Loyola University Chicago

January Term

Visiting Students

J-Term 2021 classes will meet for 10 days, Monday-Friday, January 4-8, and January 11-15, 2021.

Application Instructions
Apply using our Undergraduate Non-degree Application. If you have applied to or attended Loyola in the past, please log in as a returning user and use your email address to reset your password. If this is your first time applying to Loyola, click new user. Once in the application, please select the application Visiting/Non-degree Application 2021. Complete and submit the application, indicating the entry term as J-Term.

Visiting students can apply for J-Term up to Monday, December 21, 2020 for consideration.
Please note that course registration closes Monday, January 3, 2021.

Registering for Courses

  • J-Term visiting students can enroll for courses in LOCUS starting Tuesday, November 3, 2020. 
  • For detailed information on registration and important J-Term dates, please visit the J-Term Registration and Class Schedule.
  • *January 3, 2021 serves as the late registration period. A $50 late registration fee will be applied.
  • Please contact Maria Lettiere at jterm@luc.edu if you have questions.

If a course is over-subscribed a waitlist will be created.  To prevent automatic enrollment resulting in late-enrollment fees, waitlists will be active only until December 21.

Withdrawal from J-Term
Students withdraw from J-Term through LOCUS. The last day to withdraw from the term without a grade penalty (no mark of W recorded) is Monday, January, 4 2021 at 11:59 pm. The last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" ("WF" thereafter) is Monday, January 11, 2021 at 11:59 pm. The last day to withdraw with a Bursar credit of 100% is Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 11:59 pm. For the complete Withdrawal Schedule, please, refer to the J-Term Registration and Class Schedule.

If your academic plans change, you must take action to withdraw from your classes. Failure to attend class does not result in an automatic withdrawal or removal of charges from your student account.