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First and Second Year Advising


Academic Advising

  • Who is my academic advisor?
  • When can I meet with an academic advisor?

Course Credit

  • I received college credit for a course I took in high school. How do I transfer that credit to Loyola?
  • How do I apply my AP credits to my degree at Loyola?
  • What summer courses may I take at another college or university? Will my grades transfer?
  • What courses count toward Core Curriculum credit?
  • Can one course fulfill the Core Curriculum requirements for two knowledge areas?

Course Registration

  • I am having trouble registering for courses in LOCUS. What should I do?
  • When do I register for classes?
  • What courses will be offered next semester?
  • May I register for more than 18 credit hours next semester?

Declaring a Major/Minor

  • How do I declare a major or a minor? What are the requirements for a particular major or minor?

Other Questions

  • Do I have time to complete two majors and to study abroad?
  • Can I be a biology major and still study abroad?
  • When should I take the Foreign Language Proficiency Exam?
  • Can I test out of the College Writing Seminar (UCWR 110)?
  • I might not pass one of my classes. How can I drop it? Should I?
  • What is academic probation?
  • I need to stop out or drop out of Loyola. What should I do?
  • My insurance company needs confirmation that I'm a full-time student. Can you fill out this form?


First and Second Year Advising
Sullivan Center for Student Services · 6339 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660
Mailing Address: 1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60626
Phone: 773.508.7714 · E-mail: FSYAdvising@luc.edu

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