Loyola University Chicago

Mission & Identity

Loyola Resources

Below is a list of links to a variety of Jesuit resources related to Loyola University Chicago including on-campus organizations regarding Ignatian tradition and spirituality.

  • Campus Ministry: Campus Ministry welcomes all students, faculty and staff to the Loyola community. As part of a Jesuit, Catholic University, Campus Ministry values faith and spirituality as essential components of education. Students are invited to celebrate their faith and discover its depth and richness by connecting with others, engaging in service opportunities and growing in spirituality.
  • Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy: The Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy encourages excellence in teaching by facilitating the role of faculty in the formation of the student as a whole person. The Center promotes the implementation of creative teaching strategies that reflect the intellectual, social and spiritual context of today's students.
  • Hank Center for Catholic Intellectual HeritageThe Hank Center is a venue for faculty, students and staff to learn about, and investigate, Roman Catholic thought and its links to all academic disciplines. With its strong emphasis on scholarly research and discussion, CCIH is a productive space where the fruits of that research can be engaged, debated, and shared.
  • Interfaith Collaboration Statement: Learn more about Loyola's commitment as a Jesuit, Catholic institution to promoting interfaith collaboration to learn from one another, identify shared values, and act upon those values to advance the common good, through this detailed collaborative statement.
  • Just Readings: Social Justice Reader: This reader, edited by Michael Maher and Daniel Hartnett, S.J., is a compilation of ideas central to Ignatian Pedagogy and ways that social justice can be incorporated into diverse classrooms, as well as foundational readings into social justice.
  • Justice Report: This report from 2012 critically contemplates the ways that Loyola remains committed to social justice.
  • Social Justice Blog: This page details many of the academic, co-curricular, and extra-curricular opportunities available to members of the Loyola community in the pursuit of justice. It also houses a blog that features student voices and shares news of justice work already happening at Loyola.
  • Transformative Education in the Jesuit Tradition: This document reflects on Loyola's Jesuit Catholic identity and the implications these traditions have on our way of proceeding into the future.