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LOYNO Master Plan: Explore New Orleans

Subject line: Nice to NOLA 👋

Sent: September 15, 2021

Explore New Orleans Neighborhoods 

Each neighborhood in New Orleans has its own special blend of sights, smells, and sounds that bring it to life. No matter how long you’ve lived here, there’s always more to explore. Take a look at our neighborhood guide for an intro to the nearby neighborhoods surrounding Loyola. From the stunning architecture in the Garden District to the lush greenery Uptown and in Audubon Park—most spots are just a short bike ride or walk away from campus.  

The Essentials 

If you’re new to the city (or even if you’re not), here are some great resources to make sure you’re taking care of all aspects of your life while you’re studying at Loyno! 


The Fresh Market


Whole Foods Market


Rouses (Freret St.)


Tulane-Loyola Federal Credit Union

Whitney Bank

Iberia Bank

ASI Federal Credit Union

Capital One Bank

We also have Iberia Bank and Bank of the South ATMs available inside the Danna Student Center. 


Audubon Park

City Park

Crescent Park 

Other useful resources


New Orleans Regional Transit Authority

Hurricane Evacuation Procedures

Students living off-campus should follow the city's plans when evacuating for a potential hurricane. Loyola’s Emergency website and the NOLA Ready website provide information and resources should the city decide that a mandatory evacuation is in effect. If you have been affected by Hurricane Ida and are in need of support, please review our Ida Resource page. 

Be in the NOLA 

There’s no shortage of inspiration in New Orleans. Our City Guide offers a few of the best restaurants and attractions around town that our students love. And take a look at a few of our favorite New Orleans Instagram accounts for more ways to explore the city. 

  • @GoNOLA504 – A guide to food, drink, and fun in New Orleans.
  • @davidnola – Beautiful photos of the serene and spectacular details of our city.
  • @twomacks – Artistic shots that capture the spirit of New Orleans and beyond.
  • @visitneworleans – The ultimate guide to everything to do and see in NOLA.
  • @nolamaven – A glimpse of the culture that makes New Orleans shine (from a Loyola alumna).
  • @VeryLocalNOLA – A colorful look at what it’s really like to call New Orleans home. 

Don’t forget to follow us at @loyola_nola for the latest from the Wolf Pack!


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