Loyola University Chicago

Conference Services

Water Tower Campus Venues


Located in the Gold Coast neighborhood, just one block from the Magnificent Mile, Loyola's Water Tower Campus is centrally locally in downtown Chicago amidst many cultural, recreational, and tourist attractions.  A premier conference center and one stop shop, Loyola's central location is ideal for meetings, conferences, trainings, or special events. The campus offers a multitude of elegant venues including ballrooms, electronic classrooms, tiered auditoriums, and multi-purpose rooms, to accommodate your event needs. Complete your event with state-of-the-art technology services and gourmet catering delivered to any meeting space on campus. In addition to the University's plentiful resources, the Lake Shore Campus has 7 LEED certified buildings, more green roofs than any other campus in the Midwest, and received gold campus sustainability recognition from the state of Illinois.

Whether you are planning a corporate or association meeting, youth conference, religious gathering, or private event, Loyola has a wide variety of meeting and event spaces to meet your needs. From historic art-deco to contemporary, our unique venues vary in size, style, and layout with stunning views of Lake Michigan. Loyola Conference Services also offers residential housing accommodations during the summer months at our Lake Shore Campus (Rogers Park) and year-round at our Water Tower Campus (Gold Coast).

For further information, to schedule a site visit, or to book your next event, please contact us at conferences@luc.edu or 773.508.8090. For more information on pricing, view our Venue Rental Rates.

Baumhart Hall
  The newly renovated Baumhart Hall has two conference rooms with great window views. Located in the same building as Loyola's conference housing, the meeting rooms are conveniently located on the 4th floor.
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Corboy Law Center
  The Corboy Law Center is a stunning fifteen-floor building that is the home to Loyola's Law Department. The building boasts a beautiful venue on the top floor (Kasbeer Hall) with cityscape views, electronic classrooms, and a lower-level lounge area.
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Lewis Towers
  Connected to the famous Hershey Store, Lewis Towers is the oldest building at the Water Tower Campus, constructed in 1927. The building has a beautiful multi-level ballroom for special events, lectures, and meetings.
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Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA)
  LUMA's ideal location and unique design make for a space that is suitable for a wide-array of events including conferences, seminars, cocktail receptions, business dinners, and  lectures. Access to the galleries is also an available option to enhance your event. 
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     Schreiber Center     
 Home to Loyola's Quinlan School of Business, this innovative new building was a generous gift from John and Kathy Schreiber. Completed in Fall 2015, the 10-story facility is located in the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood on the corner of State and Pearson streets.
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