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College of Arts & Sciences

Student FAQs


  • Who is my faculty advisor in my major or minor?
  • Who is my academic advisor?

Courses & Registration

  • How do I register for classes?
  • How do I drop or add classes?
  • What should I do if my registration is blocked?
  • How many credits can I take?
  • What happens if I drop below 12 credits?
  • Can I repeat a course?
  • Can I take a course pass/no-pass?
  • What is an independent study course?
  • What does it mean to audit a course?
  • Can I take summer courses at Loyola?
  • How do I withdraw from a course?
  • How do I withdraw from all my courses?
  • Can I take courses on a different Loyola University Chicago campus?
  • How do I transfer to another school within Loyola?
  • Can I take courses at another school and transfer the credit to Loyola?
  • If I leave Loyola, can I return?

Major & Minor Declaration

  • What can I do to explore career and major options?
  • How do I declare a major or a minor?
  • Can I have more than one major?

Other Concerns

  • Whom can I talk to about my progress toward graduation?
  • What will happen if I am found to have committed an act of academic dishonesty?
  • Where can I get information about study abroad opportunities?
  • What should I do if I know I am going to miss several classes?
  • What should I do if I miss an exam?
  • I believe an instructor has treated me unfairly. What should I do?
  • How do I request a transcript for graduate school or a job application?
  • How do I get a student ID?
  • How can I update my address?


College of Arts and Sciences
Lake Shore Campus · 1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Sullivan Center 235, Chicago, IL 60660 · 773.508.3500
Water Tower Campus · 820 N. Michigan Ave., Lewis Towers 930, Chicago, IL 60611 · 312.915.6520

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