Loyola University Maryland




Welcome to Loyola! We are excited to have you join our Loyola community. As transfer students, we know you have some college experience under your belts and have tailored sessions to meet your needs. Transfer Welcome Weekend is important for your success at Loyola. Below you will find an outline of the 2019 Transfer Welcome Schedule.

Please remember, transfer welcome weekend is mandatory for all incoming transfer students. Times are subject to change. Please refer to the schedule you receive when you arrive for Welcome Weekend for specifics.

Friday, August 30

Time  Program 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 pm

Resident Transfer Student Check-In

12:00- 1 p.m.

Check-In & Reception 

 Hug Lounge, Humanities Center- Family members are welcome!

Join Loyola administrators to learn about the Loyola community and our expectations for you as Loyola students and family members. Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP with the number of intended guests for the reception to studentengagement@loyola.edu.

All transfer students will receive detailed schedules and information packets at this time.

1:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Family Farewell
Family members are welcome to take time to say goodbyes or arrange details for the evening - students will be in sessions the remainder of the day.

 1:15 - 5 p.m. Community Information Sessions
The sessions will cover campus safety, community expectations, and what it means to be a member of the larger Loyola community. This will include small group discussions with your Evergreen.
8:00 - 9:30 p.m.

Nationally-renowned hypnotist Dan LaRosa will put on a captivating show, which includes hynotizing students from the audience. Any volunteers?

9:30 - 11:30 p.m. Midnight Snack

Saturday, August 31

Time Program
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Academic Information Sessions
A variety of information sessions on the academic life will be offered including Honor Code and academic support/resources.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

You'll have a break between sessions to grab lunch and relax before your afternoon sessions.

3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Bookstore VIP Shopping Event
Stop in to the NEW bookstore for help with your books, discounts on Loyola apparel, music, and raffles!
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner
On your own at locations across campus.
8:30 - 11:30 p.m. Casino Night
Casino games including Texas Hold 'Em and Black Jack will be there. The more you win, the better your chance of winning prizes!
11:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. Midnight Snack

Sunday, September 1

Time Program
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

The Late Show: People For and With Others
Loyola's Jesuit mission and values inform expectations for our entire community. Join our host, Sean Brey, as he interviews four seniors who will share stories of how they live out these values in their lives.

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Academic Interest Sessions
Students will have the option to attend various information sessions, including: study abroad, health careers, law careers, and integrated/service learning.

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. New Student Liturgy
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. New Student Picnic
9:00 - 11:00 p.m. Greychella
Join DJ Paul Random for a fun laser light show. Co-sponsored by SGA!
11:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Midnight Snack

Monday, September 2

This is meant to be a free day for all new transfer students. Good luck with your first day of classes!

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