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Office of the President

Dr. Bashar W. Hanna

399 Ulmer Hall, Lock Haven University
(570) 484-2001

president@lockhaven.edu

Come Home to The Haven.

Hanna ImageSituated on the banks of the Susquehanna river, Lock Haven University offers a welcoming, personal learning experience. Since 1870 Lock Haven has provided opportunities for students to achieve their dreams through the power of education.

Our exemplary academic programs, small class sizes, and individualized approach to learning allow students to develop the critical thinking and practical skills that are essential in today’s workforce. At LHU we prepare students for success and help them reach their professional aspirations.

The LHU community is known by many who choose to live, work, and learn here as The Haven family. Our faculty and professional staff care deeply about our students and want to see them thrive. We take pride in getting to know studetns and allowing them to create learning plans that fit their goals and interests.

Students have access to well-equipped instructional labs, hands-on research, field placements, and service opportunities. LHU offers real-world experience through internships, and meaningful volunteer work that improves the lives of the local community and the Commonwealth, as well as multiple study abroad choices that put our students’ knowledge into practice.

There is plenty of opportunity for recreation and extra-curricular activity at The Haven. With 20 Division 1 and Division 2 athletic program, more than 150 clubs and organizations, and dozens of campus activities each week, both in-person and virtually, our campus culture is vibrant and engaging. You will have many ways to connect, grow, and explore at The Haven.

Our friendly campus is located in the heart of the Pennsylvania Wilds along the Bald Eagle Mountain Range and within steps of historic downtown Lock Haven. The Haven offers countless opportunities for outdoor adventure surrounded by natural beauty. 

I encourage you to explore our website, take a virtual tour, chat with an admissions counselor, or schedule a campus visit. We’re eager to meet you and invite you to Come Home to The Haven.

Dr. Bashar Hanna
Interim President

Contact Us

Office of the President

Gwen Bechdel, Executive Assistant to the President
399 Ulmer Hall, Lock Haven University
(570) 484-2001

Contact Our Admissions Office

8:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Friday
admissions@lockhaven.edu
(570) 484-2027

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