Loras helps you strengthen the connections between theory and practice from the very beginning.
You will communicate with confidence, think critically, write with clarity, research with accuracy, and dialogue with respect.
Through experiential and community-based learning, you can discover your interests and be empowered to shape your education.
Breitbach Catholic Thinkers & Leaders
For fifteen years, the Breitbach program has shaped students through Catholic intellectual tradition and created a community of Catholic servants who actively respond to the needs of others through self-giving.
The Civic Leaders program allows you to deepen your understanding of leadership, service, justice, and responsible contribution across all four years of your college experience.
The Honors program engages you in real-world problem-solving through collaborative, interdisciplinary research projects. Students respond to community needs through academic research, service, and cultural awareness.
Our Interfaith Leaders program allows you to explore how people orient around religion differently and discover your abilities to interact with others of diverse religious and worldview backgrounds.
Miller Academic Resource Center
Center for Experiential Learning
Experiential learning expands the dimensions of a Loras education by integrating your knowledge, experience, and skills. Through structured experiences in other countries, communities, and environments, you are encouraged to pursue your learning outside the traditional classroom.
Lynch Disability Resource & Cultural Center
Loras recognizes the dignity of persons with disabilities and challenges you to grow in our supportive environment. Various services are available, including our unique Autism Resources for Career in Higher Education (ARCH) program.
Loras College Library
The library is central to supporting learning and academic success. Take advantage of the Learning Commons for academic support with the Math Lab and Writing Center. Our librarians also offer individual research assistance with our extensive collection.
May term provides an intensive three-week learning opportunity to fully engage in a single course.
You can participate in field excursions, simulations, research projects with faculty, performance or studio art, and more. First-year students are required to enroll in a May term course.
Loras Liberal Arts
Foundations, Explorations & Vocations
We provide you with the foundation necessary to make thoughtful choices to learn, to act, and to contribute to society throughout your life.
Registration & Records
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