Loyola University Chicago

The Graduate School


LUC Ramblers Statue outside Damen

Here you will find information on the New Graduate Student Orientation and the Graduate Assistant Workshop, as well as the resources shared during these presentations to support your academic, personal, and professional growth.

Please reach out to gradschool@luc.edu if you would like additional information.

2022 New Graduate Student Orientation 

Monday, August 22, 2022

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Damen Student Center - Sr. Jean Multipurpose Room North & South

REGISTER: Admitted students should register for orientation via the Admitted Student Portal. Students must register by August 17, 2022 at 5:00 PM (CST).  



Campus Resources Quick Guide - This booklet was designed to provide you with a quick reference to critical campus services to support your success. 


Career Development Advising - Reach out to the Career Advising team for collaboration in developing your sense of readiness for life after LUC!


Graduate, Professional & Adult Student Council - GPAC's mission is to effectively represent all graduate, professional, and adult students of Loyola University Chicago (the University), to promote and encourage interaction among graduate students at the University, and to provide a cohesive voice for the entire professional, graduate, and adult student population within the larger student body at the University.


New Graduate Student Orientation Video - This webinar, recorded live on August 23, 2021, features introductions and information from The Graduate School for our new class of graduate students. 

Graduate Assistant Training - Presentations for Research & Teaching Assistants on helping students in distress, and rights & responsibilities for discrimination and sexual misconduct.


Online Teaching Assistant Training - A presentation from the Office of Online Learning focused on online teaching for Teaching Assistants.


Reasonable Accommodations for Graduate Assistants - Graduate teaching or research assistants who are in a COVID-19 high-risk category, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control, or who live with someone in a high-risk category, may be eligible for an accommodation. A reasonable accommodation is a modification that enables the student to perform the essential duties of their position, with some modification, without creating an undue hardship to the unit or to the completion of their assistantship duties. For more information, please reach out to the Student Accessibility Center at sac@luc.edu