Loyola University Chicago

Welcome Week

Wednesday, August 26

Campus Recreation Virtual 5k

Wednesday, August 19th 2020 – Friday, August 28th 2020 | Strava

The Welcome to the Family 5k is open to all Ramblers, no matter where they are located. Run a 5k on your own during Welcome Week (August 19th – 28th) and log it using Strava. All participants will receive Campus Rec Swag, and prizes will be awarded to the fastest 3 runners. Participant must be a member of the Rambler Runners Club on Strava to participate. 

Virtual Student Organization Fair

3:00pm – 6:00pm (CST) l Please RSVP for the event here

Learn about Loyola’s Registered Student Organizations and discover how to get involved beyond the classroom! With over 200 recognized student organizations on campus, there is guaranteed to be something for everyone. The Virtual Student Organization Fair is open to both new and returning students. Don’t miss it! Sponsored by Student Activities & Greek Affairs.

Virtual LGBTQIA+ & Friends Reception

5:30pm - 7:00pm (CST) l Please RSVP for the event here

The Department of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs (SDMA) welcomes all LGBTQIA+ Ramblers & aspiring allies for an evening of connection, community, & campus/community resources. Let’s kick off this year with a boost of #QueerJoy! Follow us at @lucsdma for all the latest news!

Taizé Prayer with Campus Ministry

8pm (CST) | Link to event here

Pleae join Campus Ministry for Taizé Prayer. Taizé Prayer is filled with song, scripture, and silent meditation. It is based on Evening Prayer from the Liturgy of the Hours and is modeled on the style of prayer in the Taizé Community in France. Everyone, regardless of one's faith tradition, is welcome to this ecumenical prayer service.

Black Student Experience

7pm - 9:30pm (CST) | Please view location details here

The Black Student Experience is one of the Welcome Week events for Black identified students.