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Schedule

Friday, September 27
Event Time Location Description
Parent Leadership Council Meeting *Invitation Only 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Damen Student Center, Room 216 Meeting of the Parent Leadership Council on the Lake Shore Campus.
Water Tower Check In Noon-2:30 p.m. Baumhart Hall, 26 E Pearson Early Arrival Check In at the Damen Student Center for those registered for LUMA Tour and Dr. Al Gini lecture at WTC
Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) Tour/Wine & Cheese 2:30 -5 p.m. Lewis Towers, WTC Tour of LUMA, followed by lively discussion over wine and cheese.
Check In Begins 3-8 p.m. Damen Student Center, 1st Floor Family Weekend Check In at the Damen Student Center (first floor near Information Desk).
"Going to College was My Introduction to The University of Life" 4-5 p.m. LUMA, 3rd Floor (Simpson), WTC Join one of our distinguished Professors of Business Ethics, Dr. Al Gini, from the Quinlan School of Business give a memorable lecture.
"Faith Traditions, Ethics, & Civic Engagement: Why What We Value Matters in the 21st Century" 4-5 p.m. Damen Student Center, Schmidt MPR South Join one of our distinguished Professors of Christian Social Ethics, Dr. Aana Vigen, from the College of Arts and Sciences give a memorable lecture.
Team Loyola AIDS Run & Walk Chicago Bib Pick Up 4-8 p.m. Damen Student Center, Schmidt MPR North Registered members of Team Loyola can pick up their race bibs and get final details for Saturday's events. Participants must register in advance, by September 18. Visit LUC.edu/aidswalk for full details.
Hospitality Suite 4-6 p.m. Damen Student Center, Room 114 Gathering space for Loyola families to enjoy light refreshments.
President's and Vice President of Student Development’s Welcome Reception 6-9 p.m. Donovan Reading Room, Cudahy Library Join University President, Fr. Michael J. Garanzini at 6:15 p.m. and Vice President for Student Development, Dr. Rob Kelly at 8:15 p.m. as they provides opening remarks to kick off Family Weekend.
Women's Soccer Game: Loyola University Chicago vs. Indiana State University 7 p.m. Hoyne Field Cheer on our own Loyola Ramblers Women's Soccer Team kicking off their season opener game in the Missouri Valley Conference.
"Lost in Yonkers" Fall Theatre Production (The Department of Fine & Performing Arts) 7:30 p.m. Newhart Family Theatre (Mundelein Center) During WWII, two brothers are left in the care of their strict, formidable grandmother and loving, eccentric aunt in this Tony, Drama Desk, and Pulitzer-Prize winning play by America's master of poignant comedy. Directed by Mark E. Lococo, Director of Theatre. Tickets
Social at BAR 63 for Parents and Families of Loyola University Chicago 9-11 p.m. 63 Bar & Grill (6341 N. Broadway) Join families for a casual social sponsored by Loyola University Chicago at Bar 63. Free appetizers provided. Cash Bar Available.
((dop)) Film-Screening 8 & 10 p.m. Damen Student Center, Cinema (1st Floor) Movie showing of Disney/Pixar's prequel "Monster's University" at our on-campus cinema *free popcorn from Chicago's infamous Garrett's Popcorn.
Saturday, September 28
Check In Continues 8 a.m.-Noon Damen Student Center, 1st Floor Family Weekend Check-In at the Damen Student Center (first floor near Information Desk).
Team Loyola AIDS Run & Walk Chicago  7:15 a.m.-Noon Damen Student Center 1st Floor  Team Loyola, a long-standing Loyola tradition, will participate in the annual AIDS Run/Walk Chicago at Soldier Field.  Participants must register in advance, by September 18.  Visit LUC.edu/aidswalk for full details.
Java with the Jesuits 9 a.m.-noon Ignatius House Open House with our University's Jesuit Community - Coffee/Tea and Pastries provided.
Hospitality Suite 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Damen Student Center, Room 114 Gathering space for Loyola families to enjoy light refreshments.
Rock Wall Climbing 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Halas Recreational Center Students are encouraged to bring their families into Halas to enjoy some climbing! All climbers will be asked to participate in a short Rock Wall Orientation and sign a waiver before climbing. Any individual that can fit into the Youth Harness or Adult Harness that Halas offers is welcome to climb.
“Supporting Our Students' Ethical Development” Concurrent Session  10-11 a.m. McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall The Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will facilitate an interactive discussion about how to support students' ethical development through the college years. The discussion will include an introduction to the Student Promise, the Community Standards (Loyola's Code of Conduct), and the various ways parents and the University can work together to encourage responsible decision-making by focusing on students' individual values and those of the Loyola community.
"Building a Bridge over Troubled Waters" Concurrent Session 10-11 a.m. Quinlan Life Sciences Building, Room 142 Parent Session on helping your student overcome homesickness while supporting their independence.
"Exploring a Spiritual Path" Concurrent ession 10-11 a.m. Damen Student Center, Schmidt MPR North Parent Session on exploring what it means for Loyola to be a Jesuit, Catholic institution and a home for all faiths.
