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Second Year Experience


Welcome Back Events

Welcome back to your second year at Loyola University Chicago!

Second Year Initiatives will be hosting two exciting activities for returning sophomores: The Second Year BBQ and Second Year Intramural Cup Competetion. There are also several Welcome Week events that welcome sophomore students-find the full list below.

August 25 August 26 August 27 August 28
August 29 August 30 August 31 September 1

Second Year BBQ

Monday, August 27, 12pm-3pm, CFSU Patio (rain location: Simpson MPR)

It’s time to enjoy the last days of the beautiful Chicago summer. Come sit back, grab some free food, and relax. A perfect time to meet new friends or catch up with old ones. Swing on by and get to know the new Second Year Initiatives program and all we can do for you.

Second Year Intramural Cup Competition

Saturday, September 1, 10am-1pm, Halas Center

Co-sponsored with the Departments of Residence Life and Campus Recreation

Sign up to compete with your friends and take home the glory for your residence hall. The Second Year Cup is an intramural competition between halls of second year students. The area with the most points will win a meal for their entire team at a local restaurant and, of course, the Second Year Cup.

Events include: Bag Tournament, Free Throw Competition, Bozo Grand Prize Game, Ultimate Relay, Volleyball, and Dodge Ball. Sign up with your RA or come and cheer on your hall!

Click here to sign up for the Second Year Cup

Other events

Click Here to download the full schedule of Welcome Week events open to Second Year Students. Welcome Week organized and sponsored by Student Activities and Greek Affairs.

You can also find our events in the mobile app for welcome week, just look for the one's highlighted in Gold.

UPASS Pick-up Information: Click Here


August 25


8pm, Gentile Arena: Saturday Comedy

9pm-midnight, CFSU Rambler Room: Casino Night

August 26

5pm, Gentile Arena: Mass of the Holy Spirit

6pm: Picnic

August 27

9am-3pm, Sullivan 260: Advising Walk in Hours

11am-2pm, Wellness Center: Wellness Center Open House

FEATURED EVENT: 12pm-3pm, CFSU Patio: Second Year BBQ

4pm-6pm, Regents Hall, Lewis Towers (WTC): Trailblazer Reception

August 28

9am-3pm, Sullivan 260: Advising Walk in Hours

August 29

9am-3pm, Sullivan 260: Advising Walk in Hours

1pm-4pm, Gentile Arena: Organization Fair

August 30

9am-3pm, Sullivan 260: Advising Walk in Hours

11am-2pm, WTC: Water Tower Campus Block Party

1pm-2pm, Simpson Living Learning Center MPR: Getting a Job at LUC

August 31

9am-3pm, Sullivan 260: Advising Walk in Hours

8pm-9pm, Mundelein Auditorium: Hypnotist Jim Wand

September 1

FEATURED EVENT: 10am-12pm, Halas Center: Second Year Cup Intramural Competition

6pm, Halas Field and North Quad: New Year's Festival

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