Loyola University Chicago


Transfer Orientation Checklist

2020 Online Summer Orientation Roadmap:

  1. Register for an Online Small Group Orientation Discussion and a Virtual Academic Advising Appointment in your Student Portal on or after May 4. Before your Academic Advising Appointment:
  2. Participate in your scheduled Academic Advising Appointment and register for classes on LOCUS
  3. Follow New Student Programs (@luc_fye) on Instagram
  4. Participate in the Online Orientation Kickoff Events on Friday, June 5
  5. Participate in your scheduled Small Group Discussion Session with your OL
    • Join your OL’s Facebook group and engage with other new students
    • Look to your mailbox for a care package!
  6. Participate in online educational sessions about campus resources, involvement and affinity discussions with OLs on Zoom, and #LoyolaSpirit Weeks on Instagram throughout the summer
  7. Complete the AlcoholEdu and Sexual Assault Prevention Education Modules (opens July 27)
  8. Submit your immunization paperwork to the Wellness Center by September 2
  9. Move-in to your residence hall on August 18 or attend Commuter Con on August 21 and participate in Welcome Week events
    • Get your campus card picture taken and pick-up your University ID
    • Participate in virtual New Student Convocation on August 21 at 4:00PM CT
    • Participate in orientation small group discussions on August 22 and 23 (and pick-up Loyola SWAG!)
  10. Start classes, including UNIV 201 on August 24

Parents and Family Members

Please refer to our Parents and Guests site for your own concurrent, optional online orientation program.

New Student Program Fee

Orientation is funded by the New Student Program Fee. The reduced fee for the 2020-21 academic year is $100 for transfer students. The NSP fee includes all orientation program materials and supports first-year seminars (UNIV 101/102/201), the First-Year Text program, New Student Convocation, and other programs and services for new students. The New Student Program Fee is applied directly to your tuition account and automatically included in your first bill. For more information about this and other University fees, please visit the Office of the Bursar's Billing Information page.