Loyola University Chicago

Residence Life

Mertz Hall

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Mertz Hall is the largest building on Lake Shore Campus.

A note about Converted & Temporary Housing
The class of 2020 is the largest class in Loyola University Chicago history!
In order to accommodate this historic class on campus, Residence Life will be using Converted and Temporary Housing. More information about Converted and Temporary Housing is available on our Welcome Home page.

Tim Griffin
Resident Director - Mertz Hall
773.508.3740
Mertz Hall 211
Education B.A. History from The Ohio State University
M.Ed. Student Affairs Higher Education from Loyola University Chicago
 
Connect with me about anything to do with Mertz Hall, getting involved, general questions, and getting the most out of your Loyola experience.
Brandon Ishikata
Assistant Resident Director - Mertz Hall
773.508.3755
Mertz Hall 2nd floor
Education | B.A. Liberal Studies, cum laude from San Diego State University
California Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential (K-6)
M.Ed. Higher Education Student Affairs from Loyola University Chicago (May 2018)
 
Connect with me about anything to do with Mertz Hall, getting involved, general questions, and how to get the most out of your Loyola experience.
Emma Hindman
Assistant Resident Director & Desk Supervisor - Mertz Hall
773.508.3323
Mertz Hall 210
Education B.A. Psychology from Dominican University
M.Ed. Higher Education Student Affairs from Loyola University Chicago (May 2017)

 

Connect with me about anything to do with Mertz Hall, getting involved, general questions, or how to get the most out of your Loyola experience.

Mertz Hall is the largest building on the Lakeshore Campus and the largest residence hall. The building is connected to Centennial Forum and stands 19 stories tall with a large lounge and community kitchen on the second floor. Mertz Hall is comprised of single, double, and quad (limited) traditional rooms with community bathrooms and lounges located on each floor.
 
The entrance to Mertz Hall is on the second floor, accessed by exterior stairs.

Quick Facts
Hall Type
first year, single gender by floor
Room Types
single, double, quad (limited) traditional rooms
Bathrooms
community style
Dining Hall
nearest dining hall located in Damen Student Center
Air Conditioning
yes
Elevator Access
yes (ground level elevator access granted by request)
Residential Floors
17
Winter Break
Furniture
each student has 1 bed, 1 dresser, 1 desk, 1 chair
Beds
bunkable and loftable, twin XL (85.5"L x 36"W x 36"H)
due to layout, some beds must remain bunked
Lofting
junior lofts (36") may be available (max 1 per room)
Front Desk and
Access
24-hour staffed reception desk
ID required for entry
Amenities
front desk, lounge, community kitchen, in-hall laundry
Mertz Hall is located at 1125 W. Loyola Avenue
This address can be used for locating the hall, food delivery, etc.
No mail, flowers, or packages of any kind are accepted at Mertz Hall.
 
All student mail and packages should be addressed to:
 
[STUDENT NAME]
6317 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60660