We’re Open

We’re Open

We’re Open

We’re Open

We’re Open

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Loras is now accepting on-campus visits in addition to expanded virtual opportunities. See below for all available registration options. Our undergraduate and graduate/postbaccaluareate Admission staff is available to answer all of your questions.

Why Wait?

See for yourself if Loras College is the right place for you. We have a variety of options available, including personalized daily visits, small group visits and meet with key people in your areas of interest.


View our upcoming visit options. Check out our new Virtual Tour! Browse our video resources page. See campus and explore the possibilities. Start planning your visit today!

Visit Opportunities

Weekday & Saturday Visits (On-campus)

Every Monday-Saturday
We're open and offering on-campus visits to prospective students. Check out our available options and schedule today. We can't wait to meet you!
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Academic Virtual Panels

Click on each webinar below for details and registration information.

  • Athletic Training & Kinesiology December 2, 6-6:30 pm

    Thinking about a career that combines physical activity, health conditioning and sports? Join professors, current students, and alumni from our Athletic Training and Kinesiology Programs. They'll share more about our 3+2 Athletic Training curriculum and how the CARES LAB serves as a dual purpose for local cancer patients and current students.
    Register Now
  • Criminal Justice & Social Work December 3, 6-6:30 pm

    Explore your options with a degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work or BOTH! Learn how professors are bringing real world issues into the classroom and teaching students ways to succeed in an 'ever-changing' society.
    Register Now 
  • Media Studies & Video Production December 8, 6-6:30 pm

    Whether it be through a film, documentary, news, commercial, live sports broadcast, social media or animation, Media Studies students seek to bring their creative content to the world. Join us for a conversation with professors, students and alumni who continue to thrive in this award-winning program.
    Register Now 


Stay Local: Home for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 9 – 5:30-6:30 pm
Learn why attending a local college may have benefits you have not yet considered. Hear from current students & parents that decided staying local was the right fit for them!
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Financial Aid 101 Webinar Series

5 Helpful Tips in 15 quick minutes. Click on each webinar below for details and registration information.

  • SCHOLARSHIPS Part 2 November 24, 12-12:15 pm

    Join our Director of Admission and Assistant Director of Financial Aid for 15 minutes as they make dollars and cents out of the financial aid process at Loras College. Hear from students and faculty as they share the highlights of their scholarship program and tips about the application process.
    Register Now
  • Stocking Stuffers-‘little’ ways to save at College December 8, 12-12:30 pm

    Join our Director of Admission and Assistant Director of Financial Aid for 30 minutes as they make dollars and cents out of the extra fees and unexpected costs not listed on your financial aid package. Hear from a parent who will compare the extra ‘stuff’ that adds up and ends up costing families more than expected.
    Register Now  


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Tell Us About Yourself.

I Will Be A First-Year Student


Get to know your new college home. See what Loras has to offer by having lunch with a current student or coach, sitting in on a class of your choice and—of course—touring our beautiful campus. Choose the visit that’s right for you.

  • Group Visit
    Gain an inside look at what sets Loras apart. You’ll interact with current students, faculty and staff throughout the day and tour our scenic campus along the Mighty Mississippi. These visits are a great first step in your college search.
  • Daily Visit
    Daily visits are personalized to your interests. Sit down with faculty members in your fields of interest, coaches, admission representatives and members from other key areas on campus. This is an opportunity to see if Loras is the best fit for you.
  • Small Saturday Group Visit
    Tour campus, meet with admission representatives, interact with current students, and enjoy a complimentary brunch. These visits are designed to optimize your busy schedule yet provide you with valuable information about Loras College.

Schedule A Visit Today ›



I Will Be A Transfer Student


If you’re a transfer student, this is a great chance to explore the campus and see how easy it’ll be to fit in at Loras. Meet with a professor in your area of study and take a look at our facilities. Explore the visits below to find the one that’s right for you.

  • Daily Visit
    Spend an afternoon with us for a personalized tour of the campus. Led by a student ambassador, you’ll get the chance to immerse yourself in academics and athletics—and learn more about the admissions process.
  • Small Saturday Group Visit
    Take a tour of our campus over the weekend with a cohort of your friends and family. You’ll get a feel for what life is like as a Duhawk and get your questions answered about admissions, academics and making the transition to Loras.

Schedule A Visit Today ›



I Will Be A Graduate Student


Get ready to take the next step in your college career at Loras. Spend the day on campus taking a tour of the college and talking with faculty and staff who will help you find the academic path that fits your life and professional goals.

  • Graduate Student Visit
    Schedule a 1:1 consultation and campus visit to get your questions answered about advancing your education and experience what life is like as a graduate student on campus.

Email Megan Henderson ›


I Would Like to Organize A Group Visit for My Organization


Due to the global impact of COVID-19, all group visits have been suspended temporarily. For specific group visit questions, contact our visit office at 563-588-7236.


Interested in a group visit for your middle school, high school or organization? Visits to Loras include tours, classroom meetings, student talks, lunch, and much more. Let us customize a visit just for you!

  • Middle School Visit
    Loras offers a unique program tailored to show middle school students the possibilities in store for them and experience what life as a Duhawk is like. Let us know what your objectives are for your classroom and we can create a visit with those in mind—including lunch in the Duhawk Café and a classroom activity.
  • High School Visit
    Sign your high school students up for the chance to see the Loras campus first-hand. You’ll tour the campus—including residence halls and recreational facilities—and get the chance to interact with current students and faculty.
  • Organizational Visit
    Want to set up a time for your organization to tour the campus? Let us know what your group is seeking to learn and we can tailor your visit to best suit your needs. Loras visits includes a tour of facilities, classroom meetings and lunch at the Duhawk Café.

Contact The Admission Visitors Office At 563.588.7236 ›


Welcome To Dubuque

Dubuque is the home of Loras College. Located on the western shores of the Mississippi river, the friendly city of Dubuque boasts adventures of all kinds. Take in river views on a hike, see live music downtown, or enjoy locally made goods and fresh produce at an outdoor market. We hope you’ll take some time to see the sights while you’re in town.


Hotel Information

Staying in Dubuque? Get specialty rates on local hotel rooms thanks to our Preferred Partner Best Western PLUS. For special rates use promo code Loras#1

Best Western PLUS

563.557.8000 | website

Best Western Directions


Additional Lodging Suggestions

Hilton Garden Inn Dubuque
563.585.5200 | website


TownePlace Suites By Marriott
563.258.4500 | website


Holiday Inn Dubuque/Galena
563.556.2000 | website


We're here to help.

Find Your Admission Representative
Reach out to the Loras College Admission Office
directly with any questions or concerns:

Undergraduate Admission

Admission Office

Graduate Admission

Megan Henderson