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Retreat & Ecology Campus

Summer Programs

Study nature. In nature.

The Retreat Campus offers a unique learning opportunity for students and faculty interested in the sciences. Featuring a wide variety of habitats including ponds, wetlands, oak woods and prairie, the campus offers a unique chance to experience and explore local biodiversity. The Retreat Campus hosts on-site courses in ecology, environmental sciences, wetlands biology, restoration biology, and many other areas of ecological interest. On-going restoration projects involve faculty, staff, and students throughout the year.

Courses offered this summer will include:

For detailed information on summer courses offered at the Retreat Campus, visit our Summer Sessions Web page.

Campus Living

Living on campus allows you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Ecology Campus while providing the conveniences you would expect from a residence hall. Build community with your fellow students and faculty members as you live and learn together during this unique academic experience.

The Ecology Campus student housing consists of double occupancy accommodations with bunk beds and community bathrooms. Amenities include:

For more information, download our Resident Student information. Or see our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Housing Contract

To reserve student housing, download a housing contract for Retreat Campus summer sessions. Please complete the contract and then send to:

Email:             lurec@luc.edu

Fax:                 815.338.1017

Mail:                Loyola University Chicago Retreat and Ecology Campus

2710 S. Country Club Road

Woodstock, IL 60098

Move in dates for Summer 2012 are:

Move out dates for Summer 2012 are:

Due Dates

Housing Contracts for students taking courses in:

Contracts must be received on time to guarantee student housing. Please note:

Financial Aid

Financial assistance for housing charges is available for those who qualify. Learn more.

For any additional questions, please contact a Retreat Campus staff member at 815.338.1032, or via email at lurec@luc.edu.


Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road · Woodstock, IL 60098 · Phone: 815.338.1032 · lurec@luc.edu

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