AJCU Schools Welcome Class of 2022 to Campus

It's that time of year again! The class of 2022 has arrived on Jesuit campuses across the country, ready to begin the next four years of their lives. Several schools are welcoming their largest and most academically talented freshman classes, while several are also welcoming new presidents! Read on for highlights from move-in week, including videos and photos of the newest Jesuit-educated students. [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!]

Scenes Across Jesuit Campuses (Photo Slideshow)

Class of 2022 Sets Enrollment Records

This year's class set enrollment records at Creighton University, Marquette UniversityWheeling Jesuit University and Xavier University. John Carroll University welcomed its largest class in 15 years; Le Moyne College welcomed its second-largest class; the University of Detroit Mercy experienced its fourth consecutive year of growth; and Gonzaga University's class ties last year's as its most academically talented.

New Campuses, Residence Halls & Programs

Georgetown University launched a new Ignatius Seminar on black participation in post-civil rights social movements; Loyola Marymount University opened a new campus in Playa Vista, CA to house its School of Film and Television graduate programs and the College of Business Administration’s Executive MBA Program; Marquette University opened its first new residence hall in fifty years; Regis University opened Boryla Apartments, a new apartment building just south of campus; Saint Peter's University established a new campus at the Meadowlands in Bergen County, NJ; and Xavier University became the new home to an 80-year old private chapel.

More Highlights from Move-In Week

To learn more about move-in week, service programs and the class of 2022, click on the following school names (then scroll below for videos!): College of the Holy Cross, Fordham University, Loyola University Chicago, Loyola University Maryland, Rockhurst UniversitySaint Joseph's University and the University of Scranton.

Videos

Move-in Day at the University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)

University of Detroit Mercy’s orientation clean-up (Detroit, MI)

Opening Day at Fordham University (Bronx & Manhattan, NY)

Boston College Welcomes Class of 2022 (Chestnut Hill, MA)

Le Moyne College Welcomes the “Phamily" to Campus (Syracuse, NY)

Move-in Day at Regis University (Denver, CO)

Move-in day time lapse at Spring Hill College (Mobile, AL)

Welcome to the Kennel Club at Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA)

Welcome Day at Fairfield University (Fairfield, CT)

Students return to Saint Louis University (St. Louis, MO)

Move-in Day at Creighton University (Omaha, NE)

C-Block Bonfire at Canisius College (Buffalo, NY)

Loyola University New Orleans Welcomes Class of 2022 (New Orleans, LA)

To submit additional content for this page, please write to Deanna Howes Spiro, AJCU's director of communications: dhowes@ajcunet.edu.