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Lawrence 101 - Your Intro to LU

Lawrence 101 is perfect for students interested in getting a basic overview of life as a Lawrence student. 

Please note this visit includes an information session where you’ll hear about what makes Lawrence such a special place, as well as learn more about applying for admission and financial aid.  If you prefer an interview with an admission counselor to talk about how Lawrence matches your unique interests, please register for the Lawrence 201 (below).

Academic Year:  Lawrence 101 includes a campus tour, information session, residence hall tour and lunch for you and your family.

Summer & Academic Year Breaks:  Lawrence 101 includes a campus tour, residence hall tour, and information session.  No dining is available during the summer.

(Admitted students should choose the Lawrence 201 option below)

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Lawrence 201 – Customize Your Visit

The Lawrence 201 visit is perfect for return visitors or students who want to customize their visit. 

If you prefer a group information session where you’ll hear about what makes Lawrence such a special place, as well as learn more about applying for admission and financial aid, please register for the Lawrence 101 (above).

Academic Year:  Options include campus tour, admissions interview, residence hall tour, lunch, attending a class, meeting with coaches or professors, music lessons (2 week advance notice required) and overnight stay (Sunday-Thursday, seniors only).

Summer & Academic Year Breaks: The Lawrence 201 includes a campus tour, residence hall tour, and an interview with an admission counselor. A typical residence hall room will be shown as part of the campus tour.

Register Here

What's on the menu

Ever wondered how Lawrentians eat on a daily basis? The menus are always available online through our food service provider, Bon Appetit. You can get a sense of your options before scheduling a visit by clicking the button below.

See the Menu

Fall Open Houses

Experience life as a Lawrentian for a day. Attend classes, eat lunch with professors and coaches, meet the admissions staff, attend presentations on admissions and financial aid, take a tour of campus and more. (And if you're from the Chicago or Twin Cities area, we'll even provide a ride! Scroll down to Fall Bus Trips for more details.)

Classes: Attend 70-minute classes with students and faculty (Note: not available on Oct. 20)
Presentations: 30-minute presentations on a wide range of topics
Tours: 70-minute campus tours offered throughout the day
Faculty office visits: Informal drop-in visits with individual professors
Residence Hall Tour: Self-guided tours offered throughout the day

Monday, October 9

Friday, October 20

Friday, October 27

Fall Bus Trips

Need a ride to our Fall Open House? Hop on a bus with us from Chicago or the Twin Cities! We'll provide the wonderful company, an informative college visit, your overnight accommodations on campus, and all meals during your visit.

Chicago Bus Trip—October 8-9  Register here for bus pick-up from Lake Cook Metra Station, Lombard or Deerfield.

Twin Cities Bus Trip—October 19-20  Register here for bus pick-up from Minneapolis or St. Paul.

Getting to Campus

Find driving directions and airport information here.

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