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 18 - Sunday, August 21.  Features of Wolf Pack Welcome include:

  • Residence Hall Move-In on Thursday, August 18th
  • Wolf Pack Welcome Kick-Off
  • New Student Convocation
  • Class of 2020 Photo
  • Work Study Employment Fair
  • Late Night Events

Wolf Pack Welcome Schedule Overview

August 18
  • 8:00am: Residence halls open for move-in.  Check-in at the front desk of your assigned residence hall.
  • 10:00am-3:00pm: Wolf Pack Welcome Check-In & Student ID Pick-Up
  • 11:00am-2:00pm: Parent and Family Social
  • 5:00-6:00pm: Dinner in the Orleans Room
  • 6:15-7:15pm: Floor Meetings
  • 6:15-7:15pm: Commuter Student Reception
  • 7:30-9:00am: Keynote Speaker: Curtis Zimmerman
  • 9:00-11:00pm: Late Night Loyola Beach Night
August 19
  • 7:00-9:00am: Breakfast
  • 9:30-10:15am: Krewe Meetings
  • 10:30-11:45am: Keynote Speaker: Justin Jones-Fosu
  • 11:45am-12:00pm: Work Study Fair Overview (work study students only)
  • 12:00-2:30pm: Lunch
  • 12:00-2:30pm: Work Study Fair
  • 2:30-2:45pm: Krewe Meetings
  • 2:45-3:30pm: New Student Convocation & Class Photo
  • 3:45-5:00pm: Second Line and Celebration
  • 5:00-7:00pm: Jazz Dinner
  • 9:00-11:00pm: Late Night Loyola Hypnotist
August 20
  • 11:30am-1:00pm: Brunch
  • 1:15-1:45pm: Krewe Meetings
  • 2:00-3:45pm: Keynote Speaker: Bobby Gordon
  • 4:00-6:00pm: Shopping Excursions
  • 5:00-7:00pm: Dinner
  • 9:00-11:00pm: Late Night Loyola GLEAUX Paint Party
August 21
  • 11:30am-1:00pm: Brunch
  • 1:30-3:00pm: Krewe Meetings & Walk Your Schedule Campus Tours
  • 4:00-5:00pm: Floor Meetings
  • 5:00-7:00pm: Dinner
  • 9:00-10:00pm: Opening Mass