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First and Second Year Advising

Welcome to First and Second Year Advising

First and Second Year Advising serves the academic advising and support needs of students at Loyola University Chicago through the first two years of their college experience. We provide students with advising services and referrals to our campus partners that contribute to a successful transition from high school to college and to our students’ holistic development, in line with our Jesuit, Catholic mission and Cura Personalis. We support and challenge our students in their pursuits of excellence and Magis, and guide them toward the completion of their academic goals and attainment of a degree in a timely manner. 

During our summer months, the First and Second Year Advising team is working hard to welcome and support over 5,000+ Loyola University Chicago students. Due to the volume of support needed, our team works strategically to provide multiple avenues for students to receive support and opportunities to interact with our staff. 

Express Advising - withdraw with a "W" deadline - Friday the 3rd, 9:00am-4:30pm.  

Fall Semester Wed-Fri 1:30pm-4:00pm

Fall 2022

Statement on Solidarity

The Office of First and Second Year Advising offers a statement of solidarity and a commitment to stand with our BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) family--students, staff, faculty, and community at large--to continue to offer support. Learn More

Fall 2023

Express Advising

Express Advising will be available Wednesday - Friday, 1:30pm - 4:00pm central time. FSYA offers Express Advising, where you can join a 10-15 minute live chat with an advisor who can help address your academic concerns. Please be advised that wait times may be longer than 30 minutes. We will help you as soon as we can!

Join between these hours by clicking the link below or visiting www.tinyurl.com/fsyaexpressJOIN. For questions outside these hours please email your academic advisor.

Our Events
Dec 03
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Sunday Mass

Dec 03
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Dec 03
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Sunday Mass

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