Loyola University Maryland

Student Life

Welcome Incoming First-Year Students

First year students in residence hall

Congratulations and welcome to Loyola! Below, you will find information on the steps you need to complete in order to successfully apply for on campus housing. The office of student life wants you and your family to have a positive move-in experience. Be sure to review the information below so that you are fully prepared when you arrive at Loyola.

Residence Halls

Find out more about first-year living for Hillside Area (Butler, Hammerman, Flannery O'Connor), Charleston Area (Hopkins Court), and Campion. You can also review furniture pictures and dimensions.

Housing Application and Room Assignments

Find out more about the housing application and room assignment process at Loyola. This process begins before you arrive for summer orientation and continues until you receive your confirmation email with your room assignment, your roommates and their contact information as well as information about move-in day.

Packing Checklist

View our first-year checklist to find our exactly what you'll need for move-in day (and what you won't need). 

Preparing to Move-In

Saying goodbye to your friends and family and preparing to move-in to your residence hall can be a daunting prospect for many students. You can find information on the move-in process: what to do before move-in, on move-in day, and after settling in on campus. You can also find information about where to purchase linens, refrigerator rentals, and information about the check-in schedule. In addition, you should review important housing dates for the upcoming school year and make plans with your family early for all break closings and openings. 

After Move-In

Navigating campus life poses unique challenges for new students. Learning policies, procedures, getting involved on campus take a lot of time and energy. Student Life staff (including Desk Assistants, Resident Assistants and full time staff) are available for support. In addition, please visit our First Year FAQ page for answers to many questions you may have.