Loyola University Chicago

Residence Life

Summer LLC

Summer LLC Photo

A bridge over the Chicago river in the Loop

Summer 2021

The Summer in the City Living-Learning Community will be an on-campus academic, co-curricular residential experience for rising sophomores (Class of 2024) that will offer students a chance to build community while immersing themselves in the culture and history of Chicago. In addition to their regular summer coursework, students will enroll in a special 1-credit section of UNIV 102 Loyola Seminar: Summer in the City, which will be a seminar dedicated to Chicago history and culture taught by LUC faculty. 

Sample Activities and Events may include

  • Neighborhood visits: Bronzeville, Little India, Pilsen, Greektown, Northalsted, Chinatown
  • Getting outdoors: the lakefront, forest preserves
  • Group conversations on big-city life and the Chicago experience
  • Museums: the Art Institute, the DuSable Museum, the Field Museum
  • Lakefront runs and bike rides
  • Sox, Fire, Cubs games, Grant Park Music Festival

Note: Activities and events will depend on local pandemic conditions and public health guidelines.

Required Course

In addition to a student’s selected summer-session courses, participants in the Summer in the City LLC must also register for any section of UNIV 102 Loyola Seminar: Summer in the City for Summer Session A (or Summer Session B if the student is not taking any Session A classes).

Join the Summer in the City LLC

To join the Summer in the City Living-Learning Community, students will submit a summer housing application (via LOCUS > Residence Life) and indicate their interest in joining the LLC. Students must also register for their summer classes in addition to UNIV 102 Loyola Seminar: Summer in the City (1 credit) in Summer Session A (or in Summer Session B, if the student is not taking any classes in Summer Session A).

Tuition, Fees, Room and Board, and Financial Aid

Tuition and fees are based on the number of credit hours enrolled during the Summer Sessions, including the 1-credit UNIV 102 course. Summer Sessions 2021 undergraduate tuition is $840 per credit hour. Learn more here or visit the Office of the Bursar.

For information about room and board costs, visit Residence Life.

Eligibility for financial assistance during Loyola's Summer Sessions is automatically determined by the Financial Aid Office for enrolled students and updated in LOCUS. More information about financial aid awards for Summer Sessions is available from the Financial Aid Office.