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Student Engagement

Sophomore Week

Sophomore Week

DirectionA whole week of activities designed just for sophomores! Held each fall, Sophomore Week provides an introduction to the challenges and opportunities for students during the sophomore year at Loyola, as well as a taste of all the office of student engagement has to offer sophomores. Specific schedules vary each year, but events usually include an open house, a sophomore workshop series session, a Mystery Bus outing, and more.

SophoMORE Week 2013

Sept. 16 - 21, 2013

Open House

Monday, Sept. 16

Find out what the office of student engagement has to offer the sophomore class! Stop by our office to meet the staff and learn more about the opportunities you'll find in the SophoMORE Year Experience. 

  • When:   12:30 – 3 p.m.
  • Where:   Seton Court 4508 A (Next to Student Life)
  • Who:    Members of the Class of 2016
  • Cost:    FREE

The Sophomore Year Experience Information Session

Tuesday, Sept. 17

While sophomore year brings new questions, it also offers many exciting opportunities for reflection, direction, and connection. Come learn about the variety of programs and events available just for sophomores from the office of student engagement. Stop by this information session to hear about programs such as RoadTrip, Discovery, the SophoMORE Workshop Series, Mystery Bus, SophoMORE Supper, and more. Free pizza will be provided, and coupons to Red Mango will be given to the first 20 sophomores there.

  • When:   6 p.m.
  • Where:  Hopkins Court Lounge
  • Who:    Members of the Class of 2016
  • Cost:    FREE

The Career Center Open House

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Looking for an internship? Wondering how your major can help you find a great job? Stop by the open house to meet The Career Center staff members and learn more about their program offerings and services, including career advice, résumé critique, and self-assessments. www.loyola.edu/thecareercenter

  • When:  Noon– 2 p.m.
  • Where:   The Career Center, College Center West 002
  • Who:    Members of the Class of 2016 

Project Homeless Connect

Thursday, September 19

Volunteer at Project Homeless Connect, a one-day resource fair providing on-site services to individuals experiencing homelessness. Volunteers will be paired with an individual or family experiencing homelessness to help them navigate the event and access services. Find out more information at www.uwcm.org/phc/volunteer.

  • When: 9:30am - 12:30pm (Morning Shift) and 12pm - 3pm (Afternoon Shift)
  • Where: Baltimore Convention Center (transportation provided)
  • Who: Members of the Class of 2017
  • Cost: FREE

Sophomore Workshop On Study Abroad Part 1

Thursday, September 19

Considering study abroad? One of the hallmark experiences offered here at Loyola, studying abroad expands your Loyola education to the far reaches of the world. Come to this session—the first of three SophoMORE Workshops on Study Abroad—to hear what other students have to say about whether or not you should apply to study abroad.

  • When:  7pm - 8pm
  • Where:  McGuire Hall East
  • Who:   Members of the Class of 2016
  • Cost:   FREE

Mystery Bus

Friday, Sept. 20

Need an exciting change to your busy schedule? Or just want to get off campus for the evening?  Mystery Bus offers sophomores an opportunity to experience an undisclosed adventure and enjoy a little taste of Baltimore. For a clue to this month’s location, visit: www.loyola.edu/mysterybus

  • When:  5 p.m.
  • Where:  It’s a surprise! 
  • Who:  43 sophomores
  • Cost:   $10 (Cash or Evergreen accepted)
  • Register:  in Seton Court 4508A

OAE Sophomore Adventures: Caving

Saturday, September 21

Get away from campus and explore some caves with your classmates on this sophomore-only adventure. No prior experience is necessary. This event is sponsored by the department of recreational sports’ Outdoor Adventure Experience (OAE).

  • When:  TBA
  • Where:  TBA
  • Who:  8 sophomores
  • Cost:   $15
  • Register:  Outdoor Adventure Center (410-617-5437)
      Located on the 2nd floor of the Fitness and Aquatic Center

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