Loyola University Chicago

Campus Ministry

Division of Student Development

April Gutierrez



April Gutierrez

Campus Minister for First Year Experience

Damen Student Center 221



April Gutierrez serves as the liaison for outreach to First Year Students and First Year initiatives for Campus Ministry who coordinates the Loyola Companions program, facilitates some Loyola 360 retreats, and is the chaplain for SDMA.

April is a native of Adrian, Michigan and a graduate of Siena Heights University and Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. As a first generation college graduate, she is most proud that her degrees, alongside her sisters, inspired their mother to go back to college and her mother graduated with honors a few years ago. April writes for the National Catholic Reporter for the Young Voices column and is a contributor for NCR'seBook: Pope Francis at 100 Days: the World's Parish Priest.