Welcome to New Student Orientation

You are Part of the Pack!

Congratulations on your acceptance to Loyola University New Orleans! You are now a member of a distinguished community of scholars and have made an important first step to prepare for a civic-minded life of purpose. New Student Orientation is a remarkable opportunity to continue your journey, to discover Loyola, and to find your true passion.

Opportunities abound to become immediately engaged with our community, and we encourage your active involvement in the academic, cocurricular, and mission-driven programs of the university. We share your excitement during this important time of transition and eagerly await your arrival!

Dates & Registration for New Student Orientation

Spring New Student Orientation for first year and transfer students will be held on the following date:

  • January 6, 2015

Summer New Student Orientation for the Class of 2019 will be held on the following dates:

  • June 21-23, 2015
  • June 24-26, 2015
  • June 28-30, 2015
  • August 18-19, 2015*
    • *The August session is for International Students, Transfer Students, and By-Request-Only First Year Students

Students will need to attend one summer orientation session prior to classes starting in Fall 2015.  Registration will be available in Spring 2015.

International Students

Coming to a new country can be a challenging experience, but with the right preparation it can be exciting and full of opportunities!  For international students, the Center for International Education (CIE) is available to help you adjust to Loyola and the U.S.

Visit this website for complete information on International Student Orientation.

Transfer Students

We are excited to have our newest transfer students joining the Loyola community.  All spring transfer students are expected to register and attend the New Student Orientation held on January 5, 2015. All fall transfer students are expected to register and attend the New Student Orientation held on August 18-19. 

Online Students

As a Loyola student who is enrolled in online programs, it is important that you are familiar with programs, services, and policies related to your experience. Click here for information that will help you transition to Loyola!