March 16, 2020 Afternoon Student Update


Good afternoon,

Governor Mike DeWine issued new health guidelines this afternoon regarding fitness centers, gyms, recreation centers movie theaters and indoor parks. He also has lowered the maximum gathering number to no more than 50, and is recommending in-person voting in Ohio be postponed until June 2, 2020.

In compliance with these measures, Lourdes University will:

  • Close the Franciscan Center and Canticle Center gyms as well the Russell J. Ebeid Recreation Center at midnight today to faculty, staff and students with the exception of individuals whose offices are located in the recreation center.
  • The University and the Franciscan Center will limit events and activities to a maximum number of 50.

Please continue to check the, and for the latest updates.

Lourdes University will continue to work with health agencies and Governor Mike DeWine’s office to ensure we are doing our part to reduce and stop the spread of novel coronavirus.


President Gawelek