In 1904, the long-planned Loyola College, together with a preparatory academy, opened its doors. First classes were held in a residence located to the rear of the church on what is now Marquette Place. The first president was the Rev. Albert Biever, S.J., who was appointed by the provincial, Rev. William Power, S.J.
The Jesuit Social Research Institute works to transform the Gulf South through action research, analysis, education, and advocacy on the core issues of poverty, race, and migration. The Institute is a collaboration of Loyola University New Orleans and the Society of Jesus rooted in the faith that does justice.
We assist students in discovering their strengths and pursuing a plan for applying them beyond the university. And we partner with a wide diversity of employers—through job postings, career fairs, on-campus interviews, and professional development events—to connect Loyola students with internships, part- and full-time jobs, and graduate schools. We encourage every student to make use of our services, early and often, online and in person.
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At Loyola, we cultivate a learning environment in the Jesuit tradition. Think of Student Affairs as your ultimate resource for getting the most out of our holistic educational experience, both on and off campus. You’ll discover, develop, and apply life skills that will prepare you to become a well-developed and responsible member of your community.
At Loyola, you’re always busy learning, inventing, leading, thinking, and dreaming up the ways you’ll impact the world. Inspiration comes from all sides of our campus community. Lean on every experience, and everyone around you, to create who you want to be.
The Monroe Library extends borrowing privileges to Loyola students, faculty, staff, and Loyola alumni. To borrow books and other library materials, individuals will need to stop by the Learning Commons desk and present a valid Loyola ID. We will issue you a library barcode number and a library PIN.
LoyolaNet, a state-of-the-art computer networking system, provides access to electronic mail, news groups, home pages, mailing lists, library resources, course offerings, student records, and financial information as well as a high-speed connection to the Internet and World Wide Web.
We provide primary care treatment for and education about personal health issues for all Loyola students—residential and non-residential, full-time and part-time—that provide a complete medical history form. Treatment in our office is confidential and free, though patients are responsible for any prescriptions, lab work, x-rays, or referred hospital services.
24 acres on historic oak-lined St. Charles Avenue in Uptown New Orleans; directly across from Audubon Park and Audubon Zoo, with expansive green space and lagoons, golf course, tennis courts and riding stables; 20 minutes from the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans.
Learn a new sport or improve your fitness level or skills, join one of the many programs offered each year. Programs are offered to members free of charge. The following programs are an example of what is offered based on space and instructor availability: fitness testing, group exercise classes, personal training, pilates, swim instruction, and yoga.
One of the best ways to enrich your collegiate years is to get involved with clubs and organizations that fit your interests. There are plenty of ways to get involved since there are over 100 active student organizations on Loyola’s campus. Getting actively involved on campus and in the New Orleans Community will not only help you find what you’re passionate about, but it will also give you the best four years of your life.
At Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, we highly recommend that students get involved in organizations. There are many benefits to joining an organization which include, among other things, making new friends, becoming better acquainted with different aspects of law.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC); Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN); The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP); Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); National Association of Schools of Music (NASM); American Bar Association (ABA); Association of American Law Schools (AALS); American Chemical Society (ACS); Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE); Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC); and Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR).
The small class sizes were wonderful for me as a student, and the professors in the humanities department were all very passionate.
I would totally recommend the university and the city of New Orleans to study abroad and get to know the American culture.
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