Loyola University Chicago

January Term


January Term 2024

J-Term classes meet for 10 days 

  • Tuesday - Saturday, January 2-6, 2024; and,
  • Monday - Friday, January 8-12, 2024.


  • Registration for J-Term opens on Monday, October 16, 2023, and closes on Monday, January 1, 2024.
  • Please keep in mind that J-Term is not a part of the Spring term.  Students can only register for one course.
  • If a J-Term class needs to be canceled due to low enrollment, staff will e-mail students with information.
  • Decisions regarding class cancellation will be made by or on December 15, 2023.
  • Students should confirm that their J-Term class will be offered by checking in LOCUS on December 15th.
  • Visiting student applications close on Monday, December 18, 2023.
  • Students wishing to take a J-Term Study Abroad course must first apply through the Study Abroad Office prior to October 1, 2023.


  • A Waitlist will be created once a course section reaches full enrollment.  To prevent automatic enrollment resulting in late-enrollment fees, waitlists will be active until December 29.
  • Some courses have waitlists that may open a new section once the list reaches a certain limit.  Please contact jterm@luc.edu with any questions.  

Withdrawing from J-Term

  • Students can only withdraw from J-Term through LOCUS.
  • The last day to withdraw from the term without a grade penalty (no mark of "W" on record) is Thursday, January 4, 2024, at 11:59pm CST.
  • The last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" ("WF" thereafter) is Monday, January 8, 2024, at 11:59pm CST.
  • The last day to withdraw with a Bursar credit of 100% is Thursday, January , 2024, at 11:59pm CST.
For the complete registration and withdrawal schedule, please refer to the J-Term Registration and Class Schedule site.