Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Online and On Campus


Innovative Online Learning

Complementing the substantive learning of the classroom experience, the Weekend JD program will provide additional instruction for core courses through distance learning. Additionally, you will have the option to select from a variety of fully online courses after completing the required curriculum. With seven extraordinary online degree programs, Loyola is the leading law school in the country for online legal education.

All online course components are offered through Sakai, a highly interactive, collaborative online learning environment. Each course at Loyola is divided into learning modules. You will work through all courses simultaneously on a suggested study pace. The curriculum is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, giving you the ability to schedule your studies at a time and place convenient to you. Each course module may contain any or all of these content delivery methods:

  • reading assignments
  • audio or video lectures
  • formative assessments
  • bulletin board assignments
  • writing assignments

Superior On-Campus Experience

Loyola’s facilities are designed to sustain a sense of community and collaboration and include modern classrooms and study space, and the technologically advanced Power Rogers and Smith Ceremonial Courtroom. The Philip H. Corboy Law Center is located at 25 E. Pearson Street in the heart of city’s vibrant Gold Coast, just off Michigan Avenue and close to public transportation. Chicago is a dynamic, infinitely interesting location for academic studies, professional aspirations, and extra-curricular activities. Loyola’s learning environment is friendly, cooperative, and supportive. Your individual interests and strengths are recognized and your well-being is emphasized.