Loyola University Maryland

Family Weekend

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 23

Men's Tennis: Loyola Invitational Weekend

McClure Tennis Center at Ridley Athletic Complex; Various dates and times
The men's tennis team will be hosting the Loyola Invitational on September 23 (2pm), September 24 (9am) and September 25 (9am) at the McClure Tennis Center at Ridley Athletic Complex. Parking and entry is free for all fans!

Fall Festival Sing!

Alumni Memorial Chapel, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join us for a concert/sing-a-long celebrating the legacy of the Loyola Chapel Choir over the past 35+ years. Current students and Choir Alumni will be coming together for this unique celebration in which we will highlight the multigenerational appeal of this special community of musicians, led by George P. Miller, founder of Loyola Chapel Choir, and introducing his successor, Laura McCormack, Class of 2014 who returns to Loyola as Associate Director for Liturgy and Music.

*This event is free and open to the public.

Charm City Trivia: Family Weekend Edition!

McGuire Hall, 8:30 p.m.
Celebrate Family Weekend and put your knowledge to the test by registering for Charm City Trivia, hosted by Baltimore’s premiere trivia company. Play to win Loyola themed door prizes. Don’t have a team? No worries! Our hosts from Charm City Trivia will be happy to pair you up with one. 

*This event is free and open to the public. Please register for this event on The Bridge. 

Saturday, September 24

Gratias Ceremony

Alumni Memorial Chapel, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Loyola University Maryland will honor its distinguished student leaders during the 29th annual Gratias Ceremony. Outstanding students will be recognized for their contributions in the areas of leadership and service. Students being honored at Gratias, and their families will receive a separate invitation from the Office of Student Engagement. Please contact the Office of Student Engagement with any questions via email: studentengagement@loyola.edu.

Messina Family Teach-In

Knott Hall B03, 10 a.m.-12 noon
Messina would like to offer parents and families a chance to experience what it is like to participate in a Messina enrichment session. Two, 45-minute sessions that demonstrate how Loyola connects learning in and out of the classroom will be offered at 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM. Families may choose to sign up for one or both session time slots. Please register for this event on The Bridge.

ALANA Family Event

McGuire Hall, Andrew White Student Center, 11 a.m.
The annual event hosts African, Latinx, Asian, and Native American students and their families on the Evergreen campus. A separate invitation will follow. For more information, please contact ALANA Services at 410-617-2310.

Charm City Live

The Lawn at War Memorial Plaza, 12 noon - 8 p.m. 
Not ready to say goodbye to festival season? Grab your friends and family and join your neighbors, as we celebrate the charm that makes Charm City so special. Residents of all ages are invited to the lawn of War Memorial Plaza for an eclectic blend of art, entertainment, and local eats. The first-ever festival will bring national performances from Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Jon B, Kelly Price, and Rebecca Black. 

*For more information, please visit charmcitylive.baltimorecity.gov

Women's Soccer vs. Army West Point; Men's Soccer vs. Lehigh

Ridley Athletic Complex, 12 noon; Ridley Athletic Complex, 3 p.m.
Cheer on our Greyhounds in their game vs. Army West Point and Lehigh!

*Tickets are $3 for family members and free for Loyola students. Please do not order a ticket for your Loyola student! Students simply need to show their Loyola ID at the box office to receive a free ticket. Tickets are available for purchase at the box office. 

*If you have purchased your ticket in advance, mobile tickets will be sent to your e-mail from Ticketmaster prior to the game and can only be accessed through a mobile device. Please be sure to check your Spam or Junk folder if you do not receive the tickets to your Inbox.

36th Annual Legacy Reception

Rev. Brian F Linnane, S.J. Alumni House, 3 p.m.
A Family Weekend tradition, this distinct event honors the dedication and continued support of a Loyola education by alumni and their families. During the reception, families will celebrate their legacy by having the Loyola alumni family member pin the current Loyola student with a special Loyola University Maryland Legacy pin. Registration is required. Please register for this event at forevergreen.loyola.edu/register/legacy-pinning

Saturday Vigil Mass

Alumni Memorial Chapel, 4:30 p.m.
Celebrate Mass with the Loyola Community in Alumni Memorial Chapel.

Evan Gambardella: Hypnotist

McGuire Hall, 8:30 p.m.
Nationally renowned hypnotist, Evan Gambardella, known to audiences as a ''human battery charger" will put on a captivating show, which includes hypnotizing students. Any volunteers? Certified and inducted by the National Guild of Hypnotists, Evan Gambardella has performed in 19 countries across 6 continents all over the world; living and working in Cape Town, Beijing, and most recently New York City.

*Tickets are $10 for family members and free for students. Students simply need to show their Loyola ID at the entry to receive a free ticket. Tickets are available for purchase at the box office. 

*If you have purchased your ticket in advance, mobile tickets will be sent to your e-mail from Ticketmaster prior to the game and can only be accessed through a mobile device. Please be sure to check your Spam or Junk folder if you do not receive the tickets to your Inbox.

Sunday, September 25

Sunday Morning Mass

Alumni Memorial Chapel, 11 a.m.
Celebrate Mass with the Loyola Community in Alumni Memorial Chapel.