Loyola University Chicago

Summer Sessions

Online Courses FAQs

Students who are interested in taking online courses should be enthusiastic, self-motivated, organized, and self-disciplined.

Students should also have:

  • A basic knowledge in the use of computers and have access to a computer and the Internet. 
  • Be able to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Be able to communicate questions.
  • Be willing to learn collaboratively by participating in discussion boards, etc.  

The courses that are scheduled to be offered are available on our Online page or you may do a search in LOCUS.

No, the courses are fully online.  However, there will be a set time each week you are expected to be available for an online session with the instructor and other students. 

Loyola students should first consult their program advisor and determine if a course fits within their study plan.  Instructors will let enrolled students know if they have specific equipment needs. 

Non-Loyola students should contact:

Maria Lettiere
College of Arts and Sciences
Loyola University Chicago
Lake Shore Campus, 1032 W. Sheridan Road
Sullivan Center 235, Chicago, IL 60660
773-508-3500, E-mail: summer-sessions@luc.edu


The system requirements (both hardware and software) can be found at http://www.luc.edu/online/.

Yes, there is an enrollment cap for every online course, typically between 18 and 24.  If an online course is full, students may place themselves on a waitlist in LOCUS.

Most of the information about the online offerings is available on the Online Course page.  However, should you need to contact your instructor before your course starts, please search for them by using the directory at http://lucweb.luc.edu/directories/lwd/

For general information please contact us at summer-sessions@luc.edu

For technical information or computer system related questions, please contact helpdesk@luc.edu and via phone at 773-508-4487.