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An aerial view of Loyola University Chicago Lake Shore campus from above Lake Michigan
Summer Sessions 2021

Live a Loyola Summer

Summers in Chicago are like no other. Experience the excitement of the season while earning credits for your degree with on-campus or online classes. Dive into our available programs and find the credits that are right for you. On-campus housing options are available to enrolled students.

The class of 2024 is also invited to join this summer's Living-Learning Community: Summer in the City. This program’s coursework offers Chicago-centric material focusing on Chicago arts, culture, and history.

We have confirmed events for students at the following events and venues:

  • 360Chicago (see Chicago from 1000 feet up)
  • Sea Dog
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Van Gogh Virtual Exhibit
Other potential events/venues may include:
  • Chicago Architecture Center
  • Chicago Cubs game
  • Trip to Greektown
  • House of Blues concert
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • National Museum of Mexican Art
  • North Halsted neighborhood tour
  • Shivalya Center
  • Theatre in Chicago

Chicago is calling your name. Make the most of it and apply now!

Your Loyola summer awaits

Register for classes

Online and on campus

Apply to live on campus

Explore available housing options

“Most first-year students did not have the option to live on campus this year, so we want our students to have an opportunity to experience on-campus residence life and in-person classes during a Chicago summer.”
– Lester Manzano, Assistant Vice Provost

Set for Success

Loyola’s Living-Learning Community: Summer in the City available to the Class of 2024.

Loyola University Chicago student studies in her dorm room

Earn credits, online or in-person, toward degree requirements

Loyola University Chicago San Francisco dorms on Kenmore Plaza available for the on campus summer experience 2021

Experience on-campus student life as you live in the available summer housing facilities

Art Institute lions are a Chicago landmark many students will experience during their on campus experience

Learn more about Chicago arts, culture, and history through UNIV 102 Summer in the City

Frequently asked questions

How many course credits do I have to take to be eligible for housing?

To be eligible for on-campus housing, students must be registered for at least 3 credit hours during the Summer Session(s) in which they wish to be living on campus. Students can apply to live on campus for Summer Session A, Summer Session B, or both Summer Sessions, as long as the student is registered for at least 3 credit hours during the session(s) during which they plan to live on campus.

What residence halls are available as living options this summer?

San Francisco Hall, de Nobili Hall. LEARN MORE ABOUT RESIDENCE LIFE

What is a Living-Learning Community?

Joining the Summer in the City Living-Learning Community will allow you to live together in the residence halls and take a UNIV 102 Loyola Seminar course with other students who share your interest in learning about Chicago. This program was offered in Summer Session A. 

What session will the Summer in the City Living-Learning Community be offered?

To join the Summer in the City Living-Learning Community, students will submit a summer housing application and indicate their interest in joining the LLC. Students must also register for their summer classes, including UNIV 102 Loyola Seminar: Summer in the City (1 credit) in Summer Session A.

Is financial aid available for Summer Sessions classes and on-campus housing?

Eligibility for financial assistance during Loyola's Summer Sessions is automatically determined by the Financial Aid Office for enrolled students and updated in LOCUS. More information about financial aid awards for Summer Sessions is available from the Financial Aid Office.

Do students have to quarantine to live on campus this summer?

Visit our Return to Campus website for the most up-to-date COVID-19 protocols.