The following questions are compiled to provide as many answers as possible to your concerns relating to Loyola University Chicago and the coronavirus. They have been sourced from thousands of emails, social media posts, and inquiries to leadership. If you have an individualized question or don't find your question or a thorough-enough answer below, please reach out to covid-19support@LUC.edu.
As questions and answers evolve with a rapidly changing environment, each individual question will be updated with a time stamp. You are able to perform an open search and view by recent questions, theme, and audience.
Student When is the Wellness Center open? (01/01/22)
Student What medical services does the Wellness Center provide? (01/01/22)
Student How do I make a medical appointment at the Wellness Center? (01/01/22)
During Wellness Center hours, Dial-A-Nurse calls are taken by a registered nurse who can:
Student What should I do if I live with someone who tests positive for COVID-19? (08/17/21)
Review our Positive Diagnosis Protocol page for complete details.
Student Is Loyola conducting contact tracing? (08/17/21)
Once notified of a positive case through email at COVID-19report@LUC.edu or via phone at 773-508-7707, contact tracers will follow up with the diagnosed person, investigate the case, and perform any needed contact tracing in a confidential and expedited fashion.
Student What do I do if I am exposed to someone who has tested positive with COVID-19? (08/17/21)
Student What is the guest policy in dorms? (08/17/21)
Student How will I know how many positive cases there are within the Loyola community? (08/16/21)
To view the testing dashboard, click here.
Student Are the campus shuttle and 8-RIDE services operating? (08/16/21)
Student Will the Information Commons and campus libraries be open and available to students? (08/16/21)
For the latest information on library access please visit the University Libraries website.
Student Are dining halls operating normally this semester? (08/16/21)
Student Do completely online students need to upload their COVID-19 vaccination cards? (08/16/21)
Student How will I know if my COVID-19 vaccination card or my vaccination exemption was approved? (07/12/21)
Student Should I upload my COVID-19 card before I've had a second dose of a vaccine? (07/12/21)
Student What is the policy on international students getting vaccinated? (04/30/21)
Student Who can I contact about getting an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccine requirement? (04/28/21)
Student Will students be required to be vaccinated? (04/22/21)
If not fully vaccinated, students will be unable to live in residence halls, attend in-person classes, or participate in on-campus events.
Student Can I receive an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccine and booster requirement? (04/22/21)
Please note that a request for exemption does NOT guarantee that you will be granted one.
Please contact COVID-19support@LUC.edu for more information.
Student Does Loyola require students to be vaccinated for things other than COVID-19? (04/22/21)
In addition, Loyola recommends students be vaccinated for Hepatitis B, Influenza (during flu season), and Varicella.