"My student is participating in a Learning Community - what more should I know?" Presented by Tara Sullivan, Director of Learning Communities 10-11 a.m. Mullady Theatre, Centennial Forum  Is your student living in a Learning Community? This session will provide an overview of the Learning Community experience and will help families support their students in getting the most out of their Learning Community. Come hear directly from faculty who teach in the Learning Communities and from the student leaders who live and work with your students.
Family BBQ noon-1:30 p.m. East Quad (Rain Site: Gentile Arena) Join Family Weekend attendees, staff, and faculty for an outdoor family BBQ celebration & music by DJ Persist.
"Sustainability at LUC" Concurrent Session 1:30-3 p.m. Quinlan Life Sciences Building, Room 142 Parent Session on various sustainability efforts on campus with a tour of the new Institute on Sustainability on Lake Shore Campus.
"Social Justice, a Campus in Action" Concurrent Session 1:30-3 p.m. Crown Center Auditorium Parent Session to discuss what social justice means here at Loyola with a panel of current Loyola students.
“My student is in the Honors Program – what more should I know?” Presented by Claudio Katz, Professors and Honors Program Director 2-3 p.m. Flanner Hall, Room 133 Parent Session for parents who have a student participating in the Honors Program for the 2013-2014 academic year.
"First Generation Parent Outreach" Concurrent Sessions 3:15-4:15 p.m. Quinlan Life Sciences Building, Room 142 Parent Session to learn about ways to support your first-generation student navigate college life.
"Living in Rogers Park and Edgewater" Concurrent Session 3:15-4:15 p.m. Mullady Theatre, Centennial Forum Parent Session to explore ways in which our college community exists and interacts with our neighborhoods.
"My student is considering Studying Abroad - What more should I know?"  Presented by Pat Boyle, Associate Provost  3-4 p.m. Galvin Auditorium, Sullivan Center Parent Session for parents who have a son or daughter participating in or considering participation in Studying Abroad.
Women's Club Rugby Game 4:30 p.m. Hoyne Field Cheer on our own Loyola Ramblers Women's Club Rugby Team kicking off their regular season.
Meet the Coaches 4:30-6 p.m. Damen Student Center, Schmidt MPR Department of Athletics to host a meet & greet social event with Sheryl Swoopes and Porter Moser, Head Basketball Team Coaches at Loyola.
Student of Color and LGBTQI and Friends Reception 5-6:30 p.m. McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall Social sponsored by the Department of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs for families of communities of color & LGBTQI communities.
Men's Club Soccer Game 7:30 p.m. Hoyne Field Cheer on our own Loyola Ramblers Men's Club Soccer Team kicking off their regular season.
((dop)) Film Screening 8 p.m. Damen Student Center, Cinema (1st Floor) Movie showing of Disney/Pixar's prequel "Monster's University" at our on-campus cinema *free popcorn from Chicago's famous Garrett's Popcorn (NRHH hosting)
Loyola's Jazz Club 9 p.m.-Midnight Mundelein Auditorium Join us for a night filled with jazz music, dancing, drinks and food as Mundelein Auditorium is transformed into a hip, jazz club.
Dueling Piano Event 9 p.m. Damen Student Center Atrium ((dop)) Department of Programming is proud to showcase our students in a dueling piano-filled night.
Sunday, September 29
Sunday Liturgy 9-10 a.m. Madonna della Strada Chapel Enjoy celebration of the Eucharist in the beautiful chapel on Lake Shore Campus.
Parent Brunch 10:15 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Gentile Arena Parent Leadership Council Co-Chairs host a parent brunch to celebrate the closing of Family Weekend.
Sunday Liturgy 10:30-11:30 a.m. Madonna della Strada Chapel Enjoy celebration of the Eucharist in the beautiful chapel on Lake Shore Campus.
Football Sunday Noon-3 p.m. Ireland's Sports Lounge Damen Student Center Check out the Bears vs. Lions football game with the LUC Sports Management Organization in Damen Student Center. Enjoy the viewing party in Ireland's Sports Lounge with complimentary local Chicago pizza.
"Lost in Yonkers" Fall Theatre Production (The Department of Fine & Performing Arts) 2 p.m. Newhart Family Theatre (Mundelein Center) During WWII, two brothers are left in the care of their strict, formidable grandmother and loving, eccentric aunt in this Tony, Drama Desk, and Pulitzer-Prize winning play by America's master of poignant comedy. Directed by Mark E. Lococo, Director of Theatre. Tickets
((dop)) Film-Screening 3 p.m. Damen Student Center, Cinema (1st Floor) Movie showing of Disney/Pixar's prequel "Monster's University" at our on-campus cinema *free popcorn from Chicago's infamous Garrett's Popcorn
Loyola's Club Football Game 4:30 p.m. 23W200 Butterfield Road, Glen Ellyn, IL Loyola's Club Football Team vs. Columbus Community College at Glenbard South H.S.

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