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Loyola University of Chicago

Chicago, IL
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

820 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

Phone: 312-915-6500

Fax: 312-915-7216

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Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Timothy Libaris
Title:Campus Visit Coordinator
Admissions Office Address:1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
Admissions Office Phone:800-262-2373
Admissions Office Fax:773-508-3075
Admissions Office Email:admission@luc.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Damen Student center
Klarchek Information Commons
Institute of Environmental Sustainability
Halas Recreation Center
Madonna della Strada Chapel
LAKE SHORE CAMPUS Loyola's main residential campus is located along Lake Michigan on Chicago's North Side, minutes from downtown Chicago and the Water Tower Campus. It is home to over 10,000 undergraduate students, and 4,000 live on-campus in one of 20 residence halls. Popular campus spots include the beautiful, lakeside Klarchek Information Commons; the Damen Student Center, home to Student Activities and Greek Affairs which facilitates 250+ student organizations, activities, and clubs; historic academic buildings such as Dumbach Hall, Cudahy Science Hall, and Mundelein Center; and the Sullivan Center which houses undergraduate student services and the Career Development Center. WATER TOWER CAMPUS Loyola's downtown campus is located along Pearson Street, just off of Chicago's “Magnificent Mile" on North Michigan Avenue. Here, both residential and commuter students can complete one of many undergraduate degree programs, as well as take advantage of internships at many of Chicago's business, cultural, and non-profit institutions. The Water Tower Campus is home to the Quinlan School of Business, as well as the School of Communication, Education, Law, Social Work, and select programs in the College of Arts and Sciences. On-campus living is available in Baumhart Hall, which also offers students access to a University bookstore, fitness center, chapel, and dining options.
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Chicago's Historic Water Tower and Magnificent Mile Shopping and Dining
Art Institute and many Art and Cultural Museums
Linclon Park Zoo
Chicago theatres and performing arts venues
Lake front biking and walking path
LAKE SHORE CAMPUS Loyola's main residential campus is located along Lake Michigan on Chicago's North Side, minutes from downtown Chicago and the Water Tower Campus. It is home to over 10,000 undergraduate students, and 4,000 live on-campus in one of 20 residence halls. Popular campus spots include the beautiful, lakeside Klarchek Information Commons; the Damen Student Center, home to Student Activities and Greek Affairs which facilitates 250+ student organizations, activities, and clubs; historic academic buildings such as Dumbach Hall, Cudahy Science Hall, and Mundelein Center; and the Sullivan Center which houses undergraduate student services and the Career Development Center. WATER TOWER CAMPUS Loyola's downtown campus is located along Pearson Street, just off of Chicago's “Magnificent Mile" on North Michigan Avenue. Here, both residential and commuter students can complete one of many undergraduate degree programs, as well as take advantage of internships at many of Chicago's business, cultural, and non-profit institutions. The Water Tower Campus is home to the Quinlan School of Business, as well as the School of Communication, Education, Law, Social Work, and select programs in the College of Arts and Sciences. On-campus living is available in Baumhart Hall, which also offers students access to a University bookstore, fitness center, chapel, and dining options.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Mon.-Sat.
9-5 M-F; 10-1 Sat.
Phone Number:800-262-2373
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:Varies
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:visitloyola@luc.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:Juniors can visit any campus
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Saturday Appointments Available:Yes
Average Length of Interview:1 hour
Information Sessions:Available
Times:http://www.luc.edu/undergrad/getmore/college-visits.html
Email Address to Sign-Up:http://www.luc.edu/undergrad/getmore/col

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Coach Directly
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:http://www.luc.edu/undergrad/getmore/col
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:http://www.luc.edu/undergrad/getmore/col

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Visiting Center

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Any Limitations:Overnight visits are not offered during mid-term or final exams, or over semester break.

