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Student Success Resources

Within Loyola:

1-on-1 Academic Advising, Master’s Mentor, or ACE Coach: meetings available with ACE staff.  To request Academic Advising, use WCOnline and select "ACE Advising Appointment Calendar: in the dropdown menu.  For getting set-up with a Master's Mentor or ACE Coach, please e-mail ACE at ace@luc.edu.

Understanding CORE Requirements - information about what the CORE requirements are, and which specific knowledge areas are waived depending on your specific major.  Lots of information to explore to understand what it takes to fulfill your graduation requirements.

Wellness Center  - information and assistance on all topics related to mental or physical health from sexual assault support to managing allergies.  Can be especially helpful for managing anxiety and stress as related to being a student.

STARS Mentors (Students Together Are Reaching Success) - small group mentoring relationship for helping first-year students adjust to Loyola and college life, particularly to assist students of color and first-generation students, make the transition

Career Development Center: see internship/research/career planning, but be informed that they can help students as early as your first-year!

First and Second Year Advising - helps students select a major, offers study skills guides, begin thinking about study abroad

Academic Advising and Support Services - lots of information about stress busters, study strategies, time management, test taking, reading and note-taking

CAS: College of Arts and Sciences  - information about degree requirements for the degrees through this college at Loyola

LUROP: Loyola Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program – see internship/research/career planning section, but they can be extremely helpful for finding and getting paid or course credit for undergraduate research

International Programs - information on studying abroad in over 55 countries (including financial assistance); in one of Loyola’s flagship programs in Rome, Vietnam, or Beijing; or J-term or summer programs

Services for Students with Disabilities  - serves students with disabilities by creating an accessible learning environment and educating the campus community

Writing Center - an on-campus resource where students can meet with peer tutors for assistance in brainstorming, organizing, and drafting academic assignments


Beyond Loyola:

What can I do with this major - information to explore for students who are considering various majors.  Especially useful with academic advising for first- and second-year students who are exploring their interests and preparing to declare their major.

GPA calculator  - sometimes used in an academic advising session to estimate your projected GPA

WrightsLaw  - informational resources for students with disabilities about transitioning to college, succeeding in college, and planning for after college

Learning Styles Survey - online survey to gain awareness about how you best learn, so that you can utilize that approach in your studying



Achieving College Excellence
A TRiO Student Support Services Program
Loyola University Chicago · Sullivan Center for Student Services
1032 W. Sheridan Road · Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.2722 · E-mail: ace@luc.edu

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