Loyola University Maryland

Orientation

Schedule

Students

Below is an outline of what you can expect and the schedule is subject to change. Students will receive specific information just prior to the start of the program.

All aspects of Fall Welcome Weekend are mandatory unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, August 27

Time  Program 
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. New Student Convocation (live stream)
New students (first years and transfers) will be introduced and inducted into the Loyola University Maryland community. The link to the live stream will be available so that parents and family members can join us for this annual event.
 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Late Night Programming
We will have a variety of activities that will offer you a chance to socialize with your peers and engage with the Loyola community.

Friday, August 28

Time Program
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Community Information Session (live stream)
This session will cover general community expectations and what it means to be a member of the larger Loyola community. 
*This session will be recorded and you may opt to watch the recording at a later time.
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Late Night Programming
We will have a variety of activities that will offer you a chance to socialize with your peers and engage with the Loyola community. 

Saturday, August 29

Time Program
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Academic Interest Sessions
Many departments are holding open houses and we also have information sessions designed to help you in your academic transition to our university. We have options for you whether you are considering particular fields of study, pre-professional pathways, or are unsure of your path!
*These sessions will be recorded and you may opt to watch the recordings at a later time.

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Late Night Programming
We will have a variety of activities that will offer you a chance to socialize with your peers and engage with the Loyola community.

Sunday, August 30

Attend any of the following sessions that interest you.

Time Program
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Campus Involvement Information Session
Interested in different ways to get involved on campus? Come to this informational session where you can learn the endless possibilities to get involved and feel connected to Loyola in our virtual semester. 

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Adult/Veteran Students Information Session 
Are you an adult learner or previously served in the military? This session is 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.
 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Evergreen Small Group Meeting 
Get some time to engage in dialogue and connect with your Evergreens and fellow transfer students (we will give each EG a separate zoom link for the group of student they have been in contact with for the last few weeks).
 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Transfer Student Organization Informational Session 
Come and learn about the Transfer Student Organization (TSO) and the programs that will take place this semester for you to meet other transfer students, find a support group and feel connected to campus. 
 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. New Student Liturgy (live stream)
We invite students and their families to join in for our weekly Sunday Liturgy.

If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding orientation please contact the office of student engagement at (410) 617-2032.