Transfer Students

The best way to find out Loyola is right for you is to visit us and see what campus life is like. Loyola offers many different campus options from which to choose. See below for what option works best for you.

Lake Shore Campus


With a current student as your guide, view the Lake Shore Campus academic facilities, including classrooms, the library, and our new Information Commons. You can also go to the student union, and enjoy breathtaking lake views.

  • Location: Tours depart from the Sullivan Center for Student Services
  • Days/times available: Most Mondays through Saturdays. Tours last 75 minutes.

Click here to schedule your Lake Shore Campus tour.  


Individual Appointments 

Meet with a transfer admission counselor to discuss your needs and academic goals, and learn about the academic programs offered by Loyola, our transfer credit policies, the application process, admission requirements, and scholarship opportunities. Individual meetings are offered by appointment from Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. 11 a.m. 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.  

  • Location: Sullivan Center for Student Services
  • Days/times available:   Monday-Friday at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. 

Click here to view our online schedule for open times and register, or call 773.508.3965 schedule your individual appointment. 

Note: Degree audits, course registration and advising services take place at a Transfer Orientation, a day-long program for all new transfer students that takes place just prior to the start of each semester.  Transfer orientation is exclusively for admitted students who have accepted their admission offer by submitting an enrollment deposit.


On-Campus Info Session

Come to campus and attend a group presentation about the transfer admission and enrollment process; and learn about your next steps and scholarship opportunities.  You will have the option to tour campus, talk with transfer staff, and find out how you can about make the transition to become a Loyola student and complete your degree.

  • Location: Lake Shore Campus, Sullivan Center for Student Services
  • Dates/times: Tuesdays at 6 PM on 06/23.


Online Information Session

Transfer students who are unable to schedule an on-campus visit are encouraged to attend an online information session before or after applying to the University.   The session will contain information on transfer admission and enrollment process, transfer credit policies, resources and scholarship opportunities.  

  • Location: Online through Adobeconnect.
  • Dates/times: Thursdays at 6 PM Central Time on 06/25.

Register by clicking on the above dates or click here to see our complete visit calendar for the Lake Shore Campus.  

Open House

Come to our fall open house events where you'll explore our campus, connect with students and faculty, learn about academic program options, find out about the admission process and financial aid, and much more! 

  • Location: Lake Shore Campus
  • Dates/times: Fall 2015 (TBD)

Click on the above dates to register or here to view our full calendar of visit dates.   

Water Tower Campus


Tours & Individual Appointments

Visit academic facilities, the Terry Student Center, and more at the Water Tower Campus. Unfortunately, we cannot offer a view of a residence hall room on this tour.

  • Location: Tours depart from the Undergraduate Admission Office, located on the 8th floor of Lewis Towers.

Individual appointments with a transfer admission counselor are also offered to transfer students visiting the Water Tower Campus.

Click here to schedule your Water Tower Campus tour and individual appointment.


Visiting Both the Lake Shore and Water Tower Campus 


We encourage you to visit both campuses, especially if your areas of interest also include majors that are at located downtown: Schools of Education, Social Work, Business Administration, and Communication, as well as majors in computer science and criminal justice. We have Loyola shuttle passes available in the Undergraduate Admission Office for our visiting students and families.

Loyola strives for its campus to be accessible to all individuals. If you need disability-related accommodations, please contact us.

YouVisit tour cover photo

Featured Link

Take a Virtual Tour

As you plan your visit to campus, explore our Lake Shore and Water Tower campuses via our YouVisit virtual tour.

Loyola's mascot tries out a career as an ER doctor

Featured Video

What Would LU Do?

With a degree from Loyola University Chicago, you can be anything you want to be. Watch our beloved mascot, LU Wolf, graduate from Loyola and explore a variety of exciting career options across Chicago.


Featured Video

Partnering with the Community: Tutoring at CircEsteem

Meet Maggie McCoy, a student at Loyola University Chicago who also works as a volunteer at Chicago's CircEsteem.

Featured Link

"What's My Major?" Quiz

Answer the questions, and we'll analyze your results and show you which majors may be a good fit.