Loyola University Maryland


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Welcome to Loyola!

We are thrilled to have you join our community and are looking forward to meeting you! On this site, you will find orientation information, as well as resources to help you begin your journey here at Loyola University Maryland. 

Summer Orientation 2023

Summer Orientation is a time for all new students and their families to join us on campus to learn more about the Loyola community, register for classes and housing, and meet new classmates. Registration for Summer Orientation will close on Wednesday, June 20 at noon. The dates for orientation are:

  • Wednesday, June 21 - session is filled
  • Friday, June 23
  • Monday, June 26
  • Tuesday, June 27

**Virtual orientation is available for those unable to attend the in-person program.

To register for Summer Orientation, students will need to logon to The Bridge using their Loyola email credentials. The direct link to register is available on our Class of 2027 Bridge Group. If you are unable to attend any of the orientation dates, please complete the Unable to Attend form (also located on The Bridge).

For additional questions, please contact the Office of Student Engagement at orientation@loyola.edu

Fall Welcome Weekend 2023

Fall Welcome Weekend the next step in our journey of onboarding our newest Greyhounds. This year, the program will take place during Labor Day weekend (August 31-September 4). 

  • Residential first-year students will move-in Thursday, August 31 and the Welcome Weekend program begins that afternoon.
  • Residential transfer students will move-in on Saturday, September 2 and their program will begin later that afternoon.
  • All aspects of Fall Welcome Weekend will be in person.

For more information, please visit our Fall Welcome Weekend website.