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Loyola University New Orleans

Welcome, Graduate Students!

We know you're no novice when it comes to college life, but getting into graduate school is a big step. We're here to support you as you prepare for your first semester as a grad student at Loyola University New Orleans.

From getting settled in New Orleans to accessing services like the fitness center and career counseling, your Loyola experience goes beyond the classroom. In keeping with our Jesuit values, we care for the whole you—your body, mind, and spirit. Explore this page to find resources, important deadlines, and other tips for a successful start to your graduate experience. 

Jump down to learn about our LOYNO Master Plan email newsletter and view our schedule of emails. We send new incoming graduate students a new newsletter every Wednesday with important information. 

Submit Your Intent to Enroll

Secure your spot in your program.

All graduate students must submit an intent to enroll to secure their spot in their program. Please visit your application portal for more information. 

Access Your Loyola Accounts

Log into important online platforms.

It’s time to set up your digital accounts so you can access vital information to prepare for your arrival. These are the most important platforms you’ll use on a regular basis as a student at Loyola.

  • Log into the Loyola Network through our Single Sign On (SSO) portal
  • Access your LORA Self-Service account
  • Sign into your LOYNO Gmail account 
  • Access your free Microsoft 365

We emailed you with step-by-step instructions, and you can contact the IT Help Desk with any technology-related questions.

Once you're logged into your Gmail account, you can change your name by following these instructions.

Submit Your Immunization Records

Make sure you meet Louisiana requirements.

Loyola and the state of Louisiana require all students to submit immunization documentation. Print the Proof of Immunization Compliance Form and have it completed and signed by your physician or treatment provider. You must also provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (including a booster shot) or submit an exemption request. All documentation should be submitted on the Loyola Public Health Portal. Email for questions and learn more on the immunization website page

Schedule Your Classes

Contact your program advisor.

To schedule your classes for the upcoming semester, you need to be in contact with your program advisor. Review our program contacts page to guide you on how to start this process.  

LOYNO Master Plan

LOYNO Master Plan is a weekly newsletter arriving in your inbox every Wednesday starting in May featuring important information and resources to help you prepare for your first semester as a graduate student at Loyola. 

Stay tuned—we will share an archive of emails here once the newsletter starts in May. 

Graduate Student Services

Explore services and resources for you.