Loyola University Chicago

Information Commons

Computing Services

The Information Commons (IC) houses an array of state-of-the-art technology, equipment and applications available to the Loyola community. These services are supported by Division of Information Technology Services, and all computers are link to the University's campus-wide computer network. For immediate assistance with technology-related inquiries, visit one of the Digital Media Advisors staffing the Information Commons 2nd floor service desk or room 207. For other technology-related support, contact ITS Help Desk.

Find A Computer

LocationWorkstationPrinters*Find A Computer
1st Floor 48 10 3 1 1 View Map
Room 120,
Library Seminar Room
24         View Map
2nd Floor 25 11 2 1 1 View Map
Room 203,
Digital Media Lab
  9   View Map
2nd & 3rd Floor,
Group Study Rooms
27     View Map
3rd Floor 90 17 3     View Map
* When printing from a lab workstation in the Information Commons, regardless of location, you may select the applicable B&W or Color Printer from any of the 3 floors.

Software Application Support

All computers have access to a standard suite of commonly used software such as the Microsoft Office suite and Internet access. There is also a wide range of teaching software and tools utilized by different departments and schools. View the standard Software Applications list for all applications available within the IC.


Printing is available available in the IC just as they are in the university's computer labs. All standard IC printers are set to print double-sided (duplex) by default as part of Loyola's green initiatives to reduce paper waste. MobilePrint is the latest service that allows users to send documents via email or send documents from their personal devices directly to the printers from your Loyola email address.


Flatbed scanners are available on the 2nd floor of the IC. Instructions for use can be found on the scanners themselves, however Digital Media Advisors are available to provide assistance as well. The photocopiers within the building also offer the ability to scan and save documents to USB Flash Drives.


The IC is a 100% wireless building. The wireless network provides Loyola students, faculty and staff with access to the Internet using wireless-capable devices. For more details about connecting wirelessly and where wireless is available at Loyola, visit the wireless locations page.