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 - 3:30 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 19, 2022 at 5:00 PM (CST).  

Agenda - Graduate School New Student Orientation 2022


2022 Graduate School New Student Orientation Introduction Slides - Introduction slides for our new student orientation taking place August 22, 2022. 


Block Party 2022 - Enjoy food, music, caricature artists, and a photo booth!


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!


Coordinated Assistance & Resource Education (CARE)


Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct - Prevention and Response


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Loyola


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.


Graduate, Professional & Adult Students Life (GPASL)


GPASL Black, Indigenous & People of Color Social Calendar Fall 2022 - Please join us in building community with fellow black, Indigenous, and people of color graduate, professional, and adult students. Light appetizers will be provided. 


International Graduate Student Organization (IGSO)


Professional Development Events 2022 - The Graduate School and our partners will be offering many professional development events specifically tailored to graduate student needs in the coming academic year.


Ready for Ramblers - This grant project will expand dedicated spaces for graduate students both at Cudahy Library and Lewis Library on the Lake Shore and Water Tower campuses, respectively.


Wellness Center - Caring for Yourself

Office of Equity & Compliance - Graduate Assistant Workshop


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


Supporting Students in Distress