Loyola University Chicago

International Student and Scholar Services

Explore: Exploring Chicago Neighborhood


ECN visit to Chainatown ( Feb 2018)

New to Chicago? Hoping to get off campus and explore, but not sure where to start? Chicago has a wider array of neighborhoods that divide the city into smaller communities, each with its own unique culture and history. Our Exploring Chicago Neighborhoods program is a great way to make new friends from around the world, while simultaneously getting to know the great city of Chicago. Each semester, students explore neighborhoods such as Rogers Park, Pilsen, Hyde Park, Chinatown, Wicker Park, and many more. 

ECN Student Leaders

 Giulia Borba, Brazil
[ ECN Facilitator ]

"Exploring Chicago neighborhoods is always a great adventure to explore the city we now live in. From discussing current events to having lunch in a coffee shop on a rainy day, these programs have made my semester brighter." - Giulia, Brazil

Rogelio De La Vega-Verde, U.S.A
[ ECN Facilitator ]

"Participating in Coffee and Conversation has allowed me to learn from people from other backgrounds." -Rogelio, U.S.A.