Loyola University Chicago

The Graduate School


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Here you will find information on the New Graduate Student Orientation and the Graduate Assistant Workshop, as well as the resources shared during these presentations to support your academic, personal, and professional growth.

Please reach out to gradschool@luc.edu if you would like additional information.

Academic Diversity and Anti-Racism Initiatives - This webinar features a presentation from Robyn Mallett from the Provost's Office for Academic Diversity. 


Academic Experience: Online Learning - In this webinar, recorded live on August 9, 2020, Loyola staff and faculty discuss how Loyola has prepared for Fall 2020 classes, our commitment to quality online learning, our student support services, and how our classes continue to reflect the Ignatian way of teaching.


Campus Resources Quick Guide - This booklet was designed to provide you with a quick reference to critical campus services to support your success. 


Career Development Advising - Reach out to the Career Advising team for collaboration in developing your sense of readiness for life after LUC!


Dollars & Sense: 2020 Bursar's Office Orientation Guide - This presentation put on by the Bursar's Office includes information on FERPA, student billing, health/tuition insurance, payment plans and more related to graduate student finances.


Graduate, Professional & Adult Student Council - GPAC's mission is to effectively represent all graduate, professional, and adult students of Loyola University Chicago (the University), to promote and encourage interaction among graduate students at the University, and to provide a cohesive voice for the entire professional, graduate, and adult student population within the larger student body at the University.


New Graduate Student Orientation Video: Morning Session Part 1 - This webinar, recorded live on August 17, 2020, features introductions and information from The Graduate School for our new class of graduate students. 


New Graduate Student Orientation Video: Morning Session Part 2 - This webinar, recorded live on August 17, 2020, includes a presentation by Quortne Hutchings, Diversity Coordinator in the Provost's Office for Academic Diversity, on social identities and inclusion on campus. 


New Graduate Student Orientation Video: Afternoon Session - This webinar, recorded live on August 17, 2020, features presentations from the Center for Student Assistance & Advocacy and the Wellness Center, as well as information on gender-based violence support resources. 


Wellness at Loyola - In this webinar, recorded live on August 16, 2020, learn about the services provided by the Wellness Center this fall for students living near campus or at home, including COVID-19 testing and offerings around mental health. 

Graduate Assistant Training - Presentations for Research & Teaching Assistants on helping students in distress, and rights & responsibilities for discrimination and sexual misconduct.


Online Teaching Assistant Training - A presentation from the Office of Online Learning focused on online teaching for Teaching Assistants.


Reasonable Accommodations for Graduate Assistants - Graduate teaching or research assistants who are in a COVID-19 high-risk category, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control, or who live with someone in a high-risk category, may be eligible for an accommodation. A reasonable accommodation is a modification that enables the student to perform the essential duties of their position, with some modification, without creating an undue hardship to the unit or to the completion of their assistantship duties. Click the link for more information.