Open House Campus Community Resource Guide

Welcome to the campus community resource guide for undergraduate admission open house programs on February 15, March 14, & April 18! We compiled this information based on common questions we have received from faculty, staff, and administrators who volunteered for our open houses in the past. If you would like us to add additional information to this page, please send an email to and a member of our team will follow up with you.

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Accepted Student Open Houses – Feb. 15, March 14, & April 18

Prospective Student Audience

Our Accepted Student Open Houses are typically attended by admitted high school seniors and transfer students for Fall 2020. For many students, this will be their first visit to campus. This year, we are anticipating 1,300-1,600 guests on campus for each event.

Event Program & Session Location

  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM – President’s Welcome - Reitz Arena
  • 10:15 AM - 10:55 AM – Academic & Special Interest Session I - Various Locations
  • 11:10 AM - 11:50 AM – Academic & Special Interest Session II - Various Locations
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM – Lunch, Campus Tours, and Information Fair - Various Locations
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM – Fitness & Aquatic Center Self-Guided Tour - Fitness & Aquatic Center (FAC)
  • 2:30 PM – Program Ends

  • A detailed schedule of the day will be made available on the week of the event.

    Parking & Arrival

    Due to extremely limited campus parking, faculty and administrators are asked to park at the Triangle satellite lot on Cold Spring Lane, or utilize street parking. Jenkins lot is reserved for visitors and any participants requiring accessible parking. Thank you for your understanding. Please plan to arrive by 9:30 a.m.

    Academic & Special Interest Session Presentations (running from 10:15-11:50)

    Please check in with the admission representative at your session location between 9:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. Please be prepared to present in 2 sessions, each lasting 40 minutes with a 15 minute break in between. Session times are listed below:

    Session times:

  • 10:15 – 10:55: Session I
  • 11:10 – 11:50: Session II
  • Presentation PowerPoint or Slideshow

    If you would like Event Services to set up your PowerPoint presentation in advance of your arrival, please send your presentation to Shanelle Grier ( no later than Monday, March 9.

    Student Volunteers

    We welcome and encourage you to recruit student volunteers to attend the open house with you and participate in the sessions, information fair, and lunch. We will make additional nametags available at the sessions and the information fair for any that will join you.

    Lunch (available from 12:00-2:00)

    Lunch will be available for faculty, staff, and student volunteers in Reitz Arena, as well as in the Sellinger VIP Lounge beginning at 10:30 a.m.

    Information Fair (running from 12:00-2:00)

    The Information Fair will be held in the west side of Reitz Arena, with lunch available on the east side. Admission staff will make the Major Information Cards, produced by departments in conjunction with MarComm, available to every academic department/program. Please email Kelly Lussier ( if your planned set-up will require access to an electrical outlet or other accommodations.

    Social Media

    If you have a department social media account and would like to share your photos from the day with us, please tag us on Twitter at @LOYOLAdmission or Instagram at @loyoladmission!

    Undergraduate Admission Contact Information

    Should you need to contact an undergraduate admission staff member on Saturday, please use the following information: Kelly Lussier, Assistant Director,; Shanelle Grier, Admission Representative,; Andrew Cevasco, Director of Admission,