Loyola University Maryland

Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Class of 2022

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August 2020

PLEASE HOLD all weekdays between 8/19 - 9/11 for Graduate Student Orientations

Wednesday, 8/19, Orientation to Graduate Program in SLP, Virtual 9:30-4:30pm

Thursday, 8/20, SP 660: Professional Practice Seminar, Virtual, 9-2:30pm

Friday, 8/21, Seminar on "Well-being, self-care, and their application to clinical practicum," Virtual, 9:30-12pm

Monday, 8/24, Big Topics in Speech-Language Pathology, Virtual, 9-3:45pm

Tuesday, 8/25, Loyola Clinical Centers Orientation, Virtual, Time TBD

Wednesday, 8/26, clinic-specific orientation, TBD

Thursday, 8/27, clinic-specific orientation, TBD 

Friday, 8/28, clinic-specific orientation, TBD

Monday, 8/31, First day of academic classes, Virtual

September 2020

Tuesday, 9/1 - Friday 9/4, clinic-specific orientation, TBD

Monday, 9/7, Labor Day, NO CLASS

Tuesday 9/8-9/11, clinic-specific orientation, TBD

Monday, 9/14, fall classes resume

Tuesday, 9/15, opening day of clinic with clients

October 2020

Friday, 10/16, 9-2pm, SP 660 Professional Practice Seminar I meeting

Tuesday, 10/20 - 10/23, Clinic midterm week

November 2020

Friday, 11/13, spring web registration opens (wait for info from Emilie)

Wednesday, 11/26 - 11/29, Thanksgiving Break

Monday 11/30, last day to withdraw from courses, academic classes held online

December 2020

Monday, 12/7, academic classes held online

Friday, 12/11, last day with clients in clinic

Monday, 12/14, academic classes end (online)

Winter Break 2020-21

12/19-1/14/21, no student obligations


Friday, 1/15, Externship Orientation

Monday, 1/18, MLK, NO CLASS

Tuesday, 1/19, semester begins with clinical orientations

Monday, 1/25, academic classes start

Wednesday, 1/27, 9-2pm, SP 661 Professional Practice Seminar II

Tuesday, 1/19 - 1/22, clinical orientations for spring semester

Tuesday, 1/26, first day of clinic (TBD, may be pushed a week later)

February 2021


March 2021

Week of 3/15-3/19, midterm KASA Evaluations 

3/29 - 4/4, Easter Break - Loyola CLOSED (no classes or clinic)

April 2021

Monday, 4/5, Easter Monday, class meetings still held

Thursday, 4/8, Summer registration begins (wait for information from Emilie)

Tuesday, 4/27, last day to withdraw from courses

Friday, 5/7, last day with clients in clinic 

May 2021

Monday, 5/10, academic classes end

Tuesday, 5/11, summer externship orientation, 9-3pm tentative (location TBD)

Tuesday, 5/11 - 5/21, summer internship orientation

Monday, 5/17, summer classes begin 

Friday 5/28 and Monday, 5/31, Loyola CLOSED for Memorial Day

June 2021


July 2021

Monday, 7/26, last day of classes

Friday, 7/30, last day of summer semester/internship clinic, externships may extend longer

August 2021

Summer Break - no obligations

September 2021

Monday, 9/6, Labor Day, CLOSED

Tuesday, 9/7, Externship Orientation, 9-3pm, location TBD

Wednesday, 9/8, most externships start 

Monday, 9/13, Classes begin

October 2021


November 2021

11/24 through 11/26, Thanksgiving Break, Loyola CLOSED

December 2021

Friday, 12/10 through 12/17, externships end (varied)

Monday, 12/20, classes end

Tuesday, 12/21 through January 17, winter break, Loyola CLOSED

January 2022

Monday, 1/17, MLK Holiday, Loyola CLOSED, no classes

Tuesday, 1/18, most externships begin

Tuesday, 1/18, application for Graduation due

Monday, 1/24, classes begin

February 2022


March 2022

Monday, 3/7, spring break, NO CLASS. Externships may still run this week.

April 2022

Thursday, 4/14, Easter Break, Loyola CLOSED, may be excused from externships

Monday, 4/18, Easter Monday, classes may run

TBD, Comprehensive Exam (Timonium campus) - students excused from externships

Monday, TBD, 2nd Year Farewell Lunch

May 2022

Monday, 5/9, classes end

Monday, 5/2 and 5/9, Exit Surveys

Saturday, 5/21, Commencement

Claudia Ortega


Claudia discovered her passion for speech-language pathology when she learned English; she hopes to help those with communication disorders in the future

Speech-Language Pathology