Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
The Department of Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Loyola University Chicago advances the recognition and appreciation of our diverse community, promotes multicultural education across campus, strives to ensure the retention and success of underrepresented students, and fosters a supportive, inclusive environment for all students, faculty and staff.
Some of their programs and initiatives include:
- LGBTQIA Initiatives - including Chicagoland resources
- Mentorship Programs
- The Social Justice Dinner Dialogue Series
- LUCES for undergraduate and graduate students, staff, faculty, and alumni who identify as women of color
- And many others.
Loyola University Chicago has hundreds of registered student organizations, including 27 that are culturally-themed, 35 political and advocacy organizations, and 24 faith and service-based entities. Log into OrgSync with your Loyola ID to peruse these and many more groups.
Loyola Graduate Students of Color Alliance [Facebook page]
Additional Resources and Departments
International Students and Scholars (ISS) offers a wide range of programs and support services to more than 750 international scholars, students, staff, and faculty at Loyola University Chicago. The office works with Loyola’s international community in advising, immigration policies, educational and community affairs, and outreach.
Services for Students with Disabilities (SSWD) serves students with disabilities by creating and fostering an accessible learning environment. SSWD aims to empower students with diverse needs by enhancing their self-awareness, self-determination and self-advocacy.