Prospective Transfer Students

Lake Shore Campus Tours 

With a current student as your guide, view the Lake Shore Campus academic facilities, including classrooms, the library, and our new Information Commons. You can also tour residence hall rooms, go to the student union, and enjoy breathtaking lake views.

  • Location: Tours depart from the Sullivan Center for Student Services
  • Days/times available: Most Mondays through Saturdays. Tours last 75 minutes.

Click here to schedule your Lake Shore Campus tour.  


Individual Appointments 

Discuss the academic programs at Loyola, the application process, admission requirements, and scholarship opportunities with a trained admission professional. Course advising and transcript evaluation is done as part of the new student orientation and is not available during these appointments.

  • Location: Sullivan Center for Student Services
  • Days/times available: Check the online schedule or call 773.508.3965. 

Click here to schedule your individual appointment.


On-Site Application Review Appointments 

Come to the Lake Shore Campus for an On-site Application Review Appointment with a transfer admission counselor. Bring in your official transcripts to receive a thorough review of coursework and a tentative admission decision. Students should complete the online application prior to their  appointment.

  • Location: Sullivan Center for Student Services
  • Dates/times available: Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, Dec 7, 14 
    9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.

On site appointments are also available Monday- Fridays by appointment. Please call the Admission Office (773.508.3075) for availability.

Click here to schedule your on-site application review appointment. 


Water Tower Campus Tours 

With a current Loyola student as your guide, visit academic facilities, the Terry Student Center, and more at the Water Tower Campus. Unfortunately, we cannot offer a view of a residence hall room on this tour.

  • Location:Tours depart from the Undergraduate Admission Office in Lewis Towers.

Click here to schedule your Water Tower Campus tour. 


Visiting Both the Lake Shore and Water Tower Campus 

We encourage you to visit both campuses, especially if your areas of interest also include majors that are at located downtown: Schools of Education, Social Work, Business Administration, and Communication, as well as majors in computer science and criminal justice. We have Loyola shuttle passes available in the Undergraduate Admission Office for our visiting students and families.

Loyola strives for its campus to be accessible to all individuals. If you need disability-related accommodations, please contact us.


Hispanic Heritage Month Campus Visit

Join Loyola University Latino Alumni Board and Undergraduate Admission Office for a bilingual campus Mass and luncheon in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Meet with Latino alums and students to learn more about Loyola and find out how you can be a part of the Loyola community. Then, with a current student as your guide, tour our campus and visit a residence hall. This event also includes an admission and financial aid presentation led by one of our bilingual counselors.

Sunday, September 23

Lake Shore Campus

10:30 am - Mass in our Madonna della Strada Chapel (optional)

11:30 am - Welcome Reception

12:00 pm - Presentation

1:00 pm - Alumni and Student Q & A Panel

1:30 pm - Lake Shore Campus Tour

For more information and to register, click here (

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