Loyola University Chicago

The Graduate School

Graduate School New Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

LOCATION: Rambler Room, Centennial Forum Student Union (CFSU) Lake Shore Campus

The Graduate School is delighted to welcome you to Loyola University Chicago. While you probably know that your program offers you many services and resources as you begin your studies, you should also be aware of additional support available to you from other Loyola offices and the Graduate School. At the Graduate School New Student Orientation, you will learn more about campus resources and have the opportunity to meet your peers in the incoming class. You will also meet the Graduate School staff and hear from some key departmental offices that can support your scholarly activity and research. Register Now!

New Student Orientation Schedule
8:30 – 9:15 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast Campus and Community Resource Fair
  • Academic Technology Services
  • Campus Ministry
  • Career Development Center
  • Chain Links
  • Damen Center & U-Pass
  • Graduate Student Advisory Council
  • Off-Campus Student Life
  • University Library Services
  • Wellness Center
  • Zipcar
9:15 – 9:30 AM Welcome to the Graduate School
  • Dr. Patricia Mooney-Melvin, Interim Dean of the Graduate School
  • Stephanie Romeo, CEPS/JD Graduate Student, President GSAC
9:30 – 10:00 AM Graduate Student Financial Facts
  • John Campbell, Bursar
  • Nicole Mazzella, Assistant Director – Financial Counselor, Student Financial Services
10:15 – 11:15 AM Master’s and PhD Students Breakout Sessions: Academic Policies, Academic Support, Graduate Student Research, Professional Development, Faculty Mentoring
  Master’s Graduate Students - Centennial Forum, Bremner Lounge
  • Dr. Jessica Horowitz, Associate Dean
  • Timothy Hazen, MA, PhD Candidate in Political Science
  PhD Graduate Students - Crown Center, Room 210
  • Dr. Patricia Mooney-Melvin, Associate Dean
  • Missy Coleman, PhD Candidate in English  
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Lunch
12:00 – 12:30 PM Graduate Student Services Dana Bozeman, Program Director, WTC Life
12:30 – 1:00 PM “Keys to Success in Graduate School”
  • Dr. Noni Gaylord-Harden, Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology
  • Dr. Jacob Ciszek, Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Visit the Graduate School New Admit page to review information that pertains to all Graduate School newly admitted students. If you have questions about The Graduate School New Student Orientation, please contact the Graduate Student Life Coordinator, Marcela Gallegos, M.Ed., gradschool@luc.edu.