Loyola University Chicago

January Term

Student Services

Student Services During J-Term 2018:

  • All offices will be closed on University holidays: December 25, 2017 - December 29, 2017 and January 1, 2018.
  • Housing will NOT be provided for students during J-Term except for classes scheduled at LUREC.

Athletics - The Athletic Department will be open and operating during normal business hours from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Team practices and games for men's and women's basketball, men's volleyball and indoor track will be operating as usual.

Bookstore– The bookstore website (http://www.luc-lsc.bkstr.com/) is available to place course material orders.  Students who order by December 15 will get their materials by the beginning of class.  The bookstore cannot guarantee delivery by January 2nd of orders placed online after December 15. Students may also purchase their materials in the store during winter break.


Campus Ministry & Sacramental Life – LSC: No weekday Masses; Sunday only. WTC: No Masses until spring semester begins.

Campus Recreation -The Halas facility is open over the break with abbreviated hours, closing at 8:00 pm in the evening. Group fitness classes will not be offered.

Campus Safety – Campus Safety will maintain the same level of support and resources during January Intersession as provided during the academic year.

Dean of Students Office – The Dean of Students Office will be available to help students work through challenging situations and to discuss individual and community issues of concern (773-508-8840).

Dining Services - Meal plans will not be available during J-Term.   All locations will be closed for the New Year's Holiday, January 1, 2018.

The following dining options are available:

Damen Food Court (LSC):  Featuring Bleeker St. from 8:00 am-5:00 pm and Burger Studio from 11:00 am-4:00 pm.

Connections Café - Information Commons (LSC): Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-2:00 pm (Closed Weekends)

Lu's Deli Downtown (WTC):  Monday-Friday, 11:00 am-5:00 pm (Closed Weekends)

Information Technology Services (ITS)

Instructional Technology & Research Support – During J-Term ITS provides regular classroom support for on ground courses as well as support for Sakai and other instructional technologies for both on ground and online courses. ITS classroom support staff will be onsite during the classroom hours. For more go to: http://www.luc.edu/itrs/

Digital Media Services Support – Digital Media Services and support are available during J-Term.  This includes support of two digital media labs, one per campus, with advanced multimedia workstations, poster printing as well as circulation of a variety of professional equipment from the Equipment Loan Program for students active in coursework. Digital Media Services are located in the Information Commons room 207 and Corboy Law Center room 608.  For more information including hours of operation, software applications, equipment, and more, visit: http://www.luc.edu/digitalmedia .

ITS Help Desk

Help Desk Support Hours for J-Term 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 8 am - 7 pm
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8 am - 7 pm
Thursday, January 4, 2018 8 am - 7 pm
Friday, January 5, 2018 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday, January 6, 2018 8 am - 1 pm
Monday, January 8, 2018 8 am - 7 pm
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 8 am - 7 pm
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 8 am - 7 pm
Thursday, January 11, 2018 8 am - 7 pm
Friday, January 12, 2018 8 am - 5 pm

Information Commons/Cudahy Libraries - Reference and Research Services, Circulation Services, Digital Media Services, Instructional Technology and Research Support, and general directional and technology assistance will be available during the following days and times over J-Term at the Lake Shore Campus:

Tuesday, January 2 to Friday, January 5
8:00am - 8:00pm             8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, January 6
Cudahy: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
IC:  8:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday, January 7
12:00pm - 5:00pm Closed
Monday, January 8 to Friday, January 12 8:00am - 8:00pm 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, January 13 and Sunday, January 14
12:00pm - 5:00pm 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Student Activities & Greek Affairs – Limited programming will be available.

Sullivan Center for Student Services – HUB 
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am- 5:00 pm. Please note that the Hub will be closed Monday, December 25, 2017 - Friday, December 29, 2017 and Monday, January 1, 2018 for University Holidays.

Center for Tutoring & Academic Excellence—Limited services will be available. Please check back on January 2, 2018 for updates.

Transportation & Parking – U-Pass will not be available during the breaks per contractual agreements. Shuttles & 8-RIDE will not be in service.

Students who purchased parking permits for the academic year will be able to use their permit for parking throughout January 2017.  Fall 2016 Commuter parking permits will expire on Saturday, December 31st    If a student attending J-Term signs up for Spring 2018 parking by December 30th, 2017, J-Term parking will be included.  Be sure to request this when you purchase your spring permit at the Campus Transportation office.   All other students will pay the daily rate of $7/day.

Wellness Center - The Wellness Center at LSC will be open during J-Term 2018, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm, but closed on University holidays. The Wellness Center at WTC will be closed during the University holidays and will reopen on January 2, 2018, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm.