Loyola University Chicago

Residence Life

Move-In Spring 2018

Welcome to Loyola. Welcome home.
Whether you're new to Loyola, returning from Study Abroad, or moving from Off-Campus, we look forward to welcoming you home. By reading through the information available on this website as well as in your Move-In Manual, you will help ensure that your arrival experience is efficent and enjoyable.
New spring residents - Check your Move-In Manual for your arrival information.
Returning residents - You may return beginning at 12PM on January 14.


When you arrive at on campus at your allotted time, please proceed to the check-in location noted in your Move-In Manual. Parents/families/helpers should remain with your vehicle unless it is legally parked. You may only check-in at your designated check-in location, which is noted on the Map page of your Move-In Manual.


  • Check-In | Bring your Loyola ID to your check-in location, where you will be issued your key and important information.
  • Unload | You may borrow a cart from your check-in location and use it to unload your vehicle. Your vehicle may not obstruct roadways or violate parking restrictions.
  • Park | After your vehicle is unloaded, please park in a designated parking area. Parking may be available in the parking garage or nearby lots at the posted rates.
  • Meet Up | Students and helpers should meet at the student's room.
  • Submit eRCR | The Room Condition Report (eRCR) documents the condition of your room prior to your arrival. Please review and submit this form once you are in your room but before you unpack.
  • Unpack | Unpack your belongings and get comfortable in your room, if your roommate hasn't arrived yet, be sure to leave them an equal space. Take any trash/recycling to the appropriate designated areas.
  • Settle in | Take some time to meet your roommate(s), floormates, Resident Assistant, Desk Receptionists, Graduate Assistants, and Resident Director. They will all be a great resource during your time at Loyola University Chicago.

 Welcome to Loyola. Welcome home.

All rooms are furnished with 1 bed, 1 desk, 1 chair, and 1 dresser per student. Keep in mind that space may be limited; it's best to talk with your roommate before moving in about what can be shared. This list is intended as an overview, ultimately, each student will determine what items they need to make Loyola home.


clothing (Chicago weather ranges from hot to cold)
bed linens (twin XL), pillows, and blankets
alarm clock
mobile phone, charger, accessories
storage boxes
basic first-aid supplies
waste basket and bags
computer and accessories
notebooks, folders, binders, etc.
index cards
laundry detergent/dryer sheets
High Efficiency (HE) detergent only
laundry bag/basket
iron and ironing board
sewing kit and safety pins
fabric refresher
glass/surface cleaner
vacuum cleaner*
*University provided vacuums will only be available for check-out at winter break, spring break, and closing.
minifridge or MicroFridge (max 4.2 cu.ft.; 1 per room)
Not permitted in apartment-style buildings
microwave (max. 800 watts; 1 per room)
desk lamp and light bulbs
power strips/surge protectors
some dishes/flatware
playing cards and board games
Do NOT Bring
sofas, futons, and other large furniture
air conditioning units
appliances with exposed heating elements
extension cords
halogen lamps
pets (except fish)
heirlooms/expensive jewelry
alcohol or alcohol containers (if under 21)
See the Community Standards for more information.
Shop {super} local! Visit IggysList, Loyola's own version of Craigslist: LUC.edu/iggy
Welcome to Loyola. Welcome home.
Students should have some type of renters insurance before moving to campus, as residents are responsible for their property. The University and Residence Life do not accept responsibility for the theft, damage, or other loss of money, valuables, or personal effects in or on University or residence hall property, including community lounges and parking lots. Contact your insurance provider for more information.
Welcome to Loyola. Welcome home.
We look forward to having you join the Loyola University Chicago community!