Loyola University Maryland

Family Weekend

Schedule of Events

In order to keep all our Greyhound family members safe, Family Weekend is fully virtual for the 2020-2021 academic year. We hope that you will join us for our fun and interactive events, open to all Loyola family members!

Friday, February 26

Fostering Community, Care, and Justice with ALANA Services, 3:00-4:30pm

Join ALANA Services with a panel of representatives from Campus Ministry, the Center for Community, Services, and Justice (CCSJ), and the Counseling Center to discuss how these departments support underrepresented students as they navigate a Predominately White Institution (PWI). Hear from our administrators on how to utilize these resources and their perspective on how students practice social justice on campus. Please register for the ALANA session to receive the link

Live Welcome with Father Linnane, President Loyola University Maryland, 7:00-8:00pm 

Please join Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J, President, as he welcomes you to our virtual Family Weekend in a live presentation, followed by a Q&A. Please register online for the President's welcome to receive the link.

Greyhounds Volleyball vs. Navy, 7:30pm

Watch on Patriot League ESPN+ Livestream

Boom Boom BINGO! 8:00pm

Student Activities Late Night presents a fun and interactive BINGO game, with great prizes! Free for the whole family - join us and you might win big! Join Boom Boom Bingo online (password: Greyhounds).

Saturday, February 27

Study Abroad Ambassadors, 10:00-10:50am 

Join Study Abroad Student Ambassadors and International Programs staff to catch up on upcoming opportunities around the world and what it is like to study abroad for a few weeks, a semester, or a year. No pre-registration required; join the Study Abroad Ambassadors event online.

Messina Teach-In, 11:00am-12:30pm

Messina would like to offer parents and families a chance to experience what it is like to participate in a Messina sponsored program. Messina will be hosting a Family Weekend Teach-In including a session on financial literacy. Learn how taxes work, how to make debt less painful, and why now is the best time to start planning for retirement. Sponsored by the Accounting Department and Messina. Please register for the Messina Teach-In to receive the link.

Greyhounds Men's Lacrosse vs. Utah, 11:30am

Watch on Patriot League ESPN+ Livestream

Greyhound Men's Basketball vs. Navy, 12:00pm

Watch on Patriot League ESPN+ Livestream

Leadership Café, 1:00-2:00pm

Grab a cup of coffee, hop on zoom, and join The Office of Student Engagement and Omicron Delta Kappa as we present a Leadership Café with guest speaker Dr. Corey Seemiller. Dr. Seemiller is a world-renowned scholar in leadership education and Generation Z students. Come hear Dr. Seemiller talk about leadership qualities, characteristics, and trends of Generation Z students versus their parents, grandparents, or guardians’ generations. No pre-registration required; you can join the Leadership Cafe online.

AMP Talent Show! 2:30-3:30pm

The ALANA Mentoring Program (AMP) is hosting a Talent Show featuring ALANA showcasing a talent of their choice! Can be partnered with their siblings will be family friendly! Join the AMP Talent Show event.

Scavenger Hunt! 4:00pm

Join a fun and informative virtual scavenger hunt to learn more about disability services. Discover where they are located on campus, the other departments they partner with, and the resources they provide. The two participants with the highest scavenger hunt scores will win a $25 Amazon gift card! Participants can join the Scavenger Hunt online.

Charm City Trivia, 8:00pm 

Get your friends and family together and put your knowledge to the test at trivia night! This week, Messina will sponsor a "famous families" themed game and offer door prizes including board games and local Baltimore treats. Register for Charm City Trivia and the link to access the event will be emailed to you. Don’t have a team? No worries! Out hosts will be happy to pair you up with one.

Sunday, February 28

Greyhound Women's Basketball vs. Navy, 5:00pm

Watch on Patriot League ESPN+ Livestream

Mass, 5:00pm 

Let's worship together! Brian F. Linnane, S.J., will preside at this special Family Weekend Mass livestreaming at 5pm from Alumni Memorial Chapel. Students living on campus may register to attend Mass in-person. Or, join our Livestream Mass.

Campus Ministry offers the Mass livestreaming each week on Sundays at 5pm and Wednesdays at 12:10pm. In-person Masses are also available weekly with registration for students in our surveillance testing protocol.

Asynchronous Events

Enjoy these pre-recorded experiences anytime!

Ignatian Examen for Loyola Parents/Families

Join Jesuits, Tom Roach, S.J. and Jack Dennis, S.J. in a 20-minute guided Examen to experience a particularly Ignatian form of prayer. They will introduce the prayer and guide you in looking back and looking forward in the presence of God. Watch the Ignatian Examen video.