Loyola University Chicago

International Admission

Admitted Students

Rome Start

Congratulations on your admission to Loyola University Chicago's Rome Start program! By choosing Loyola for your undergraduate education, you are joining a more than 450-year-old Jesuit tradition of education which aims to transform you as a person and prepare you to lead an extraordinary life.

Your Next Steps to your Loyola education

1.  Submit Your Enrollment Deposit at LUC.edu/deposit
The enrollment deposit confirms your intent to enroll at Loyola and serves as a tuition deposit of $200 to reserve your place in the Rome Start fall class. This deposit is fully refundable until May 1, 2012.

2. File for Financial Aid
For more information about financial aid for the Rome Start program, please see the Financial Aid page.

3. Apply for Your Italian Student Visa
All Rome Start students holding a non-European Union passport are REQUIRED to obtain an Italian student visa prior to arrival in Italy. For information regarding the visa process, please see the Italian student visa page. It is recommended that you begin this application process as soon as possible.

4. Submit Your Housing Contract
All Rome Start students are required to live in the on-campus residence hall unless they live at home with a parent or legal guardian. For more information regarding Rome Start housing, please see the housing page.

5. Explore Academic Options
Please see the academics page regarding course offerings and registration procedures for fall. 

6. Ensure your final high school transcripts, as well as any AP or IB credit, are submitted to Loyola.

7. Plan for Your Arrival on Campus
Look through the Rome Start orientation Web page for key information about move-in day, the orientation schedule, and important dates regarding the academic calendar.

8. Review the Summer Checklist for a complete list of forms and documents to be submitted to Loyola prior to beginning the Rome Start program.

9. Questions?
Please contact Anna Carlson at acarls2@luc.edu or +39.06.355.88.328. Please note, many of Loyola’s communications with admitted students and parents will be primarily through e-mail. We encourage you to recheck the e-mail address you provided the university.