Loyola University Chicago

Damen Student Center

Student Complex

Location and Directions



The Centennial Forum is located at:

1125 W. Loyola
Chicago, IL 60626

The Centennial Forum is nestled in between the newly opened Arnold J. Damen, S.J. Student Center (to the South), Gentile Arena/Norville Center for Intercollegiate Athletics (to the East) and the CTA Red Line (to the West).

The Main Parking Structure for Loyola's Lakeshore Campus is located at:

1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60626


The Centennial Forum is accessible via public transportation using the CTA's Red Line or the CTA Bus 147 or 151. To access the schedule for this transportation, please visit the Chicago Transit Authority website. The Loyola Red Line stop is just steps west of the Centennial Forum. Our facility is one of the first facilities you will see when you enter campus from the west (CTA stop).

The Centennial Forum is also accessible from all major Chicagoland expressways. For more detailed directions to the Centennial Forum, please click HERE.


Visitors and guests may park in the Main Parking Garage (Kenmore Ave.) or park in the Fordham Parking Garage located off of North Sheridan Rd. by paying with cash, credit, or purchasing a vehicle pass. Vehicle passes can be purchased at the Lake Shore Campus (LSC) Campus Transportation office, located in the Main Parking Structure. The Centennial Forum is just a short walk north when exiting the Main Parking Structure. From the Fordham Lot, guests may access the Centennial Forum entering campus from the west-end (El Tracks). For more detailed information on campus parking, please visit the Campus Transportation web-site.

Parking Lot

Lot Upkeep Fee

Accepted Payment

Main Parking Structure (P1)


Credit Card, Cash, Rambler Bucks

Fordham Garage (P2)


Credit Card, Cash, Rambler Bucks

Visitor lots close at 2 a.m. No overnight parking is allowed in the Main Parking Structure or Fordham Garage.
Lot Upkeep Fees include all applicable city and county taxes.

Overnight Parking

Short-term, Overnight Parking is allowed in theNorthend Lot for $7.00 per night. Permits expire at noon the following day. Overnight Permits can be purchased at the Campus Transportation office. Overnight Permits must be displayed in the vehicle at all times.

There are NO RETURNS for Overnight Parking Permits. Short-term constitutes 2 weeks or less of parking. Monthly parking is NOT available for purchase.

Overnight Parking fees include all applicable city and county taxes.

Validation and Special Event Parking

Validation requests should be submitted to the Campus Transportation office at least 48 hours in advance by the sponsoring department head, director, dean, vice president, or their associates. To request validations for an on campus-event, please contact the parking office. Departments should note that their budget number will be charged $7 Lot Upkeep Fee per vehicle.

Special Event parking requests should be submitted at least 7 days in advance. This time is needed to coordinate the numerous parking requests received. Please contact the Campus Transportation office with all special event requests and questions at 773.508.7036, or via e-mail at campustransportation@luc.edu.

Lot Upkeep Fees include all applicable city and county taxes.

Loyola University and Contractor Vehicles

Contractors working on campus must coordinate their parking needs with the Campus Transportation office. Contractors will not be given priority over students, faculty or staff. Loyola does not include parking when awarding contracts.