Loyola University Chicago

Family Weekend

Family Weekend Schedule

Family Weekend 2017 Full Schedule

 Event

 Time

 Location

 Description

Registration and Check-in

 3 -7 pm

South End, Damen

Check in for Family Weekend events begins here! Be sure to pick up your Family Weekend bracelets to gain access to all events and meals for the weekend when you arrive on campus. Volunteers will be available to answer questions and provide directions throughout the evening.

Welcome Reception

 6-7:30 pm

Damen MPR

The weekend officially begins with a casual gathering for Rambler families. Come and enjoy light appetizers and drinks with members of Loyola administration, faculty, and staff.

Women's Volleyball vs. Drake

7 pm

Gentile Arena

Come cheer on your Rambler women's volleyball team as they play against Drake.

((dop)) Film Screening

 8 pm & 10 pm

Damen Cinema (1st Floor)

Join the Department of Programming for their weekly movie night! This weekend's show is Disney's Moana, the story of an adventurous teenager who is inspired to leave the safety and security of her island on a daring journey to save her people. 

 Event

  Time

 Location

 Description

Registration and Check-in

8 am-8 pm

South End, Damen

Check in for Family Weekend events begins here! Be sure to pick up your Family Weekend bracelets to gain access to all events and meals for the weekend when you arrive on campus. Volunteers will be available to answer questions and provide directions throughout the evening.

 Java with the Jesuits

10am-12pm

 Ignatius House (6324 N. Kenmore Ave)

Participate in a breakfast Open House with our University's Jesuit Community. Coffee/Tea and Pastries provided.

 Students of Color/LGBTQI & Friends Breakfast

 9 -10:15 am

 Damen MPR

Participate in a breakfast social sponsored by the Department of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs for families of students of color, first-generation students, and LGBTQIA communities.

Rock Climbing

10 am-1 pm

Halas Recreation Center

Join the Campus Recreation team to try out the 35 Foot Climb at Halas Recreation Center. Family members of all ages and abilities can participate. Climbers under the age of 18 must have a Legal Guardian with them and all equipment is provided."

 Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA)

11am- 6pm

 LUMA

 Visit the Loyola University Museum of Art to view three new exhibitions featuring the work of Chicago photographers who explore issues of identity, struggle, and perseverance. Also enjoy LUMA’s permanent collection of medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art. For more information on our current exhibitions, click here.

 Edgewater Fall Art Fair

11am-6 pm

 1030-1140 W Granville Ave

The Fair is a multi-cultural and multi-generational lineup of 120+ artists from all over Chicago, weaving a stimulating creative tapestry in the heart of Edgewater, peppered with a contagious community vibe! Live music, food, art and fashion. For more details, click here.

 Family Picnic

 11:30-1 pm

 West Quad (Rain site: Damen Atrium)

Join us for an outdoor picnic celebration with food, music, games, activities, and Rambler spirit.

Chicago's South Side Screening

3:30pm-5 pm

Damen Cinema

The story of the South Side of Chicago is a story of immigrants and of migrants, of workers and unions, of political dynasties and sports legacies, art and commerce, progress and struggle.

 Chicago on Campus

5:30pm-7:30 pm

 West Quad

(Rain Site: Damen Atrium)

Join families for a casual evening of fun and food!

Men's Soccer vs. SIUE

7 pm

Hoyne Field

Cheer on your Loyola men's soccer team as they take on SIU Edwardsville. There will be a shuttle running from the Lake Shore Campus bus stop to Hoyne Field starting at 6 pm and returning as the game ends.

 ((dop)) Film Screening

 8 pm

 Damen Cinema

 Join the Department of Programming for their weekly movie night! This weekend's show is Disney's Moana, the story of an adventurous teenager who is inspired to leave the safety and security of her island on a daring journey to save her people.

 Second City

 8 pm

 Mundelein Auditorium

Enjoy a night of comedy with Second City improv!

Note: This event is very popular, and is limited to 900 people. It is first come, first serve. Due to the popularity of this event, seats cannot be saved for family members not present when the doors open at 7:45 pm.

 Event

 Time

 Location

 Description

Sunday Liturgy

9 am- 10am

Madonna della Strada

Enjoy the celebration of the Eucharist in the beautiful chapel on Lake Shore Campus.

Family Brunch

10am-1pm

Gentile Arena

Join us for a buffet-style brunch as we wrap up an amazing Family Weekend experience!

Sunday Liturgy

10am-11am

Madonna della Strada

Enjoy the celebration of the Eucharist in the beautiful chapel on Lake Shore Campus.

Edgewater Fall Art Fair

10am-1pm

1030-1140 W Granville Ave

The Fair is a multi-cultural and multi-generational lineup of 120+ artists from all over Chicago, weaving a stimulating creative tapestry in the heart of Edgewater, peppered with a contagious community vibe! Live music, food, art and fashion. For more details, click here.

Sunday Liturgy

5 pm, 9pm

Madonna della Strada

Enjoy the celebration of the Eucharist in the beautiful chapel on Lake Shore Campus.

Sunday Liturgy

7 pm

St. James Chapel, WTC

Enjoy the celebration of the Eucharist near Loyola's beautiful Water Tower Campus.

If you have any questions about any of these events, please contact us at familyweekend@luc.edu.