Drive Thru Campus Visit - image of Lourdes main entrance with curved sign and the words Drive Thru Campus Tour and a car icon

We are so excited to share our beautiful campus with you!

The University has prepared a route with 11 stops for you to explore virtually. All stops are numbered on our TOUR MAP. The drive thru tour is self-led and self-paced, so please take your time and enjoy!

Questions? Contact Erin Gibson at egibson@lourdes.edu.

Before you begin

  1. Download or print a copy of the LOURDES TOUR MAP. This map will help guide you around campus.
  2. Enter this address in your GPS: 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, OH 43560
  3. Locate Stop #1 which is Russell J. Ebeid Hall. You will find information on each stop below.
  4. Use your LOURDES TOUR MAP to follow the route through campus, locating each stop along the way.

When you have completed the Drive Thru Campus Tour, please complete a quick survey

Let’s Get Started with the Drive Thru Campus Tour

Stop 3 Lourdes Drive Thru Tour - Duns Scotus Library

View Drive Thru Video Tour of Duns Scotus Library

Dedicated in 1950, the Duns Scotus Library was named for the 13th century Franciscan philosopher John Duns Scotus. The library is located at the west end of St. Clare Hall.

Library Services and Amenities

  • Houses a collection of more than 55,000 volumes, a periodical collection and a collection of audiovisual items.
  • More than 350 art items decorate the library and are fully catalogued online
  • Lourdes University is a member of Ohio LINK
  • Study rooms are available, making the library an ideal location for individual study and quiet research
  • The library has a beautiful ambiance with large, stained glass windows

Stop 6 Lourdes Drive Thru Tour - Statue of St Francis and the Wolf of Gubbio

View the Drive Thru Video for the Statue of St. Francis and the Wolf of Gubbio

Learn about our Franciscan Traditions, Values and the Story of our Mascot - Gubi

Stop 7 Lourdes Drive Thru Tour - Franciscan Center

View the Drive Thru Video of the Franciscan Center

The Franciscan Center is a multi-purpose facility which includes meeting rooms, commons, gymnasium and theatre. The Commons serves as an ideal facility for diverse activities and exhibits.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Lourdes University has utilized the Franciscan Center facilities for classes that provide social distancing and follow all public health guidelines.

Franciscan Center Amenities

  • Meeting rooms with an adjacent kitchen equipped for catered service
  • Convenient space for community groups
  • Comfortably accommodates wedding receptions
  • Serra Theatre - with a seating capacity of 850, provides the University campus and local community with a setting for cultural and educational events