Loyola University Chicago

Division of Student Development

2021 Timeline & Important Dates

The chart below reflects the timelines for multiple award processes coordinated within the Division of Student Development, as well as by campus partners whose awards are presented as part of the Excellence Awards Ceremony.

If you are nominating someone for an award, or if you are an award nominee completing a supplemental application, please carefully review the award criteria first. 

 

Please note: some information is subject to change. If it does, the website will be updated as soon as possible.

DateEvent

1/5

- Student Employment Awards nominations open through HandShake.

1/25

- Student Organization Awards nomination process opens through LUCommunity. 

1/28

- The awards nomination processes open for the Maroon & Gold Society, Damen Award, 1870 Award, Unity of Heart & Mind Award, Diversity Awards, and Graduate, Professional and Adult Student Awards (GPA Awards). 

2/9

- Student Employment Awards nomination process closes on Handshake.

2/19

- Nominations close for the Maroon & Gold Society, Damen Award, 1870 Award, Unity of Heart & Mind Award

2/26

- Supplemental applications due for Maroon & Gold Society, Damen Award, 1870 Award, and Unity of Heart & Mind Award.      - Nominations due for Spirit of Laudato si’ – Student Sustainability Awards

3/1-3/5

- Maroon & Gold Society, Damen Award, 1870 Award, and Unity of Heart & Mind Award nominee materials reviewed for eligibility. 

3/1

- Student Organization Awards nomination process closes through LUCommunity. 

3/8

- Maroon & Gold Society members selected.
- Nominee materials reviewed to determine finalists for Damen Award, 1870 Award, and Unity of Heart & Mind Award.

3/5

- Nomination deadline for GPA Awards and SDMA's Diversity Awards. 

3/10

- Supplemental materials due for GPA Awards.

3/26

- Voting opens for Damen Award, 1870 Award, and Unity of Heart & Mind Award.

4/5

- Voting closes for Damen Student Awards, 1870 Award, and Unity of Heart & Mind Award at 5:00 pm CST.

4/19

- Final email to Excellence Awards Ceremony guests with all event details.

4/23, 4pm

- Diversity Awards Ceremony takes place (online).

4/23, 6pm (to be confirmed)

- Excellence Awards Ceremony takes place (online). At this ceremony, the following awards are presented: Damen Award, 1870 Award, Unity of Heart & Mind Award, Student Employment Awards, GPA Awards, Spirit of Laudato Si' Sustainability Awards, Athletics Awards, and Arrupe College Award. In addition, Maroon & Gold Society Inductees are recognized.