Loyola University Maryland


Initium Week

Initium, hosted by SGA and Student Engagement, is a variety of events starting move-in weekend to kick off the year.

Schedule of Events

Fall Welcome Weekend (First-Year Students Only)
Thursday, Sept. 1
9:30 - 11:30 p. m
Fitness and Aquatic Center
Head up to the Fitness and Aquatic Center for some friendly games and competition. There will be free gear and prizes available for those who participate!
Friday, Sept. 2 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Ridley Athletic Complex
Come support women's soccer with a game at the Ridley for your first Loyola athletic event! Tickets are free and a dinner buffet will be available for students. Shuttle buses from main campus will be available.

9:30 - 11 p.m.
McGuire Hall

Nationally-renowned hypnotist Dan LaRosa will put on a captivating show, which includes hypnotizing students from the audience. Any volunteers?
Saturday, Sept. 3 8:30 - 11:30 p.m.
McGuire Hall
Join us for a fun Casino Night with Texas Hold 'Em and Black Jack.
Sunday, Sept. 4

9:30 - 11 p.m.
McGuire Hall

Greychella and DJ Paul Random will mix the latest and greatest for an epic party!
Monday, Sept. 5 3 - 7 p.m.
Outside Boulder Cafe and Newman Towers
Shuttle Service to Towson Market Place: Shuttles will run throughout the afternoon to stores like Target, Weis (grocery), Bed, Bath & Beyond and more!
Wednesday, Sept. 7
7 p.m.
Ridley Athletic Complex
Come out as Men's Soccer takes on George Washington! There will be a pre-game tailgate, and courtesy of Loyola SuperFans, a one-of-a-kind giveaway. Start out the year the right way, by supporting the Hounds!

Sept. 8
Sept. 9

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Maryland Hall Circle
Gear for the Year Sale where you can get some gear to decorate your room or yourself. You can also buy a ticket to the crab dinner.
Monday, Sept. 12
5:30 - 9 p.m.
Boulder Cafe
Enjoy locally grown products at different stations in Boulder.
Tuesday, Sept. 13 4-6:30 p.m.
This year's Student Activities Fair will be held on the Quad with more than 120 student clubs and organizations! Learn more about the opportunities that exist at Loyola and get involved. WLOY will provide music during this special annual tradition.
Wednesday, Sept. 14 4-6:30 p.m.
Community Service Fair will be held on McGuire Hall with more than 20 local community service organizations presence! Learn more about the opportunities to get involved in Baltimore and beyond.
Thursday, Sept. 15 6-8 p.m.
The annual Crab Feast will be held with crab cakes, chicken, mac n' cheese, green beans, corn on the cob, and much more. Tickets will be sold for $10.
Sept. 16

2-5 p.m.
Garden Volleyball Area
Volleyball Tournament will be co-hosted by GreyComm. Free fun, food and water!
5-7 p.m.
ALANA (African, Latino, Asian and Native American) Services will hold a block party.
7-9 p.m.
Reitz Arena
Bubble Soccer will take over Reitz this night. Make sure to come out and enjoy a bubbly good time with your friends playing soccer while wrapped in an air-filled plastic ball.
Saturday, Sept. 17
7:05 p.m.
Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Orioles Game vs. Tampa Bay Rays (Tickets purchased in Student Activities)

Sept. 18

Alumni Chapel and the Quad
Mass of the Holy Spirit with a picnic to follow