Loyola University Chicago

Conference Services

Wedding Receptions

Lake Shore/Water Tower (Chicago)Cuneo Mansion & Gardens (Vernon Hills)
Lake Shore Venues/ Water Tower Venues  Pavilion Ballroom
Wedding Venue Rental Rates Cuneo Wedding Rental Rates
Cuneo Caterers

Make your wedding reception one to remember at Loyola University Chicago! We have three beautiful campuses in downtown Chicago right off the Magnificent Mile (Water Tower), steps from Lake Michigan (Lake Shore) and a historic mansion in scenic Vernon Hills (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens). We offer unique and elegant venues, fine dining catering options, and superior service to make your once in a lifetime event truly memorable.

Select from sparkling lake front settings, vibrant cityscape views, or lush gardens at our three campus locations. Our extraordinary venues vary in size, style, architecture, and geographical location to give you many options to select from. Once you have selected a venue for your special day, our experienced event team will work with you to coordinate all event logistics and customize the wedding reception that you desire.

Check out wedding photos at Loyola's campuses or visit our Facebook page!

*PLEASE NOTE: We do not host wedding ceremonies anywhere on the campus other than Madonna Della Strada Chapel at Loyola's Lake Shore Campus. See below for criteria that must be met in order to be eligible to host your ceremony in the Chapel.

For more information or to schedule a site visit please contact us at weddings@luc.edu or 773.508.8090.


Loyola University Chicago is proud to partner with Aramark as our exclusive caterer for Loyola's Lake Shore and Water Tower Campuses. In order to provide you with the best service and highest quality of food for your special day we are unable to allow any outside caterers for your wedding reception.

*Please note, for all wedding receptions held after 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings, food and beverage minimums must be met. Please inquire with Loyola Conference Services on minimums as they vary based on event space and time of year.

Wedding Ceremonies at Madonna della Strada

For members of our University community, Catholic weddings can be performed in the University's Madonna Della Strada Chapel on the Lake Shore Campus, an officially designated sacred place.

University property and facilities are not available for other wedding ceremonies, whether civil or religious.

For questions related to use of our facility spaces for private, social events across our campuses, please contact Conference Services at conferences@luc.edu or 773.508.8090.

If you are interested in holding your Roman Catholic wedding ceremony at Loyola's Madonna Della Strada Chapel please contact the chapel at mds@luc.edu. Please note, either the bride or groom must have a direct affiliation with Loyola University Chicago and be Catholic in order to use the chapel. For more details, click here.

Hotel Accommodations

Lake Shore Campus:

(Loyola's Preferred Hotel Provider)
Located on the Lake Shore Campus
1209 W. Albion Avenue
Chicago, IL 60626
Phone: 312.265.5800
Contact: Nicole Hanna
Email: nicole.hanna@hilton.com
Website: www.chicagonorthloyolastation.hamptonbyhilton.com
Room Reservations (Loyola Friends/ Family- 10% discount)

Water Tower Campus:
Loyola Lodging at Baumhart Hall (managed by Loyola University)
26 E. Pearson
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.6178
Contact: Judy Sunvold
Email: loyolalodging@LUC.edu
Website: http://luc.edu/conference/housing/guesthousing/
Booking Link: http://lodging.luc.edu/

A detailed list of other hotels/ guest housing options are available at http://www.luc.edu/conference/housing/hotelsaccommodations/


Loyola Appreciation

10% venue discount is available for Loyola students, alumni, faculty, and staff members.