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Welcome to Lourdes University,

Grounded in the liberal arts with a range of undergraduate majors and graduate programs, Lourdes University offers a vibrant learning environment; one that inspires students, faculty, and staff alike. At Lourdes, you will discover the power of community, learning, and reverence, Franciscan values that demand our employees and students be dedicated to making the world a better place.

Lourdes students are encouraged to seek the answers of life’s important questions, explore the human community, and develop expertise in preparation for their chosen profession. Our graduates are leaders of high integrity and involved citizens.

If you are looking for an education that will empower and transform you, then Lourdes University is your best choice. At Lourdes, you will have the opportunity to hone your skills, apply theory and research to professional practice, learn 24/7, improve your communication skills, and contribute to others’ success.

Please come to visit our beautiful campus, meet our incredible community, and learn more about our exceptional academic programs and fun campus activities. I look forward to welcoming you and together exploring how you can develop and make a significant impact at Lourdes and in your own community.

Mary Ann Gawelek, Ed.D.


Lourdes University 2021-2025 Strategic Plan


Theresa Holup

Ms. Theresa Holup
Executive Administrative Assistant to the President
Lourdes Hall, Room 133
Phone: 419-824-3809