Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Pastoral Studies

Faculty & Staff

Julie Garcia

Title/s:  IPS Coordinator of Student Services

Office #:  WTC-LT #633

Phone: 312.915.7487



Julie Garcia joined The Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University Chicago in 2022. She previously served for 5 ½ years as The College Placement Director at Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago where she successfully developed and led the College Transfer and Alumni Support Department. Prior to coming to Loyola, Julie served as a licensed Professional School Counselor in Chicago as well as a counselor in the corporate outplacement industry, and continues to enjoy work as a part time adjunct professor. Julie has been awarded her MA in Clinical Psychology and earned her school counseling and educator endorsement through the Illinois State Board of Education. Outside of work, Julie enjoys spending time with her husband and three sons, running, reading and watching soccer. Julie is thrilled to be a part of the IPS community at Loyola.