Loyola University Chicago


Commuter Student Orientations

Students with an approved housing exemption or those with an exemption currently in process are eligible to attend one of the 1-day, commuter student orientations on either Friday, June 21 or Wednesday, July 10. These two sessions do not have an overnight stay requirement associated with orientation. 

Below is a sample schedule for the Summer 2024 1-day commuter student orientations. 

Check-in for the 1-day, commuter orientations will be from 8:00-8:45 AM in the Sullivan Center for Student Services. The official orientation program will begin at 9:00 AM in Galvin Auditorium. 

First-Year Student Orientation Schedule: 

8:00-8:45AM Check-in

9:00 AM Welcome Session 

Small Group Activities with Orientation Leaders

Lunch in Damen Dining Hall

Educational Sessions from key campus resources

Campus Resource Activities 

Presentation from Campus Safety

Parent/Guest Orientation Schedule: 

8:00-8:45AM Check-in

9:00 AM Welcome Session

Information Sessions from:

Office of the Dean of Students

Bursar's Office

Academic Resources Panel

Dean of Students Panel

Concurrent Sessions from:

Residence Life

Wellness Center

Study Abroad

Campus Ministry

Lunch will be provided in Damen Dining Hall

Students and parents/guests will receive detailed schedules at check-in. Students are expected to participate in the full program. Please plan your arrival to, and departure from, campus, accordingly. Sessions for parents and guests are optional.