Loyola University Chicago

Student Activities & Greek Affairs (SAGA)

Student Life & Engagement

Senior Send Off

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Senior Send Off is an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating class of Loyola University Chicago through various activities.


The 2016 events offered by our office included:

1000 x 560 Want to laugh with your classmates? Visit the iconic Second City for their performance of “The Best of Second City”. The show features some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisations from the fifty-five year history performed by The Second City Touring Company. This is where it all began for Second City alums Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Amy Poehler, Steve Carell and more!


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Visit a Chicago landmark, the Goose Island Brewpub with your classmates! Beers made right on site will be available to seniors from 7pm-9pm. Enjoy a delicious buffet of pub food as well. Free tours of the brewery will be offered by the brew master himself so you can learn how the beer you're drinking is made!

This event is exclusive to students 21 years of age or older.


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Join your classmates for dinner, dancing, and fun at Loyola’s end-of-the-year celebration, Damen Ball!  This is a chance to spend time with all of your friends and community before summer begins and is the perfect way to celebrate your time at Loyola.


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Join your fellow seniors on a dinner cruise on the Mystic Blue Boat Cruise leaving from Chicago's historic Navy Pier. Boarding time is 6:30pm. Cost includes dinner, dancing, and the cruise.



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Come enjoy a night out at Wrigley Field as the Cubs take on the Milwaukee Brewers!


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Enjoy this special engagement which will include the annual commencement walk in which each senior will receive their commencement key. 

Interested? See pictures from Senior Toast 2016!

Senior Service Day; Sponsored by Student Leadership Development


Come join your peers in senior year for a morning of service with Feeding Children Everywhere.  During this high energy, fun morning, you will work with the organization to assemble healthy meals for children around the world. Your participation is a hands-on way to make a tangible difference in the fight against world hunger. What a great way to end your time at Loyola! Lunch will be provided. Please bring your own re-fillable water bottle.  With questions, contact Shannon Howes at showes1@luc.edu


Legacy Celebration; Sponsored by Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs


This celebration recognizes our first generation students, students of color and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Queer/Questioning Intersex, Asexual (LGBTQIA) students who are graduating from Loyola University Chicago's undergraduate, graduate or professional schools during the 2015-2016 academic year. Friends and family are encouraged to attend the celebration and each graduate may bring up to 3 guests. With questions, email Diversity@luc.edu.


Post-Graduate Volunteer Send Off; Sponsored by Community Service & Action


Graduating seniors committed to a term of full-time service after they leave Loyola will be recognized at this prayer service and reception! If you are taking part in full-time service after you graduate (in a program like the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Peace Corps, or AmeriCorps), please register to join us. Family and friends will be welcome. Contact Community Service and Action (serve@luc.edu) to register for the event.


GOLD Alumni Cocktails in the Clouds; Sponsored by Alumni Relations


Loyola invites you to this year's Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Alumni Cocktails in the Clouds, an annual tradition to meet and reconnect with fellow young alumni as well as welcome our newest members - the 2016 graduates - to the Loyola alumni network! From the 67th floor of Willis Towers, the Metropolitan Club boasts one of the best views in the city, so dress to impress, head downtown, and get ready for a GOLD favorite! Cost to attend is $25 per person, which includes an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, as well as a $5 donation to Loyola student scholarships. Register here!