Loyola University Chicago

Residence Life

About Chicago

The Loyola University Chicago Lake Shore Campus is located in the heart of the Roger's Park neighborhood of Chicago and our Water Tower Campus is located in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood. The university also has institutes and centers in Maywood and Vernon Hills.
With our various campuses and the many unique neighborhoods, museums, parks, and cultural centers located throughout Chicago; you'll love exploring the city.

Getting Around Chicago

By Campus Shuttle
Campus Transportation operates an intercampus shuttle between the Lake Shore Campus and Water Tower Campus.
By Public Transit 
The CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) operates train and bus systems that will take you almost anywhere in the city. All full time students receive a CTA U-Pass, which provides unlimited train and bus fare during most academic terms.
By Bicycle
For students interested in biking around campus and in Chicago, there is plenty of bicycle parking available on campus.
Don't have your own bike? No problem. Divvy Bikes is a city-wide bicycle sharing program, which offers a discount membership for Loyola students.
You can also rent a bicycle on campus through ChainLinks, Loyola's student run one-stop bicycle shop. ChainLinks also offers bicycle repairs and service.
By Car
With so many convenient, cost effective, and efficient transportation options, most students find that they do not need a car on campus. Students who wish to keep a car on campus, may purchase a permit through Campus TransportationPlease note that parking on campus is limited and not all residence halls offer parking.

Local Shopping

There are plenty of great shopping locations near the Lake Shore and Water Tower Campuses. We've compiled a list of some common shopping locations below.
 Lake Shore CampusWater Tower Campus
Devon Market
1440 W. Devon Avenue
Whole Foods
30 W. Huron Street
CTA Red Line - Chicago
6221 N. Broadway Street
CTA Red Line - Granville
Trader Joe's
44 E. Ontario Street
West of Michigan Avenue
Super Stores
4466 N Broadway Street
CTA Red Line - Wilson
1154 S. Clark Street
CTA Red Line - Roosevelt
Clark - Devon Hardware
6401 N. Clark Street
CTA Red Line - Loyola
Gordon's Ace Hardware
440 N. Orleans Street
CTA Red Line - Grand
Bed Bath & Beyond
2838 N. Broadway Street
CTA Purple Line - Diversey
Bed Bath & Beyond 
530 N. State Street
CTA Red Line - Chicago
School Supplies
Office Depot
6165 N. Lincoln Avenue
Office Depot
352 W. Grand Avenue
CTA Red Line - Grand
Information above does not represent an endorsement of businesses listed.

Local Hospitals

There are several Hospitals located near both the Lake Shore and Water Tower Campuses. For non-emergent medical needs and/or counseling services, students may want to visit the Loyola University Chicago Wellness Center.
Near Lake Shore Campus
Near Water Tower Campus