Accommodations for Students and School Counselors Affected by California Wildfires

The Loyola community extends our sympathy and support to the students and school counselors affected by the recent wildfires. We understand that your attention and energy are likely focused on matters other than the college application process right now, and we are here to support you. 

As you begin to consider your options, please know that our admission team is available to provide any guidance or accommodation needed. We certainly understand that there is much to consider and it is our goal to provide you with the assistance and resources needed to complete the admission process. 

Please reach out to our admission team by phone (410-617-5012), email (, or by sending a text message to 410-469-8650.

Application Deadline Extensions for Students

If you wish to apply Early Action and are not able to apply by the November 15 deadline, please contact us directly by phone (410-617-5012), email (, or by sending a text message to 410-469-8650. Our office will be flexible with application deadlines and related documents (transcripts/letters of recommendation) and will work with you individually to complete your application. 

We also offer a Regular Decision round with a January 15 application deadline. Your Regular Decision application will receive full and equitable consideration in our evaluation process for first-year students. 

Application Fee Waivers

If paying the application fee would be burdensome for your family in light of current circumstances, we're happy to grant you a waiver with no need for explanation. To indicate you need a fee wavier, simply select "Fee waiver for applicants affected by recent natural disasters" in the drop down menu below the question "Do you intend to use one of these school-specific fee waivers?" on Loyola's Common Application member page. No documentation is required. Please contact us if you have any questions! 

Support for High School Counselors 

Secondary school teachers and counselors will be granted extensions for their recommendations, transcripts, and other materials. Please email or upload materials when you are able to. Due to continuing lack of power and Wi-Fi access in many areas, application materials may also be submitted by students and counselors to: 

Loyola University Maryland
Office of Undergraduate Admission
4501 N. Charles Street 
Baltimore, MD 21210