Each year, more than 4,500 students move out of residence halls at the University’s Lake Shore and Water Tower Campuses. Nearly 3,000 other students who rent private apartments also prepare for their summer trip home or, if they are lucky, abroad.
The Artisan Market Streeterville will be held on Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ryan Atrium in the Northwestern University Lurie Research Center, 303 E. Superior Street. Admission is free and discounted parking will be offered two blocks south of Superior at 321 E. Erie Street.
Water Tower Campus Move-in and Block Party
Move-in schedule 2013
Join us for this fun, family event!
Challenge course open to students and general public
Loyola Students Produce Biodiesal on Campus
Attend a workshop at LUREC
Dine the Redline for only $7 this Tuesday! Give your taste buds a treat and come out to try 22 different restaurants across four ‘L’ stops! You can support local businesses while connecting with your neighbors and taking advantage of your UPASS.
On September 6, Loyola University Chicago celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting for its newest project, the Institute for Environmental Sustainability.
Alderman Approves Kenmore Closure
Construction moves ahead for the new Michael R. Quinlan School of Business and Newcastle, Limited’s 35-story residential tower.
Loyola University Chicago and Newcastle Limited will begin construction of the Quinlan School of Business and Residential Tower at the State/Pearson/Chestnut sites in mid-May.
Loyola’s annual Trick-or-Treat is coming to Dumbach’s doors for its sixth year this Sunday.
Loyola students sampled to 22 local restaurants between the Red Line Howard and Bryn Mawr Red Line stations.
Volunteer Wetland Restoration at LUREC
On Friday, September 27, the office of Community Relations accidentally welcomed the Berger Park Advisory Council’s Doggy Day on campus. Residents who were aware of student-move in and family weekend intentionally came to campus to introduce their dogs to the new, student neighbors.
Loyola University’s Center for Service and Action and Office of Community Relations partnered with the Edgewater Environmental Sustainability Project (EESP) to plan a city beautification fence-painting project.
RSVP to Loyola University's Community Holiday Party
Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., the entire Loyola community, and the host committee invite our neighbors to the Community Holiday Party in the new Arnold J. Damen Student Center. You will not want to miss the party of the year to be held in a new location! Get a look at the brand new Arnold J. Damen Student Center, enjoy tasty, sustainably-made treats, live music performed by local band the T-Byrdz, and make a donation to help a local Edgewater or Rogers Park high school student to attend Loyola!
When: Monday, December 9
Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Where: Arnold J. Damen Student Center 6511 N. Sheridan Road
Loyola’s Office of Community Relations serves as one of Loyola's connections between the University University and its surrounding neighborhoods. Through a series of partnerships with City of Chicago, local schools, community policing, block clubs, chambers of commerce, neighborhood organizations and nonprofits, our office has demonstrated a commitment to improving vitality and sustainability of our neighborhoods. Acknowledging these partnerships and the long standing relationship Loyola has developed with its community partners, we have created a new Community Action Scholarship fund for Loyola students. The beneficiary of this scholarship will continue to carry out the mission of Community Relations, by designing and implementing a community-based project that will directly benefit the Rogers Park and/or Edgewater neighborhoods. The recipient of this award will meet some or all of the following criteria:
- Student is an incoming freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student
- Student has demonstrated a commitment to leadership, volunteering, and service aimed at community development (A letter of recommendation is required from a community or faculty member who served as adviser or otherwise supervised the student in community engagement projects)
Preference will be given to students who:
- Demonstrate financial need.
- Are high school graduates of Nicholas Senn, Roger C. Sullivan High School, Chicago Math and Science Academy or another Chicago Public High School.
- Are native to Rogers Park and Edgewater
- Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement.
- Students will submit a written proposal for a community-based project that directly benefits the Rogers Park and/or Edgewater neighborhoods. Students will include a rationale, budget, and project timeline in this proposal. Up to $3,000 of this scholarship will go toward the student's tuition, and up to $1,000 of this scholarship will be used to fund the approved community-based project.
- Students must identify the name of a community or faculty member who will serve as their project advisor.
- Students are encouraged (but not required) to incorporate this project into their internship, practicum, or as part of their service learning requirement.
*For questions regarding the application for this scholarship, please contact Mary Miro at email@example.com.
If you would like to make a gift to the Community Action Scholarship Fund, click here.
How Artists Around the World Picture the Nativity- Coming Soon to LUMA
Looking for some artistic engagement this holiday season? Take a trip to LUMA.
As All that Lies Behind Us, Cosmologies and Ten Thousand Ripples come to a close on November 3, Art and Faith of the Crèche: The Collection of James and Emilia Govan will take their place.
LUMA’s next exhibit will center on the story of Mary, Joseph and Jesus. It will focus on global perceptions of the Nativity by artists from countries like Armenia and Zimbabwe. Nativity scenes are illustrated with clothing, architecture and figures from around the globe. The exhibit will open Nov. 23. The opening reception will be held on Dec. 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is free for faculty, staff and students, and $15 for the public.