Loyola University Chicago

Conference Services

Meeting & Event Space Rental Rates


Loyola University Chicago's Department of Conference Services has been operating for over 25 years and manages 100+ unique event spaces including ballrooms, tiered auditoriums, multi-purpose rooms, conference rooms, and electronic classrooms. With two convenient Chicago campuses, Lake Shore (Rogers Park) and Water Tower (Gold Coast), we are a full service conference facility providing state-of-the-art event venues, advanced technology options, comfortable housing, gourmet catering by our exclusive caterer, and a multitude of university resources. Allow our experienced Event Managers assist you throughout the event planning process and take your event from ordinary to extraordinary.

Electronic Meetings/ Events Brochure

Venue Rental Rates

All venues are rented by the half day (4 or less hours) or full day (4–8 hours). If an overnight hold is needed on the meeting space, additional fees will apply. 2019 Venue Rental Rates

For more information on available venues and photos, click here.

In addition to the University's plentiful resources, the Lake Shore Campus has 7 LEED certified buildings and received gold campus sustainability recognition from the state of Illinois. Learn more about our green meeting options.

We offer state-of-the-art technology and an extensive range of audio/visual equipment available for rent. On-site audio/visual specialists are available for $30 per hour per technician. Wi-Fi access is $10 per device. For more details, check out our audio-visual services.

Meal Plans

Meal plans are available in any of the open dining halls on Loyola's Lake Shore Campus (Rogers Park) year round. Our dining halls are all-you-care-to-eat and can accommoadte most dietary needs including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and shellfish allergies. Please note, we do not have any dining halls at the Water Tower Campus (Gold Coast).

2019 Meal Plan Rates

3 meals per day—$31.70

Meeting Packages

We offer Rambler, Ignatius, and Loyola Day Meeting Packages as well as the option to add housing to any package.

PackageIncludesDay Meeting Package
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Deli Lunch
  • Audio-visual Equipment (Microphone, Projector, and Screen)
  • Large Meeting Room and Breakout Space (1 for every 50 guests based on availability, maximum of 3 rooms per group)
  • Linens and Staffing
$99 per person
Ignatius All amenities in the Rambler Package plus:
  • Hot buffet lunch- choice of four options
  • A.M. Break
  • P.M. Break
$129 per person
Loyola All amenities in the Ignatius Package plus:
  • Hot Breakfast buffet
  • Candy Service
  • Notepads
  • Pens
  • On-Site Attendant
$149 per person
  • Must have a minimum of 40 people for the day meeting package rates.
  • All day meeting pricing is inclusive of appropriate taxes and charges.
  • Your meeting package breaks may be combined with another group in a convenient location to your main meeting space.
  • Overnight accommodations are available mid-May through early August at the Lake Shore Campus and year round at the Water Tower Campus.
  • Breakfast is served between 7:30–9:30 a.m.; it will be set-up 30 minutes prior to the start of your event. You have your choice of several Continental options through Loyola Catering or our Dining Halls.
  • A.M. Break is served between 10–11:30 a.m.
  • Lunch is served between 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. You have your choice of several lunch options through Loyola Catering or in our dining halls.
  • P.M. Break is served from 2–3:30 p.m.; all food will be picked up after 4 p.m.

Additional Amenities

  • On-Site Attendant: $30/hour
  • Security: $35/ hour per staff member
  • Golf Cart Transporation: $25/ hour
  • Parking (Lake Shore Only): $7/car
  • Flexible dinner dining options are available for an additional fee as well as meal upgrades to the day meeting package.
  • Daily Maid Service: $25/day/guest.
  • Televisions (Water Tower Only): $25/day.

Housing Accommodations

Loyola Conference Services has available housing year-round at the Water Tower Campus (Gold Coast) and seasonally (May 27-August 5, 2018) at the Lake Shore Campus (Rogers Park). Select from apartment style suites, rooms with private baths, or opt for a traditional residence hall with community baths.

For more information on year-round housing options, click here.

For more information or to book your event, please contact Loyola Conference Services at 773.508.8090 or conferences@luc.edu, or fill out our Request Information form.