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Office for International Programs

Once Accepted

Congratulations! You have been accepted to the Chicago Center Program and will soon begin your adventure in Chicago! What are the most important things for you to know and prepare for before your arrival in the United States? Please visit our Pre-Arrival Checklist and Frequently Asked Questions pages for comprehensive lists of items to complete before arrival, as well as noting important dates provided on this page.    

Summer Session 2015: Important Dates* 
Arrival Day for Chicago Center Students
June 27, 2015
Chicago Center Orientation
June 28, 2015
First Day of Classes June 29, 2015
Independence Day Observed (No Classes) July 3, 2015
Last Day of Classes August 7, 2015
Move-Out Day August 8, 2015


Fall Semester 2015: Important Dates* 
Arrival Day for Chicago Center Students
August 12, 2015
Chicago Center Orientation
August 13-14, 2015
Washington D.C. Trip August 15-19, 2015
Host Student Meet & Greet August 23, 2015
First Day of Classes August 24, 2015
Labor Day (No Classes) September 7, 2015
Los Angeles Trip October 2-6, 2015
Thanksgiving Break (No Classes) November 25-29, 2015
Last Day of Classes December 5, 2015
Final Exams December 7-12, 2015
End of Semester Banquet December 11, 2015

*Please note that dates are subject to change. 


What is orientation? After arriving in Chicago you will attend an orientation to learn about the daily functions of Loyola and will have opportunities to ask questions about campus, housing, the city of Chicago and many other topics! You will be able to meet with academic advisors who will help you choose your classes, you will meet current Loyola students who are a part of the Host Student Program, and you will get to know your Chicago Center Staff!


Office for International Programs ยท Sullivan Center, 6339 N. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660
Mailing Address: 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660

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