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Schedule: Transfer Fall Welcome Weekend


Transfer Welcome Weekend 2024 will take place August 31 - September 2 (Labor Day Weekend).

Below is last year's (2023) schedule. The 2024 Transfer Welcome Weekend schedule will be published in May.

Saturday, September 2nd



2:30PM - 3:00PM

Commuter Student Meeting

Our Commuter Student Organization will share tips and hints on how to be successful as a commuter student on campus.

3:00PM - 3:45PM

Transfer Student Welcome Reception

Students and families are invited to a reception where various members of the campus community will be present to welcome you to the Loyola community, mingle, and answer questions.

4:00PM - 5:00PM  Evergreen Small Group Meeting
5:00PM - 5:45PM 

Transition Talk

You’ve done college before but are entering a new collegiate environment, we will talk about what that transition looks like and how to navigate it

6:00PM - 8:00PM Transfer Student Organization hosts Dinner and a Social

Sunday, Septmeber 3rd



 9:00AM - 9:30AM

 Evergreen Small Group Meetings

Evergreens will talk through the activities for the day and answer any questions that may have come up since your last meeting.

9:45AM - 10:30AM

Loyola In's and Out's 

We will learn about all the Loyola specific things you will need to know in order to function as a greyhound. You will also learn all about how to get involved on campus. Interested in different ways to get involved on campus? Come to this informational session where you can learn about the endless possibilities to get involved and feel connected to the Loyola community.




10:30AM - 11:30AM Resource Scavenger Hunt
12:00PM - 2:00PM Lunch at Women's Soccer Game
2:00PM - 4:00PM

Academic Special Interest Sessions and Open Houses 

Are you an adult learner or previously served in the military? This session will be led by past transfer students who were in these same shoes. They will talk about their transition to Loyola with tips, tricks and advice. 


Sunday Liturgy

We invite students to join in for our weekly Sunday Liturgy.

5:00PM - 7:15PM Dinner

Nelly's Echo

Come to the quad and enjoy a performance from Nelly's Echo 

Monday, September 4th



10:00AM - 11:00AM

Campus Tours

Evergreens will use this time to walk students through their schedule. 

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Swag Swap

Come bring something from your previous institution and get a free Loyola gift

If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding orientation please contact the office of student engagement at

Important Dates

Summer Orientation 2024:
June 24, 25, 27, 28

Fall Welcome Weekend 2024:
First-Years: August 29 - September 2  
Transfers: August 31 - September 2

What is an Evergreen?

The Evergreens are a group of student mentors who volunteer their time to assist new students in their transition to college. Evergreens represent a diverse group of students from various backgrounds, class years, and majors.

Contact Us

Student Engagement Office