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Fall 2021 Family Weekend Schedule

Saturday, September 25

Check-In | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | South Entrance, Damen Student Center

Please check in here so we can welcome you. When you arrive on campus, you can pick up your Family Weekend wristbands to gain access to events and meals for the weekend. Volunteers will be available to answer questions and provide directions.

Climbing Wall | 9:00 AM – Noon | Halas Recreation Center

The Rock Wall will be open for families to climb from 9:00 AM until noon. Staff will be available to assist climbers. Families who wish to use the climbing wall should bring comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. Children must be 12 years or older to participate.

Family Brunch with SDMA | 10:30 - 11:30 AM | McCormick Lounge

Participate in a breakfast social sponsored by the Department of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs for families of students of color, first-generation students, LGBTQIA+, and undocumented/DACAmented communities. Please RSVP for this event

Java with the Jesuits | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Ignatius House

The Jesuit Community invites you to join them for an Open House with coffee, tea, pastries, and good conversation.

Chicago on Campus | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | Quad (rain location Gentile Arena)

Join us for this food inspired festival and taste popular Chicago meals. Come meet LU Wolf, Loyola’s band, spirit teams, and other members of the Loyola Community. There will be a number of activities to enjoy as well.

Campus Recreation Activities | Halas Recreation Center

Campus Rec is excited to welcome families to campus! Throughout the weekend, we will give tours of Halas Recreation Center, and there will be Club Sport games and Intramural Sports that families can watch. Email campusrec@luc.edu for more details. 

Campus Tours | 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Join us for a campus tour led by a Loyola student leader! Tours leave from the Father Damen statue every 30 minutes between 12:00-2:00pm, and will last for about 45 minutes. Families will be able to visit some of our favorite places on the Lake Shore Campus, including the Madonna della Strada Chapel, the Information Commons, Sullivan Center for Student Services, Wolf and Kettle Statue, Damen Student Center, among many others. We look forward to showing you our beautiful campus!

South Side Chicago Documentary | 1:30 PM, 3:30 PM | Damen Cinema

The story of the South Side of Chicago is a story of immigrants and of migrants, of workers and unions, of political dynasties and sports legacies, art and commerce, progress and struggle.

Women’s Soccer vs. Northern Iowa* | 4:00 PM | Loyola Soccer Park

Cheer on the three-time defending MVC champion women’s soccer team when the Ramblers take on the UNI Panthers! Game tickets and shuttle transportation are free for Family Weekend attendees.

Men’s Soccer vs. Drake* | 7:00 PM | Loyola Soccer Park

Loyola battles the Drake Bulldogs in a Missouri Valley Conference matchup. Game tickets and shuttle transportation are free for Family Weekend attendees.

*Game times and opponents are subject to change. Ticket and shuttle information will be provided to registered guests closer to Family Weekend.

Second City Improv Comedy Show | 6:00 PM, 8:00 PM | Mundelein Auditorium 

Enjoy a night of comedy with Second City improv! This comedy show is a treasured Chicago attraction that is being brought to campus for Family Weekend. 

Sunday, September 26

Check-In | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | South Entrance, Damen Student Center

Please be sure to check in here so we can welcome you. When you arrive on campus, you can pick up your Family Weekend wristbands to gain access to events and meals for the weekend. Volunteers will be available to answer questions and provide directions.

Family Climbing Wall with Campus Recreation | 9:00 AM – Noon | Halas Recreation Center

The Rock Wall will be open for families to climb from 9:00 AM until noon. Staff will be available to assist climbers. Families who wish to use the climbing wall should bring comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. Children must be 12 years or older to participate.

Sunday Mass (Liturgies) | 9:00 - 10:00 AM, 10:30 - 11:30 AM | Madonna Della Strada Chapel

Enjoy the celebration of the Eucharist in the beautiful chapel on Lake Shore Campus.

Family Brunch | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Quad (rain location Gentile Arena)

Join us for a buffet-style brunch to celebrate our Rambler Family!

University Bookstore Hours

Lake Shore Campus

  • Saturday from 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sunday from 9 AM - 3 PM

 

Water Tower Campus

  • Saturday from 10 AM - 3 PM 

Registration

Thank you to everyone who has registered for Family Weekend. We look forward to seeing you soon! Registration numbers increased quickly in late August and we have now reached capacity for the event. If you have questions, please contact FamilyWeekend@luc.edu.  

Please note that any minors (under 18 years old) must be accompanied by adult family members while on campus. Because we order food and plan events well in advance of the event dates, we are unable to grant refunds. If you have questions, please email FamilyWeekend@luc.edu.   

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