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
Room Types
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 chair
floors 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 

Front Desk and
24-hour staffed reception desk
ID 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