Admitted Student Days 2016
April 10-11 | April 24-25

Do you want to experience a “normal” day at Lawrence? Want to talk with students and professors about your and their interests? Would you like to meet your charming and enigmatic admissions counselor? Check out one of our Admitted Student Days, which include programs specially designed to give admitted students (like yourself) the best of what Lawrence has to offer.

Immerse yourself in our world for a day; visit real classes that are in session, attend informational sessions on academic disciplines and degree programs, talk with a professor in an area of interest, and most importantly, let Lawrentians – students, faculty, and staff – help you decide if this is the place for you.

Students must already be admitted to Lawrence to register for and attend Admitted Student Days.

What to Expect on Sunday Night

When you get to campus, you will be matched up with a group of your future classmates for the Amazing Lawrence Adventure (if you choose to participate in Sunday night's activities—not a requirement). Make sure to dress casually so you will be comfortable as you explore the campus. Parents and guests will be invited to a Q&A with the President, followed by light hors d'oeuvres. 

If you are staying overnight on campus at check in:If you are not staying overnight but participating in activities at check in:
1. You will part ways with your parents/guests for the remainder of the evening
2. Bring your sleeping bag, pillow and overnight bag, there will be a room where your items will be kept during the Amazing Lawrence Adventure.
1. Before check in, make arrangements with your parents or guests to meet back up Sunday to depart campus.


General Outline for Sunday Night

(These activities are optional and times are approximate. If you are interested in attending, please indicate that as you register.)

5:15 - 7:30 pmCheck in, students and parents part ways
 Students participate in the Amazing Lawrence Adventure
 Parents attend Q&A w/President

Students meet with overnight host (if staying overnight)

 Parents enjoy light hors d’oeurves with Lawrence staff members and alumni


7:30 pm Diversity Open House in the Diversity Center
8:00 pm Performance by Guitar Professor Nathan Wysock in Harper Hall
8:00 pm Card games in Colman Hall
8:00 pm Game night in Plantz Hall
8:00 pm Movie night in Kohler Hall
9:00 pm Social hour in Trever Hall
9:30 pm Karaoke in Ormsby Hall


General Outline for Monday

(All times are tentative and subject to change. Finalized schedule available five days prior to the event.)

8:20 - 9:00 amCheck in and class card selection (available on first-come, first-serve basis)
9:00 - 9:40 amAdmitted Student Welcome
9:50 am - 4:00 pmClasses, tours, residence hall hours, presentations
10:00 am - 3:30 pmFinancial Aid appointments
11:45 am - 1:15 pmLunch (buffet, come and go as you please)
1:50 - 2:50 pmMini-Freshman Studies class for students
1:50 - 2:50 pmAcademic and Student Life Panel for parents
3:10 - 4:00 pmFirst-year Experience Panel for students
3:10 - 4:00 pmMini-Freshman Studies class for parents


Please call the Admissions Office at 800-227-0982 with questions.

Can't make it to campus? We'll come to you!

Meet other admitted students, alumni and parents at one of our admitted student receptions.


Tuesday, April 12th – 6:30-8:30pm
Lakeside Coffee House
Register to Attend


Twin Cities
Wednesday, April 13th - 6:30-8:30pm
Northern Clay Center
Register to Attend


Chicago Suburbs
Sunday, April 17th - 3:00-5:00pm
Home of Jeff and Joanne Burgess, parents of Max Burgess '14
Register to Attend


Tuesday, April 19th - 6:30-8:30pm
Chicago Scholars Foundation
Register to Attend


April 21st - 6:30-8:30pm
ILY House
Register to Attend




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