Loyola University Maryland

Student Engagement

Engagement Opportunities by Class Year

Loyola seeks to ensure transformative experiences are accessible to each student, wherever their minds and hearts lead, from the day the arrive on campus to the moment they walk across stage at Commencement to receive their diploma.

Learn more about class specific areas of involvement through the office of student engagement:

Stay Connected

Get up-to-date information pertinent to your success through the Class Year Newsletters. Make sure to follow us on Instagram @student_engagement and follow your specific class year @loyolamd2025, @loyolamd2024, and @loyolamd2023

First-Year Engagement

As you will hear from many fellow students, faculty, and staff at Loyola, getting involved is one of the best ways to start your college experience. Loyola offers hundreds of clubs, programs, and organizations to help you begin this process. From Evergreen leaders, immersion programs, Student Government, to retreats, it’s easy to find your niche here! Below you will find links to several departments on campus that can help in the process of getting involved at Loyola.

Ways to Get Involved

ALANA
Campus Ministry
Center For Community, Service, and Justice (CCSJ)
Messina
Recreation and Wellness

Sophomore Engagement

The sophomore year includes hallmarks such as discerning a major, seeking leadership opportunities, and building or re-establishing meaningful friendships. Loyola offers a handful of signature sophomore programs and experiences to provide support in these transitions. Take a look at all the opportunities below and create your plan for engagement!

RoadTrip

RoadTrip is Loyola's longest running sophomore tradition centered on vocational discernment and designed to strengthen connections to yourself and others. Throughout the course of the three-day program, you will be introduced to essential tools to navigate the uncertainties and intersections of life in ways that reflect your truest self and honor the people in your community. By trusting this process, we believe you will come to see that you are not alone in your search for connection, purpose, and clarity.

Check back for more information regarding dates for the next RoadTrip in 2023 or 2024.

Pathfinders

A selective group of sophomores committed to seeking their unique path or purpose. Pathfinders may be particularly beneficial to students exploring their major or discipline.

Student Leadership Corps

A weekly space for sophomores to hone personal and relational leadership skills.

Stay up to date on all programs and events happening this year on the Class of 2025 website!

Junior Engagement

Junior year is a time of exploration and experience. Whether you are studying abroad, exploring Baltimore, conducting research, or gaining experience through an internship, now is the time to apply your knowledge and reassess what you know! Make sure to take advantage of all Loyola has to offer, and find some good mentors to help guide you!

International Programs

More than 60 percent of Loyola students participate in Loyola's study abroad program, which is designed to accommodate all majors. Most students go abroad in their junior year, usually for a single semester.

Center for Community, Service, and Justice (CCSJ)

Community engagement is not just for those going abroad. The junior year is the perfect time to plant your roots within the diverse communities of Baltimore.

Stay up to date on all programs and events happening this year on the Class of 2024 website!

Senior Engagement

Ready for your last year here at Loyola? Senior year brings incredible opportunities to connect with your peers, hone your leadership skills, and prepare for life after college. Take advantage of everything Loyola and Baltimore has to offer to make the most of this capstone year in your college experience.

Programs for Seniors

Bull & Oyster

Seniors are invited to join Greyhound alumni at Loyola's annual Bull & Oyster Roast, an alumni tradition.

Senior 50s Events

Celebrate your path to graduation with a series of countdown events.

Stay up to date on all programs and events happening this year on the Class of 2023 website!