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610 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago , Illinois 60605

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Office of Student Affairs
610 S Michigan Ave. Floor 6
Chicago, Illinois 60605
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About Meadville Lombard Theological School

Meadville Lombard Theological School, located in Chicago, Illinois, is a renowned not-for-profit private university that offers comprehensive theological education and training. With a history dating back over 180 years, the school has gained recognition for its commitment to shaping visionary religious leaders who can make a positive impact in their communities and institutions.

As one of the oldest Unitarian Universalist seminaries in North America, Meadville Lombard has established a reputation for excellence in theological education. The school is known for its rigorous academic programs, dedicated faculty, and strong emphasis on social justice and community engagement. Students at Meadville Lombard are encouraged to think critically, challenge convention, and explore diverse theological perspectives, preparing them for the complex and evolving world of religious ministry.

One of the defining features of Meadville Lombard is its strong commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse community. The school values the contribution of individuals from different backgrounds, cultures, and faith traditions, and actively promotes equity, justice, and interfaith dialogue. This commitment to diversity is reflected in the student body, faculty, and curriculum, creating a vibrant and enriching learning environment.

Situated in the heart of Chicago, Meadville Lombard offers students access to a vibrant and culturally diverse city. Chicago is renowned for its rich history, architectural marvels, world-class museums, and thriving arts scene. Students have the opportunity to engage with the city’s diverse communities, explore various religious traditions, and participate in social justice initiatives. The dynamic nature of Chicago serves as an invaluable backdrop for students to apply their theological studies to real-world contexts, preparing them for impactful and meaningful work in their chosen field.

The campus of Meadville Lombard is located in the neighborhood of Hyde Park, which is home to the University of Chicago and other educational institutions. Hyde Park is a vibrant and intellectually stimulating community, offering a range of cultural events, independent bookstores, and diverse dining options. Additionally, the campus is within close proximity to Lake Michigan, providing students with the opportunity to enjoy outdoor recreation activities and the beauty of nature.

Meadville Lombard is dedicated to providing a supportive and nurturing environment for its students. The school offers a variety of resources and services to support academic and personal growth, including mentorship programs, student organizations, and a dedicated office of student affairs. The faculty members are not just scholars in their respective fields but also mentors who invest in the success and well-being of their students.

Overall, Meadville Lombard Theological School is a prestigious institution that offers a transformative educational experience. Through its commitment to scholarship, social justice, and community engagement, the school prepares students to become compassionate and forward-thinking religious leaders. With its prime location in Chicago and the rich cultural experiences it offers, Meadville Lombard provides an exceptional opportunity for students to engage with their faith and make a positive impact in the world around them.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

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

    Services Provided

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

      Campus Accessibility

      Accessible Level

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

      Services Provided

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