Loyola University Maryland

Columbia Campus

Community Amenities

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The Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center – Columbia Campus is beautifully situated in a park-like setting next to a lake, just minutes (less than ½ mile) walking distance from dining and lodging facilities, and a short five mile drive to The Mall of Columbia in downtown Columbia.

Within Walking Distance

Dining

Walk the pathway around the lake to Lakeside Office & Retail Center. There or next door to us, you will find a variety of restaurants:

  • Cheeburger Cheeburger
  • Frisco Burritos
  • Greene Turtle
  • Hanamura Japanese
  • Mongolian Grill
  • Noodles Corner
  • Quiznos
  • Riverside Roastery
  • Indian Delight
  • ChaYa Tai Sushi

Banking - ATM

  • APL Federal Credit Union

Lodging

Walk just past the Lakeside Office & Retail Center, and around the traffic circle to these 2 fine hotels:

  • Courtyard by Marriott
    410-290-0002
  • Extended Stay Suites
    410-872-2994

A Short Drive

Dining and Retail

  • Columbia Crossing, Dobbin Road, 1 block north of 175
    • Chicken Out
    • Don Pablo’s
    • Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que
    • La Madeleine
    • Macaroni Grill
    • Noodles & Company
    • Red Robin
    • Chipotle
    • Cosi
    • Jimmy John's
  • Columbia Restaurant Park, Benson Drive, off 108, 1 block north of 175
    • Applebee’s
    • Bob Evans
    • McDonalds
    • Olive Garden
    • T.G.I. Friday’s
  • Dobbin Center, Dobbin Road, 1 block south of 175
    • Baja Fresh
    • Chick-Fil-A
    • Fuddruckers
    • Mango Grove
    • McDonalds
    • Panera Bread
    • Starbucks
    • Wendy’s
    • Qdoba
    • Pei Wei
  • Snowden Square, Snowden River, 3 blocks south of 175
    • Bertrucci’s Pizza
    • Boston Market
    • Red Lobster
    • Ruby Tuesday
  • The Mall at Columbia, Little Patuxent (175), west of 29
    • Food Court
    • Champps
    • P.F. Chang’s China Bistro
    • Copeland’s
    • Clydes
    • Tomato Palace
    • The Cheesecake Factory

Gas Stations

  • Columbia Crossing: BP
  • Columbia Restaurant Park: Exxon
  • Dobbin Center: Liberty and Columbia Gas

Lodging

  • Hilton Columbia, Thunderhill, 1 block south of 175
    410-997-1060
  • Holiday Inn, Rt 1, 1 block south of 175
    410-799-7500
  • Homewood Suites, Benson Drive, off 108, 1 block north of 175
    410-872-9200
  • Sheraton Columbia, Little Patuxent Parkway (across from Mall)
    410-730-3900