Vollmer Road in Chicago Heights, Ill. The main building is south of Vollmer Road, with additional campus land and facilities north of Vollmer. Additionally, we operate the Matteson Area Center (MAC) in Matteson, Ill. Classes are also held at sites throughout PSC's community college district.
PSC is less than 30 miles from Chicago's downtown Loop, and is accessible by interstate highways and major roads. For those without automobile transportation, the College is located on a bus route operated by PACE, the Chicago suburbs' main bus company.
Directions to Main Campus
From the north: Drive south on I-94 to I-80 west exit. Follow I-80 west about two miles to Halsted Street south exit (Route 1). Take Halsted Street south about three miles to the campus.
From the north/west: Take the Tri-State Tollway (294) south to I-80/94 east. Follow I-80/94 east about one mile to Halsted Street south exit (Route 1). Take Halsted Street south about three miles to the PSC campus.
From the south: Drive north on I-57 to the Vollmer Road exit. Follow Vollmer Road east about five miles to the PSC campus on your right.
From the east: Follow I-80 west to Halsted Street south exit (Route 1). Take Halsted Street south about three miles to the campus.
To Matteson Area Center
From Lincoln Highway (Route 30) turn south on Cicero Avenue. Turn right at the second traffic light onto Southwick Drive. The MAC will be on your left. Additional information available on the MAC website.
Follow directions to the main campus which is located at the corner of Halsted Street and Vollmer Road. You will turn west on Vollmer Road to get to the Fieldhouse and the Baseball, Softball and Soccer fields. They are located on north side of Vollmer Road. Use Parking Lot E.