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Welcome Class of 2023!

Messina is designed to help all incoming first-year commuter and residential students acclimate quickly and easily to social and academic life at Loyola. Learn more about what your first year at Loyola will be like in Messina from this video:  Messina & Your First Year.  You may also view the various themes and course pairings available to students for the 2019-2020 academic year on our website.  Please note that course pairings available for the 2019-2020 academic year will be made available in late March. 

Registration for Messina opens Wednesday, May 1st, at 9am.  Students should preference 5-10 Messina course pairings that they are interested in taking during their first year at Loyola. All students who complete the survey by May 31st will have an equal chance of receiving a preferred Messina course pairing.  Students submitting preferences after May 31st will be placed in a preference (if possible) based on date and time of submission.  Students will be notified of their Messina course pairing during Summer Orientation.

For questions concerning Messina or submitting course pairing preferences, visit out Frequently Asked Questions page or contact the Messina Office at 410-617-2669 or messina@loyola.edu


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