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Cudahy Library, Room 020 (Lower Level) • 1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Binding Services provides professional binding of theses and dissertations for Loyola faculty, staff, and students.

ALL BINDING SERVICES WILL BE UNAVAILABLE APRIL 26 2017 THROUGH TO AUGUST 2017. THE BINDERY OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please direct any questions or concerns via email to the Bindery Preservation Associate, Brian Harag at

An option for those who need their dissertation/thesis bound during the summer period can contact our bindery directly. HF Bindery has a direct service for thesis and dissertation binding. The link is If you look near the bottom right there is a section for Thesis Binding you can click on. The phone number is 617-242-1100. The cost is $30 and there is an additional .10/page for normal, black and white pages. Plus, there is a $19 shipping charge.

During our normal bindery hours: To have your thesis or dissertation bound, bring your printed materials to the Binding Services Office (Room 020) at Cudahy Library or the Circulation Desk at Lewis Library. (Binding Services will not print the materials for you.)

Thesis/Dissertation Information

  • Cost: $20 per volume. (Payment is due at drop-off, in cash or check written out to Loyola University Chicago.)
  • Turnaround: 2-5 weeks
  • Pickup: Finished copies may be picked up at the Cudahy Library Circulation Desk on the Lake Shore Campus, or they can be sent through intercampus mail to any Loyola departmental office or library. (The Bindery does not ship off-campus.)