Loyola University Chicago

English Language Learning Program

Loyola’s ESL program

Contact Us

Location & Office Hours

Lake Shore Campus

English Language Learning Program
Loyola Hall
1110 Loyola Avenue, 1st Floor
Chicago, IL 60626

Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
ESL Walk-In Hours: Monday–Friday, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. and 3:30–4:30 p.m. or by appointment.

Mailing Addresses

US Postal Service:

Loyola University Chicago
ESL Program
Loyola Hall
1110 Loyola Avenue, 1st Floor
Chicago, IL 60626

DHL, FedEx and UPS:

Loyola University Chicago
ESL Program
Loyola Hall
1110 Loyola Avenue, 1st Floor
Chicago, IL 60626

Phone, Fax, & E-mail

Phone: 773.508.3990
Office for Intl Programs:773.508.3899
Fax: 773.508.7125
esl@luc.edu

Public Transportation

From Loyola CTA Station

Exit the station and turn left on North Sheridan Road. Turn right onto Loyola Avenue. Loyola Hall will be on the left hand side of the street.

Driving directions

Use these directions. If you are coming from the surrounding Chicago area, you can also use Google Maps or MapQuest to get directions to Loyola. If you plan to take public transportation, use the CTA Trip Planner. Our Lake Shore Campus is located at 6525 N. Sheridan Road, and our Water Tower Campus is located at 820 N. Michigan Avenue.

From O'Hare Airport

Take I-190 East to Chicago. Merge onto I-90 East to Chicago. Take I-90 East to exit 82A Nagle Ave. Merge onto west Gregory St. Turn left at north Nagle Ave. Take the first right onto west Bryn Mawr Ave. Travel about 1 mile. Turn left at north Central Ave. Take Central for approximately a mile to west Devon Ave. Turn right on Devon Ave. Continue straight onto west Sheridan Rd. until Kenmore and turn left into campus. Follow the drive around and into the parking structure.

From Midway Airport

Take Cicero Avenue north until you reach I-55. Take the exit for I-55 North into downtown Chicago. Take the Lake Shore Drive exit; continue on Lake Shore Drive going north until you reach Sheridan Road where Lake Shore Drive ends. Turn right onto Sheridan Road and continue to Kenmore and turn right into campus. Follow the drive around and into the parking structure.

From I-80, I-55 and the Southwest

Take the exit for I-55 North into downtown Chicago. Take the Lake Shore Drive exit; continue on Lake Shore Drive going north until you reach Sheridan Road where Lake Shore Drive ends. Turn right onto Sheridan Road and continue to >Kenmore and turn right into campus. Follow the drive around and into the parking structure.

From I-88 and the West

Take I-88 east to Chicago. Take the exit for I-294 west north to Wisconsin. Take the exit for I-90 east to Chicago. Take I-90 east to exit 82A Nagle Ave. Merge onto west Gregory St. Turn left at north Nagle Ave. Take the first right onto west Bryn Mawr Ave. Travel about 1 mile. Turn left at north Central Ave. Take Central for approximately a mile to west Devon Ave. Turn right on Devon Ave. Continue straight onto west Sheridan Rd. until Kenmore and turn left into campus. Follow the drive around and into the parking structure. We will be able to validate your parking at the front desk of the Undergraduate Admission Office.

From I-94 and the South/Southeast

Please note that the southern section of the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94) through the city will be under construction and will cause delays. Allow extra travel time, especially during morning and afternoon rush hour times. Please follow the detour signs and exit onto Stony Island Drive from the Chicago Skyway. Take the exit for I-55 North into downtown Chicago. Take the Lake Shore Drive exit; continue on Lake Shore Drive going north until you reach Sheridan Road where Lake Shore Drive ends. Turn right onto Sheridan Road and continue to Kenmore and turn right into campus. Follow the drive around and into the parking structure.

From I-94 and the North

Take I-94 East south to Chicago. Take the exit for Touhy Avenue East. To stay on Touhy, bear right once you cross Ridge Road, continue on Touhy Avenue until you reach Sheridan Road. Take a right on Sheridan Road. Continue on Sheridan Road to the Devon/Broadway/Sheridan intersection and turn left. Turn left on Kenmore into campus. Follow the drive around and into the parking structure.

Parking

Proceed through the main entrance of campus toward the Main Parking Structure. Enter the Main Parking Structure. Parking is a flat rate of $7. All visitors on campus must pay for parking. If you are an Admissions Guest, please ask the Admissions Department to validate your parking.

Visitors and Guests may park in the Main Structure ($7), or the Fordham Garage ($5). You may pay with Cash or Credit at the pay stations or the Parking Office. The Parking Office is located on the first floor of the Main Parking Structure. Visitor garages close nightly at 2 a.m. Overnight Parking is prohibited without written approval from the Parking Office or Campus Safety.

You may reach the Parking Office at 773.508.7036, or lscparkingservices@luc.edu.