Triton’s attractive 100-acre campus features state-of-the art facilities, thriving arts and athletics programs, and a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. Our community is culturally diverse, with students, faculty, and staff cooperating to promote the values of integrity, open dialog, teamwork and mutual respect, while striving for excellence in all that we do.
Triton College is conveniently located in River Grove, IL, a suburb just 14 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Our campus features a comfortable quad where students, faculty, staff and visitors often spend time chatting, studying or relaxing. The campus also features state-of-the art facilities, including electronic classrooms, labs, sports facilities, a well-stocked library, an on-site U.S. Bank location, bookstore, art gallery and performing arts center, and the renowned Cernan Earth and Space Center. In addition, many of Chicago’s world-class cultural attractions are just minutes away.
Located three miles north of the Eisenhower expressway (I-290), Triton’s campus is easily accessible by car or public transportation. To ensure the safety and security of the entire Triton community, the campus has its own police department, on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. For our students’ convenience, Triton also offers classes at several extension centers in the area.
From the North:
Exit from the Tri-State Tollway (I-294)* at Irving Park Road (Illinois 19), heading east to River Road. Turn right (south) on River Road. Stay to the right at Fifth Avenue to reach the main campus (second stoplight). Turn right (west) and then immediately right again; go around Circle Drive to the visitor's parking area.
From the East:
Travel west on North Avenue to Fifth Avenue (just past First Avenue). Turn right and drive north on Fifth Avenue to the next stoplight. Turn left (west) and then immediately right; go around Circle Drive to the visitor's parking area.
From the West:
Travel east on North Avenue to Fifth Avenue (just past the Winston Plaza Shopping Center). Turn left and drive north on Fifth Avenue to the next stoplight. Turn left (west) and then immediately right; go around Circle Drive to the visitor's parking area.
The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) provides direct access to the Triton campus. The suburban Pace bus system stops directly at the Triton campus. Depending on where you are coming from, you can reach the Pace system using the Metra commuter rail system and/or the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA’s) train or bus system. You can transfer from one transportation system to another for a low fee.
The best way to find your way to Triton College via public transportation is to use the Regional Transportation Authority’s (RTA’s) Travel Information Center or call the RTA toll-free at 1-800-972-7000.
* NOTE: There is NO exit from the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) at North Avenue.
Success Express Shuttle
The shuttle runs between the B-Building (Student Service Center) bus stop and the Pace stop at the intersection of Fifth Ave and North Avenue. The Success Express Shuttle schedule coincides with the 318 Pace Bus schedule and leaves five minutes prior to the East and West arrivals and departures. The shuttle operates between the hours of 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Friday.
The Success Express Shuttle does not operate when classes are not in session.
Triton College's District 504 proudly serves 25 towns and villages:
* Indicates only portions of these communities are located in District 504.
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