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Wolf Pack Welcome

Get Ready For Wolf Pack Welcome

Wolf Pack Welcome is a 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. Some programming includes New Student Convocation, keynote speakers discussing social justice and sexual assault, fun late-night socials and so much more! Wolf Pack Welcome is mandatory for all first-year students, both residential and commuter.  Wolf Pack Welcome occurs from August 15-18, 2024.

For questions about Wolf Pack Welcome, call 504-865-3622 or email 

Click here to view the 2023 Wolf Pack Welcome Student Schedule. If you prefer the schedule in Spanish, please click here. The events noted with an asterisk (*) are mandatory for all incoming students to attend.

Student and guests will be able to download Wolf Pack Welcome 2024 Guidebook mid July for a comprehensive schedule. We strongly encourage you to download the app ahead of time so you can view the schedule on your phone. Using the Guidebook app, you’ll also be able to:

  • View your Krewe Leader contact information.
  • Get an up-to-date schedule.
  • Find where your Krewe will meet.
  • View a map of campus.
  • Receive real-time messages and updates.


For Wolf Pack Welcome, you will meet at 9 AM on Thursday, August 15th in the University Sports Complex (USC), which is number 12 on the campus map. At this Welcome, you will meet key Loyola administrators and your Krewe Leader as well as review the Wolf Pack Welcome schedule.

Campus Map


If you will be driving to campus, please visit the Maps & Directions site for detailed information on how to access campus. Parking is available free of charge during Wolf Pack Welcome in both the West Road and Freret Street Garages. Both garages will also have an unloading zone available on the first floor for you to move your items.

Parents and family members can assist students in moving into their residence hall. In addition, there are parent/caregiver programs during Wolf Pack Welcome.  Please click the link below to view the 2023 Parent and Caregiver Schedule. A 2024 Parent and Caregiver schedule will be posted mid-July.  Please note that the parent/caregiver events are all optional.

2023 Wolf Pack Welcome Parent and Caregiver Schedule 

If you prefer the schedule in Spanish, please click here.

We also recommend you download the Guidebook app. Here, you will be able to create your own schedule, get reminders, see a map of campus and more!