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Accepted First Year Students

Welcome to Loyola!

Congratulations on your acceptance. Use this page to determine your “next steps” for enrollment, ask questions, and join us on social media.

Pay your enrollment deposit  

To officially ACCEPT your admission offer, you will need to pay the $500 enrollment deposit by June 1.

This deposit confirms your intention to attend Loyola and allows a variety of offices to begin sending you information about orientation, housing, advising and class selection as well as health services, dining services and more!

As soon as you have decided that Loyola is the place for you, go online to to pay via credit card, electronic check or download this paper deposit form and mail a check.

Please note: all first-year students are required to live on campus for the first two years unless you qualify for a housing exemption.

Complete the financial aid process

In order to receive a full financial aid offer, students must file the FAFSA. Please enter Loyola's code 002016 to ensure we receive it. Contact your financial aid counselor if you need assistance.

Admitted Student Days  

Make plans to attend our special event for admitted students and their families. You’ll experience a taste of Loyola, meet current students, faculty in your area of study and have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with financial aid. 

Register for Orientation  

Once you have paid the enrollment deposit, you will be eligible to register for an orientation session. Choose from four available dates during the summer. Orientation is mandatory for all new students.

Activate your Residence account  

In order to apply for on- campus housing or to submit a housing exemption request, you must activate your Residence Account. Shortly after paying the enrollment deposit, you will receive a link from Residential Life, be sure to act quickly as this email contains a unique link for your account that will expire within several days. Once your account is created, you will be able to complete the housing application, work on roommate matching or submit exemption paperwork.

Submit your final transcripts

Official transcripts may be sent to our office electronically (, faxed (504) 865-3383 or mailed to the following address: 

Loyola University New Orleans

Office of Admissions

6363 St. Charles Avenue, Box 18

New Orleans, LA 70118 

First Year Freshman: Loyola requires all students to submit their final high school transcript before beginning classes at Loyola. Shortly after finishing your high school exams, be sure to ask your guidance or college counselor to submit this information to Loyola. 

If you took college classes during high school and would consideration for college credit, please request for the college or university to send your transcript directly to Loyola admissions prior to your orientation date.

Transfer Students: Please submit an official transcript for all college or university coursework that you have attempted, including those taken while applying to Loyola.

Submit all test scores

Loyola New Orleans uses SAT, ACT, AP, and IB scores for class placement. Be sure that all of your scores are on file with the admissions office prior to orientation.

Submit required immunization paperwork

Loyola University New Orleans and Louisiana law requires all incoming students to submit vaccination documentation. This requirement includes proof of immunization for:

  • tetanus/diphtheria (one dose within the past 10 years)
  • quadrivalent meningococcal A,C,Y,W-135 (one dose at age 16 years or older OR if age 21 years or older and living in a residence hall then one dose within 5 years), and
  • for students born after 1956, MMR (two doses)

The Proof of Immunization Compliance Form requires a physician, or other healthcare provider, to record the data on specific immunizations. Please refer to Student Health Services for any questions or call (504) 865-3326.

Graduate Students  

Learn more about enrolling, attending orientation, registering for classes and more!

To learn more, call 1-800-4-LOYOLA or schedule your visit online.