The 150th Anniversary Celebration

Loyola University Chicago’s sesquicentennial will run from January 2020 through May 2021, culminating in Commencement 2021. The University will honor and celebrate many significant milestones; events that have helped establish the institution, bring the Jesuit, Catholic mission and values to life, and create a lasting impact on Chicagoland and the broader global communities it serves.

Carrying on the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The 2020 MLK Celebration honored the legacy of Dr. King through a series of engaging speakers, interfaith dialogue and prayer, and service in our local community.

Read our Q&A with keynote speaker Clint Smith

Recognizing social purpose in business

The first annual Innovator in Social Business Awards honored Chobani, Bain Capital Double Impact, and Indigo Ag for being at the forefront of accelerating social impact, aligning profit and purpose, and advancing environmental stewardship.

Learn about the Baumhart Center’s new award series

See how Loyola is making an impact today

A conceptual illustration that combines the Chicago flag and the Loyola University Chicago flag

Powering Chicago

The majority of our alumni choose to stay in Chicago—and become key leaders who shape the city.

See their impact
One of Loyola University Chicago's unique students

Four unforgettable years

No matter what major they choose, undergraduates at Loyola are in for the experience of a lifetime.

Meet three unique students
Loyola University Chicago by the numbers

Who we are

The numbers tell the story of Loyola’s size, scope, and reach both locally and globally.

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150th Anniversary merchandise is available

Order for your group or organization. Email University Marketing and Communication to order.