Loyola University Chicago

Information Technology Services

New Students

Technology Roadmap

Let's Get Going!

Before you arrive at Orientation, you’ll have 4 stages to complete on the Technology Roadmap.  There are short videos or PDFs to review that will guide you through the numbered stages.

  • Your Loyola Universal ID (UVID/Username) is unique to you.
  • Your UVID and password provide you single source sign-on to university applications, access to university computers and resources.
  • Secure your account with a strong password.
  • For recommendations on password security, visit the security office guidelines.
  • Where you register for classes.
  • Work with your financial aid.
  • Pay your bill and more...
  • You can sign in with your universal ID and password at locus.luc.edu 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


  • All official University communication will be sent to your Loyola (Exchange) e-mail address.
  • Access your e-mail account via the web or contact the Help Desk and we'll guide you through the steps to add it to your mobile device.


  • The ITS Help Desk provides the Loyola Community with a single point of contact for support.
  • Contact the Help Desk for password assistance, help with Loyola apps and connecting your personal technology devices onto the Loyola network.