Online Student Newsletter

We have created a biweekly publication for our online student population that includes sections on the latest news, tips and tools, and spotlights for outstanding students, faculty and staff in the Loyola Online community.

Here are some of our previous newsletters:

3/31 Newsletter

4/15 Newsletter

4/29 Newsletter

5/13 Newsletter

If you would like to receive Loyola’s Online Student Newsletter, sign up for the biweekly email here

Academic Calendar

We strongly encourage all students to frequently check the academic calendar for important upcoming dates. All calendars for current and upcoming sessions can be accessed here. 

Spring 2020 Online Academic Calendar

Summer 2020 Online Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 Online Academic Calendar


Online tutoring for certain subjects is included in current students' tuition and fees. Go to "Resources for Online Students" on your Blackboard account and click on "Tutoring" (left side). You are assigned two hours. If you need more time please email us at

Online Students @Loyola University New Orleans Facebook Group

Join our Facebook group where you can get to network with your peers. You can join the group by clicking here.

Library Resources

The Monroe Library takes the specific needs of online learners and instructors very seriously. All Loyola students on campus and off campus are encouraged to take advantage of our collection of texts and research databases. Visit their Online Learning + Teaching portal to learn more about all the resources you have available to you as a distance learner.

Office for Accesible Education (OAE)

The OAE provides accommodations to support eligible students complete their online coursework. To see a full list of the services they offer, click here.

Office of Writing & Learning Services (OWLS)

Have a paper for class that you'd like someone else to look over? OWLS offers writing assistance and constructive criticism to help make your paper stronger. If you're a distance learner that would like to submit a paper to OWLS for feedback, click here. 

Student ID

If you would like to get a Loyola ID card (not required) you can do that online by sending a self-taken photo with no background, your student ID number and your address to Please mention that you are an online student. In case you are close to campus and you would prefer to come here and get your ID, then you would have to go to Parking Services, located on the first floor of Biever Hall across from University Police. Make sure you have another form of identification with you.