Loyola University Chicago

THEA Institute

Sample Schedule

Most days at the Summer Institute follow this schedule:

  • Breakfast
  • Morning prayer by Lake Michigan
  • Morning: Science, Ethics, and Spirituality classes taught by Loyola faculty
  • Lunch (We enjoy our meals together in Loyola dining halls!)
  • Afternoon: Project work, enrichment activities (including a tour of the School of Environmental Sustainability, a lab experience, and a visit from an environmental justice activist), and other opportunities to hang out with peers around campus
  • Dinner
  • Evening prayer, where we explore different and creative ways to pray
  • Small faith sharing group

On Wednesday,

We'll head to downtown Chicago for a boat tour of the Chicago River before enjoying some Chicago pizza for lunch. Then, small groups will have the opportunity to explore downtown Chicago together!