Loyola University Maryland

The Office of Academic Affairs

Recurring Academic Events Calendar

Fall Events

Fall Welcome Week
-New Faculty Orientation, with Reception Monday Academic Affairs, with President
-Messina Faculty Workshop Monday Messina
-Service-Learning Faculty Workshop  Tuesday CCSJ/CELS
-New Part-Time Faculty Orientation Tuesday Evening Academic Affairs
-Teaching Enhancement Workshop Wednesday Morning TEC/Academic Affairs
-Sellinger Faculty Retreat Thursday SSBM
-New Student Convocation* Thursday late afternoon Academic Affairs
-Common Text Plenary & Discussions Friday Morning Messina
Fall Welcome Faculty Assembly** First Friday of Semester Senate/Academic Affairs
President's Faculty Reception Late Sept/Early Oct President
Family Weekend Late Sept/Early Oct  
Sister Cleophas Costello Lecture Mid-Fall Alumni Relations
Diversity Reading Groups October Academic Affairs
DeFrancis Lecture October SSBM/Advancement
Business Leader of the Year Mid-Fall SSBM/Advancement
Grand Seminar Mid-Fall Natural and Applied Sciences

Spring Events

Spring Welcome Week (week before classes)
-New Part-Time Faculty Orientation Tuesday Evening Academic Affairs
-January Teaching Enhancement Workshop Wednesday Morning TEC/Academic Affairs
-Messina Faculty Luncheon Thursday Messina
MLK Convocation & Community Reception Tuesday after MLK Day Equity and Inclusion
Loyola Literacy Leadership Awards February School of Education
Humanities Symposium Wednesday/Thursday after Spring Break Center for Humanities
Building a Better World Through Business Late March Sellinger/Academic Affairs
Faculty Excellence Celebration (formally Deans' Symposium) Maryland Day Academic Affairs/ORSP
 Hanway Lecture March  Global Studies/CAS/AA
Academic Excellence Weekend April Academic Affairs/Honors Societies
-UG Research Colloquium Friday Evening USRSC, with Academic Affairs
-Academic Excellence Luncheon Sunday Academic Affairs
Emerging Scholars: Celebration of Graduate Research  April Grad Services/Academic Affairs
Faculty Retirement and Bene Merenti Celebration April President, with Academic Affairs
Graduation Fair (senor class only)
April Academic Affairs/Bookstore
Commencement & Related Events Mid May
 -Graduate Reception Tuesday Evening Academic Affairs
 -Lacrosse Commencement (if necessary)* Thursday Academic Affairs
-ROTC Commissioning Friday Early Morning ROTC, with Academic Affairs
-Special Awards & Dept. Medals Ceremony* Friday Morning Academic Affairs
-Baccalaureate Mass* Friday Afternoon Academic Affairs
-Commencement* Saturday Academic Affairs
Cosmos and Creation Conference Early Summer Natural and Applied Sciences

*cap and gown required

**Faculty Assembly and Faculty Friday are on Friday at 3 p.m. at various dates each year. Schedule available on the Governance Website.