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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 in Canvas.

Accessible Education

Extension students with learning, physical, or other disabilities may contact the Office for Accessible Education for information on the services and accommodations that are available. 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 for Accessible Education.

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

Distance Library Services at Loyola's Monroe Library provide research assistance and free article and book delivery. The Monroe Library's home 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. For assistance with logging in and other visit the library's troubleshooting page GO»

You may contact Distance Library Services by dialing direct to 504-864-7111 or by emailing 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 suggests that a professional library be established locally for extension students that could 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.

University Counseling Services

University Counseling supports students with free, confidential professional counseling services around issues of stress, depression, anxiety, academic motivation, relationships, and more.

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 Handshake — our online recruiting tool for job postings, on-campus interviews, career fairs, and a host of other services. Visit the Career Development Center for career information and resources and access to other valuable e-job boards. Individual appointments and consultations with a career coach may be scheduled; see the webaite for more information.