Loyola University Chicago

Residence Life

Prospective Students

Welcome to your new home at Loyola University Chicago! While leaving your current home may seem hard, moving on-campus to one of our first-year, upperclass or transfer halls, or graduate residence halls will prove to be an experience worthwhile!  Our residence halls offer free internet access, cable TV, furniture, and cozy gathering spaces for you to mix and mingle with your new friends on campus!

Additionally, our student staff is energized and trained to provide you and your floor mates with a variety of cultural, educational, and social opportunities so that you can meet new people, explore the city of Chicago, and experience the cultural surroundings of the Rogers Park neighborhood. You will find that we are a dedicated staff that is truly invested in making Loyola home for all of our incoming first-year & transfer students!

Living on campus also has additional benefits such as close proximity to classes, Halas Sports CenterInformation Commons, and access to a wide variety of events or programs hosted at various buildings across campus.  

We want you to get involved right away on campus, and our residence life staff is here to provide you with a variety of leadership opportunities as early as the first week of classes!  Our Residence Hall Association is a purely residential-student based organization that serves as the student voice for our 4000+ students that live on campus as well as help students develop their own leadership skills.

RHA also presents for your viewing pleasure, Res-Life Cinema! This organization along with the 200+ student organizations on our campus will allow you to get connected right away to areas of your personal interest! A unique feature that all resident students receive is the U-Pass which allows students to use the Chicago Transit System to travel to various neighborhoods including downtown, Chicago using the city’s buses and elevated train system!

Most importantly, we are excited to meet each and every one of you!  We believe that we are a community that truly fosters the unique backgrounds and experiences that each of us bring and we are ready for you to join our Loyola family! Also, Click Here to find the Department of Residence Life on Facebook!

Once again, welcome to your new home at Loyola University Chicago!

Department of Residence Life