Loyola University Chicago

Residence Life

Mertz Hall

Mertz Hall is the largest building on Lake Shore Campus

Take a virtual tour of spaces in Mertz Hall!  The rooms filmed in these tours are typical of the spaces provided but actual room layout and configuration may vary.

Mertz Hall is the largest building on the Lakeshore Campus and the largest residence hall.  The building is connected to Centennial Forum and stands 19 stories tall with a large lounge and community kitchen on the second floor.

The entrance to Mertz Hall is on the second floor, accessed by exterior stairs.

Quick Facts

Hall Type

first year, single gender by floor


single, double, triple, quad (limited) traditional rooms


community kitchen on 2nd floor


community style

Dining Hall

nearest dining hall located in Damen Student Center

Air Conditioning

yes; forced air

Elevator Access

yes (ground level elevator access granted by request)

Residential Floors


Winter Break



each student has 1 bed, 1 dresser, 1 desk, 1 chairfloors 3-14 have closets | floors 15-19 have wardrobes


bunkable and loftable, twin XL (85.5"L x 36"W x 36"H)


junior lofts (36") and high lofts (64") may be available

certain limitations may apply. 

Front Desk and Access

24-hour staffed reception deskID required for entry


front desk, in-hall laundry,lounge, community kitchen

Mertz Hall is located at 1125 W. Loyola Avenue

This address can be used for locating the hall, food delivery, etc.

No mail, flowers, or packages of any kind are accepted at Mertz Hall.


All student mail and packages should be addressed to:


6317 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60660