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1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago , Illinois 60660

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Services for Students with Disabilities (SSWD)
1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660
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About Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago, located in the vibrant city of Chicago, Illinois, is a renowned private institution that offers a wide range of academic programs to students from all over the world. Established in 1870, Loyola University Chicago has developed a strong reputation for academic excellence, community engagement, and social justice initiatives.

With its roots in the Jesuit Catholic tradition, Loyola University Chicago is committed to providing a holistic education that focuses on the intellectual, moral, and spiritual development of its students. The university places a strong emphasis on critical thinking, ethical leadership, and social responsibility, preparing students to become compassionate and effective contributors to society upon graduation.

Loyola University Chicago offers over 80 undergraduate majors and 140 graduate, professional, and graduate-level certificate programs across its 11 schools and colleges. These programs span a wide range of disciplines, including business, communication, education, engineering, social sciences, humanities, and health sciences. As a not-for-profit institution, Loyola University Chicago strives to make quality education accessible to all students by offering a variety of financial aid options and scholarships.

Located in the heart of one of the most vibrant cities in the United States, Loyola University Chicago provides students with a unique and immersive educational experience. Chicago is renowned for its rich cultural heritage, diverse communities, thriving arts scene, culinary delights, and numerous recreational opportunities. The city offers a wide range of internship and job prospects, allowing students to gain valuable real-world experience and build professional connections.

Loyola University Chicago’s campuses are strategically situated in different neighborhoods across the city to provide students with a diverse and enriching environment. The Lake Shore Campus, located on the picturesque shores of Lake Michigan, offers a traditional residential college experience with beautiful architecture, green spaces, and stunning lake views. The Water Tower Campus, situated in downtown Chicago’s vibrant Magnificent Mile, provides students with access to the bustling city life, corporate headquarters, cultural institutions, and numerous internship opportunities.

In addition to its commitment to academic excellence, Loyola University Chicago is deeply rooted in its mission to serve the community and promote social justice. The university’s Center for Experiential Learning connects students with meaningful service opportunities, allowing them to engage in community-based projects and make a positive impact on society. Loyola University Chicago is also renowned for its Quinlan School of Business, School of Medicine, School of Law, School of Social Work, and School of Education, all of which are recognized for their excellence in their respective fields.

Beyond the classroom, Loyola University Chicago provides students with a vibrant campus life and a wide range of extracurricular activities and organizations. From participating in student clubs and organizations to attending artistic performances, sporting events, and guest lectures, students have ample opportunities to explore their interests, develop leadership skills, and build lifelong friendships.

In conclusion, Loyola University Chicago is a prestigious not-for-profit institution that offers a comprehensive educational experience in the heart of one of the nation’s most dynamic cities. With its dedication to academic excellence, social justice, and community engagement, Loyola University Chicago prepares students to become well-rounded, compassionate, and globally conscious leaders in their fields.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations