Loyola University Maryland

Family Weekend

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 28

Family Weekend Info Table   
Andrew White Student Center Atrium
3 - 7 p.m.

Stop by if you have any questions about Family Weekend! The Student Activities staff will be happy to help. 

Saturday, September 29

ALANA Student/Family Breakfast  
McGuire Hall
8 - 10 a.m.
This 24th annual breakfast hosts African, Latino, 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.

Family Weekend Info Table    
Andrew White Student Center Atrium
9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Stop by if you have any questions about Family Weekend! The Student Activities staff will be happy to help.

Messina Family Teach-In
Loyola Notre Dame Library & Flannery O'Connor Hall
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.  (Donut reception from 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m. in Flannery O'Connor Hall 2nd floor lobby)
Come experience what it is like to participate in a Messina seminar!  Messina will be sponsoring a Family Weekend Teach-In.  Messina faculty members will offer 45-minute class sessions that demonstrate how Loyola connects learning in and out of the classroom.  Sessions will be offered at 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM.  Messina will also sponsor a coffee and donuts reception in between the two sessions from 10:30-11:15 AM in the second floor lobby area of Flannery O’Connor Hall. Visit the Messina website for more information and to register. 

Gratias Ceremony 
Alumni Memorial Chapel
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Loyola University Maryland will honor its distinguished student leaders during the 26th annual Gratias Ceremony. Outstanding students will be recognized for their contributions in the areas of leadership and service. Students honored at Gratias will receive a separate notification from the Office of Student Engagement. Please contact the Office of Student Engagement with any questions at 410-617-2032.

Picnic on the Quad  
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Join us on the Quad for a picnic-style luncheon.  The menu includes the following: smoked and sliced beef brisket, mini ham and Swiss sandwiches on mini knot rolls with honey mustard, and pulled barbeque chicken served with kaiser rolls, three cheese mac and cheese, vegetarian brown sugar baked beans, herbed red bliss potato salad, Greek pasta salad, mixed greens with sliced green apples, feta and balsamic vinaigrette, watermelon slices, assorted cookies and brownies, assorted soft drinks and bottled water. Ticket price: $18 per person.

Picnic at the Ridley Athletic Complex   
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Join us at Ridley for a picnic prior to the women's soccer game. The menu includes the following: smoked and sliced beef brisket, mini ham and Swiss sandwiches on mini knot rolls with honey mustard, and pulled barbeque chicken served with kaiser rolls, three cheese mac and cheese, vegetarian brown sugar baked beans, herbed red bliss potato salad, Greek pasta salad, mixed greens with sliced green apples, feta and balsamic vinaigrette, watermelon slices, assorted cookies and brownies, assorted soft drinks and bottled water.
Shuttle service to and from Ridley is available from the front of Newman Towers and at the Library beginning at 11 a.m. Ticket price: $18 per person. 

Visit Evergreen Museum & Library
4545 North Charles Street
12 - 4 p.m.
Located next-door to Loyola and housed in a Gilded Age mansion surrounded by 26 acres of formal gardens and woods, Johns Hopkins University’s Evergreen Museum & Library is at once an intimate collection of fine and decorative arts, rare books, and manuscripts assembled by two generations of the philanthropic Garrett family, and a vibrant, inspirational venue for contemporary art. The collection counts among its many treasures post-Impressionist paintings, Chinese porcelain, Japanese lacquerware, a Léon-Bakst designed private theatre, and one of the largest private collections of Tiffany art glass. Enjoy special free guided tours (Noon; 1 p.m.; 2 p.m.; 3 p.m.) of the permanent collections. Parking is available on the premises.

Women's Soccer vs. Army West Point 
Ridley Athletic Complex
12 - 2 p.m.
Cheer on the Greyhounds as they take on West Point! Tickets are free of charge for students and $3 for family members, and should be requested while registering online in advance. Tickets must be picked up at the university box office (located in the Student Center and up at Ridley Athletic Complex). Shuttle service to and from the game is available from the front of Newman Towers and at the Library beginning at 11 a.m.

The Big Dig III:  Global Humanities 
Sponsored by the Center for the Humanities 
4th Floor Program Room (Andrew White Student Center)
1 – 3:30 p.m.
Loyola provides our students with a rich & rigorous academic experience including opportunities to learn both inside and outside of the classroom. Come listen to a panel of students discuss findings from their summer research fellowship and internship work; the 2018 Nachbahr address delivered by Dr. Thomas Ward, Modern Languages and Literatures, and the presentation of the Affiliate Teaching Award at the reception to follow the program. 

Visit the Library 
Loyola Notre Dame Library
2 - 4 p.m.
Library Makerspace Demonstration: Take a tour and see a demonstration of innovative technologies available for student use at the library’s makerspace. Featured are 3-d printers and scanners, virtual reality, a one-button studio, a digital sewing machine, a large format printer and more. For more information about the makerspace, visit the Loyola Notre Dame Library Makerspace website.
St. John’s Bible Showing: See the Library’s beautiful permanent exhibit of the handwritten, hand-illuminated St. John’s Bible in the library with a trained docent. You can also see the library’s permanent exhibit of the 14th Century statue Virgin Mary Seated with Christ Child, which was researched and mounted by Loyola art history students. Explore the library’s new makerspace, collaborative learning and studying areas, great views, and comfortable seating while you are there!

Accounting Info Session  
Knott Hall B01
3 to 4 p.m.
Learn about the accounting major at Loyola, how to prepare for the CPA exam, licensing requirements for different states, and the diverse career options available to accounting professionals.

Legacy Reception 
Hug Lounge, Humanities Building 
4:30 - 6 p.m.
Alumni who are grandparents and parents of current students are invited to celebrate their Loyola connection with their children at a special reception. Alumni grandparents and/or parents of current students can register on the Legacy Reception website. For further information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 410-617-2475 or alumni@loyola.edu

Mass 
Alumni Memorial Chapel
6 p.m.
This Mass fulfills the Sunday Mass obligation.

Mike Super, Illusionist and Magician   
Reitz Arena
8:30 - 10 p.m.
See 'America’s Got Talent Finalist' and ‘America’s Favorite Mystifier’ Mike Super live on stage! As the winner of NBC’s hit TV show 'Phenomenon’,  Mike Super is the only magician in history to win a LIVE magic competition on  primetime US network  television and voted  America's Favorite Mystifier  Mike is also a Top Finalist on NBC’s #1  rated summer series America’s Got Talent and Penn & Teller ‘Fool Us!’. Tickets are $10 for family members and free for students (all attendees must have a ticket). 

Sunday, September 30

Sunday Mass 
Alumni Memorial Chapel
11 a.m. and 6 p.m.