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FAQs for Alumni and Donors

Frequently Asked Questions for Loyola Alumni and Donors 

How is Loyola handling the overall situation?

Loyola has moved to online-only instruction for the rest of the semester. For the most up-to-date information on Loyola’s response to COVID-19, please click here.

Will events be canceled?

Loyola alumni and donor events scheduled between March 13–April 10, 2020, have been canceled. A decision will be made in the coming weeks about events scheduled after April 10, 2020. For the most up-to-date information on event cancelations related to COVID-19, please click here.

How can I contact a staff person in the Office of Alumni Engagement or University Advancement?

The full University Advancement staff directory is available here. To schedule a time to speak with someone in Alumni Engagement or University Advancement, please email All staff members have forwarded their desk phones to their cell phones, so telephone contact will continue as usual.

How can I help?

In challenging times in the history of New Orleans and higher education over the past 118 years, Loyola University has stood strong.

A gift to the Loyola Fund is the most direct way to assist the university during the coronavirus pandemic.

We have a list of volunteer opportunities and other ways to help.

To speak with a staff person about volunteering or making a gift, please call us at 504.861.5454 or email As always, you can make an online gift here.

What kinds of services will be available to students who stay on campus? NEW

As of March 16, all students who are able to do so have been asked to leave campus. Select buildings on campus will remain open with changes to schedules and operating procedures in order to serve students who are unable to leave campus. View the updated Hours of Operation.

Will the Danna Student Center be open?

The Danna Student Center will be open on Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., as well on Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.  All retail within DSC is closed to the public. Check the Hours of Operation to see a full listing of the available services within the DSC. 

Will Iggy’s Cupboard remain open?

Iggy's Cupboard is now closed in response to the mandatory stay home notice issued by the City of New Orleans.

What about Immersion Programs and Summer Programs?

Currently, all university-related international travel is prohibited. Student Life and Ministry will notify students when this restriction is lifted and Immersion programs continue.

Will Mass still be celebrated on campus?

The Ignatius Chapel is offering a private 10:30 a.m. Mass streamed live on YouTube. You can find the link to watch the Mass here.

The bishop has mandated that there be no public Masses in the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church. Learn more:

Student Life and Ministry professional staff will be available to meet with student leaders over the phone. Please feel free to reach out to our team to schedule an appointment. In addition, staff will be checking emails regularly.

For more information, read our FAQs for Students.