School of Communication
Located in one of the world's top communication centers, Loyola University Chicago provides an ideal setting for integrating study with practical application in the expanding fields of advertising, advocacy, digital media, film, multimedia journalism, public relations, and other areas of communication.
Students benefit from a distinguished scholarly faculty of experienced communication professionals in journalism, media studies, documentary film production, cultural communication and public advocacy.
Loyola's School of Communication offers state-of-the-art on-site production facilities, labs, and equipment, as well as proximity to Chicago's vast production community. Loyola is home to WLUW, a 24-hour FM radio station, The Phoenix, an award-winning student newspaper, and an extensive internship program.
The study of communication is one of the primary means for promoting the traditional goals of liberal education: understanding political rhetoric and social justice, participating in media advocacy and developing an ethical sensitivity so necessary in our time. Students at Loyola's School of Communication learn not just how to get a message out, but how to think critically and communicate ethically.
For more information on Loyola's School of Communication, contact us at:
School of Communication Building
51 E. Pearson
Chicago, IL 60611
Lewis Towers, Suite 900
111 E. Pearson
Chicago, IL 60611
School of Communication Policies
Graduate Student Academic Probation
Any graduate student whose cumulative GPA falls below 3.00 will be placed on probation. Students may also be placed on probation for not making progress toward degree completion. Any student whose cumulative GPA is 3.00 or better but who fails to show timely progression toward completion of his/her degree requirements may, at the discretion of his/her dean, be placed on probation. In such cases, the dean may require a contract defining the terms under which the student can remove him/herself from probation.
Any graduate student who achieves a term GPA of at least 3.33 during the probationary semester, while not yet achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.00, will be continued on probation.
Any graduate student who fails to achieve a term GPA of at least 3.33 for the probationary semester (unless he/she restores his/her cumulative GPA to a minimum of 3.00 at the end of that semester) will be dismissed for poor scholarship.
Residency Requirement (Required Hours in Residence)
In-residence hours refers to the course credit hours taken at Loyola University, the Rome Center, the Vietnam Center, or taken from any of the Loyola-sponsored study abroad programs through the Office for International Programs.
Graduate students are not allowed to take any of their program courses elsewhere.
Graduate & Professional Standards and Regulations
Students in graduate and professional programs can find their Academic Policies in Graduate and Professional Academic Standards and Regulations under their school. Any additional University Policies supercede school policies.