Preparing for Arrival
Arrival for Chicago Center Students
|Monday, January 6, 2014|
|First Day of Classes||Monday, January 13, 2014|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)||Monday, January 20, 2014|
|New York Trip||March, 2014 (dates to be confirmed)|
|Easter Holiday (no classes)||April 17 - 21, 2014|
|Last Day of Classes||April 25, 2014|
|Final Examinations||April 28 - May 3, 2014|
|New Orleans Trip||May, 2014 (dates to be confirmed)|
|Last Day in the International House||Friday, May 23, 2014|
*Please note that the dates provided above are tentative and are subject to change.
Please see the pre-arrival checklist for a comprehensive list of items to complete before arriving in Chicago.
Meet the Chicago Center Staff!
Curious to learn more about the staff members responsible for the Chicago Center Program? Visit the International House Staff page!*
*this page is currently under construction and will be ready shortly.
What to pack?
Please download the Suggested Packing List for Chicago Center Participants if you are looking for guidance on how to navigate Chicago climate and ideas on how students in the U.S. typically dress for class, going out at night and day-to-day!
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 receive a personal tour of campus; 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 much better! Please see the temporary orientation schedule for Spring 2014 below:
|Monday, January 6, 2014||
Airport Arrivals (all day event)
International House Check-in
|Tuesday, January 7, 2014||
Day of restCampus ID Cards are made (Sullivan Center)
|Wednesday, January 8, 2014||ESL Testing|
|Thursday, January 9, 2014||
Chicago Center Orientation (in the morning)Academic Advising Appointments (in the afternoon)
|Friday, January 10, 2014||
Additional Orientation (in the morning)Host Student Pizza Party (in the afternoon)