Loyola University Chicago

January Term

Student Services

Student Services
All offices will be closed during the University holidays: December 22, 2021 - January 2, 2022. The University re-opens Monday, January 3, 2022 for J-Term courses. 

Bookstore– The bookstore website is available to place course material orders. Students who order by December 15 will receive their materials by the beginning of class. The bookstore cannot guarantee delivery by January 3, 2022 of orders placed online after December 15. 

Athletics - The Athletic Department will remain open. 

Campus Ministry & Sacramental Life – LSC: No weekday Masses; Sunday only. WTC: No Masses until spring semester begins.

Campus Recreation -The Halas facility will be open during J-Term.

Campus Safety – Campus Safety will maintain the same level of support and resources during January Intersession as provided during the academic year.

Damen Student Center - The Damen Student Center will be open, including limited hours for the food court. 

Dean of Students Office – The Dean of Students Office will be available to help students work through challenging situations and to discuss individual and community issues of concern. Please email staff at deanofstudents@luc.edu, or leave a message by calling 773-508-8840.

Center for Student Assistance and Advocacy– As a centralized website for reporting student concerns, CSAA, led by the Office of the Dean of Students, provides support, coordination, case management, and resource referrals for student concerns across the university.

First and Second Year Advising – The Office of First and Second Year Advising (FSYA) provides academic advising for degree-seeking undergraduate first- and second-year students. Students may schedule appointments via their account in Navigate. If an academic advisor is out of the office, students may contact the main FSYA office at fsyadvising@LUC.edu or call 773.508.7714 for advising assistance.

Information Technology Services (ITS)

  • Instructional Technology & Research Support – During J-Term ITS provides regular support for Sakai and other instructional technologies for all classes. 

  • Student Technology Resources  Students have access to a variety of support systems during J-Term. Please review these resources before and during your class.

  • Digital Media Services Support – Digital Media Services and support are available during J-Term. Review resources and information, including hours of operation, software applications, equipment, and more. This includes support of two digital media labs, one per campus, with advanced multimedia workstations, poster printing as well as circulation of a variety of professional equipment from the Equipment Loan Program for students active in coursework. Digital Media Services are located in the Information Commons room 207 and Corboy Law Center room 608.  

ITS Service Desk

Service Desk Support Hours for J-Term 2022*

Monday, January 3 8 am - 7 pm
Tuesday, January 4 8 am - 7 pm
Wednesday, January 5 8 am - 7 pm
Thursday, January 6 8 am - 7 pm
Friday, January 7 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday, January 8 Closed
Sunday, January 9 Closed
Monday, January 10 8 am - 7 pm
Tuesday, January 11 8 am - 7 pm
Wednesday, January 12 8 am - 7 pm
Thursday, January 13 8 am - 7 pm
Friday, January 14 8 am - 5 pm

*Subject to change. 

Information Commons and Cudahy Library will be open during J-Term 2022. Lewis Library will be closed.

Students can access Reference and Research Services, Circulation Services, Digital Media Services, Instructional Technology and Research Support, and general directional and technology assistance will be available during the following days and times over J-Term at the Lake Shore Campus:

 2022 DateLSC
Monday, January 3 to Friday, January 7
8:00 am - 8:00 pm           
Saturday, January 8
12:00 pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 9
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Monday, January 10 to Friday, January 14 8:00am - 8:00pm

Student Accessibility Center – Academic accommodations for students with disabilities are coordinated by the Student Accessibility Center (SAC); please note that not all academic accommodations are considered reasonable due to the nature of the J-Term session. Students should consult their Accessibility Specialist in SAC to submit a request for academic accommodations for the J-Term. Students may schedule an appointment with their Accessibility Specialist via Accommodate. For additional information, contact sac@LUC.edu.

Student Activities & Greek Affairs – Limited programming will be available.

Sullivan Center for Student Services – HUB  – Limited services will be avaiable.

Transportation & Parking – U-Pass will not be available during the breaks per contractual agreements. Shuttles & 8-RIDE will not be in service.

Wellness Center - Telemedicine and respiratory clinic and testing site will be available.