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First-Year Experience



Program lets teens experience college

For years, local high schoolers have been attending the Summer Enrichment at Loyola program to get a taste of college life.   LEARN MORE

‘Acts of Faith’ is the new First-Year Text

'Acts of Faith’ is an autobiographical account of growing up Muslim in America. In the book, Eboo Patel writes about his belief that all people, regardless of their religion, can work together to serve others.   LEARN MORE

Parents & Family at Orientation

1870 Orientation is a family-oriented event, and we hope that you will join us for a variety of activities for parents and incoming students. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to easing your family's transition to Loyola and we're here to help during every step of the process.   LEARN MORE

Rambler Connection Program

Rambler Connection program is designed to support first-year student's transition to Loyola's campus. The program will enhance the first-year experience by connection with campus professionals and fellow peers while building community on campus.   LEARN MORE


The first year of college is a time of transition for every student. FYE offers a casual, student-run meeting called Transitions, which is available for students who wish to hang out and chat for a bit with one of our upper-class mentors. Stop in once, or join us every week. It's your choice.   LEARN MORE

Communities in Conversation

This is an opportunity for Loyola students to gather as a community of learners. Each year, the Communities in Conversation series of speakers, workshops, films, and discussions focus on a theme from the First-Year Text, and features a variety of individuals connected to the Loyola community.   LEARN MORE


The Office of First Year Experience · 255 Sullivan Center 1032 West Sheridan Road, Chicago IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.7381 · Website: www.luc.edu/firstyearexperience

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