Loyola University Chicago

International Admission

Important Dates

January 9, 2013

As you prepare to make your travel arrangements to and from Rome, please consult Loyola's academic calendar for important dates.

August 26, 2012: Move-in Day

  • All students MUST arrive on campus by this date. 
  • Families are invited to orientation activities on this date. 
  • Students planning to arrive in Rome before this date must arrange their own accommodations.

August 26, 2012 – August 28, 2012

  • Discover Loyola: First-year student orientation (Rome Start students only)

August 29, 2012 – September 2, 2012

  • JFRC Orientation (Rome Start students and other study abroad students)

September 3, 2012

  • Classes begin

September 7, 2012 – September 9, 2012

  • Overnight orientation trip (Rome Start students and other study abroad students). The overnight orientation trip has been a tradition at the JFRC for many years. It marks the official start of the semester. The cost of the orientation trip is included in students’ tuition and fees.

October 19, 2012 – October 24, 2012

  • Fall break trip to Chicago for Rome Start students

December 15, 2012

  • Fall 2012 Semester ends (Please note that Rome Start students are permitted to stay on campus between semesters, though they should know that the heat is turned down, hot water is at a minimum, and no food service is available during the break.)

January 9, 2013

  • Spring Semester 2013 orientation begins (optional)

January 14, 2013

  • Spring Semester 2013 classes begin

April 27, 2013

  • Spring Semester 2013 ends (mandatory departure day)