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Make your wedding reception one to remember at Loyola University Chicago! We have three beautiful campuses in downtown Chicago and northwest suburbs for your special day: Lake Shore (Rogers Park), Water Tower (Gold Coast), and Loyola at Cuneo Mansion and Gardens (Vernon Hills). We offer unique and elegant venues, fine dining catering options, and superior service to make your once in a lifetime event truly memorable.

Select from sparkling lake front settings, vibrant cityscape views, or opt for lush gardens at our Cuneo estate. Our extraordinary venues vary in size, style, architecture, and geographical location to give you many options to select from. Once you have selected a venue for your special day, our experienced event team will work with you to coordinate all event logistics and customize the wedding reception that you desire.

Check out wedding photos at Loyola's campuses or visit our Facebook page!

For more information or to schedule a site visit please contact us at weddings@luc.edu or 773.508.8090.


Loyola University Chicago is proud to partner with Aramark as our exclusive caterer for Loyola's Lake Shore and Water Tower Campuses and four caterers- Bauer's Catering, Blue Plate, Catered by Design, and Phil Stefani Signature Events at Loyola's Cuneo Mansion and Gardens. In order to provide you with the best service and highest quality of food for your special day we are unable to allow any outside caterers for your wedding reception.
*Please note, for all weddings held after 5pm on Friday and Saturday evenings, food and beverage minimums must be met. Please inquire with Loyola Conference Services on minimums as they vary based on event space.


For wedding couples who have booked their wedding reception at Loyola University Chicago's Lake Shore or Water Tower Campuses please be sure to review our information guide on campus offerings/ policies. We suggest reviewing this information at least three months prior to your wedding date to provide you with ample time to make all necessary arrangements. View Information Guide


For members of our University community, Catholic weddings can be performed in the University's Madonna Della Strada Chapel on the Lake Shore Campus, an officially designated sacred place. 
University property and facilities are not available for other wedding ceremonies, whether civil or religious. 

For questions related to use of our facility spaces for private, social events across our campuses, please contact  Conference Services at conferences@luc.edu or 773.508.8069.

If you are interested in holding your Roman Catholic wedding ceremony at Loyola's Madonna Della Strada Chapel please contact Catherine O'Sullivan at cosulli@luc.edu or 773.508.8043. Please note, either the bride or groom must have a direct affiliation with Loyola University Chicago and be Catholic in order to use the chapel. For more details, click here


Loyola Appreciation
10% venue discount is available for Loyola students, alumni, faculty, and staff members.

Off-Season Pricing
20% venue discount when you book your wedding from November 1–April 30.

Please Note: the maximum combined discount you may receive is 20% off the venue rental.



Conference Services
Loyola University Chicago · 1032 W. Sheridan Road · Lake Shore Campus
Chicago, IL 60660 · Phone: (773) 508-8090 · Fax: (773) 508.3181 · E-mail: conferences@luc.edu

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