Loyola University Chicago

Residence Life

Why Join an LLC?


“Living in a Learning Community has helped me have a smooth college transition and create a strong core group of wonderful people to call friends. The constant support is one of the many reasons why I have been successful this semester." -Megan T.

Big ideas. Small communities.

First-year students who participate in a Living-Learning Community report more overall satisfaction with their college experience and are more likely to remain at Loyola. 

Research on Living-Learning Communities

By participating in a Living-Learning Community, you can...

  • Make new friends with similar interests

  • Enjoy being part of a tight-knit community within the larger campus

  • Feel more confident in your academic abilities

  • Form closer connections with your professors through smaller class sizes

  • Participate in themed activities on-campus and throughout Chicago

  • Achieve greater academic success