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Visiting Information

Visiting Policy

There is a limit of one person in the OB emergency room, and no children are permitted in examination rooms. Three visitors, including the significant other, are allowed in the Labor & Delivery Unit. We are unable to provide childcare for minor children while we are caring for you. The patient's children who are 3 years or older are allowed to visit, and children count toward the number of visitors. A maximum of two children are allowed.

Visiting Hours

24 hours a day in Labor & Delivery
9 am to 8:30 pm in Postpartum

Food and Dining Services

The Garden Cafe is located on the first floor of the University of Illinois Hospital. Prepackaged items are available when the Garden Café is closed.

Jive N Java coffee, juice, and snack bar is located on the first floor of the hospital and is open 24 hours a day. Vending Machines are located in the OB ER waiting room on the 4th floor and also on the first floor near Jive N Java Café. The Gift Shop is on the first floor of the hospital.


Parking is available in the Wood Street and Paulina Street parking garages. There also is short-term (2-hour) parking located across the street from the hospital. Discounted parking is available with a validated ticket for all inpatient or outpatient care. Daily or weekly discounted parking also is available. Current parking rates available upon arrival. Limited street (metered) parking available.