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Educational Tours for the Investing Public - FAQs

Where do we meet our CBOE tour guide?
What do I need to bring on the tour?
Is the trading floor wheelchair accessible?
Are food and drinks allowed on the tour?
Is there a minimum age requirement to participate in a scheduled tour?
How should I dress for the tour?
Where will the tour end?
What if neither tour option fits my individual nor group needs?

Where do we meet our CBOE tour guide?

All registered individuals or groups participating in a CBOE Experience Tour or Just a Tour option, should arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time and enter the CBOE building from the Van Buren Street entrance. Proceed to check-in at the Lobby Security desk.

CBOE
400 S. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60605

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What do I need to bring on the tour?

You will need a valid, government issued photo ID. In addition, you may choose to bring a camera --- no flash, please --- or cell phone for any photo opportunities that become available.

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Is the trading floor wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the trading floor has certain areas that are wheelchair accessible. However, advanced arrangements will need to be made with the CBOE Security Team prior to your scheduled tour date. Please contact us by email at: OIAdmin@cboe.com once your tour date has been confirmed.

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Are food and drinks allowed on the tour?

No food or drinks are allowed during your tour on the CBOE trading floor. Groups reserving a meeting space for the day may make arrangements to have catered food delivered for your group with the assistance of a CBOE Administrator. Please contact us by email at: OIAdmin@cboe.com once your tour date and meeting space reservation have been confirmed.

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Is there a minimum age requirement to participate in a scheduled tour?

Yes, all registered tour participants must be over the age of 18 and have a valid, government issued photo ID. No one under the age of 18 can register or participate in a CBOE floor tour including middle school and high school groups due to our enforced age requirement.

NOTE: College level groups scheduled for a tour must be accompanied by a Faculty Sponsor from the visiting college or university.

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How should I dress for the tour?

While business casual attire is recommended, it is not required. Tour participants may wear denim jeans and gym shoes when participating in a CBOE floor tour (no graphic tees, cut-offs or shorts). Our suggestion is that you dress in clothing that is most comfortable for you.

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Where will the tour end?

The tour will end in the same location your tour started which is at the CBOE Lobby Security desk.

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What if neither tour option fits my individual nor group needs?

While we designed our two tour options to meet the needs of most individuals and groups, we understand that there may be a small number of individuals or groups with special circumstances whose needs cannot be met. In those instances, we ask that you contact us by email stating your special circumstances and the tour date you are requesting at least 30 days in advance. Requests will be considered and approved on a case-by-case basis.

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CONTACT US

Please contact us by email at: OIAdmin@cboe.com or, call 1-877-THE-CBOE (1-877-843-2263), option 2.

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