This is your chance to bring learning to life. From Loyola’s Uptown location, you’ll head out into New Orleans to apply what you’re learning, help others, and shape the city itself.
Transform Mardi Gras World—a giant storage facility for parade floats— into a pop-up dental clinic.
Plant fruit trees at the Acorn Farm in an urban food desert.
Help nonprofit First 72+ build a database that assesses the needs of former inmates moving back into society.
Be an interpreter to help local lawyers and immigration advocates aid an influx of unaccompanied minors fleeing Central America.
Fight human trafficking and help homeless youth get off the streets.
Turn some heads! Design new brand identities and marketing materials for businesses ranging from restaurants to clothing stores.
Volunteer with student-founded organization KEYNola to teach teenagers everything from managing their money to knowing their constitutional rights.
Teach kids how to make liquid nitrogen ice cream or how to power a light bulb with the turn of a crank.
Assist low-income taxpayers in filing their taxes.
Help first graders at ReNEW Cultural Arts Academy write—and publish—their own books.
Work as a computer literacy tutor at the city’s largest homeless shelter for men.
Use games and art to engage elementary students in deep questions—like “What do Aristotle’s Poetics and The Wizard of Oz have in common?”—during a meeting of the Philosopher Kids group.
Create a cool hiking app for a nature institute.
Write stories, shoot video, and collaborate on breaking news with The Times-Picayune, New Orleans’ largest newspaper.
Turn second-graders’ French stories into subtitled animations.
Plan a Passover Seder, Ramadan Iftar dinner, or Awakening Retreat for the student community.
Build a PR campaign encouraging local art vendors to use a new person-to-person payment system to increase profits (and avoid service fees).
Tackle everything from promotions to setlists to performing for student-run shows at the legendary
So you believe it: the sounds, the food, the magic—New Orleans is something to experience. But you want to see it for yourself. Can’t blame you. And it works out for us—because we’d love to see you too.
To schedule a tour or to register for on-campus events, go on over here. And if you need a place to stay, talk to our friends at these hotels, and make sure to tell them we sent you (so you get those Big Easy friend-prices).