First in the PACK retreat group

First in the Pack

First in the Pack is a mentoring program that supports first year, first generation students’ transition from high school to Loyola, and through each year of college through graduation. Housed in the Offices of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs, First in the Pack is a campus-wide network of faculty, staff and students who create a community of support as they coach first-year students through adjustment challenges and teach them how to navigate Loyola’s resources.

We define first generation students as students whose parents did not graduate from a bachelor's degree program. 

Faculty and staff can volunteer to be a mentor here

Find out more about our program below: