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Spring Semester 2021

Information and Resources

Preparing to Return to Campus

This section outlines the decision process for groups who will return to campus and guidelines for those individuals who are returning at this time.

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Campus Scenarios

This section contains details and links to guidelines for navigating Loyola’s campuses in accordance with University and public health requirements.

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Classroom Scenarios

This section describes academic guidelines, best practices, and resources developed in coordination with the leadership teams of academic units and support services on all campuses.

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Employee Resources

This section outlines both new and existing resources available to Loyola employees to navigate health care needs, workplace policies, and other questions they may have about returning to work.

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Transportation

This section contains University guidelines as well as city, state, and national governments recommendations on travel and transportation.

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Housing

This section contains information on new student housing policies and guidelines for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Community Webinars & Messages

Watch videos and webinars or read the messages sent to the Loyola community about the university’s plans for returning to campus in Spring 2021.

Spring 2021 Webinar Series

Vision for Spring Semester

The first webinar in the Spring 2021 series provides an overview on the limited re-opening of our campus for the spring semester. President Jo Ann Rooney, Provost Norberto Grzywacz, and other University and student leaders discuss residence life, in-person classes, Rambler community compliance and testing, academic experience and student experience.

Will there be places for students to study outside their residence halls and apartments in the spring?

Kana Henning, Associate Vice President of Facilities at Loyola University Chicago, discusses places on campus where students will be able to go and study outside their residence halls during the Spring 2021 semester. Watch the video here. Ms. Henning, along with President Jo Ann Rooney, Provost Norberto Grzywacz, and other University and student leaders, participated in the Vision for Spring Semester Webinar, which can be seen in its entirety at https://youtu.be/2RqYSA31UTo

Along with testing, does the University do contact tracing?

Joan Holden, Director of the Wellness Center at Loyola University Chicago, discusses contact tracing policies and procedures for the Spring 2021 semester. Watch the video here. Ms. Holden, along with President Jo Ann Rooney, Provost Norberto Grzywacz, and other University and student leaders, participated in the Vision for Spring Semester Webinar, which can be seen in its entirety at https://youtu.be/2RqYSA31UTo.

Will student organizations be allowed to have in-person meetings, and in what capacity?

Marissa Lucchesi, Director, Student Activities and Greek Affairs at Loyola University Chicago, answers the question, “Will student organizations be able to have in-person meetings, and in what capacity?” Watch her response here. Ms. Lucchesi, along with President Jo Ann Rooney, Provost Norberto Grzywacz, and other University and student leaders, participated in the Vision for Spring Semester Webinar, which can be seen in its entirety at https://youtu.be/2RqYSA31UTo.

What will happen if there is another regional lock-down in the city or state and how will that affect Loyola students?

Kana Henning, Associate Vice President of Facilities at Loyola University Chicago, answers the question, “What will happen if there is another regional lock-down in the city or state and how will that affect Loyola students?” Watch her response here. Ms. Henning along with President Jo Ann Rooney, Provost Norberto Grzywacz, and other University and student leaders, participated in the Vision for Spring Semester Webinar, which can be seen in its entirety at https://youtu.be/2RqYSA31UTo.

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