DELAY: Due to a City of Steubenville water line break, Franciscan University morning classes beginning at 9:00 a.m. today are delayed and will resume at noon.
Business operations starting at 8:30 a.m. are also delayed and will resume today at noon. Certain limited staff may report to work as may be required to meet schedule guests or carry out certain essential functions.

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Celebrating our 75th Jubilee Year

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Begin your personal and professional ministry at a faithfully Catholic college by investing in a Franciscan education. Find your program, dive into the admissions process, and be part of the renewal of the Church.

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Happening at Franciscan

The Leadership Institute

Be formed with faith and truth as you gain the skills to pursue your passions as a virtuous leader.

An Evening With Dr. Jordan Peterson

Dr. Peterson will speak on suffering, then have a conversation with Franciscan President, Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR.

Homecoming Weekend 2021

Franciscan University is excited to welcome you for Orientation. Meet your classmates, your future professors, and the friars.


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Cardinal Newman Society

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