Due to the recent changes in the BNSF train schedule, Fenwick will NOT have an activity bus to start the school year. If the train schedule changes at any time, Fenwick will implement the service.
Bus & Shuttle Service Information 2022-2023 School Year
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Western Suburbs (Naperville, Hinsdale, Western Springs LaGrange Etc.):
The Metra/Burlington Northern train # 1224 will drop off at the Riverside station at approx. 7:25am. The shuttle will drop off at the Berwyn train station leaving Fenwick after 10th period at 2:45pm train# 1239 and after 11th period at 3:45pm train #1251.
The Metra/Union Pacific pickup and drop off will be at North Blvd / Marion St. in Oak Park. The AM train #20 will arrive at 7:29AM.
The shuttle will depart Fenwick after 10th period at 2:45pm train #37 and after 11th period at 3:45pm train #39.
The Activity Bus departs Fenwick at 5:30pmdrop off at Oak Park station for train #57and Berwyn train #1273 The Activity Bus will not run to start the school year due to changes in the BNSF train schedule. If the schedule changes, Fenwick will implement the service.
South Route will use the following borders for its service run:
Central Avenue (east), 63rd Street (south), and will return to Fenwick along Harlem Avenue (west).
North Route will use the following borders for its service run:
Foster (north), Cumberland (west), and Austin Avenue (east).
Lake View Route use the following borders for its service run:
Lake Shore(east), Belmont (north), I-290 (south). *This route it limited to 14 passengers*
All Route Buses will depart Fenwick at 3:40pm. (this is the only departure time for routes)
For students taking the Routes:
Students with paid registration will determine the bus routes.
Occasional riders will NOT influence bus routes.
Every effort will be made to schedule a stop within a few blocks of each student’s home.
Routes will be determined in August.
Temporary bus passes and copies of the routes will be sent out in August. Permanent bus passes for the 2022/2023 school year will be processed once ID photos are taken. Your I.D. is your bus pass.
North/South Route buses will arrive before Period 01 and will leave after Period 11.
Occasional rider bus coupons are available for students on the Fenwick web site. The cost Coupons books are $60.00 for a total of 10 rides. Coupons books are sold Online, please bring your receipt to the reception desk to claim your book.
Buses are limited to 48 students per bus on a first come first service basis.
Garage Permit Parking Hang Tags will be sold online through the Fenwick Website via Ultracamp. This sale will be conducted in mid May annually. There will be 300 garage permits sold, and the sale will begin with incoming seniors followed by the juniors and sophomores. Once the parking is sold out, there will be a wait list for any additional tags. Parking in the lot will begin on the first full day of school and end on the last day of second semester final exams.
Students must always display garage parking hang tags on their vehicles while in the parking garage. All parking spaces will be distributed on a first come basis. There will not be any assigned parking in the parking garage. All students will be required to use the stairs to travel through the garage levels. Elevator passes will be available through the dean’s office only. The parking garage will be available for parking from 7:30am to 9:00pm daily. Accommodations will be made for morning athletics and activities.
In order to keep the Parking Garage safe for those entering into the facility, the following rules and regulations cover any and all uses of the parking garage by any Fenwick student, employee, family member of a student, and visitor at any time of the day. These rules are in effect during both the COVID-19 school schedule and once school returns to the regular school schedule at a later date.
All persons operating a motor vehicle within the parking garage will adhere to any and all local and state traffic laws.
All persons operating a motor vehicle within the parking garage will obey the posted signage affixed to the building itself or a portable sign post that govern speed, safety requirements, traffic directions, any emergency postings, and any miscellaneous postings.
Student Usage: During the School Day
Students will proceed into the Main Parking lot area as directed by posted signs and pavement markings leading to the Parking Garage. These avenues are from the Main Entrance to the Main Lot, off of East Avenue and from the westbound traffic lanes of Madison Street, into the South Parking Lot.
Students will safely and slowly proceed into the Parking Garage via the southwest portion of the garage (the Entrance / Exit).
Students must display their hangtag when entering the garage so the faculty member monitoring the garage area can view it.
Students will carefully travel through the garage to find a parking space. Spaces are not assigned and can be used on a first come – first served basis.
Students will proceed forward from the Entrance to locate a parking space. ALL parking spaces to the right (east) of the Entrance – Exit are reserved. No exceptions. Students found parking in that area will be subject to discipline from the Dean’s Office.
Students may only park in the Disabled Persons Parking Spaces by displaying a valid, Handicapped Placard issued by the State of Illinois, or by displaying State of Illinois-issued, Handicapped license plates attached to the vehicle. Illegally parked vehicles will be subject to discipline from the Dean’s Office and may be subject to a parking citation issued by the Oak Park Police Department.
Once a student has safely parked their vehicle, they will display their hangtag from the rearview mirror so that it is able to be viewed from anywhere outside of the vehicle.
Students will proceed carefully and safely to the stairwell nearest their parked vehicle to proceed to the ground level in order to exit the garage. Students will not walk along the ramp levels in traffic to the ground levels in order to exit.
Students are expected to abide by the same rules governing elevator usage in the parking garage as they are within the school.
Any student engaging in inappropriate or reckless behavior in, or around the garage, involving a vehicle or not, will be subject to discipline from the Dean’s Office.