The notion of the "5 Characteristics of the Loyola Grad at Grad" serves as a guide for the profile of the student we want to graduate. This helps Loyola evaluate everything that is done in the formation of our students.
The process started in the mid 16th century when St. Ignatius was asked to open an intellectual formation house for young Jesuits in training. He strove to form young men who would lead society and help bring about social justice in the world. The "Grad at Grad" is the modern version of the reflection on and description of the purpose of a Jesuit school and the characteristics of a graduate.
As part of applying the "Grad at Grad" profile to our programming here at Loyola, we interview students at the end of Sec. 2 and Sec. 4. The interview is about the sort of man the student is growing to become. Click on the links below to learn more about each of these areas.
A Loyola Graduate Is...