Our First-Year Experience program welcomes you into an holistic education shaped by the Jesuit concept of the cura personalis, the education of the whole person. Read more »
When you enroll at Loyola, you become a member of a community where learning happens in the classrooms, in the residence halls, in the student center, and beyond. Loyola’s First-Year Experience program helps you become part of this rich living and learning environment.
The First-Year Experience program is anchored in small academic seminars taught by leading teacher-scholars. The seminars introduce you to college-level thinking and learning and to Loyola’s Jesuit tradition under the overarching theme “thinking critically, acting justly.” Read more »
First-year learning experiences don’t stop at the classroom doors because at Loyola living and learning are one and the same.
Residence Hall Programs
You will have the chance to participate in a variety of programs with all the students in your residence hall. After a day spent engaging with Loyola’s faculty and fellow students in the classroom, your learning flows seamlessly into the residence halls as you bring concepts home to reflect and engage with your peers. Read more »