Newly Admitted

Graduate Students

Newly Admitted Graduate Students

To do before classes start:

  • Confirm your intent to enroll with the Graduate School.

    Once you receive your letter of acceptance you will need to sign and return your Intent to Enroll in order to be formally admitted to the Graduate School. Returning the Intent to Enroll triggers registration into the first courses of your program.

  • Obtain your Student ID

    Visit the Welcome Center to get your student ID.  The Welcome Center staff can be reached by calling our main number 419-885-3211.

  • Obtain your parking permit 
  • Visit the Public Safety Office to get your parking permit.  Bring your license plate number with you. There is a fee of $50 per semester.  The Public Safety Office can be reached at 419-574-3861 or by dialing 411 from a campus phone.


  • Start or Confirm your Financial Aid

    All graduate students should fill out the FAFSA form at If you have questions, please contact the Financial Aid office 419-824-3732 or

  • Contact the Bursar's Office

For billing questions or to set up a payment plan, contact the bursar's office at 419-824-3727 or


  • Access the Lourdes Portal

    The Portal contains a link to your Email Account, Web for Students, and Sakai Course Management System. You will be able to print a bill, check your schedule and access financial aid information from Web for Students.

    To log-on to the Lourdes Portal:


    Go to: and log in with the following information:

    Username: <firstname.lastname>

    Password: your password is the first four digits of your birthday (MMDD) and the last four digits of your Social Security Number. Example: Birthdate - January 3, 1964 (0103) and Social Security number 123-45-6789 (6789). Therefore, the password is 01036789.

    If you are not able to log-on to the portal, please call the help desk at 419-824-3807 or

  • Once you are registered for classes, purchase your Books

    Books can be purchased/rented in the bookstore. You will need to have your course number/s handy in order to obtain the correct books. To view the books necessary for your course/s, please go to the Academic Course Schedule.

    Under the appropriate semester, choose Graduate. This will open a pdf document that lists all of the courses offered in that particular semester. Find your course and click on the red View Books. For bookstore questions call: 419-824-3694 or visit them at 4900 N. McCord Road in the shopping plaza at the corner of McCord and Brint Roads.  You can also order your books from the bookstore online at

  • Attend Orientation!

    Visit our Graduate Orientation page

Graduate Orientation


Graduate School
Canticle Center, Room 103, 5335 Silica Drive
Fax: 419-517-8942

Regular Hours:
M - Th: 9-5:30
F: 8:30-4:30

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