Getting to Beloit
GPS Address Setting: 700 College Street, Beloit, WI 53511 (608-363-2000)
Driving via I-90
When traveling on I-90, please note that you will be required to pay tolls in the state of Illinois. Please review toll rates on the route you will be traveling and prepare accordingly.
Take exit 185A and head west. This puts you at the southernmost end of I-43, which becomes Beloit’s Milwaukee Road. After the railroad crossing, follow the left-turn sign for Beloit College and continue on Milwaukee until you get to Chapin Street. Turn right. Go five blocks until you hit College Street, and turn left. Middle College will be in front of you.
Construction Alert: Through 2016, visitors traveling to and from Beloit on I-90 (Kennedy Expressway and Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) will experience delays. In places speed limits are reduced to 45-mph and traffic may be reduced to a single lane. Visitors coming from central Chicago should budget additional time to reach Beloit during both non-peak driving times and rush hours. Current road conditions can be found at Getting Around Illinois and travel times can be found at Travel Midwest
Driving via I-43
I-43 becomes Milwaukee Road as you reach the southernmost end. Continue on Milwaukee for approximately 2 miles into the City of Beloit. After the railroad crossing, follow the left-turn sign for Beloit College and continue on Milwaukee Road until you get to Chapin Street. Turn right. Go five blocks until you hit College Street, and turn left. Middle College will be in front of you.
Parking for visitors is available on and around campus.
With advance notice of your arrival, we can pick you up from the bus stop.
The Coach USA/Van Galder Bus Company also provides several bus services to Beloit:
- At Chicago’s O'Hare Airport, buses pick up passengers in both the International Terminal as well as the Bus/Shuttle Center. The bus ride between O'Hare and Beloit is about 70 miles and 1.5 hours.
- Bus rides are also available between Midway Airport and Beloit. The trip is longer, though, and service much less frequent.
The Van Galder stop is the McDonalds/ Road Ranger Travel Plaza on the east side of the IL-75 & I-90 interchange in South Beloit, Illinois, approximately 1.75 miles from campus.
We recommend using Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. From O'Hare, it's an easy 70-mile drive to Beloit. O’Hare is also convenient via bus.
You may also consider flying into Milwaukee or Madison airports. No regional bus service runs directly between Beloit and these airports, so you’d need to arrange your own transportation.
Beloit College is located near the Rock River, situated within and up the hill from the downtown area of the city of Beloit.
City of Beloit
Situated along the southern Wisconsin state line, the vibrant city of Beloit provides many opportunities for engagement.