Loyola University Chicago

Welcome Week

Thursday, 8/31

U-Pass Distribution
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Pick-Up Location: Rambler Room, Centenial Forum

If you haven’t picked up your U-Pass yet CTA officials will be on campus during the listed times. For more information, see CTA U-Pass.

Volunteer with Sorority & Fraternity Life
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

West Quad (Rain Location: Damen Student Center, The Den)

The Sorority & Fraternity Life community invites new students to enjoy time and conversations with the community while volunteering their time assembling bagged lunches for the community kitchen of A Just Harvest. Whether you know you want to go Greek or you have no idea what it means, this program will provide you the space to get to know members within the community.

How to Live Green
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Room 123

Want to jump right in on your sustainability journey at Loyola? Join us for a fun, lively learning discussion on actions to take as a student to create an impactful yet simplistic campus life.

LGBTQIA & Friends Welcome Reception
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Damen Student Center, Schmidt Multi-Purpose Room

The Department of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs welcomes new Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex, Asexual/Ally students and their families to the Loyola University Chicago community. Join our network of students, faculty and staff as we come together to honor your momentous new beginning and share invaluable information about the many campus resources available to support your unique transition to college life!

Water Tower Campus Block Party
4:00pm-7:00pm

Water Tower Campus

A Water Tower Campus tradition, the WTC Welcome Week Block Party kicks off the academic school year with food, music and fun! Featuring Epic Burger, Potbelly, Felice’s, a live band and more!

Interfraternity Council (IFC) Info Session
6:30 p.m.
The Den, Damen Student Center

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) invites you to attend the Fraternity Open House Info Session to learn about joining a fraternity here at Loyola. The 4 IFC chapters will announce their recruitment schedules, and the IFC officers will share important information about what you need to know in order to join. You’ll get a chance to meet the members and start your search for the right brotherhood. First year students are welcome and encouraged to attend this event to learn about how to join. Light refreshments will be provided.

The following organizations will be present at the IFC Open House:

Beta Theta Pi

Delta Sigma Phi

Sigma Chi

Tau Kappa Epsilon

Sex Signals
7:30 p.m.

Mullady Theater, Centennial Forum

Blending a unique combination of improvisational comedy, education, and audience participation, Sex Signals provides a provocative look at the issues of dating, sex, and consent on college campuses.  The show uses humor throughout to laugh about the differences between men and women and engage audiences in candid discussions about how we treat one another.  Sponsored by Student Activities & Greek Affairs.