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Technology Roadmap

New Students

Let's Get Going!

Before you arrive at Orientation, you’ll have 4 stages to complete on the Technology Roadmap.  There are short videos or PDFs to review that will guide you through the numbered stages.

  • Your Loyola Universal ID (UVID) is unique to you.
  • Your UVID and password provide you single source sign-on to university applications, access to university computers and resources.
  • Secure your account with a strong password.
  • For recommendations on password security, visit the security office guidelines.
  • Where you register for classes.
  • Work with your financial aid.
  • Pay your bill and more...
  • You can sign in with your universal ID and password at locus.luc.edu 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


  • All official University communication will be sent to your Loyola (Exchange) e-mail address.
  • Access your e-mail account via the web or contact the Help Desk and we'll guide you through the steps to add it to your mobile device.


  • The ITS Help Desk provides the Loyola Community with a single point of contact for support.
  • Contact the Help Desk for password assistance, help with Loyola apps and connecting your personal technology devices onto the Loyola network.


  • At Loyola, Sakai acts as an electronic extension of classroom teaching.
  • Sakai offers tools for university courses, research projects, organizations & groups.
  • Instructors at Loyola use Sakai to post the class syllabi, handouts, assignments, notes, and interact through class discussions, wiki posts, and more.


  • All personal technology devices connecting to Loyola's network must be registered.
  • The registration process verifies device compliancy and insures the integrity of the network.
  • ResNet is free technology support available for students.


Information Technology Services Help Desk · 1032 W. Sheridan Road · Chicago, IL 60660
773-508-4487 · helpdesk@luc.edu

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