Housing options

aDVANCED pLACEMENT summer institute

JULY 8-11, 2019

Since housing is not included in the program costs for APSI, below are some accommodations to consider, all within walking distance of Columbia College Chicago’s South Loop Campus.

The University Center Chicago (UCC) is located steps from Columbia's campus at the intersection of State Street and Congress Parkway in the heart of downtown Chicago.  Guests reside in apartments with four separate bedrooms and two bathrooms. Rooms at the University Center (UCC) range from $55-$80 per night, depending on room type. Make sure to mention APSI in your booking notes so you will be placed with other Columbia participants. Book your stay here: http://chicagosummerhousing.com/

Please note that availability for short-term stays at the University Center is limited, and summer reservations are not accepted until early May.



  • Hotel Blake, (312) 986-1234
    500 S. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60605