Loyola University Chicago

International Admission


The Rome Start program is intended for first year students to live in community. The community living experience is designed to enhance the campus experience by creating a transformative environment.  Students are required to live in the residence hall unless they live at home with a parent or legal guardian.

Residence Hall Photos and Features
Housing Frequently Asked Questions
JFRC Department of Residence Life Vision and Mission

Students who have been admitted to the Rome Start program must complete and submit the housing application and contract.

To secure your housing, please complete this contract by June 1 and mail or e-mail it to:

Rome Start Program
John Felice Rome Center
Via Massimi 114-A
00136 Rome, Italy


Anna Carlson
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admission - Rome Start

If you wish to be exempt from the university on-campus housing requirement, please email Michael Beazley, Director of Resident Life and Student Services, at mbeazl1@luc.edu.

All students are housed in the comfortable residential area of the John Felice Rome Center. Traditional residence halls offer double-room occupancy with community bathrooms. There may be times when students are placed in single-, triple-, or quadruple-room occupancy. All rooms are fully furnished with a bed, closet, desk, and chair for every student. Rooms also include a refrigerator, sink, and ceiling fan.