Online Courses FAQs
- What type of student should take an online course?
Students who are interested in taking online courses should be enthusiastic, self-motivated, organized, and self-disciplined.
Students should also have:
- A basic knowledge in the use of computers and have access to a computer and the Internet.
- Be able to communicate effectively in writing.
- Be able to communicate questions.
- Be willing to learn collaboratively by participating in discussion boards, etc.
- Where are the courses that will be offered online in summer 2013?
The courses that are scheduled to be offered are available on our Online Courses page.
- Do I have to be on campus at Loyola to take an online course?
No, the courses are fully online. However, there will be a set time each week you are expected to be available for an online session with the instructor and other students.
- What do I need to do to take an online course?
Loyola students need to first consult their program advisor and determine if the course fits within their study plan. Students can then register for the online course via Locus starting February 11.
Non-Loyola students should contact
College of Arts and Sciences
Loyola University Chicago
Lake Shore Campus, 1032 W. Sheridan Road
Sullivan Center 235, Chicago, IL 60660
773-508-3500, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- What are the computer and system requirements to take an online course?
The system requirements (both hardware and software) can be found at http://www.luc.edu/online/.
- Are there enrollment limits for the online courses?
Yes, there is an enrollment cap for every online course, typically between 15 and 30. If an online course is full, there might be other regular sections available for you.
- How can I contact my instructor?
- Whom can I contact if I need help?