Certificate Program FAQs
Is there any work I have to do before the program starts?
There may be pre-reading assignments for the program. You will receive this 信息rmation with your confirmation materials a minimum of one week before your class.
Do I need to bring a laptop?
A laptop may be required for the program. This 信息rmation will be sent to you with your confirmation materials.
I want to arrange some activities while I’m out of town. Are there any nights that have group work or long assignments?
Group work is scheduled during the day. We make every effort to leave your evenings free.
When is the deadline for registration?
We encourage everyone to register early to guarantee a spot in the course. Please feel free to contact our office at 312.915.6548 to check on the status of open seats for any particular program.
I am registered for a program but can no longer attend. How do I cancel my attendance?
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How far away are O’Hare and Midway Airports?
O'Hare Airport is approximately 18 miles and Midway Airport is approximately 12 miles from the Water Tower Campus. Allow at least one to one-and-a-half hours to get to either airport.
How do I get to Water Tower Campus once I’m in 芝加哥?
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I am taking the Metra/CTA to get downtown. How far away is the train station?
The CTA Red Line subway stops next to Loyola at Chicago and State (the 芝加哥 Station). The CTA Blue line goes to O'Hare Airport; take the CTA Red Line south to Lake Station and transfer to the Blue Line. The CTA Orange line goes to Midway Airport: take the CTA Red Line south to Lake and switch from the subway to the elevated platform. Reverse directions to come to the campus.
The closest Metra stations are Union Station or Ogilvie Transportation Center. From the Metra stations, you can board the #151 bus and get off at Michigan and Pearson St., two blocks away from 51 East Pearson. If you choose to walk from Union or Ogilvie Stations, it's about a 35-40 minute walk.
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Is housing available on Loyola’s campus for participants attending a certificate program?
Loyola offers convenient hotel-style housing for participants wishing to stay on-campus while attending certificate programs. Located directly across the street from the School of Communication, Baumhart Hall offers everything you need for your stay in 芝加哥 plus stunning views of the city. Please contact 会议服务 at Baumhart to discuss the logistics of staying on-campus.
What hotels are nearby and how do I contact them?
Courtyard 芝加哥 Downtown/River North
Below are some additional hotels located near the Water Tower Campus. For more 信息rmation about a specific hotel, click on the hotel's name to be taken to its website.
1301 North State Parkway
The Ritz-Carlton 芝加哥
Four Seasons Hotel 芝加哥
The Westin Michigan Avenue
909 North Michigan Avenue