Living At Loyola Living on campus at Loyola University Chicago gives you the Loyola is large enough to provide you with all the resources opportunity to be part of a positive living environment in of a large urban university, but small enough to offer you comfortable surroundings, conducive to the pursuit of personal guidance and one-on-one support to maximize academic excellence and service to others. You’ll experience your success. a residential community supported by the Department of Residence Life, which works collaboratively with faculty, staff, and other students to sponsor programs, services, and LIVING-LEARNING COMMUNITIES activities that promote intellectual, social, spiritual, and Loyola’s Living-Learning Communities are offered to first- physical growth. You’ll encounter residence hall staff year students and are housed in Simpson Living-Learning members who have been selected and trained specifically to Center. Students in Living-Learning Communities get help help you make your transition to life at Loyola. making a successful transition to Loyola and connect with a network of supportive faculty, staff, and peers. Residents increase their abilities as engaged learners and thinkers, COMMUNITY AND CONVENIENCE experience positive personal development, and become By living on campus at Loyola, you’ll have the opportunity to active members in the Loyola campus community. Loyola join the campus community. You’ll also have access to will offer seven different Living-Learning Communities in facilities and support services to help you succeed. Loyola 2009–2010: Arts in Society, Pre-Health, Psychology, Social graduates often reflect on their experiences in the residence Justice Village, Global Citizenship, Ignatian Leadership, and halls as some of their favorite memories of college. You’ll the Green Community. Students in Living-Learning meet diverse people, form friendships, gain knowledge, and Communities take classes with other students on their floor, accept responsibilities that will enrich your life. You’ll have including a first-year seminar course co-taught by Residence instant access to University libraries from your own computer Life professional staff members. For more information about or from many computers on campus. Some students can Loyola’s Living-Learning Communities, go to even view athletic and intramural events from their residence LUC.edu/reslife/llc. hall rooms, while others enjoy the peace and tranquility of Lake Michigan. A five-minute walk takes you to your RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT classroom, one of Loyola’s dining facilities, the chapel, or All unmarried, full-time undergraduate freshmen and Loyola’s beautiful lakefront. sophomores under the age of 21 are required to live in Loyola’s residence halls and apartments, unless they are F I R S T-Y E A R T R A N S I T I O N living at home with a parent or legal guardian. Driving this Getting involved in campus and city activities will help you requirement is our conviction that a full and rich feel at home at Loyola right from the start. We encourage you undergraduate experience is best achieved through to take advantage of the numerous University-planned involvement in the University community. Students living on events on campus. Or, you may choose to explore Chicago by campus report a smoother adjustment to the college attending a sports event, theatre or street festival, or by experience, become involved in organizations, participate in visiting a museum with classmates. sponsored events, and tend to have a slightly higher grade point average than non-resident students. You can also help others in need through various community-service projects. Experiences like these, which follow the Jesuit model of developing the whole person, will broaden your collegiate education beyond what you learn in the classroom. You’ll benefit from Loyola’s focus on academic excellence enriched by the resources and opportunities of world-class Chicago, and our talented faculty, committed to both teaching and research. AGE REQUIREMENT POLICY Loyola requires that students who live on campus be 18 each floor; fully carpeted rooms; wireless Internet access; and years of age before December 1 of their freshman year. cable television connections in each room. A large Students who wish to live on campus but won’t meet this multipurpose room, seminar room, and several small requirement must submit a letter of appeal to the conference rooms are located on the ground floor near the Department of Residence Life. If you need to submit a letter information desk and staff offices. of appeal, please e-mail your letter with the subject line Simpson Living-Learning Center “Freshman Housing Appeal” to email@example.com. You may The Simpson Living-Learning Center is a five-story suite-style also mail your letter to the Department of Residence Life, residence hall housing more than 409 students in double and Loyola University Chicago, 1032 W. Sheridan Road, single rooms on single-gender wings. All rooms have a semi- Chicago, IL 60660. private bathroom, cable TV, and wireless Internet access. This RESIDENCE HALLS building features study and TV lounges with kitchenettes as well as laundry facilities on each floor; fully carpeted rooms; Loyola provides distinctive residence halls for first-year and one of Loyola’s dining facilities. Students also have the students. Residence halls offer double-occupancy rooms Southside Market convenience store located on the ground with semi-private, community, or private bathrooms. All floor. rooms are furnished with typical residence hall furniture including beds, desks, dressers, and chairs for each student. A PA R T M E N T- S T Y L E R E S I D E N C E S A Resident Assistant resides on each floor. A limited number Typically, sophomore, junior, and senior students require a of single rooms are available in each of the first-year halls. more independent style of living that provides a different Campion Hall community living and learning experience. Most of our Campion Hall is a three-story residence hall housing more upper-class students reside in apartment-style residences than 139 men and women on single-gender floors. Campion that feature smaller communities, private baths, and cooking Hall offers beautiful