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 the Division of Information Technology Services, and all computers are linked to the University's campus-wide computer network. For immediate assistance with technology-related inquiries, visit one of the Digital Media Advisors staffing the 2nd floor service desk or room 203. For other technology-related services, visit Information Technology Services.

Find A Computer

LocationWorkstationPrintersFind A Computer
1st Floor 32 4 4 1 View Map
Room 120,
Library Seminar Room
24       View Map
2nd Floor 18 12 2 1 View Map
2nd & 3rd Floor,
Group Study Rooms
27   Print to any floor printer
Reserve A Room
3rd Floor 54 20 3   View Map

Software Application Support

All computers have access to a standard suite of commonly used software such as the Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative Cloud, 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 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. Learn more about Printing & Posters.


Flatbed scanners are available on the 2nd floor of the IC. Scanning instructions are located beside designated workstations. Digital Media Advisors are available to provide assistance as well as special film inserts for digitizing film/slides using these flatbed scanners. Photocopiers are also located on the 2nd floor also offer the ability to scan and email or save documents directly to USB Flash Drives for active University students, faculty and staff. Learn more about Scanning.


The Loyola wireless network is available throughout our campuses, providing Loyola students, faculty, and staff with access to the Internet using wireless-capable devices. To learn more about connecting to the wireless network, visit the Wireless Connect page.