Jesuit Colleges & Universities Welcome Class of 2021 to Campus

Across the country, members of the class of 2021 are moving onto Jesuit campuses and beginning a new chapter in their lives as college students. For several schools, the class of 2021 is their largest freshman class ever. Read on for highlights from move-in week, including videos and photos of the newest Jesuit-educated students on our campuses! [Note: Santa Clara University and Seattle University are both on the quarter system and will host move-in week events later this month. We will update this page with news from both campuses; stay tuned!]


First day at Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)

Mass of the Holy Spirit at Loyola University New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)

Move-in day at College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA)

Move-in day at Saint Louis University (St. Louis, MO)

Class of 2021 Move-in Day at Fairfield University (Fairfield, CT)

Photo Galleries & Social Media

The following photo galleries, images and videos from social media show our schools during move-in, orientation, service days and Masses for the Holy Spirit: Canisius College, John Carroll University, Loyola University Chicago, Loyola University MarylandRegis University, Saint Peter's UniversitySpring Hill College and Xavier University.

Loyola Marymount University introduced its new executive vice president and provost, Dr. Thomas Poon, to campus through a new video featuring students, faculty and staff. Just days later, Dr. Poon participated in a live chat on Facebook for new students; click here to see a recorded version online.

What did the incoming freshmen listen to on their way into Rockhurst University? A custom Spotify playlist! Rockhurst students and alumni created a "rockin'" playlist; songs include 'We Will Rock You,' 'Rock the Casbah' and 'Rock Around the Clock'!

Move-in Days in the News

Creighton University's freshman class was recently profiled in The Omaha World-Herald; the class of 2021 is the University's largest class in its history. Fordham University's Urban Plunge program was featured on News12 The Bronx; the program introduces Fordham freshmen to the local community through community service. Local DC blog The Georgetowner covered Georgetown University's move-in week, which included projects and events to engage students with the Georgetown neighborhood. Milwaukee's CBS affiliate was on campus at Marquette University to cover move-in day, which included the last group of students to move into McCormick Hall. And in Scranton, PA, the University of Scranton's move-in day and related orientation events were featured on three local news affiliates: Fox 56WBRE News and ABC 16.

All photos, videos and links provided by members of the AJCU Communications Network.