Loyola University Chicago

Visit Campus

We are very proud of our campuses and would love to have you visit to get a sense of what it is really like to be at Loyola University Chicago.

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Launch the Virtual Tour

Want to get an advanced preview? Check out a virtual tour of our Lake Shore and Water Tower campuses.


For more information about hotels available near our campuses, visit this page.

Prospective Undergraduate Students

A campus visit is your opportunity to spend time with us, to see the university in action, and to get a feel for what it will be like when you are a Loyola student. It's also a good time to explore your options, get important information and review all of the many academic, social, personal and professional opportunities we make available to you and to all Loyola students.

For more information on scheduling a campus visit, click here.

Prospective Graduate Students

To learn more about one of  Loyola's graduate or professional programs we recommend that interested students take advantage of the open houses hosted by each graduate program.

For more information, visit this page.

Visitor Transportation Information

Public Transit

Loyola encourages the use of alternative and public transportation.

The Lake Shore Campus (LSC) is conveniently located off the CTA Red Line ā€“ Loyola ā€œLā€ station at 1032 W Sheridan Rd.  The CTA bus 147 also drops off directly in front of the LSC. 

The Water Tower Campus (WTC) is around the corner from the CTA Red Line ā€“ Chicago station at 25 E. Pearson St.

To plan your trip to campus and for maps of CTA train and bus lines please visit:  www.transitchicago.com

Lake Shore Campus Parking

Visitors and Guests may park in the following lots (see the LSC map for exact locations) by paying with cash, credit, or purchasing a parking pass.

Parking can be purchased at the Campus Transportation Office, located on the first floor of the Main Structure.

Parking Lot


Accepted Forms of Payment

Main Structure (P1)


Credit Card, Cash (bills only, no coins), Rambler Bucks

Fordham Garage (P2)


Credit Card

Visitor lots close at 2:00 a.m.  No overnight parking is allowed in the Main Structure or Fordham Garage. For more information on parking at LSC, click here.

Water Tower Campus Parking

Loyola does not own or control any visitor parking facilities near the Water Tower Campus, though there are several parking options nearby.

For more information on parking at WTC, click here.

Health Sciences Campus

Visitors to Loyola's Health Sciences Campus, located at 2160 S. First Ave, Maywood, should use the Medical Center's main Parking Garage A. Parking costs $5. For more information about visiting the Health Sciences Campus, click here.