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New Student Checklist

Fall 2024 International Transfer Students

Welcome to the Greyhound Nation! As a new student, we know you likely have a lot of questions about what you’ll need to do to prepare for your first semester at Loyola. This New Student Checklist is designed to guide you through the tasks you need to complete to finish the enrollment process and begin your journey as a Hound.

Please read through each item carefully and explore the links provided for more information. We look forward to seeing you on campus soon!

ASAP Confirm contact information and intended major

Please update your contact information online and select a potential intended major as soon as possible, but no later than August 12. To access the form, you need your Loyola login credentials found in the welcome letter from Loyola’s office of technology services. For questions about login access, please contact the office of technology services at 410-617-5555.

Via Inside Loyola click Undergrad Demographics, then login again to access the Undergraduate Demographics Update form. Your username is the same as your email address but without "" on the end.

For questions about this process, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 410-617-2659 or visit the Contact Us page.


Complete your international checklist

Complete the International Checklist on your Applicant Status Portal. The items on the International Checklist are customized to each student based on their current or intended visa status. To learn more about these items and the student visa process, please visit our Visa Processes page.

View Your International Checklist

May 26 Request your form I-20 (F-1 only)

If you are a student seeking F-1 (visa) status, after you have submitted all of the requirements from your International Checklist, you will receive an email from the Office of International Student Services (OISS) with instructions on how to log into the International Student OISS Portal.

You will then need to log into the OISS Portal to request your U.S. Immigration Form I-20 no later than May 26.

Submit your final transcript

As part of the enrollment process, all incoming students must submit a final, official transcript for any current coursework. If the coursework was taken at an institution outside the U.S., then the final transcript must be accompanied by an updated, course-by-course international credential evaluation from a NACES member organization. The transcript should be sent directly from the Registrar's office of your current institution to Loyola. It should be submitted by email to

If the transcript must be sent by mail, please submit to:

Loyola University Maryland 
Academic Advising & Support Center - MH 138 
Attn: Victoria Gue 
4501 N. Charles Street 
Baltimore, MD 21210

Complete the housing application

Once deposited, students will receive a welcome email from the Office of Residence Life & Housing with instructions on how to submit the housing application. All students, even if planning to live off campus, are required to submit this application within 48 hours of receiving this email.

In addition to housing preferences, this application includes emergency contact information and updates to personal information.

Residence Life & Housing Transfer Students

Register for classes

Our academic advising and support center will work with you to select your courses for your first term at Loyola. They will schedule an advising appointment with you to help with your registration. Visit the Transfer Students page as soon as you have submitted your deposit.

Transfer Students Advising Page

Complete the Student Family Profile

In an effort to maintain connection with our students’ families, we ask for your cooperation in providing information that will allow us to keep your family informed about campus life. Please ask your parents or guardian to complete the Student Family Profile.

Student Family Profile

Fulfill health requirements

All international students are required to complete Student Health Profile and to have U.S.-based health insurance for the duration of their studies. You are required to enroll online in the Loyola-sponsored Student Health Insurance plan, unless you meet specific waiver criteria. Additional information regarding the school sponsored health insurance plan and how to either enroll/waive will be sent to your Loyola email.

New Student Health Requirements 
Student Health Insurance Plan

If applicable Register with Disability & Accessibility Services (DAS)

Students seeking learning accommodations should register with DAS after May 15, 2024. Students can register anytime during their studies at Loyola but accommodations are not retroactive if they choose to wait. Current and comprehensive documentation of one's disabilities are required for registration. Requests for first-year housing accommodations must be made between May 16 and July 1, 2024. Late requests will be reviewed but not guaranteed, and potentially placed on a waitlist.

DAS takes about two weeks to reply to requests, but can be longer during times of high registration volume.

Disability & Accessibility Services 
Register With DAS 
Housing Accommodations Policy

Complete online education training

In preparation for becoming a member of the Loyola community, there are several online programs that you are required to complete prior to your arrival at Loyola. Topics include alcohol and drug education, sexual assault prevention, as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion. Information and instructions will be sent to your Loyola email address in July.

Students living on campus will be prohibited from checking into the residence halls until all online trainings are complete.

Vector Course Information

Submit photo for Evergreen card

The Evergreen card is your campus ID as well as access to your residence hall, meal plan, printing and laundry services. You will receive an email with the subject “Loyola University Maryland ID Photo Submission” with instructions on how to upload your photo.

Online Photo Submission

Submit final tuition payment

Submit your final tuition payment online.

Student Administrative Services

Access your Loyola student account and email

Most of the official communication you receive from Loyola will be delivered electronically to your Loyola email. Within three to five business days of your deposit to Loyola, you’ll receive an ID number, username, and official Loyola email address. It is important to check your account frequently for news and information.

If you have trouble finding these emails (remember to check your junk folder) or have questions about your email account or ID number, please contact the office of technology services at +1-410-617-5555.

Access Loyola Email

Additional Steps to Consider

Loyola awards credit for AP, IB, A-Level, and college courses if they meet the standards and requirements set by the University and its academic departments. In order to qualify for credit, students must have official scores and transcripts sent to Loyola.
If you plan to play intercollegiate varsity athletics, you must complete the additional health forms and information by August 1. The forms will be sent to you electronically from the athletics department.