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Transportation from Airports and Union Station From O'Hare Airport by the "EL": On the lower level of O'Hare, board the Blue Line/O'Hare-Congress train to downtown. At the Washington stop, change trains to the Red Line/Howard-Dan Ryan. This involves going down the stairs from the platform, walking through the tunnel and back up onto the Red Line's Washington stop. Look for the signs indicating "Northbound to Howard" and take the train to the Loyola stop. Cross Sheridan Road to enter campus. Fare is $2.25 per person. From O'Hare Airport by Cab: A cab from O'Hare Airport costs about $34.00 in normal traffic. Directions from O'Hare are located on this sheet. To avoid heavy traffic, drivers may take various alternated routes. From Midway Airport by the "El": Exit Midway Airport and proceed across the footbridge spanning Cicero Avenue to the Orange Line's Midway station. Take the Orange Line train into downtown. At the State and Lake stop, change trains to the subway Red Line/Howard-Dan Ryan. Exit the platform and walk south on State Street to the subway entrance, descend stairs and board the "Northbound to Howard" platform. Take the train to the Loyola stop. Cross Sheridan Road to enter campus. Fare is $2.25 per person. From Midway Airport by Cab: A cab from Midway Airport costs about $37.00 in normal traffic. Directions from Midway Airport are located on this page. From Union Station by CTA Bus and the "El": Exit Union Station onto Canal Street and Jackson Boulevard. Take either the 1, 7, 60, 126, or 151 CTA Bus eastbound to State Street. Be sure to purchase a transfer for when you move from the bus to the subway. Exit the bus on State and look for a subway entrance. Then, descend stairs and board the train on the "Northbound to Howard" platform. Take the train to the Loyola stop. Cross Sheridan Road to enter campus. Fare is $2.25 per person.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From O'Hare Airport: Take I-190 East to Chicago. Merge onto I-90 East to Chicago. Take I-90 east to the Lawrence Avenue Exit. Take a left on Lawrence going east until you reach Broadway. Turn left on Broadway. (Broadway turns into Sheridan Road at Devon Avenue) Take Broadway/Sheridan Road until you reach Loyola Avenue. Take a right on Loyola Avenue. Take Loyola Avenue for one long block until you reach Winthrop Avenue. Take a right on Winthrop Avenue, go ? block and turn left into the Visitor Parking Lot. From Midway Airport: Take Cicero Avenue North until you reach I-55. Take the exit for I-55 North into downtown Chicago. Take the Lake Shore Drive exit; continue on Lake Shore Drive going north until you reach Broadway. Turn right on Broadway going north (Broadway turns into Sheridan Road at Devon Avenue). Take Broadway/Sheridan North until you reach Loyola Avenue. Take a right on Loyola Avenue for one long block until you reach Winthrop Avenue. Take a right on Winthrop Avenue, go ? block and turn left into the Visitor Parking Lot. From I-80, I-55 and the Southwest: Take I-80 east and exit onto I-55 North to Chicago. Take I-55 North into downtown Chicago. Take the Lake Shore Drive exit; continue on Lake Shore Drive going north until it ends at Hollywood Avenue. Go straight on Hollywood Avenue until you reach Broadway. Turn Right on Broadway going North (Broadway turns into Sheridan Road at Devon Avenue). Take Broadway/Sheridan North until you reach Loyola Avenue. Take a right on Loyola Avenue for one long block until you reach Winthrop Avenue. Take a right on Winthrop Avenue, go ? block and turn left into the Visitor Parking Lot. From I-88 and the West: Take I-88 East to Chicago. Take the exit for I-294 West north to Wisconsin. Take the exit for I-90 East to Chicago. Take I-90 east to the Lawrence Avenue Exit. Take a left on Lawrence going east until you reach Broadway. Turn left on Broadway (Broadway turns into Sheridan Road at Devon Avenue). Take Broadway/Sheridan Road until you reach Loyola Avenue. Take a right on Loyola Avenue. Take Loyola Avenue for one long block until you reach Winthrop Avenue. Take a right on Winthrop Avenue, go ? block and turn left into the Visitor Parking Lot. From I-94 and the South/Southeast: Take I-94 West north to Chicago (If coming from Indiana, Michigan, or Ohio, take the I-90 toll road instead of I-80/94. I-90 links up with I-94). Take the exit for I-55 North to Chicago/Lake Shore Drive. Take the Lake Shore Drive North exit; continue on Lake Shore Drive going north until it ends at Hollywood Avenue. Go straight on Hollywood Avenue until you reach Broadway. Turn Right on Broadway going to North (Broadway turns into Sheridan Road at Devon Avenue). Take Broadway/Sheridan North until you reach Loyola Avenue. Take a right on Loyola Avenue. Take Loyola Avenue for one long block until you reach Winthrop Avenue. Take a right on Winthrop Avenue, go ? block and turn left into the Visitor Parking Lot. From I-94 and the North: Take I-94 East south to Chicago. Take the exit for Touhy Avenue East. To stay on Touhy, bear right once you cross Ridge Road, continue on Touhy Avenue until you reach Sheridan Road. Take a right on Sheridan Road. Take Sheridan Road until you reach Albion Avenue. Take a left on Albion. Take Albion for one long block until you reach Winthrop Avenue. Take a right on Winthrop Avenue, go 1 ? blocks and turn left into the Visitor Parking Lot.
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
Suggested Hotel Accommodations Please request the Loyola Rate The Talbott Hotel 20 East Delaware Place Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 944-4970 Millennium Knickerbocker 163 East Walton Place Chicago, IL 60611 (866) 568-7025 toll free Hilton Garden Inn Evanston 1818 Maple Ave Evanston, IL 60201 (847) 475-6400

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • 1032 W. Sheridan Rd
    Chicago, IL 60660
    Phone: 800-262-2373
    Fax: 773-508-3075
    Email: admission@luc.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    Yes
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    Yes
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Available

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