Wolf Pack Welcome Opening Weekend

Wolf Pack Welcome Opening Weekend is a four-day program to kick off the Fall semester for the newest members of the Pack!  There are a variety of programs and events to help you prepare for classes, meet other incoming students, participate in Loyola traditions, and more.  Opening Weekend will be held Thursday, August 16 - Sunday, August 19, 2018. Wolf Pack Welcome is mandatory for all first year students, both residential and commuter.

Wolf Pack Welcome 2018 Schedule 

DAY ONE: THURSDAY AUGUST 16, 2018

8:00am - 2:45pm: Housing/WPW Check-in. Check in will take place in the St. Charles Room.

3:00pm – 3:45pm Welcome to the Wolf Pack, Sports Complex

4:00pm – 5:45pm: Dinner in the Orleans Room, Danna Student Center

6:00pm – 7:00pm: Floor Meetings, Various locations

6:00pm – 7:00pm: Commuter Student Meet & Greet, Danna Student Center, Satchmo’s Lounge

7:00pm – 9:00pm: Keynote Speaker: Tim Wise, Sports Complex

9:30pm – 11:30pm: Late Night Loyola Events:

  • 90s Cartoons & Breakfast, Various Danna Student Center Rooms
  • Who’s Got Game? Danna Student Center, Satchmo’s Lounge

 DAY TWO: FRIDAY AUGUST 17, 2017

7:00am – 9:45am: Breakfast in the Orleans Room, Danna Student Center

10:00am – 11:15am: Krewe Meetings: University Traditions and First 50 days, Various locations

11:30am – 12:15pm: Work Study Overview (Work study students only), Nunemaker Hall, Monroe 3rd Floor

  • Last Names: A – L 11:30am – 11:45am
  • Last Names: M – Z 12:00pm – 12:15pm

11:45pm – 2:00pm: Lunch in the Orleans Room, Danna Center, First Floor

12:00pm– 2:30pm: Work Study Fair (Work study students only), Danna Center, St. Charles Room

2:30pm – 2:45pm: Krewe Gatherings (Peace Quad)

2:45pm – 3:45pm: First Year Convocation & Class of 2022 Photo, Holy Name of Jesus Church

4:00pm– 8:00pm: Dinner in the Orleans Room Danna Center, First Floor

6:00pm – 7:30pm: Krewe du Jewe: Shabbat Service,  Ignatius Chapel, Bobet Hall, First Floor (Optional, open to all students)

9:00pm – 11:00pm: Late Night Loyola Events

  • Bingo with a Twist, Sponsored by Target, Danna Student Center, St. Charles Rm
  • Twerk N Tone Aerobics, Danna Student Center, Audubon Room
  • Who’s Got Game? Danna Student Center, Satchmo’s Lounge

DAY THREE: SATURDAY AUGUST 18, 2018

11:30am – 1:00pm: Brunch in the Orleans Room Danna Center, First Floor

1:00pm – 1:30pm: Krewe Meetings, Various Locations

1:30pm – 3:15pm: Keynote Presentation: Bonny Shade, Sports Complex

4:30pm – 9:00pm: Shopping Excursions, shuttles leaving at the Carrollton turnaround

5:00pm – 8:00pm: Dinner in the Orleans Room, Danna Student Center, First Floor

9:00pm – 11:00pm: Late Night Loyola Events:

  • Silent Disco, Danna Student Center, St. Charles Room
  • Twerk N Tone Aerobics, Danna Student Center, Audubon Room
  • Who’s Got Game? Danna Student Center, Satchmo’s Lounge

DAY FOUR: SUNDAY AUGUST 19, 2018

10:45am – 12:15pm: Brunch in the Orleans Room, Danna Student Center, First Floor

12:30pm – 2:30pm: Keynote Presentation: James Robilotta, Sports Complex

2:45pm – 3:45pm: Krewe Meetings: StrengthsQuest, Various locations

4:00pm – 7:00pm: Library Scavenger Hunt

4:00pm – 5:45pm: Walk Your Schedule, Various locations

4:00pm – 8:00pm: Dinner in the Orleans Room Danna Student Center, First Floor

7:00pm – 8:00pm: Floor Meetings (various locations)

9:00pm – 10:00pm: Opening Mass, Ignatius Chapel, Bobet Hall, First Floor 

For questions or special accommodations: orientation@loyno.edu

 Wolf Pack Welcome is MANDATORY for ALL NEW STUDENTS!!!