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Meadville Lombard warmly welcomes you to visit us, whether you are considering applying or have applied to the school, want to explore Unitarian Universalist history, or wish to learn more about the importance and distinction of a Unitarian Universalist seminary.

Attend Prospective Student Conference

We host Prospective Student Conferences several times a year during Intensives, when our students are gathered at our Chicago campus for intensive classwork. These conferences are an excellent way to experience what it is like to be a student at Meadville Lombard.

At a Prospective Student Conference you can:
  • Connect with current students and meet other prospective students
  • Mingle with our staff and faculty, who include Unitarian Universalist powerhouses in ministry, teaching, academics, and activism
  • Learn more about the groundbreaking curriculum for our Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Leadership Studies programs
  • Explore downtown Chicago and our beautiful campus


Upcoming Prospective Student Conferences

Dates subject to change. Please contact us for the most up-to-date information.

During Spring 2018 Intensives March 29-30, 2018
During Summer 2018 Intensives July 12-13, 2018
During Fall 2018 Intensives August 30-31, 2018
During January 2019 Intensives January 4-6, 2019

Take a class as a Student at Large

Prospective students, students enrolled in Masters of Divinity programs at other seminaries, alums, and teaching pastors and mentors are warmly invited to take a class at Meadville Lombard and experience our learning model firsthand.

If you are a prospective student and cannot attend a Prospective Student Conference, we encourage you to take a class as a student at large during an Intensive. 

Tour Our Campus or Visit Our Library

Meadville Lombard shares space in an innovative, environmentally sustainable building that features interconnected interior spaces and a one-of-a-kind, 10-story faceted window wall with spectacular views of downtown Chicago. We are also home to the Wiggin Library, one of the foremost resources for the study of liberal religion; the only Unitarian Universalist archives; UUA congregational records; and six unique special collections. Interested in touring our building or visiting our library? Contact us to set up a visit!