interior finishes that create a comfortable facilities. Upper-class student residences are named after living environment. All rooms have cable TV and Internet other Jesuit institutions or Jesuit priests. access, and are fully furnished with a bed, dresser, desk, and Baumhart Hall chair for each student. A lounge on each floor provides a This 25-story residence, opened in Fall 2006, provides 604 plasma TV, and a space for relaxation and socializing. A upper-class and graduate students with contemporary laundry room and kitchenette are located in the basement. apartment living. Upper-class students are housed in two- Creighton Hall bedroom, two-bathroom units while graduate/law students Creighton Hall is a seven-story residence hall featuring fully are housed in three one-bedroom units with two bathrooms. furnished double-, triple-, and quad-occupancy rooms, with Building amenities include the Terry Student Center, food a private bathroom, carpeting, air-conditioning, Internet, court with late-night café, fitness center, study lounge, phone, and cable TV. A laundry facility, reception desk, and University chapel, University gift and bookstore, outdoor lounge area with a plasma TV are located on the ground terrace, and 9- and 12-month contracts. Baumhart Hall floor. Creighton Hall houses about 174 residents. remains open during the winter break period. Mertz Hall Canisius Hall Mertz Hall, a 19-story air-conditioned residence hall, Canisius Hall, a four-story apartment-style residence, houses accommodates 654 students in double rooms and single 72 men and women in furnished studio and one-bedroom rooms on single-gender floors. Mertz rooms feature wireless apartments. The apartments have full kitchens, wireless Internet access and cable TV, have large windows, and are Internet access, and cable TV. furnished and carpeted. Many rooms have a magnificent Fairfield Hall view of the city or Lake Michigan. A computer lab that Fairfield Hall houses more than 214 students in studio, one- connects to the University network and laundry facility are bedroom, and two-bedroom units located in each of the four located on the main floor of Mertz. This hall’s unique buildings comprising this residence hall. All rooms are fully location, above the Centennial Forum Student Union and furnished, carpeted, and air-conditioned with a kitchen or Lake Shore Dining Room, positions it in the middle of major kitchenette. Phone, cable, and Internet access are also campus events. available. Regis Hall Fordham Hall Regis Hall, a seven-story residence hall, houses more than Fordham Hall provides apartment-style living for 360 junior 414 students in double and single rooms. Each room and senior students in the top 12 floors of this modern 16- contains a private bathroom. This building features study and story building. Fordham Hall offers studio, one-bedroom, and TV lounges with plasma TVs as well as laundry facilities on two-bedroom furnished units, with phone, cable, and PAGE 2 wireless Internet access. All units are carpeted and air- Xavier Hall conditioned. University administrative offices, as well as retail Xavier Hall is an apartment-style residence hall located on stores and restaurants, are located on the lower floors. the south side of campus. This facility accommodates 66 Fordham Hall remains open during the winter break period. students in double-occupancy studios and triple-occupancy one-bedroom units. Xavier Hall has kitchens, air-conditioning, Georgetown Hall and carpeting. Georgetown Hall is an apartment complex for 120 students. The facility features furnished, three-bedroom apartments SERVICES FOR STUDENTS and two bathrooms shared by five residents. Each unit has Cable Television two large bedrooms and one single bedroom. Cable Each room or apartment is wired for cable television access. television connections and campus computer connections are provided. A laundry room is located on the ground floor. Computer Labs Loyola’s campuses provide computer labs that support both Holy Cross Hall Windows and Macintosh operating systems, offering Holy Cross Hall is a six-story apartment-style residence hall students access to Loyola’s network, the Internet, and laser- for 89 upper-class men and women in single-gender, double- printing capabilities. occupancy rooms. Each has a kitchenette and private bath, and is fully carpeted and furnished. Laundry Facilities Washers and dryers are available for your use in each LeMoyne Hall residence hall complex. LeMoyne Hall is an apartment-style residence hall. It houses 76 men and women and features furnished studio and one- Mail bedroom apartments. Each apartment has a full kitchen, Mail operations for the University are located in the lower wireless Internet access, and cable TV. LeMoyne Hall will level of Granada Center. All students living on campus are remain open during the winter break period. assigned to a mailbox at the mail center in the Granada Center for Lake Shore Campus residents or the mail center on Marquette Hall the fourth floor of Baumhart Hall for Water Tower Campus Marquette Hall is an apartment-style residence that houses residents. Packages are received and available for pick-up at 122 students in studio and one-bedroom apartment units each mail center. with phone, cable, and wireless Internet access. All units are carpeted and air-conditioned. Meal Plans The University provides a range of dining options where Rockhurst Hall students can use their meal plan. Students living on campus Rockhurst Hall is an apartment-style residence hall that are required to have a meal plan. For more information, visit houses more than 106 upper-class students in single-gender LUC.edu/dining. units. Two students reside in a studio apartment and three students in a one-bedroom apartment. The triples feature Ministry balconies overlooking Kenmore Avenue. All apartments have Loyola encourages students to celebrate their faith and a kitchen, private bath, carpeting, and air-conditioning. encounter religious diversity on campus. Ministry invites students to participate in community service, liturgies, Santa Clara Hall retreats, and immersions. Chaplains and peer ministers Santa Clara Hall is a nine-story apartment-style residence (Loyola Companions) are available to provide support and to located on