School of Education


Welcome to Loyola University Chicago's School of Education. To ensure that you have a successful academic experience, we recommend that you complete the following steps before you begin your program.

We highly recommend all new graduate students attend new student orientation, which is held the week before classes begin. The session includes general information and an introduction for faculty and staff, more information will be sent in your welcome e-mail. Please refer to our visitor policy page for the most up-to-date information regarding our vaccination and mask requirements.

Below you can access the School of Education Academic Calendar to view upcoming events.

Each graduate student is assigned a faculty member who will serve as an academic advisor. Your academic advisor will be assigned to you in LOCUS after your admission. If you are unsure of your advisor's name and contact information, or would like more details about our program, please reach out to the School of Education Assistant Dean for Academic Services, Nancy Goldberger at 312-915-6318.

  • Confirm your acceptance – Send an e-mail to to confirm your intent to enroll.

  • Once confirmed, you will register for classes using LOCUS. Before registering, take a look at the course syllabi and schedule an appointment with you Academic Advisor to discuss your class schedule during your time at Loyola.

  • Visit the Admitted Students General FAQs page for more information on what to do before the semester begins.

School of Education (SOE) faculty members are experienced, recognized leaders in their fields who integrate research and practical experiences into the classroom. SOE faculty are research-active and passionate about teaching, placing high value on personal interaction with students. In the faculty directory you can also find the specific Program Chair for your program.

Below you can access the Faculty Directory for the School of Education.

We encourage you to apply for federal aid as soon as possible. Be sure to add Loyola's school code (001710) to your application. The FAFSA application must be completed to receive aid. More information regarding the financial aid process can be found on our Financial Aid Office Website. Loyola's Financial Aid Office can also be contacted at (773) 508-7704.

View the financial assistance page for more information specific to School of Education.

Newly admitted international students should visit the Office for International Programs website for valuable information about preparing for your first term at Loyola, including details on F-1 and J-1 visas.

For more information, visit the New Admits General FAQs section.

  • You can live on campus if you choose. Graduate students live in Baumhart Hall, which is across the street from the School of Communication.

  • The Department of Residence Life can also direct you to additional resources for off-campus housing.

To and From Campus:

  • In partnership with the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Loyola offers the U-Pass program to full-time graduate students. A U-Pass provides unlimited travel on CTA's bus and rail system. New students will get their U-Pass at orientation.

  • Loyola operates a free intercampus shuttle on weekdays when classes are in session (not on school holidays, vacations or during the summer). A valid Loyola ID is required.

  • Loyola does not own or operate parking facilities at the Water Tower Campus, but there are several garages located nearby of which some offer discounted rates to Loyola students. Parking tickets can be validated in the lobby of Corboy Law Center.

Around Chicago:

Graduate students in the School of Education have the opportunity to study abroad at the John Felice Rome Center.

The University's Libraries offer a wide set of resources to support your research and teaching, from Interlibrary Loan and Subject Specialists to Audio Visual Services and Course Reserves.

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