Loyola University Chicago

Chicago Center

Admitted Students

Congratulations! You have been accepted to the Chicago Center Program and will soon begin your adventure in the Windy City! What are the most important things for you to know and prepare for before your arrival in the United States? Please visit our Pre-Arrival Checklist and Frequently Asked Questions pages for comprehensive lists of items to complete before arrival, as well as noting important dates provided on this page.      

Fall Semester 2017: Important Dates* 
Arrival Day for Chicago Center Students August 16, 2017
Chicago Center Orientation August 17, 2017
Chicago Center Trip to Washington D.C. August 19-23, 2017
International House Pizza Party August 27, 2017
First Day of Classes August 28, 2017
Labor Day (No Classes) September 4, 2017
Chicago Center Trip to Los Angeles October 6-10, 2017
Thanksgiving Break (No Classes) November 22-25, 2017
Last Day of Classes December 9, 2017
Final Exams December 11-16, 2017
End of Semester Banquet December 16, 2017 


Spring Semester 2018: Important Dates* 
Arrival Day for Chicago Center Students January 10, 2018
Chicago Center Orientation January 12, 2018
International House Pizza Party January 14, 2018
MLK Holiday (No Classes) January 15, 2018
First Day of Classes January 16, 2018
Chicago Center Trip to New Orleans March 2 - March 6 
Easter Break (No Classes) March 29 - April 2
Final Banquet  TBD
Last Day of Classes April 27 
Final Exams April 30 - May 5 
Chicago Center trip to New York City May 6 - May 10 

*Please note that dates are subject to change.