Libraries & Labs


The Information Commons, located at Loyola's Lake Shore Campus

Loyola University Chicago's academic and research facilities are state-of-the-art.

As a Loyola student, you'll have access to the latest technology in new classrooms, laboratories, libraries, and study spaces at all of Loyola's campuses. The University continues to invest in modern academic facilities as part of an ongoing effort to constantly improve the college experience for our students.

Several recent additions to Loyola's campuses include the Information Commons, a high-tech study space and research center offering meeting space, computer resources, and breathtaking views of Lake Michigan. The Quinlan Life Sciences Education and Research Center features a complete microscopy facility with transmission and scanning electron microscopes and a histology laboratory. Quinlan also houses a greenhouse and an artificial stream research facility.

Loyola is also making extensive renovations to our Rome Center campus in Italy.

All new Loyola construction projects adhere to environmentally friendly guidelines, demonstrating Loyola's commitment to building a more sustainable campus.

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Introducing the Searle Biodiesel Lab

The Searle Biodiesel Lab was unveiled on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at the Institute of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago. The Searle Biodiesel Lab focuses on Production, research, and outreach efforts centered on utilizing waste produces to create energy for Loyola and Chicago communications. Many thanks to Michael and Nydia Searle for their continued support and dedication to this innovative enterprise.

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CME Group Foundation Business Analytics Lab

Take a look inside the CME Group Foundation Business Analytics Lab located in the Schreiber Center on Loyola's Water Tower Campus.