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LIM Extension Student Services

Further information about the student services listed below can be found in the LIM Policy Manual and Guide to Written Theological Reflection located on the LIM documents page.

Disability Services

Extension students with learning, physical, or other disabilities may contact the Loyola Director of Disability Services for information on the services and accommodations that are available. Students may e-mail to contact Director Richelle Voelker, or call the office at 504-865-2990 to set up a telephone appointment, or write directly to the Director of Disability Services, 6363 St. Charles Avenue Campus Box 40, New Orleans, LA 70118. All contacts and information provided are confidential. In order to receive any reasonable special services or accommodations, students will be asked to provide documentation of the learning or physical disability. University policies and procedures are available from the Office of Disability Services.

Writing Assistance

Graduate students in the extension program may confer with a trained writing consultant on all phases of the writing process and may submit a draft of their paper for review by a consultant. Students may contact the consultant service with questions about the service or their papers at or 504-865-3443.

Library Services for Distance Learning Students

Loyola’s Distance Library Service provides research assistance and free article and book delivery. Extension students need Internet access to log on to the library’s web page at This page provides links to the library’s online catalog and research databases. To log in to library resources, use your Loyola email username and password. The username is the first part of your email address. If you do not know your Loyola e-mail address, you can find it in the Loyola directory, or you can find it in the "Personal Info" section of your LORA account. For example, if your email address is, your username is stiggy. If you haven't changed your password, it should still be set at the default, which is a six character password consisting of the first two letters of your first name and the last four digits of your Social Security Number. For example, Mary Ann Smith with the Social Security Number 123-45-6789 would have the default password ma6789.

You may contact Distance Library Services by dialing direct to 504-864-7111; by fax 504-864-7142; or by email When you call the library, please let them know you are a LIM distance education student. Follow this link for more information: Monroe Library Distance Learning Services.

The Extension Program requires that a professional library be established locally for extension students that must include, but is not limited to, the books on the LIM bibliographies. Sponsoring agencies also agree, where possible, to provide access for students to college, public and theological libraries in their area. These local libraries enhance student access to a great variety of additional resource materials.

Career Development Center

The Career Development Center offers assistance to graduate students in the career exploration and development process by providing a wide variety of individual services and online resources. Every effort is made to meet the unique needs of LIM extension students. Students have 24/7 access to EMPLOYOLA — our online recruiting tool for job postings, on-campus interviews, career fairs, and a host of other services. Visit the website at for career information and resources and access to other valuable e-job boards. Individual appointments and consultations with a career coach may be scheduled by calling the center at 504-865-3860 or emailing Distance education students have access to all online resources and resume writing services. Distance education students may also contact the center’s office to schedule phone consultations with a career coach. Please contact the Career Development Center for more information about the services they provide.