Loyola University Chicago

Community Relations


  • Hampton Inn Opens Location Near Lake Shore Campus

    The Loyola community has a new accommodations choice to consider for guests visiting the University.
  • Students and community members come together for Earth Day 2013

    Chicago’s chilly spring season didn’t stop our dedicated volunteers from participating in a series of environmentally-themed service projects for our two-part celebration of Earth Day on April 13 and April 20.
  • Ramblin' Around Summer Intern

    Community Relations is seeking an organized and enthusiastic summer intern for our Ramblin' Around guide!
  • Ramblin' Around Blog Intern

    Community Relations is looking for a student to assist with our new Ramblin' Around blog!
  • CTA Plaza Part-Time Summer Position

    Community Relations is looking for a student to help with summer programming at the Loyola CTA Plaza!
  • Update on the Improved Pearson Streetscape

    This past spring, Pearson Street between State and Little Michigan Avenue began improvements as the City renovated the streets with infrastructure upgrades and streetscape elements. These enhancements were part of a comprehensive streetscaping project designed by the City of Chicago Department of Transportation in close cooperation with community representatives and Alderman Brendan Reilly. Here is an update on this project.
  • School year comes to a close -Student Move out

    Each year, more than 4,500 students move out of residence halls at the University’s Lake Shore and Water Tower Campuses. Nearly 3,000 other students who rent private apartments also prepare for their summer trip home or, if they are lucky, abroad.
  • Loyola Continues Successful Partnership with Senn High School

    Since the Mayor's Office announced the Senn High School and Loyola Chicago partnership in May, 2012, the relationship has born many fruit including scholarships and active involvement across university departments. Loyola is excited to award five scholarships to deserving students in the program. Since their partnership, both parties have experienced impressive outcomes.
  • Progress for Schreiber Center and Newcastle Tower

    Construction at Water Tower Campus is on-going
  • Blog to Connect Students and Businesses

    Blog to Connect Students and Businesses
  • RSVP to Loyola University's Community Holiday Party

    Join Michael J. Garanzini, S.J. and the Department of Community Relations for the annual Community Holiday Party. Loyola University Chicago is introducing the Community Action Scholarship. The beneficiary of this scholarship will continue to carry out the mission of Community Relations, by designing and implementing a community based project that will directly benefit the Rogers Park and Edgewater neighborhoods of the Lake Shore Campus.
  • How Artists Around the World Picture the Nativity - Coming Soon to LUMA

    Looking for some artistic engagement this holiday season? Take a trip to LUMA.
  • Spring Thaw Reveals Poop City

    Warmer temperatures and melting snow reveal a rather unclean and unsanitary mess on Lake Shore Campus grounds.
  • Kenmore Update: Closure Complete

    As Sheridan Road work comes to a close this October/early-November, Loyola University Chicago will move forward with the permanent closure of 6300 Kenmore Avenue.
  • The Future of Storytelling

    In September of 2013, Emmy Award winning Loyola University Professor, Liz Coffman, undertook an inspired project with her graduate Digital Media and Storytelling class in our School of Communication.
  • Shuttle Sign Brings Safety to WTC

    This small sign has helped to alleviate congestion caused by standing vehicles who obstruct the parkway.
  • Green Lobby Day 2014

    Students will join with community members to take part in larger conversations regarding green policies on a state and national level.
  • North Lake Shore Earth Day 2014!

    Calling all gardeners, painters, and environmentally-conscious residents of Edgewater and Rogers Park! It’s that time of year again to green and beautify our two communities in celebration of Earth Day.
  • Students Ask for Divvy Stations Near Campus

    More than 100 residents and students suggested site options during Divvy’s outreach, and 17 different stations were suggested. Divvy tallied most suggestions to CTA stations near campus, including the Loyola and Granville CTA Red Line stations. Chicagoans can now tell Divvy where they want to see new stations by suggesting sites on Divvy's website.
  • WTC Construction Update

    Construction crews are continuing progress on Newcastle and School of Business construction sites through Fall 2014.
  • Luau With Loyola Neighbors and Students

    Attend the Student Neighbor Meet and Greet 2014
  • Polar Palooza to Feature Crafts, Activities, Local Vendors, and Live Music

    Loyola University Chicago to Co-Host Community Winter Festival
  • Ireland's Grand Opening is a Slam-Dunk

