Transfer Students

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The best way to find out if Loyola is right for you is to visit us and see what campus life is like. Loyola undergraduates study at two campuses in Chicago. We encourage you to visit both campuses, especially if your areas of interest include majors that are at located downtown: Business, Communications, and Social Work. We offer many options for you to learn more. Choose the right one for you from the list below and schedule your visit today!

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

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Select from the following options

  • With a current Loyola student as your guide, take a tour of the University; visit academic facilities, student centers, libraries, and more. Although a transfer residence hall room is not included on the campus tour, you may see transfer housing options, layouts, and amenities on our Residence Life website.

    Lake Shore Campus (Rogers Park)
    Loyola's main campus is set along the shore of Lake Michigan on Chicago's North Side, in a residential neighborhood that is minutes from downtown Chicago and the Water Tower Campus. The Lake Shore Campus (LSC) is conveniently located off of the CTA Red Line – Loyola “L” transit station. If you’re visiting Loyola for the first time, we recommend you start here.

    Location: (LSC) Sullivan Center for Student Services Building, Room 150

    Days/times available: Most Mondays through Friday at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Tours at the Lake Shore Campus last approximately 50 minutes.

    Click here to schedule your Lake Shore Campus tour.

    Water Tower Campus (Downtown)
    Loyola's downtown campus is located along Pearson Street, just off of North Michigan Avenue, Chicago's "Magnificent Mile." The Water Tower Campus (WTC) is conveniently located around the corner from the CTA Red Line – Chicago “L” transit station. Undergraduates in select majors complete degree programs here and take advantage of internships at many of Chicago's businesses and cultural institutions.

    Location: (WTC) Schreiber Center, Room 221

    Days/times available: Most Mondays through Fridays at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Tours of the Water Tower Campus last approximately 30 minutes.

    Click here to schedule your Water Tower Campus tour.


    Visit the Lake Shore Campus and attend a group presentation on transferring to Loyola. Learn about the University, program options, credit transfer, merit-based scholarship opportunities, and more. You can tour campus, meet a counselor from our Transfer Center and find out how you can make the change and be on path towards earning a Loyola degree.

    Location:Sullivan Center for Student Services, Room 150

    Dates/times: Select Saturdays from 10-12 PM on June 18, and June 25.

    Note: The transfer event on May 28 has been cancelled and is rescheduled for Saturday, June 25. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

    (Register by clicking the above dates.)


    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 include information on the transfer admission and enrollment process, transfer credit policies and resources, and financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

    Location: Online through AdobeConnect

    Dates/times: Thursdays at 6 PM Central Time on June 9.

    (Register by clicking the above dates.)

  • Come for a personal overview of the transfer process and discuss your transfer plans, interests, and share any questions you have with a counselor from our Transfer Center. These individual meetings are offered Monday through Friday at the Lake Shore Campus and at the Water Tower Campus by appointment.


    Location: (LSC) Sullivan Center for Student Services

    Days/times available: Monday-Friday at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

    Scheduled your appointment online. Click here to view our online calendar and choose an available date and time (in green) to register, or call 773.508.3965.


    Location: (WTC) Lewis Towers 4th floor, Suite 401

    Days/times available: Monday-Friday at 11 a.m., and 3 p.m.

    To request an individual appointment at the Water Tower Campus, please call 773.508.3965.

    Note: Detailed academic advising and course registration for admitted transfer students occurs at Transfer Orientation, a day-long program for new students that takes place on designated dates prior to the start of each semester. Admitted transfer students who confirm with their intent to enroll by submitting a $500 enrollment deposit will receive details about Transfer Orientation and more.


    We offer individual appointments on select days where you can meet with a transfer center counselor to discuss your needs in detail related to transfer credits, remaining degree requirements and program duration, review your educational expenses and financial aid, and receive step-by-step instructions on your next steps.

    Location: (LSC) Sullivan Center for Student Services

    Days/times available: Monday-Friday at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

    Login to your application status page to view our online calendar and choose from available dates and times, or call 773.508.3965.

Click here to return to our transfer homepage.

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