How will accommodations work for the fall semester?
The Office of Accessible Education will work with students who have health conditions that require official accommodation. Please advise students to contact the Office of Accessible Education if they have any concerns about returning to campus for classes. The OAE works with all colleges to provide all-online schedules where they are needed.
Will tutoring and other student support services still be available through the Pan-American Life Student Success Center?
Yes, the Pan-American Life Student Success Center will continue to provide tutoring, career, coaching, and advising services. Many of these services will be available virtually to students to help reduce density and meet social distancing requirements.
I have a student who has shared with me that they are experiencing financial difficulty as a result of this crisis. Is there someone at Loyola they can speak to about emergency aid or financial options.
Is BIT still meeting? How do I report issues of concern?
Yes, Loyola’s BIT continues to meet virtually on a weekly basis.
- To report potential violations of the Student Code of Conduct, use this link.
- To report potential Title IX violations, use this link.
- To report potential bias incidents, use this link.
- For all other concerns, file a BIT report using this link.
For safety and security concerns that require immediate attention, please call Loyola University Police at 504.865.3434.
What types of issues can I report to BIT?
Please report if students are struggling to obtain reliable internet connections, computers, printers, etc. In addition, BIT addresses concerns such as: Academic Difficulty; Alcohol or Drug Abuse; Changed Mood/Appearance; Disordered Eating; Excessive Absence from Class; Family Emergency; Family Illness; Financial Aid Concern; Grief and/or Loss; Injury/Illness; Missing Student; Personal Wellness; Relationship Concern; Retention Concern; Roommate; Self-injurious behavior (e.g. cutting without suicide intent); Social Adjustment/Involvement; Student Death; Suicide Ideation; Threat to Others; Unusual Behavior; and housing/food insecurity.
Is Iggy’s Cupboard still open to students?
Iggy’s Cupboard is available by appointment only, Tuesdays from 2–3 p.m. and Wednesdays from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. These summer hours are effective May 11–August 15. Please call Student Health Services at 504.865.3326 to schedule a time to visit.
For food assistance within the greater New Orleans area, please visit ready.nola.gov or dial 211.
For food assistance in Louisiana, contact Second Harvest Food Bank Southeast Louisiana at no-hunger.org or call 855.392.9338.
Students can also find access to free or reduced resources, including food, housing, healthcare, and more through the social care network at https://www.auntbertha.com/
For Iggy's Cupboard info, questions, or concerns, contact Heather Malveaux at email@example.com.
What if a student is experiencing a mental health crisis?
Students can call the UCC counselor on-call 24/7, 365 at 504.865.3835. If a student is on-campus and requires immediate assistance, please call LUPD at 504.865.3434.
What health services will be available to students for the Fall 2020 semester?
Consult the Student section of the Return to Campus Plan for more information.