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Welcome to the Loyola community

Orientation is a family-oriented event, and we hope that you will join us for a variety of activities for parents and incoming students. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to easing your family's transition to Loyola and we're here to help during every step of the process. This is why we have created a family and guest program to run concurrently to your student’s Orientation experience.

We look forward to acclimating you to Loyola’s community of academic excellence and our campus culture of values-based opportunities for your student’s learning and development. Most of all, we hope that you are enjoying this exciting time in your student's life. To learn more about the Orientation program, select the option for either Freshmen or Transfer Students

You can also contact us at orientation@luc.edu or 773.508.7410.

Sample Schedules
Sample schedules are available for the parent/guest programs for our summer programs.  These schedules will give you a rough guide to the program. You and your student will receive personalized New Student Orientation schedules when you arrive at the program, but this should help you plan ahead for your Orientation experience.

2014 Transfer Parent Schedule

2014 Freshmen Parent Schedule

August 20/21 Orientation Parent Schedule

International Orientation Parent Schedule

Parent Lodging Information

On campus lodging for parents is available for a minimal cost or parents can elect to find their own lodging at a hotel.

*If you plan to stay on campus for orientation, you must make a reservation before you arrive on campus.

Reservations can be made through our Summer Housing site: lodging.luc.edu. When reserving the on-campus accommodations, please refer to the following guide for which promo code to enter when completing the registration. If you have any questions regarding on-campus lodging for parents, please call Conference Services at 773.508.8090.

Promotion Code
June 9-10
June 16-17
June 19-20
June 23-24
June 26-27
July 10-11
Other Hotel Accommodations recommended (near Lake Shore campus):
§  Loyola Flats
1216 W. Arthur Avenue
§  The Double Tree Hilton Hotel and Conference Center Chicago North Shore
9599 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077
Contact: Vince Ziga, vince.ziga@hilton.com
§  Hilton Garden Inn
1818 Maple Avenue, Evanston, IL  60201
§  Hilton Orrington Evanston
1710 Orrington Avenue,  Evanston, IL 60201
§  Lang House Bed & Breakfast on Sheridan (formerly Cat's Cradle B&B)
7421 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago
Contact: Wayde Cartwright or Bruce Boyd, www.catscradlechicago.com

Thank you for supporting your student’s pursuit of holistic higher education at Loyola University Chicago. We are confident that Orientation will be a great time for you to get your questions answered and begin to envision your student as part of Loyola’s community. We look forward to meeting you!


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