Loyola University Maryland

Orientation

Schedule

Students at carnival during orientation

Each incoming student is expected to participate in Summer Orientation. Some aspects will be virtual and it will be complemented by an in-person experience at the end of June. Students can expect to receive a checklist of items to complete prior to arriving in the fall and these items are part of the virtual orientation program.

*Students who cannot attend in-person orientation will be assigned an Evergreen and will receive all materials provided during in-person orientation.

Summer Orientation 2022

Schedule is subject to change. Students should be checking their Loyola.edu email address for the most updated and accurate information.

Month What to Expect
May
  • Students will begin their orientation checklist using our engagement platform, The Bridge. Students will receive specific instructions on how to login and set up their profile.
June
  • In-Person Orientation (June 22, June 23, June 24, June 27 or June 28). Students can register for an orientation session that best fits their schedule. An outline of the in-person schedule is below)
July
  • Parent/Guardian Webinars/Information Sessions
  • Students meet virtually with their Messina advisors to schedule classes (students will receive an email with detailed instructions)
  • Virtual Affinity Group Meetings
  • Virtual Evergreen Meetings (for those unable to attend in-person orientation)
August
  • Students will receive information on Fall Welcome Weekend and other important arrival details via their Loyola.edu email address
  • August 31-September 1: First-Year Move-In and Fall Welcome Weekend Begins
September
  • September 2-5: Fall Welcome Weekend Continues

In-Person Orientation: Student Schedule

Schedule is subject to change. Students should be checking their Loyola.edu email address for the most updated and accurate information.

Time  Student Program
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Check-In
First-Year Fair

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Welcome Session for Students & Families 
This session is the official beginning to the Summer Orientation program.
1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.

Evergreen Small Group Time
Students will be divided into small groups to get to know their classmates and review the orientation schedule.

1:30 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Student Information Sessions
Students will learn more about campus life, academics, and general expectations of their time as a Loyola student.
There will be a breakout session for commuter students during this time.

 2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Evergreen Small Group Time
This time will be dedicated to reviewing the previous session, including time to ask questions.
 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Prayer Service & Sending Forth
Students and their families will gather join together for this special service.
 4:30 p.m. Departure from Campus

In-Person Orientation: Parent/Family Schedule

Schedule is subject to change. Students should be checking their Loyola.edu email address for the most updated and accurate information.

Time Parent & Family Program
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Check-In
First-Year Fair
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Welcome Session for Students & Families 
This session is the official beginning to the Summer Orientation program.
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Campus Life Session
Topics will include general information, campus involvement, public safety, developmental expectations & challenges, and student/academic support. The session will close with a Q&A panel led by our campus experts.
*There will be a snack/coffee break during this time block.
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Prayer Service & Sending Forth
Students and their families will gather join together for this special service.
4:30 p.m. Departure from Campus