Chicago Transit Authority
The CTA's Red Line has a subway station at Chicago Avenue and State Street, on the southwest edge of the Water Tower Campus. Several major north-south bus routes run along Michigan Avenue (east end of campus) and State Street (west end of campus). Visit the CTA's website for further route information and fare details.
The University operates a small lot at the corner of Chicago Avenue and State Street. The lot has limited hours of availability and is not open to general parking during the day Monday through Friday. There are also several public lots in the area which provide discounted rates for Loyola validation. For more information about times and rates see Water Tower Campus Area Parking Lots.
Metered parking is also available in several blocks in the area, keep in mind that it is strictly enforced.
The University runs a free shuttle bus for students during the Fall and Spring semesters when classes are in session. The shuttle bus runs between the Water Tower and Lake Shore campuses and also makes a trip each weeknight, Monday through Friday evening, at 9:05 p.m. to the Union and NortWestern Stations.
There is no shuttle bus service offered in the summer. Students must show their ID Cards in order to board the bus. For more information, check out the shuttle bus web page.
Paralegal Students are not eligible to participate in the U-Pass program.