Loyola University Chicago

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Student Activities

Loyola offers more than 175 student organizations for undergraduate and graduate students. Among our student organizations are many cultural/ethnic student groups, including the Black Cultural Center, Chinese American Student Association, International Club, Latin American Student Organization, Middle Eastern Student Association, Thai Club, and more. Some organizations are specific to graduate students, including the Graduate School of Business Association, Graduate Student of Color Alliance, and the Minority and Diversity Graduate Student Association.

Participating in student groups will help you to enhance your resume, learn valuable leadership and organizational management skills, make new friends, and enjoy a richer college experience. Check out the Student Activities and Greek Affairs website to learn more.

Loyola competes in more than a dozen men's and women's NCAA Division I sports, including basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, indoor and outdoor track and field, and volleyball, and also has a women’s NCAA Division I softball team. Team athletic facilities include the Joseph J. Gentile Center, a 5,200-seat arena that features three full-size courts and 18 baskets. Loyola also has soccer and softball fields and a running track. Learn more about athletics at Loyola.

The Department of Campus Recreation offers numerous club and intramural sport programs, including bowling, flag football, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, Ultimate Frisbee, and water polo. The Halas Sports Center is a recently renovated facility that features a 25,000 square-foot multipurpose area, two racquetball courts, a dance/exercise studio, a spin studio, two conditioning rooms equipped with a variety of cardiovascular exercise equipment, two weight rooms, a 25-yard swimming pool, locker rooms with saunas and lounge areas, and a pro shop. Satellite facilities include Sean Earl Track and Field, two outdoor tennis courts, and a sand volleyball court.