    Ireland's Pub enthusiastically opened its doors for business this past month. Ireland's now invites you to have a drink and a nosh with friends and faculty at Loyola's very first student run bar on campus! Ireland's is located on the lower level of the Damen Student Center and prides itself on being by Ramblers for Ramblers.
  • 800 Students Unleashed: Ramblin' Around

    Last week, over 800 first-year students set out on a quest for tasty Roger’s Park and Edgewater bites. Little did they know, they would be embarking on a multicultural adventure traversing between four different ‘L’ stops in two of Chicago’s most diverse neighborhoods.
  • LUREC: Falling Forward

    Bobbi Lammers speaks with Community Relations on the exciting LUREC restorations and the beautiful bounties of Fall!
  • Save the Date for Earth Day 2015!

    Save the Date for Green Lobby Day and other Earth Day events!
  • Submit Your Name

    Introducing the St. Ignatius Community Plaza

    Results for the “Name Kenmore” contest are in and the street formerly known as Kenmore Avenue will now be called St. Ignatius Community Plaza. While the initial suggestion was simply St. Ignatius Plaza, the name has been slightly amended by the University and its president and CEO, Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., in order to be more inclusive of Loyola’s relationship with its host communities.
  • “Summer on the Plaza” at Loyola Station

    CHICAGO, IL (June 9, 2014) Loyola University Chicago, announces “Summer on the Plaza” at the Loyola Red Line Station Plaza, 6550 N Sheridan Road.
  • Artisan Market Streeterville Back for its Fifth Year

    The Artisan Market Streeterville will be held on Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ryan Atrium in the Northwestern University Lurie Research Center, 303 E. Superior Street. Admission is free and discounted parking will be offered two blocks south of Superior at 321 E. Erie Street.
  • Water Tower Campus Move-in and Block Party

    Water Tower Campus Move-in and Block Party
  • Get Your Challenge On at LUREC

    Challenge course open to students and general public
  • Students Build a Sustainable Tomorrow

    Loyola Students Produce Biodiesel on Campus
  • Special Workshop: How to Save Seeds

    Attend a workshop at LUREC
  • Dine the Redline at the Student Dinner Crawl

    Dine the Redline for only $7 this Tuesday! Give your taste buds a treat and come out to try 22 different restaurants across four ‘L’ stops! You can support local businesses while connecting with your neighbors and taking advantage of your UPASS.
  • Institute of Environmental Sustainability Opens on Campus

    On September 6, Loyola University Chicago celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting for its newest project, the Institute for Environmental Sustainability.
  • Alderman Approves Permanent Closure of Kenmore

    Alderman Approves Kenmore Closure
  • Water Tower Campus Construction Update

    Construction moves ahead for the new Michael R. Quinlan School of Business and Newcastle, Limited’s 35-story residential tower.
  • Quinlan School and Residential Tower Update

    Loyola University Chicago and Newcastle Limited will begin construction of the Quinlan School of Business and Residential Tower at the State/Pearson/Chestnut sites in mid-May.
  • Halloween Treats at Loyola

    Loyola’s annual Trick-or-Treat is coming to Dumbach’s doors for its sixth year this Sunday.
  • Ramblin’ Around Student Dinner Crawl: Loyola Students Dined-the-Red Line!

    Loyola students sampled to 22 local restaurants between the Red Line Howard and Bryn Mawr Red Line stations.
  • LUREC Restoration Work Days

    Volunteer Wetland Restoration at LUREC
  • Canine Invasion

    On Friday, September 27, the office of Community Relations accidentally welcomed the Berger Park Advisory Council’s Doggy Day on campus. Residents who were aware of student-move in and family weekend intentionally came to campus to introduce their dogs to the new, student neighbors.
  • Saturday of Service at Senn Park: The Tom Sawyer Project

    Loyola University’s Center for Service and Action and Office of Community Relations partnered with the Edgewater Environmental Sustainability Project (EESP) to plan a city beautification fence-painting project.
  • “Summer on the Plaza” at Loyola Station

    CHICAGO, IL (June 9, 2014) Loyola University Chicago, announces “Summer on the Plaza” at the Loyola Red Line Station Plaza, 6550 N Sheridan Road.
  • Loyola Celebrates and Re-Opens Kenmore

    6300 N Kenmore Re-opens