Visiting a Patient

The presence of loved ones can have a positive effect on patients and can aid in the healing process. We encourage loved ones to visit and participate in decisions, treatment, and daily care plans as determined by the patient. This page will provide information about hospital hours, gift shop, chapel, hospital amenities, and more. Please note visitor limitations are in effect for COVID-19 and in accordance with the City of Chicago's Emergency Travel Order.

Visiting Hours

Due to COVID-19 Visitor Restrictions are in effect. Click here for visiting hours by clinic within the hospital

Parking for drop off/pickup in front of the University of Illinois Hospital (1740 W. Taylor St.) is limited to 15 minutes.


The University of Illinois Hospital & Clinics offers a wide range of housing options for patients and their family members within the Chicagoland area.


Located in the main lobby of the hospital and on the second floor of the Outpatient Care Center.

Contemplation Room/Chapel

Located on the second floor of the new Atrium. The Contemplation Room is reserved exclusively for quiet reflections, meditation, and prayer. This space is open 24/7/365 to all visitors and employees. To request Pastoral Care services, please call 312.996.0296.

Compliments and Complaints

Tell us about your experience with UI Health.

Food, Dining, Cafeteria & Coffee Shop

The hospital cafeteria, Taylor Street Café, and Java City coffee shop are located on the first floor of the UI Hospital and carries a wide variety of food and beverages.

Gift Shop and Florist

Open 7-days a week: 8 am to 8 pm
Open Holidays!

Language & Communication Services

UI Health strives to provide superior quality of care and clear communications about your care and treatment. If you need language assistance, please let your providers know, and your care team will facilitate professional language and interpreting services. We provide these services free of charge to our patients and their family members.

Parking Information

Parking garages are located on Paulina Street and Wood Street. Click here for parking rates, directions, and information on valet parking.

Wireless Access

Complimentary login information is available at the Hospital's information desk or by calling 312.996.WIFI (9434).
The network name is: UIHealth-WiFi

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Contact a Patient

To contact a patient during service hours (Weekday: 5:30 am to 9 pm; Weekends: 8 am to 9 pm)

Call: 312.996.1600

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