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Welcome Class of 2025!

Messina is designed to help all incoming first-year commuter and residential students acclimate quickly and easily to social and academic life at Loyola.

Messina Course Pairings for the 2021-2022 academic year will be available for review in late March on the Messina website.

Students who have deposited at Loyola will be able to complete the Messina course preference survey beginning on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.   The link to the preference survey will be sent via an e-mail to the student's Loyola e-mail account.   Once you are in the survey, you will share some information about your academic interests. You can either choose to select 5-10 Messina course pairings that interest you or you can indicate that you would like the Messina office to select an appropriate course pairing based on your academic interests.

All students who complete the survey by Monday, May 31, 2021 will have an equal chance of receiving a preferred Messina course pairing.  Students submitting preferences after May 31 will be placed in a preference (if possible) based on date and time of submission. 

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Your first year

What, exactly, is Messina?

A closer look at Loyola University Maryland's first-year experience.

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