First Year Experience

As a parent, please know you are a valuable member of the Lourdes Community. You may access the Lourdes Parents and Family section for helpful resources.

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FYE 100: The Lourdes Experience

The Lourdes Experience course is a comprehensive itinerary that assists students in their transition and integration into University life through academic, co-curricular and personal exploration.

Learn more about FYE 100: The Lourdes Experience

FYE Instructors & Mentors

Each first year student will have an instructor and mentor. The instructor and mentor will help the student get the most out of the experience.

Students can email Dwayne Beggs for information about their mentor.

Campus Visits & Hotels

Arrange an overnight stay and ask for the Lourdes University Family and Friends rate.

Wingate by Wyndham – Sylvania, OH
5480 South Main Street, Sylvania, OH 43560
Email the Wingate
Wingate Website

Meal Plans

A meal plan is required of all residential students. AVI Fresh, which operates the Lourdes Dining Hall, offers an expanded menu for all students. The facility offers a variety of meal plan options for students living both on and off-campus.

Learn more about the Meal Plans

Sylvania Links

Known as the City of Trees, Sylvania, Ohio, is located just minutes from Toledo in the Great Lakes region of the United States. A beautiful suburban area, Sylvania provides quality services and resources with pride and professionalism to enable its community and visitors to enjoy the highest quality of life.

Learn more about this great town!