Loyola University Chicago

Study Abroad

Steps to Studying Abroad

Thinking about studying abroad?  Want to find out about the possibilities for you? Need some help sorting through the options and things to consider? 

Take these easy steps to start the journey of a lifetime!

Know the basics of the study abroad process here at Loyola. Learn more about the program options, financial aid, scholarships, academics, and identifying the best choices for you! Led by study abroad alumni, these session are the perfect way to start the process. 

To register for a spot in our next initial advising session, click here.

Questions? Need help registering? Click here to contact us.

Here at Loyola there are a wide variety of program options. You might find yourself on an American-style campus taking courses in English or living with a host family while taking classes at a local university. When looking into programs, be sure to consider...

  • Am I eligible for this program?
  • Will I stay on track for graduation? 
  • Can I afford it?

Meet with a Peer Advisor who can help you find the best program for you.  Our peer advisors are a wealth of knowledge and can speak to their own experiences!

Who's my study abroad advisor? 

No matter what your major, if you're interested in the LUC John Felice Rome Center, contact:

If you're interested in any study abroad program other than Rome, see below to find your study abroad advisor.

If your major is in the...

...your study abroad advisor is:

College of Arts and Sciences Jacob Schoofs
Institute for Environmental Sustainability Jacob Schoofs
School of Business (Quinlan) Annie Reagan
School of Communication Annie Reagan
School of Continuing and Professional Studies Brian Johnson
School of Education Brian Johnson
School of Nursing (Niehoff) Annie Reagan
School of Social Work Annie Reagan


If you're applying to this program...

...your study abroad advisor is:

Australia Exchange in Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne Jacob Schoofs 
Australia Exchange in Melbourne, Geelong, and Warrnambool Jacob Schoofs
England Provider Fordham London Campus  Annie Reagan
England Exchange in Canterbury Jacob Schoofs
France Exchange in Aix-en-Provence Jacob Schoofs
France Exchange in Paris Annie Reagan 
Ireland Exchange in Limerick Annie Reagan
Ireland Exchange in Maynooth Annie Reagan
Italy and Vietnam Loyola Centers Ricci Scholars  Jacob Schoofs 
Japan Exchange in Tokyo Annie Reagan 
Mexico Exchange in Mexico City Jacob Schoofs  
South Korea Exchange in Seoul Annie Reagan 
Spain Dual Degree in Cordoba and Seville Jacob Schoofs 
Spain Exchange in Bilbao Jacob Schoofs  
Spain Exchange in Cordoba and Seville Jacob Schoofs  
Spain Provider St. Louis University Madrid Campus  Jacob Schoofs  
Students accepted to Faculty-Led Programs Max Crumley-Effinger
Sweden Exchange in Jonkoping Annie Reagan 
Switzerland Exchange in Zurich  Annie Reagan 

Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 1:00 - 4:00 pm at 30 minute intervals. Please note same-day appointments aren't available. Morning appointments may be offered, depending on advisor availability.  

Schedule an appointment with a your study abroad advisor by contacting our office.

Once you've chosen your top program, start your LUC Study Abroad application!

Some programs may have an additional application which you'll also need to complete.  Please ask your study abroad advisor for details.