There are many resources across campus that are working diligently to address structural racism, and work toward authentic change in our community, in the academy, and in our society. This list will continue to grow as we develop new information and resources.

Student Academic Services

Achieving College Excellence

Achieving College Excellence (ACE) is devoted to engaging motivated Scholars who are first-generation, high financial need, and/or have a documented disability as they discern meaning and find direction in their academic, personal, social, spiritual, and professional journeys.

First-Generation Students Lower-income students students with a disability
Office of the Provost

Anti-Racism Initiative

The Anti-Racism Initiative (ARI) brings together the Loyola community to address the inherent systemic inequities in our society that impacts our community in an effort to create tangible and lasting transformation for a fully inclusive culture.

Anti-racism Anti racism ARI
Office of the Provost

Black Graduate Student Alliance (BGSA)

We are Loyola's first graduate alliance that is dedicated to Black graduate students across the LUC campuses.

Black Graduate Student Alliance (BGSA) Office of the Provost LSC; WTC Back to School Event; Community Meetings; Black Grad Study Group; Career Exploration & Development; Friendsgiving; Black Mental Health
Division of Student Development

Brothers for Excellence (B4E)

Brothers for Excellence provides support and encouragement to Men of Color through facilitated mentoring relationships with male faculty and staff of color.

Brothers for Excellence (B4E) Division of Student Development LSC Mentorship Pairing; B4E Retreat; Community Engagements; Celebration of Brotherhood
Division of Student Development

Center for Student Assistance & Advocacy

As a centralized website for reporting student concerns, CSAA, led by the Office of the Dean of Students (DOS), provides support, coordination, case management, and resource referrals for student concerns across the university.

CSAA; reporting concerns; case management
Psychology Department

Committee on Diversity Affairs (CODA)

CODA promotes and fosters an academic community that celebrates and supports diversity in multiple areas of departmental life.

Committee on Diversity Affairs (CODA) Psychology Department LSC Colloquia/Invited Speakers Brown Bag Discussions Student/Faculty Receptions Graduate Student Professional Development Diversity-related Course Development
Division of Student Development

Discrimination, Sexual Misconduct, and/or Retaliation Reporting

Need to file a report about Discrimination, Sexual Misconduct, and/or Retaliation? Matters involving a Loyola faculty, staff, or student may be reported online. Please note: Anonymous reporting is available.

sexual misconduct; reporting concerns; anonymous reporting
Division of Student Development

Empowerment Pipeline

Empowerment Pipeline strives to address educational inequalities by empowering underrepresented students to pursue and complete higher education.

empower underrepresented students; educational inequality resource
Office of the Provost

Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE)

EDGE is a graduate student collective that strives to promote equity and foster community among graduate students across all intersecting identities.

Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE) Office of the Provost LSC Community Meetings; Research Brunch; Self-Care Day; Research Advocacy; Diversity Training; Research Fellowship; Professional Development
Office of the Provost

Faculty Affairs

The Faculty Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Liaison (DEIL) program advises academic units on best practices to recruit and retain underrepresented faculty, hold multiple DEI workshops for depts/schools across the University and serve as Diversity Advocates on search committees.

DEIL, faculty diversity, underrepresented faculty
Office of the Provost

Gannon Center for Women & Leadership

The Gannon Center educates and fosters women leaders to contribute in the development of a more just social order.

Gannon, women in leadership,
Stritch School of Medicine

Health Professionals Recruitment and Exposure Program (HPREP)

HPREP is the Stritch School of Medicine signature outreach program, for high school students in the Maywood, Cicero and Berywn area, designed to attract underrepresented students to careers in the health professions.

HPREP, high school medical student outreach, community outreach
Office of the Provost

Institute for Racial Justice

The Institute for Racial Justice at Loyola University Chicago is a hub for the University and strategic partners to accelerate racial justice through transformative research, empowering education, and impactful community engagement.

IRJ, racial justice, racial justice initiative
Division of Student Development

Loyola University Chicago Empowering Sisterhood (LUCES)

LUCES is an intergenerational and intersectional community that serves undergraduate and graduate students, staff, faculty, and alumni of Loyola University Chicago to support our experiences as self-identified Womxn and People of Color (W/POC), including Trans* and gender non-conforming individuals, at a predominately White institution.

Loyola University Chicago Empowering Sisterhood (LUCES) Division of Student Development LSC LUCES Mentorship Program LUCES Calendar WOC Retreat End of the Year Gala WOC Journal Publication
Veteran Services

Military Veteran Student Services

MVSS supports our military affiliated students with their integration into the Loyola community. Through academic and social programming, MVSS staff assists students in identifing the correct resources that will empower them to reach their full potential, ensuring the greatest impact in the community and beyond.

military; veteran services
Division of Student Development

Multicultural Living-Learning Community

The Multicultural Living-Learning Community is home to students who share a passion for exploring issues of diversity and social justice and becoming agents of social change.

