The Office of Student Life strives to support the healthy and holistic development of all students. Open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, the Substance Free Community offers a space for those students who genuinely desire to live in an environment where all residents and their guests agree to keep the area free of all alcohol, drugs, and tobacco products. Residents agree to create an environment in which they are respectful of one another and, as a result, foster a living atmosphere that is respectful of healthy lifestyles. Members of the community also have the opportunity to work with their Resident Assistants to plan activities and outings that promote a positive community.
Applications for the 2015-2016 academic year are due February 18, 2015. You can apply by filing out the brief application which can be found here. All applicants will need to sign the substance free housing agreement which can be found in the application.
We encourage you to get involved with other organizations who support and alcohol and drug free life. Here are a few sites that may interest you:
OPTIONS is a student run organization that promotes alternative activities to all students. Find out more about OPTIONS by visiting their site. http://www.loyola.edu/club/options.aspx
ADAPT (Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team) is a peer education group committed to empowering, educating and creating change among our peers and our community. ADAPT increases awareness about wellness issues related to alcohol and other drug use. Find out more by visiting their site. http://www.loyola.edu/department/sswp/students/adapt
Office of Student Support and Wellness Promotion facilitates student retention within the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis. We are committed to supporting students who face personal and substance use-related challenges by providing opportunities for spiritual, emotional, physical, educational, professional, and social growth. We help students leverage available resources and stay focused on their success by initiating and sustaining collaborative relationships with our community partners. You can learn more about them by visiting their site. http://www.loyola.edu/department/sswp/about-us