the shores of Lake Michigan. This building encourage students to get involved in building community provides housing to 184 junior and senior students. Santa on campus. Offices are located in Simpson Living-Learning Clara Hall re-opened in Fall 2008 as a newly renovated Center, Centennial Forum Student Union, and Mundelein residence with two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments. Center. To learn more, please visit LUC.edu/ministry. Each apartment features a full kitchen, cable TV, and wireless Internet access. The hall features a lounge area, multipurpose Parking room, and laundry facility on the first floor. Santa Clara Hall Parking is available for resident students on a limited basis. will remain open during the winter break period. Permits are issued through a lottery system and a fee is charged for the academic year. Because of the many easily Seattle Hall accessible transportation options available and the limited Seattle Hall is an apartment-style residence hall located amount of parking, students are discouraged from having a adjacent to Xavier Hall. It features air-conditioning, kitchens car on campus. with appliances, and carpeting. Offering the largest [CONTINUED] apartments, Seattle Hall houses 55 upper-class students. PAGE 3 SERVICES FOR STUDENTS [CONTINUED] H O W T O A P P LY F O R UNIVERSITY HOUSING Refrigerators Small refrigerators (3 amps or 4.2 cubic foot maximum) are When you are admitted to the University, housing contract permitted in residence hall rooms. materials will be available to you through the Next Stop: Loyola student community, available at LUC.edu/nextstop. ResNet All unmarried, full-time undergraduate freshmen and Residents are provided access to the Internet and Loyola’s sophomores under the age of 21 who will not live at home network from their residence hall rooms. The University, with a parent or legal guardian are required to live in Loyola’s through its volunteer ResCon program, provides assistance residence halls and apartments, and must complete and to students in connecting their computers to the network. submit a housing application and contract through Next Security Stop: Loyola. Please note that both resident and commuter Loyola is committed to providing an environment that students are required to complete the housing application inspires personal safety, educational growth, and peace of and contract. If you plan to commute from home, you must mind. Our security services include rides on campus, select the “commuter” checkbox on the online contract in effective campus lighting, security patrols, safety information, order to exempt out of Loyola’s residency requirement. and multiple security posts and emergency phones Your housing application and contract is not complete until throughout campus. Every residence hall requires picture Loyola receives your $450 enrollment and housing deposit. identification cards to gain admittance, and provides entry- If you plan to live at home and commute, send only the $200 door keycard readers and peepholes. Each first-year portion of the deposit. Make your deposit online at residence hall and several upper-class apartment residences LUC.edu/deposit, or write a check made out to Loyola are equipped with reception desks. University Chicago and mail it to Undergraduate Admission, Shuttle Bus 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, Illinois 60660. During Fall and Spring Semesters, when classes are in session, Loyola’s shuttle bus system operates regularly On-campus housing is in demand and may fill up, especially throughout the day and evening between the Lake Shore given Loyola’s recent record-breaking freshman classes. and Water Tower Campuses, and between the Lake Shore Priority in the assignment of housing is given to full-time and Medical Center Campuses. The CTA Red Line connects enrolled students who must live on campus in accordance the Lake Shore and Water Tower Campuses, and students can with the University residency requirement. The housing use their U-PASS for travel on CTA trains and buses, offering application and contract, along with the housing deposit, transportation throughout the Chicago area. should be submitted by May 1* in order to receive priority consideration for an assignment to housing. Smoking Policy Loyola is a smoke-free institution. All on-campus housing * Spaces in the class and in housing are awarded on a first-come, facilities are smoke-free; students are not permitted to smoke first-served basis. Our class and residence halls may fill after in their rooms or in other areas inside or near the residence May 1, and we reserve the right to place applicants on a wait halls. list at that time. Telephones Residence hall rooms do not automatically have telephone connectivity. Any student who wants to have a single line LOYO L A U N I V E R S I T Y C H I C AG O installed at no cost should contact the ITS Support Center. Undergraduate Admission Office Students must provide their own telephones and may use 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, Illinois 60660 calling cards and credit cards to make long-distance calls Phone: 800.262.2373 from their rooms. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: LUC.edu/undergrad Wellness Services A staff of professional nurses, physicians, counselors, and F O R M O R E I N F O R M AT I O N educators administers the Wellness Center. Services or Department of Residence Life consultations for any medical or health concerns are available 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, Illinois 60660 to students Monday through Friday during business hours. Phone: 773.508.3300 Fax: 773.508.3311 Winter Break Housing E-mail: email@example.com Upper-class students requiring housing accomodations Web site: LUC.edu/reslife over the winter break period are encouraged to live in one of the apartment-style residences that remain open during To access this and other undergraduate program the winter break: Baumhart Hall, Fordham Hall, LeMoyne Hall, brochures—and any updated information—please and Santa Clara Hall. visit LUC.edu/undergrad/academics. PAGE 4 Loyola is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Information in this brochure is correct as of 7/09.
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