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6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania , Ohio 43560-2898

Disability Resource Office

Office of Accessibility Services
6832 Convent Boulevard
Sylvania, OH 43560
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About Lourdes University

Lourdes University is a prestigious not-for-profit private institution located in Sylvania, Ohio. Situated on a beautiful 127-acre campus, Lourdes University provides students with a serene, close-knit learning environment that fosters personal growth and academic excellence. With its commitment to providing a values-based education, Lourdes University stands out as a beacon of higher learning in the region.

Established in 1958 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Lourdes University draws upon a rich tradition of Catholic education. Today, the university continues to prioritize academic excellence while embracing students from diverse backgrounds, welcoming individuals of all faiths and beliefs. This inclusive approach creates a vibrant and accepting community that allows students to explore their passions and develop into well-rounded individuals.

Lourdes University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines. The university has four academic colleges: the College of Nursing, the College of Business & Leadership, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the College of Social Sciences & Education. These colleges provide students with a wide array of majors and minors to suit their academic interests and career goals.

For those seeking a career in healthcare, Lourdes University’s College of Nursing offers highly respected programs that prepare students for the challenges of the healthcare industry. The College of Business & Leadership, on the other hand, equips students with the essential skills necessary to thrive in the competitive business world.

Lourdes University also places a strong emphasis on experiential learning opportunities, encouraging students to apply their classroom knowledge to real-world situations. Through internships, co-op programs, and research projects, students gain valuable hands-on experience that enhances their employability upon graduation.

The university’s commitment to academic excellence is further reflected in its dedicated faculty members who are experts in their respective fields. These professors not only provide rigorous instruction but also serve as mentors to students, guiding them in their academic and personal growth. With small class sizes, students have ample opportunities to engage in meaningful discussions and receive individualized attention from their instructors.

Beyond academics, Lourdes University offers a vibrant campus life that encourages students to get involved and make lasting connections. There are numerous student organizations and clubs catering to diverse interests, allowing students to pursue their passions and forge lifelong friendships. Additionally, the university hosts a variety of events and activities throughout the year, enriching the student experience and fostering a strong sense of community.

Sylvania, Ohio, where Lourdes University is located, is a charming suburb of Toledo known for its tranquility and natural beauty. Students can enjoy the best of both worlds – a peaceful campus environment and easy access to the amenities and cultural offerings of a larger city. Sylvania boasts a range of recreational opportunities, including parks, golf courses, and hiking trails, providing students with ample opportunities to relax and unwind.

In summary, Lourdes University stands as a reputable not-for-profit private institution, offering students a well-rounded education in a supportive and inclusive environment. With a focus on academic excellence, experiential learning, and a vibrant campus life, Lourdes University provides students with the tools they need to succeed in their chosen fields and make a positive impact in their communities.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations