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Arrupe College maintains its commitment to providing support and services to all students.

Updated as of March 31, 2020 10:00 AM.

Mental Health Services

Arrupe College will continue to support the emotional and spiritual wellbeing of our students during a closure. Our Social Workers Nicole Sumida at nsumida@luc.edu or 312.915.8922 and Ernest Fernandez at efernandez1@luc.edu or 312.915.8923. Please email them individually to share your concerns.

Community Health Center/Clinics

Community Health Clinics are neighborhood-based health care clinics that provide comprehensive primary and preventive care to everyone, regardless of a person’s ability to pay. Services offered include prenatal care, pediatric care and help managing chronic diseases (high blood pressure, diabetes, asthma, etc.)

If you have specific questions about symptoms you are experiencing please contact Loyola University Chicago’s Dial-a-Nurse at 773.508.8883. You may leave a voicemail (including your phone number for a return call) and a professional staff will call you back.

If you have questions regarding accessing healthcare services, insurance, food, and other community resources contact Tommy O’Donnell at todonnell2@luc.edu or 312.915.7960.

Accessing Food

The Greater Chicago Food Depository sponsors many locations around the city that offer markets and some locations that serve warm meals. To find the nearest location, please visit: www.chicagosfoodbank.org/find-food.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, provides Illinoisans with funding they can use on essential goods like groceries. In coming weeks, assistance from the federal government will make it possible for the state to give SNAP recipients far more funds — in some cases, 90 percent more — with which to get food eligibility guidelines here. Here’s how to apply:

  1. Go online and fill out an application through the state’s Application form.
  2. After applying, you’ll need to be interviewed by a case worker. This can be done over the phone.
  3. For the interview, applicants need proof of their identity, proof of residence, proof of Social Security numbers and might need other documents.

Accessing Food, Health Centers, and Temporary Housing

Street Light Chicago is an organization that lists several city resources for people to locate via an app or their website: www.streetlightchicago.org. The online application connects with GPS and is able to locate resources that are nearby your location. The free application is available on both Android and Apple.

Rental Assistance for Chicago Families

Rent and rent arrears payment is available for individuals and families that are in immediate risk of eviction. The program does NOT pay security deposits. Payment will be made to property owner/manager, 7 to 10 days from the date the application is approved. You can get an application by contacting the nearest office to your home and they will mail you an application. For more information, click here.

Englewood Community Service Center
1140 West 79th Street, Chicago, IL 60620, 312-747-0200
Apply: Daily, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Garfield Community Service Center
10 South Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612, 312-746-5400
Apply: Daily, Monday-Friday, 9-10 a.m.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Center
4314 South Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL 60653, 312-747-2300
Apply: Daily, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

North Area Community Service Center
845 West Wilson Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640, 312-744-2580
Apply: Daily, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

South Chicago Community Service Center
8650 South Commercial Avenue, Chicago, IL 60617, 312-747-0500
Apply: Daily, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Trina Davila Community Service Center
4300 West North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60639, 312-744-2014
Apply: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Affordable Internet Service

If you are in need of immediate internet service for the success of your current online courses please contact Dean Sarah at sshaaban1@luc.edu or Dr. Boyle at jboyle5@luc.edu.

Comcast is offering two months of their Internet Essentials service for free to low-income households. More info: www.internetessentials.com/covid19

Career Services

Leah Brunk will be available to discuss employment and all other career related questions at lbrunk@luc.edu.

College Placement

Students who are scheduled to graduate this August and have questions about enrolling in a four-year institution or transitioning from Arrupe College can contact Julie Garcia at jgarcia33@luc.edu.

Financial Aid

Viviana Arellano will continue to be available for all of your financial aid questions at varellano1@luc.edu.

Summer Registration

Please direct all questions concerning summer registration to John Buethe at jbuethe@luc.edu.