Welcome Week Event: Meet Damen

Meet Damen

Meet Damen

On Friday, August 22nd, the Damen Student Center and the Halas Recreation Center will host the second annual Meet Damen Welcome Week event on Friday, August 22nd from 8PM-10PM.

This year's event consists of an indoor roller skating rink (sponsored by DOP), Grocery Bingo in Ireland's, food sampling from the Damen Food Court and movie screenings in the Damen Cinema. In addition, ((dop)) will sponsor live entertainment in The Den, which is the newest programming space on Loyola's campus.

The movie screenings are at 8PM and 10PM, respectively and we will be showing Superbad (8PM) and Step Brothers (10PM). Our food sampling will consist of pizza and cheese sticks as well as some hand cut fries, and more!

The Halas Recreation Center will be sponsoring additional activities in their facility. Stop by for climbing on the climbing wall, activity on the 2nd floor sport courts, and tours of their brand new space.

Damen Student Center Video

Now that the Damen Student Center Grand Opening has come and gone, we would like to share with you a little more about our facility. We hope this video will provide you with some insight into our wonderful new building. As the newest installment on Loyola's Lake Shore Campus, we are excited to offer opportunities for students to build community, collaborate, and create relationships during their time at Loyola.

If you are looking for MORE information, please do not hesitate to visit the Damen Student Center Information Desk and we will assist in whatever your needs are. We look forward to seeing you often and hope you enjoy your time using the Damen Student Center!

Damen Student Center Sustainability Features (LEED)

Damen Student Center Goes Green

The Damen Student Center's environmental features and technologies further its mission to support the Loyola experience, continuing our commitment to LEED-certified buildings and a sustainable campus infrastructure. The new Student Center has achieved LEED Silver! Some key sustainable building features include: 75% of construction waste management was diverted from landfills, 50% of the building is green roof, 20% of the materials used come from recycled content, 10% of materials used are processed and manufactured regionally. The building also features storm water quality and quantity control measures, a heat island roof design with low albedo, water efficient fixtures to reduce water use up to 30%, optimized energy performance above code requirements, an innovative earth duct make up air system, natural ventilation in all habitable spaces, and day light harvesting.

Check out the link below to get a better idea of what some of these features are:

LEED Features