ACADEMIC RESOURCE CENTER

The Loras College Academic Library provides access to countless resources in a state-of-the-art environment.

A PLACE WITH A VIEW

Situated on one of Dubuque’s rolling hills overlooking downtown, the view from Loras College is one worth taking in. Not only do the bluffs, river and city lights offer plenty of eye candy while you’re here, but you can also rest assured your future will be looking good come graduation.

HANDS-ON LEARNING

Our classes emphasize hands-on and experiential learning to prepare students for life after graduation.

DUHAWKS!

Duhawks are social, and showing school spirit—both on campus and online—is a point of pride.

WORSHIP

Spiritual development is a top priority at Loras, and we offer a 9 pm mass on Sundays to accommodate students.

13:1 STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

Small class sizes ensure every student receives the amount of attention needed for individual academic growth.

CATHOLIC IDENTITY

Loras is a liberal arts college with a strong and proud Catholic tradition.

Fitness Center

The Loras College Fitness Center is located on the upper level of the Athletics and Wellness Center (AWC). The Fitness Center offers a variety of cardio equipment, strength training machines and free weights.  In the lower level of the AWC, we offer additional heavy weights and strength training equipment.

ATHLETICS AND WELLNESS CENTER (AWC)

Our athletics facility hosts many of the 24 varsity sports Loras has to offer.

CAMPUS LIFE

Whether studying or socializing, the Loras campus offers beautiful opportunities.

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Loras College Information and Administrative Offices: Call 800.245.6727 or email admissions@loras.edu

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO LORAS

FROM IOWA

Traveling Hwy 20 East into DubuqueTriStateMap

  • Take the Grandview Ave. exit.
  • Travel through the 1st stoplight.
  • Turn left at the 2nd stoplight onto Grandview Ave.
  • Travel through one stoplight and two stop signs.
  • Turn right at the next stoplight onto Loras Blvd.
  • Travel four blocks, and Loras College will be on your left.

Traveling Hwy61/151 North into Dubuque:

  • Take the Grandview Ave. exit.
  • Turn left onto Grandview Ave.
  • Travel approximately 14 block through two stoplights and two stop signs.
  • Turn right at the next stoplight onto Loras Blvd.
  • Travel four blocks, and Loras College will be on your left.

Traveling Hwy 52 North into Dubuque:

  • Turn right onto Hwy 61151 North and follow the directions for traveling Hwy 61/151 North into Dubuque.

Traveling Hwy 52 South into Dubuque

  • Hwy 52 turns into Central Ave.
  • Turn right at 32nd St.
  • Travel about one mile and turn left onto Grandview Ave.
  • Follow Grandview Ave. for about 3 miles continuing straight through 3 stop signs.
  • After crossing Clarke Dr., Grandview Ave. curves to the left and then curves to the right at the top of the hill.
  • Turn left at the stoplight onto Loras Blvd.
  • Travel 4 blocks, and Loras College will be on your left.

FROM ILLINOIS

Traveling Hwy 20 West:

  • Cross the Mississippi River.
  • Continue on Hwy 20 West. Use the Grandview Ave. exit.
  • Turn right onto Grandview Ave.
  • Travel through two stop signs.
  • Turn right at the next stoplight onto Loras Blvd.
  • Loras College will be on your left.

Traveling I-80 West:

  • Take Hwy 61 North to Dubuque.
  • Take the Grandview Ave exit.
  • Turn left onto Grandview Ave.
  • Travel approximately 14 blocks through two stoplights and two stop signs.
  • Turn right at the 3rd stoplight onto Loras Blvd.
  • Travel 4 blocks, and Loras College will be on your left.

FROM MINNESOTA

Traveling Hwy 52 South

  • See directions under “from Iowa.”

Traveling Hwy I-35 South

  • Take I-35 South into Iowa.
  • Take the Hwy 218 South exit.
  • Take the Hwy 20 East exit and follow directions for traveling Hwy 20 East into Dubuque.

FROM WISCONSIN

Traveling Hwy 61/151 South:

  • Cross the Mississippi River.
  • Take the Hwy 20 Exit.
  • Turn right onto Hwy 20. Use the Grandview Ave. exit.
  • Turn right onto Grandview Ave. at the stoplight.
  • Travel through two stop signs.
  • Turn right at the next stoplight onto Loras Blvd.