- Text—Our common summer reading for all first-year students.
- Essay Contest—Opportunity for first-years to reflect and write about the Text, and compete to win free textbooks for Spring semester, AND be the speaker at the March Lecture Series.
- Communities in Conversation—Speakers, workshops, films and discussions offered throughout the school year focused on the themes of the Text.
This First-Year Student Retreat is held at the Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus (LUREC)
360 Retreat Dates for 2013-14
- September 13-15
- September 20-22 (reserved for Honors students)
- October 18-20
- November 1-3
- January 24-26
- February 21-23
Financial assistance is available. Contact Lauren Schwer for more information.
Unique one-credit academic seminars are offered for first-years in the Spring semester.
A student-run group that meets weekly to aid first-year students who may not know how to get involved on campus, are unsure of where they belong, or simply might be missing the comforts of home.