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Spring 2021: Commuter Resources

Subject line: How to Be a Commuter Pro 🚦

Sent: December 16, 2020

Join the Loyola Commuter Community

Although you’re not far from home, starting college as a commuter is an adjustment. Learning to navigate the campus, acclimate to class schedules, and make new friends will all take time, but remember there are many resources available to help you along the way. Explore the Commuter Student Website for everything you need to know regarding commuter life at Loyno!

  • If you are riding a bike to campus, stop by the Loyola University Police Department to register your bike and purchase a lock. 
  • Purchase your virtual parking permit online through Loyola Parking Services. Your license plate will be used as your permit to park on campus, so you won’t need to pick up a physical permit. 

Resources for Life on the Go 

Commuter Assistants: Your CA will act as a guide for you throughout your time here as a commuter. If you ever have any questions, concerns, or just need general information, CAs will be your initial resource for answers. They know what it’s like to be a commuter and can share their knowledge with you! The CA office is located inside of Satchmo’s Lounge in the Danna Student Center.

Commuter Spaces and Places: Places like Satchmo’s Lounge and The Hub will be your home-away-from-home while you’re on campus. You can charge your phone, get some work done between classes, socialize, and just hang out. Learn more!

Commuter Lockers: Lockers are available for rental in the Department of Student Life and Ministry. There is a $10 non-refundable deposit required (lockers must be renewed each year). Lockers are located in the lower level of the Danna Student Center next to Satchmo’s. 

Commuter Wednesdays: Get a discounted rate on all of your meals every Wednesday in the Orleans Room (O.R.) dining hall! 

Commuter Student Association (CSA): The CSA is a student organization designed to help create initiatives and programs geared toward commuter students. Follow CSA on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for additional commuter information and university updates.

The Department of Student Life and Ministry is committed to helping you have a successful experience at Loyola as a commuter student. 

🔎Want to keep exploring? View our on-campus resources and off-campus resources

📱Have questions about being a commuter? Contact Coordinator for Student Engagement Daniel Harris at 504.865.3622 or


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