Loyola University Maryland

Office of the Dean of First-Year Students and Academic Services

First-Year Programs

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Messina
Students in the Class of 2017 will be the first to experience Messina, a unique program designed to help you adjust quickly to college-level work and forge a clear path to success at Loyola and in the life and career that will follow.
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Loyola 101
Looking for ways to make the most of your college experience—in your first year and all that follow? Consider Loyola 101, a one-credit course offered in the fall semester.
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Common Text
The Class of 2017 will be reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon.