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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:

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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 @loyolamd.2027, @loyolamd.2026, @loyolamd2025, and @loyolamd2024

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

Campus Ministry
Center For Community, Service, and Justice (CCSJ)
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!


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.

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.

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

Life After Loyola

Life After Loyola brings together Loyola's own expert faculty and staff to share in conversation and answer questions around various topics that cover the graduate school search and selection process, financial aid and paying back student loans, personal financial management, building community, discernment, alumni engagement, strategies for purposeful living and civic engagement in new communities, and much more.

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.

Location & Hours

Student Center E315 and E413
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m