Production crews set up on campus



22 Jump Street put Loyola on the Hollywood map in October of 2013 when film crews used the Academic Quad for a few key scenes.

Lauren Saizan, News Editor

Loyola University recently welcomed film production crews to their campus from June 30 to July 9, keeping in line with a larger plan.

In an earlier press release this summer, the Revenue Generation Task Force of the Presidential Advisory Group to Develop a Long-Term Financial Equilibrium Plan recommended that the University take filming opportunities as a way to generate revenue. The production company’s tent was set up in Mercy Lot and was one of the more unconventional and “creative” ways to generate revenue.