Loyola University Chicago

Welcome Week

Thursday, 8/25

Family Mass
5:00 p.m.
Gentile Arena

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

Family Picnic
6:00 p.m.
West 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
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Mundelein Center, Mundelein Auditorium

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! Sponsored by Student Activities & Greek Affairs.

First Taste of Chicago
8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m., & 10:00 p.m.
**Tickets required to attend this event

Munch on Garrett’s popcorn and check out Chicago’s city lights as we take a special late-night trolley tour of the city, departing right from the Lake Shore Campus! Sponsored by Student Activities & Greek Affairs.

**TICKETING: In order to ride a trolley, you must obtain a free ticket ahead of time

  • Pick up tickets at the Damen Student Center Info Desk on Wednesday, 8/23 or Thursday, 8/24
  • You must show your student ID to get a ticket
  • One ticket per LUC undergraduate student
  • Tickets will be dispersed on a first come, first served basis
  • Trolley loading times will be 8:00pm, 9:00pm and 10:00 pm; your specific loading time and location will be reflected on your ticket

FEATURED EVENT

FAMILY PICNIC
6:00 P.M.
WEST 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.