Loyola University Chicago

Pre-Health Professions

Division of Student Academic Services

The More You Know About Pre-Health!

Virtual Drop-In Advising!

Ask a quick pre-health question during a 15-minute, virtual drop-in session. 

Virtual drop-in Pre-Health Advising is available for all current LUC students and alumni between 12:00 and 2:00 pm on Mondays through Fridays (except during University closures or unless otherwise noted). These appointments are fullfilled on a first-come, first-served basis. To sign-up, just complete the survey form between 11:45pm and 1:45pm on the day you'd like to participate. You will receive further instructions at the email address you provide.

Students and alumni are also welcome to make an appointment with a Pre-Health Advisor.

CANCELLATION NOTICE: Virtual drop-in advising will not take place on Friday, September 25 due to a professional conference. Questions needing attention that day should be sent to PHAdvising@luc.edu marked "Drop-In Advising" in the subject line.

Pre-Health Professions Advisory Committee

For guidance on personal statement writing and on applications, please see these resources. Students and alumni can schedule a Pre-Health Advising appointment via Handshake to have a Pre-Health Advisor give feedback on your personal statement.  If you do so, we encourage you to email your draft a couple days prior to the meeting.

The last day to request your PHPAC Letter be written for Fall 2021 entry to health professional schools is October 1, 2020.

The PHPAC application cycle for Fall 2022 entry to health professional schools will be launched in mid-October, 2020. Please continue to check back here and in our newsletter for the announcement.

Continuity of Services during COVID-19

Given Loyola University Chicago's recently announced policy in response to COVID-19, all in-person programming will be indefinitely suspended and replaced by online appointments. This includes in-person appointments, drop-in advising, and workshops. To help ensure the continuity of services during this time, the Pre-Health Professions Program has curated a series of resources and responses to frequently asked questions. Find more information here.