Multicultural community; living-learning community;
Division of Student Development

My Brother's Keeper LLC

My Brother’s Keeper Living-Learning Community is a brand new residential LLC in 2020-2021 that brings together Black students who identify as men in their first year at Loyola to develop a sense of belonging.

Multicultural community; living-learning community;
Student Academic Services

New Student Programs (NSP)

The Special Populations Team promotes academic resilience, discernment, and success while navigating the Loyola Student Experience by providing intentional advising, wraparound support, and attainment based programming.

New Student Programs (NSP) Student Academic Services LSC; Cristo Rey Scholarship and Alumni Network Greer Scholarship Network Senn (David Prasse) Scholarship Network Riversville Scholarship Program The Chicago HBCU Experience The Chicago Classics Pre-College Summer Scholars Black Girls Meet My Brother's Keeper Living Learning Community Faculty Partnerships in STEM Support for First-Generation Students
Division of Student Development

Office for Equity & Compliance (OEC)

The Office for Equity & Compliance (“OEC”) centralizes and coordinates University-wide compliance with Title IX and other equity-based federal and state laws and regulations. The OEC exists to promote a culture of safety and inclusion within all University workplaces and educational settings.

University Wide, Office for Equity & Compliance, OEC, Tim Love, Title IX
Office of the Provost

Provost's Office of Academic Diversity

The Provost’s Office of Academic Diversity has three main objectives: providing education, building community, and supporting faculty

Provost academic diversity,
Division of Student Development

Q-Initiatives (Queer Initiatives)

Queer Initiatives are spaces and programs for anyone identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex or queer in any way.

Queer initiatives, lgbtq,
Department of Intercollegiate Athletics

Rambler Alliance for Equity

Rambler Athletics initiatives to provide an environment where individuals feel safe, respected and valued regardless of, but not limited to, their race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender orientation, religious beliefs or age.

Queer initiatives, lgbtq,
Division of Student Development

Seizing Opportunities for Academic Resilience (SOAR)

SOAR is a transition program for first-year and transfer undergraduate students who identify as student of color and/or first generation.

SOAR, transfer student support, first gen student
Stritch School of Medicine

Stritch School of Medicine Academic Center for Excellence & Accessibility

The mission of ACE is to enhance the academic performance of all students in the Stritch School of Medicine by providing evidence-based advising and support for coursework, USMLE preparation, and clerkships through individual and group services.

Stritch School of Medicine

Stritch School of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Through our initiatives and programs, the Stitch Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion aims to create a climate where all are empowered to thrive and make a unique contribution to academic medicine.

Student Academic Services

Student Accessibility Center (SAC)

The Student Accessibility Center supports, serves, and empowers Loyola University Chicago students with disabilities.

Division of Student Development

Student Activities & Greek Affairs (SAGA)

SAGA provides students with a variety of opportunities to explore their interests across a multitude of disciplines and fields.

SAGA, student activities, greek life
Division of Student Development

Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs (SDMA)

The Department of Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs (SDMA) at Loyola University Chicago advances the recognition and appreciation of our diverse community, promotes multicultural education across campus, strives to ensure the retention and success of underrepresented students, and fosters a supportive, inclusive environment for all students, faculty and staff.

SDMA, multicultural education, inclusive environment
Division of Student Development

Student Diversity Council

The Student Diversity Council serves primarily as a body of student representatives that address issues surrounding diversity at the university and engage in leadership development opportunities. 

student diversity council, student council, leadership and development
Division of Student Development

Students Together Are Reaching Success (STARS)

STARS is a student-to-student mentorship program providing first-year students of color and/or first-generation students with the support and resources to successfully find a home with academic, co-curricular, personal, and social rigors of college, as well as the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive into their second year.

STARS; student to student mentorship; mentorship; second year
Division of Student Development

The Leadership for Social Change Living-Learning Community

The Leadership for Social Change Living-Learning Community is home to a diverse group of students committed to leadership development, and who see leadership as a collaborative process to promote social change.

Leadership development; leadership for social change; living-learning community
Division of Student Development

The People's Institute Retreat (TPI)

The People’s Institute Retreat (TPI) is an experience designed to empower students to explore and reflect upon the interconnection between leadership and social justice.

TPI; leadership and social justice
Stritch School of Medicine

The Proviso United with Loyola Students for Educational Enrichment (PULSE)

Designed to provide high school students with educational enrichment in science and medicine, mentoring/career advice and college preparation assistance, PULSE is an excellent academic, professional,  and social development opportunity for Proviso high school students interested in a career in medicine.

Division of Student Development

Undocumented Student Programs (USP)

USP is a campus wide initiative designed to foster community, build awareness on issues related to undocumented student experiences at Loyola, and bolster on-campus support for and the inclusion of undocumented students.

USP; undocumented student experience
Division of Student Development

Water Tower Campus Life (WTCL)

WTCL provides outreach to underclass, upper-class, graduate and professional students through a variety of programs, services and advocacy efforts, working together with faculty, staff and student organizations.

USP; undocumented student experience