Loyola Weekend recap: Thousands visit University for tours
Incoming students and their parents load up on Loyola gear at the University’s “L” Stop Spirit Shop during a tour of the Lake Shore Campus. (Photo by Nan Li.)
Nearly 4,000 visitors took part in Loyola Weekend on March 29 and 30, making it one of the best-attended weekends in the event’s history.
The weekend—an invite-only occasion for admitted students and their families—showcased Loyola’s academic programs, its study abroad options, and the University’s state-of-the-art facilities, among other things.
All admitted freshmen can secure their spot at Loyola by submitting a deposit by May 1 at LUC.edu/deposit.
>> Scroll through more than 100 photos of Loyola Weekend.
>> See other University pictures at Loyola’s main Flickr gallery.
>> Visit our YouTube channel to learn why Loyola is the right choice.
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On CampusNearly 4,000 visitors took part in Loyola Weekend on March 29 and 30, making it one of the best-attended weekends in the event’s history. Relive the two days on campus through more than 100 photos on our Flickr gallery.
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