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Virtual Activities & Programming

There are multiple ways to stay engaged with your fellow students, faculty, and staff. During the 2021-2022 academic year, Student Life and Ministry will host both virtual and in-person engagement opportunities.

Pastoral Counseling and Spiritual Companioning:

Pastoral counseling is available via telephone or video conferencing with University Minister, Fr. Gregg Grovenburg, S.J. In addition, virtual spiritual companioning is available with University Ministers Laura Alexander, Christine Johnson, and Ken Weber.  Please call (504) 865-3622 or email us to schedule an appointment. 

Worship Schedule:

Sundays: Mass from Ignatius Chapel, 10:30 A.M. Click here to watch the 10:30 A.M. Mass!

Sundays: Mass from Ignatius Chapel, 9 P.M. Click here to watch the 9 P.M. Mass!

Weekday Mass from Ignatius Chapel, Monday - Friday, 12 P.M. Click here to watch the 12 P.M. Mass!

Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship "Connect" Worship Service. Click here to watch every Wednesday at 8 P.M.

Lenten Retreat in Daily Life:

Join the Loyola University New Orleans community in an online retreat experience this Lent. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni will share personal reflections on the daily scriptures. Reflections are emailed each morning throughout Lent and include questions to help you reflect on how the scriptures and topics relate to your life.

Subscribe here to receive the daily reflections in English. 

Suscríbete aquí para recibir las reflexiones diarias en español.

Virtual Events:

Download the Corq App or log in to HowlConnect, our student engagement platform, to see both virtual and in person events happening throughout the week. Follow the University Programming Board on Instagram (@loyno_upb) to stay up to date with free campus programming and giveaways brought to you by your peers!

Student Organizations:

Interested in joining a student organization? Search through the full list of our student organizations in HowlConnect. On the student organization's portal, you can see ways to get involved with them, and events that have planned.

Campus Recreation:

Campus Recreation will be hosting multiple events throughout the school year that can be done in person such as intramural sports leagues, club sports and others as well as virtually such as a Step Challenge (where you could win a Fitbit), a virtual 5k, Sports Trivia, and more. Make sure to create an IMLeagues.com account using your Loyola Email to stay up to date with Campus Recreation.

  • Did you know Loyola University New Orleans provides all students, staff, and faculty free access to video conferencing with Zoom through your email address. This is a great way to “meet up” with your friends, classmates, and student organization members.
  • Are you a leader of a student organization on campus? Check out our HowlConnect guide with ways to engage your student org.

Virtual Fitness

  • Missing group fitness classes or going to the gym? Check out the Planet Fitness Facebook page for live-streamed daily workouts several times a day.
  • Looking for additional resources for workouts, check out Fitness Blender for free at home workouts with little to no equipment needed.
  • Is Yoga more your thing? Check out CorePower Yoga to keep up your practice from the comfort of your living room.
  • For an introduction to mindfulness meditation that you can practice on your own, visit UCLA Health for downloadable guided meditations in both English and Spanish.
  • For other mediation activities, Insight Timer has over 300 activities to choose from.
  • For a list of free YMCA exercise classes, make sure to check out YMCA360!
  • Virtual COVID-19 Friendly Field Trips Around the World

Virtual Tours & Museums

Experience the best museums from NYC to France to Seoul in the comfort of your own home. Check out these sites to go on virtual tours of different museums and specific exhibits.

Check out some cool places around the world from National Parks to National Landmarks.

Animal Webcams

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Just want a cute and cuddly distraction? Check out several different animal live cam options from watching silly sea otters and curious elephants or just mellow out to the hypnotic drifting jellyfish.

More Fun Things To Do!