Loyola University Chicago

MVSS: Military Veteran Student Services

Transition Checklist

A Guide for Military Veteran Students

Submit your admission application to Loyola University Chicago.  

Apply for VA educational benefits through the E-Benefits portal, online at: https://www.ebenefits.va.gov.

Please note it can up to six weeks for the VA to process your application and send your certificate of eligibility (COE). Submit a copy of your COE to the MVSS office

mail- 6339 N Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60660

email-veterans@luc.edu 

fax- 773-508-3397

In addition to your VA benefits, you can also apply for scholarship, grant, and loan assistance. We recommend completing the FAFSA as early as possible https://fafsa.ed.gov/.

The MVSS office serves as the central hub for VA benefits, resources and services. You can reach the MVSS office by email at veterans@luc.edu or phone at 773.508.3198. 

Deciding what your living arrangements will be is an important part of transitioning to Loyola University Chicago. Living arrangements should be finalized before you begin classes. The University offers numerous choices for living on-campus living

If you choose to reside off-campus, check out the resources available through the Off-Campus Student Life Office and download the Off-Campus Living Guide.  It is important to be mindful of the expenses that come with living off campus, such as utility bills, internet, etc. MVSS is always available if you need help with making living arrangements.

If you are new to Chicago, download our Moving Guide for helpful information. 

You will receive correspondence from the University by email and standard mail, outlining orientation and registration dates. You will receive instructions on how to set up your LOCUS account and university email account.  Please read all this information carefully.