Loyola University Maryland

Orientation

Schedule

Students participating in fall events

Note: this is the 2013 Fall Welcome Weekend Schedule and is subject to change for 2014.

Friday, August 30

Time Program
8 a.m. - noon Resident Students Move-In to Residence Halls
Students will be given specific information on when and where to check-in.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
On your own at locations across campus.
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Commuter Students Check-In
2:00 - 3:15 p.m. Evergreen Small Group Meetings
Students will meet up in smaller groups to cover relevant orientation information as well as information for the year ahead.
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. New Student Convocation
The Class of 2017 will be introduced and inducted into the Loyola University Maryland community
5:00 - 7:15 p.m. Dinner
On your own at locations across campus.
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. Residential Meetings/Commuter Student Meeting
A chance to learn more about the expectations in the year ahead, both on and off campus. (times are tentative)
9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p. m
FAC Attack!
Head up to the Fitness and Aquatic Center for some friendly games and competition. There will be free gear and prizes available for those who participate!
11:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. Midnight Snack

Saturday, August 31

Time Program
7:30 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
On your own at locations across campus.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m Evergreen Small Group Meetings
9:15 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Common Text Presentations and Discussions
The text for this year is The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (each student will receive a copy). Be prepared to discuss the book with your advisor and a small group of students.
12:20 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Lunch
On your own at locations across campus.
2:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Saturday Information Sessions
Sessions will cover various aspects of the academic life at Loyola.
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Battle of the Hounds
Hang out, play on inflatables, have some free food, and try to win prizes!
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Dinner
On your own at locations across campus.
8:30 -11:30 p.m. Casino Night
Casino games including Texas Hold ‘em and Black Jack will be there…the more chips you win, the better your chances of winning prizes!
11:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. Midnight Snack

Sunday, September 1

Time Program
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  Brunch with the Jesuits
Enjoy a free brunch and learn what a Jesuit education is all about.
11:30 a.m. - 11:50 p.m.

Evergreen Small Group Time

Noon - 3:50 p.m.

Sunday Information Sessions
Students will attend sessions about living in community, getting involved, and how to succeed outside of the classroom.
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Dinner
On your own at locations across campus.
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. New Student Liturgy
8:00 - 9:30 p.m. Hypnotist
A nationally renowned hypnotist will put on a captivating show including hypnotizing students from the audience!
9:30 - 11:30 p.m. Luau
A Hawaiian themed party with music, games, mocktails, food, and a fire pit for S’mores!
11:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. Midnight Snack

Monday, September 2

Time Program
9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Breakfast
On your own at locations across campus.
11:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Monday Information Sessions
Topics for the sessions include Bystander Intervention, a Student-to-Student Panel, and Are You Ready to be a Greyhound?
4:00 - 9:00 p.m. Shuttle Service to Target
This free shuttle will take you from campus to Target in Towson. This is a great time to pick up any last minute supplies!
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Dinner
On your own at locations across campus.
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Honors Program Event: Homer and Pizza
Honors students will be contacted with more information about this program.