Loyola University Chicago

Conference Services

Lake Shore Wedding Reception Venues

Located along Lake Michigan on Chicago's North Side, Loyola's Lake Shore Campus offers indoor and outdoor venue rentals for wedding receptions or banquets large and small. Catering, ample parking, and nearby housing accommodations are available.

Crown Center Lobby/Patio—capacity: 100 seated, 140 reception-style

Celebrate lakeside at this contemporary venue with gorgeous views of Lake Michigan. Enjoy modern elegance in the open lobby reception area and access all night to the outdoor patio overlooking the water. View Photos

McCormick Lounge—capacity: 120 seated, 150 reception-style


Dance under the stars in the moonlight lake views. Complete with new lights/flooring, this newly renovated space is sure to delight your guests. View Photos

Jo Ann Rooney Hall—capacity: 230 seated, 320 reception-style


One of Chicago's historic landmarks, this spacious venue features stained glass windows, art deco chandeliers, and a small stage. Enjoy cocktails in the outdoor courtyard encompassed by flowers and fountains. View Photos

Palm Court—capacity: 64 seated, 100 reception-style

One of Loyola's newest venues on the Lake Shore Campus, this atrium venue boasts lake views and an abundance of natural light. Coupled with a wrap-around outdoor terrace, this venue is one of Loyola's most sought after venues for weddings and special events.

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Sister Jean Schmidt Ballroom—capacity: 260 seated, 320 reception-style


The Sister Jean Schmidt Ballroom is one of Loyola's newest venues, located in the Damen Student Center on the second level. Modern in layout and design, this spacious venue offers versatile floor plan options. View Photos

For more information on wedding packages, or to book your reception, please contact Loyola Conference Services at 773.508.3888 or weddings@luc.edu, or fill out our Request Information form.