New Student Orientation

In August each year, Lourdes University is excited to have you become a part of the Gray Wolves community. First Year Orientation is a 4-day, on-campus event specifically designed for students starting their first year at Lourdes University. Students enrolled in the First Year Experience course are required to participate in this new student orientation.

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You must meet the following criteria to participate:

  • You are coming to Lourdes University directly from high school
  • You have earned 1–18 college credits either as a dual-enrolled, PSEO or transfer student from another college or university
  • You are 24 years of age or younger

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  • First-Year Orientation Weekend is Thursday, August 23rd – Sunday, August 26.
  • Transitioning Students (Transfer / Adult Learners) Orientation is Saturday, August 25.

Review the Packing List and prepare what to bring to campus.

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Find out what to expect at check-in on Thursday, August 23.


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Hotel Information

Parents looking for a place to stay as they move their student to campus are encouraged to arrange overnight accommodations at Wingate By Wyndham which offers Lourdes University Family and Friends rates all year long.


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GRAY WOLF CONNECTIONS (Online Orientation)

Gray Wolf Connections is an online orientation for students who are new to Lourdes. Students are able to participate in an online orientation at their convenience, which details various departments, activities on-campus, important dates and more! Login information will be sent to your email prior to the start of classes.

Complete the online orientation checklist by January 19 to receive a welcome gift.