Loyola University Chicago

Rambler Success Program

Program Description

The Rambler Success Program is a yearlong program filled with enriching learning experiences that will benefit the successful Rambler through graduation and beyond. With successful completion of your individualized plan, you will be granted full admission at LUC at the start of the second year. 

Summer Transition (Aug 19 - 23)

  • Meet your advisors, mentors and academic coaches Create your best learning strategies
  • Develop increased academic skills
  • Participate in learning strategies workshops
  • Launch your Rambler Success Program learning agreement and portfolio
  • Get to know your way around the LUC campus
  • Make friends and have fun 

First Semester (Fall Freshman Year)

  • UNIV 101 (First Year Seminar), UNIV 112 (Strategies for Learning Course) and Supplemental Instruction
  • College writing and a cohort class from a list of specially designed Core courses
  • In-depth regular academic advising
  • Individualized development of skills, self-awareness and strategies
  • Peer mentoring
  • Loyola 360 Retreat
  • Career Self-Assessment Workshop

Second Semester (Spring Freshman Year)

  • UNIV 102 (Freshman Seminar)
  • Cohort class from a list of specially designed Core courses
  • Update your learning agreement and Rambler Success Program portfolio
  • In-depth academic advising
  • Individualized development of skills, self-awareness and strategies
  • Learning activities, workshops, etc.
  • Peer mentoring and academic coaching
  • Presentation of your successfully completed Rambler Success Program portfolio