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Welcome Week

Thursday, 8/21

FEATURED EVENT

FAMILY PICNIC

7 PM • EAST QUAD (rain location: Damen Student Center)

Please join us as you say farewell to your parents and families and let us welcome you to the Loyola community. All new students and their families are invited to an outdoor picnic sponsored by the Division of Student Development.

First-Year Student Move- In, Day 1
7:30 a.m.–7 p.m.

Welcome to Loyola University Chicago and to your residence hall! Move-in dates and times are assigned to students by the Department of Residence Life. For more information, please e-mail res-life@luc.edu or call 773-508-3300.

Student of Color Reception
4–6 p.m.
McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall

The Department of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs welcomes new students of color and their families to the Loyola University Chicago community. Join our network of students, faculty, and staff as we come together to honor your new beginning and share invaluable information about the many campus resources available to support your transition to college life.

Family Mass
6 p.m.
Gentile Arena

Students and their families are invited to join the Loyola community in this annual welcoming tradition.

Family Picnic
7 p.m.
East Quad (Rain location: Damen Student Center)

Please join us as you say farewell to your parents and families and let us welcome you to the Loyola community. All new students and their families are invited to an outdoor picnic sponsored by the Division of Student Development.

Speed Greeting with Playfair
8:30–9:30 p.m.
Damen Student Center, Sister Jean Hall, 2nd Floor

Meet all the Ramblers you can in less than an hour. Speed Greeting with Playfair will help you break through all of the social awkwardness of meeting new people. Get to know your peers before classes even start.

First Taste of Chicago
10:30 p.m.–Midnight
Meet at the bus terminal by the parking structure; tour ends at Damen Student Center, Sister Jean Hall

Munch on Garrett's popcorn and check out Chicago city lights as we take a special late-night trolley tour of the city, departing right from the Lake Shore Campus. The tour will conclude at the Damen Center, where you can sample Chicago-style pizza. Please note that space is limited for this event! Even if you don't get on a trolley, you can still join for pizza at midnight in DSC!

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