Loyola University Chicago

Fine Arts

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Incoming Students


Welcome incoming Fine Arts students! We have compiled a number of resources which you may find helpful as you navigate the process of visiting, auditioning, and settling in to your new home at Loyola. Feel free to browse the items below.

Student Opportunities

  • All students are invited to submit work to the annual Student Juried Show including drawing, painting, photography, color theory, two and three dimensional design, graphic design, ceramics and sculpture, and any combination thereof. Click here for more information.

  • There are also a variety of internship opportunities available. Click here for more information about internships.

  • Interested in attending performances throughout the season? The Department of Fine and Performing Arts offers a Student Pass for Theatre, Music, and Dance. This pass is a flat rate that then allows students to redeem it for tickets to certain performances.

Follow us!

  • Keep up with the Fine Arts department on Facebook.

  • Check us out on Instagram.

  • Click here to browse past, current, and upcoming exhibitions at the Ralph Arnold Gallery.


  • Make sure to set up a visit to the Fine Arts department if you would like to learn more about our program and facilities. Note that this is a private tour, separate from the general campus tour. Please be sure to indicate your area(s) of interest: Art History, Sculpture & Ceramics, Drawing, Painting & Printmaking, Photography, or Visual Communication.

  • Pick up your required supplies and equipment for Fine Arts classes. Required supplies vary depending on the class and professor. Click here for more information.

  • Remember to register for Freshmen Orientation this summer! First Year Orientations run throughout the summer, with an additional date in late August.