Visit Us!


During the academic year (late September through mid June), Rockefeller Memorial Chapel is open to visitors from 10 am to 5:30 pm Tuesday through Friday, and during events on Saturdays and Sundays. See the home page for details of events this week, or for any changes to opening hours. Please note that we will be closed for Spring Break (March 18 through March 27, except for scheduled events).

Bond Chapel is open to visitors from 8 am to 5 pm on weekdays during the academic year (late September through mid-June). Please note that we will be closed for Spring Break (March 18 through March 27, except for scheduled events).

Spiritual Life, located at Ida Noyes Hall 034, is open 10 am to 5 pm during the week, and into the evenings for events, during the academic year. The meditation room and prayer rooms, including spaces used for Muslim and Hindu daily prayers, are accessible during building hours by students with with a valid University ID for card access (contact Jigna Shah).

Access, Directions, and Parking

For parking locations, instructions, directions to Rockefeller or Bond Chapels, and for maps of the University and surrounding area, visit the University’s mapping system. To find Rockefeller Chapel in your phone’s GPS, enter 5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue; to find Bond Chapel, enter 1010 E. 59th Street (the address of the classics archway, the pedestrian entrance to the quadrangle in which Bond Chapel is located).

Rockefeller Memorial Chapel is accessible, with the exception of its balconies, tower, and carillon. The wheelchair elevator to the lower level is located in the main entrance lobby near the southwest door. The parking lot at 5835 S. University Avenue, immediately to the west of the chapel and open to chapel visitors for evening and weekend events, has reserved handicapped spaces, with a ramp leading to the west entrances of the chapel.

Ongoing construction projects or street repairs may sometimes temporarily limit accessibility. The University provides updates to ongoing projects online through the Facilities Services Campus Plan and Construction website.


Architectural and casual social photography with personal camera equipment is always welcome. Tripods and heavier equipment are not permitted.

Professional photography of costumed persons, as for weddings and promotions, or any posed or commercial photography, is strictly reserved for University-affiliiated parties with paid event reservations. You may be asked to leave the premises if other posed costumed or commercial photography is attempted.

Rockefeller Chapel does not issue photography or film permits for Rockefeller or Bond Chapels. Please consult University Communications.