Loyola University Chicago

Welcome Week

Friday, 9/1

U-Pass Distribution
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Pick-Up Location: Rambler Room, Centenial Forum

If you haven’t picked up your U-Pass yet CTA officials will be on campus during the listed times. For more information, see CTA U-Pass.

SDMA “One Love” Open House
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   

Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs Office, Damen Student Center

The Department of Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs invites you to our annual “One Love” open house. Feast on sweet treats from "Lickity Splits" and learn about our awesome programs! ALL students, faculty and staff are welcome!

Military Veteran Student Welcome Reception
3:00 p.m.

Information Commons, Fourth Floor

The Office of Military Veterans Student Services welcomes military veteran students and their families to the Loyola University Chicago community.  Join our network of students, faculty, and staff we come together to honor your new beginning and share information about the many campus resources available to support your transition to college life.
*This event is invitation only.

Leadership & Involvement Information Session
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Damen Student Center, Multipurpose Room South

Join us for food and an engaging panel of student leaders who will share information about various positional leadership roles for which you can apply/run this year.  Hear advice from student leaders, ask questions, and learn about the various pathways to becoming engaged on campus. Opportunities that will be discussed include the following: Resident Assistant, Orientation Leader, Student Government of Loyola Chicago member, Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs student leader, Campus Ministry student leader, Peer Leadership Team member, Residence Hall Council member, Peer Advisor, Welcome Week Leader, Retreat Leader, Ramble Outdoors Student Facilitator, and more!

‌New Year’s Festival
7:00 p.m.

West Quad (rain location: Damen Student Center)

Come kick off the new academic year as we bring a close to Welcome Week 2017! Live music, carnival games, and photo entertainment will accompany a wide variety of Chicago style food to enjoy! An outdoor film on the Quad will begin at 9:30pm.

‌Hypnotist Jim Wand
8:00 p.m.
Mundelein Auditorium

Meet Dr. Jim Wand, master of the subconscious! He can really get into a person’s head (making grown men do a mean Miley Cyrus impersonation, for example). Dr. Wand holds a doctorate in psychology and regularly tours the country presenting his brand of comedy by hypnotizing willing subjects. Dr. Wand has performed with Jay Leno, Chris Rock, and several other celebrities. Bring a friend for this fun night of the unexpected! Sponsored by Student Activities & Greek Affairs.