Loyola University New Orleans First Year Experience

Programs

The First Year Experience program starts from the moment you step on campus in the weeks before classes begin through our new student orientation program.The First Year Experience program starts from the moment you step on campus in the weeks before classes begin. Our New Student Orientation program is a day-and-a-half with an introduction to campus life and all of the tools you’ll need to be successful in your college career. The Academic Seminars are special-topic courses grounded in an interdisciplinary approach to knowledge and an exploration of values. Find out more about our programs:

  • First Year Seminars: Interdisciplinary seminar courses that introduce first-year students to Loyola’s Jesuit tradition through a range of courses that address the overarching theme of “thinking critically, acting justly.” Read more »
  • Welcome to Loyola: Incorporates new students into the intellectual, cultural and social climate of the Loyola community by providing programs and services for students and their families that address the process of transition and introduce them to the broad curricular and cocurricular opportunities available. Read more »
  • Student Success
  • Living and Learning Together: First-year learning experiences don’t stop at the classroom doors because at Loyola living and learning are one and the same. Read more »