The points at which light intersect are always brighter than any individual light. Our 1,500 students come from nearly every state and 50 countries to enjoy the distinctive benefits of this engaged—and engaging—community.  


Lawrence’s welcoming and supportive campus is filled with smart and talented people who are pursuing an astonishing variety of academic and extracurricular interests in collaboration with others. 

You'll find countless opportunities here. You'll find support. You'll find you belong at Lawrence. 

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Campus Housing


As a residential campus, Lawrence offers a wide variety of housing options to enhance your undergraduate experience. 

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Campus Dining


From an all-you-can-eat buffet to a cozy café and a convenient grocery store, fuel your learning with fresh produce and cooked-from scratch foods. 

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Get Involved

Lawrence has no shortage of opportunities for you to shape your community and bring your light. 

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Holistic Wellness Services


From meeting with a counselor or medical doctor to yoga class and biofeedback sessions, the Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center offers support for your mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing.  

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Student Engagement


The Office of Student Engagement, Activities, and Leadership is home to student organizations, campus-wide events, student government, and more!

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Safety on Campus


Lawrence strives to maintain a safe and secure learning environment for all.  

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Appleton & the Fox Cities 


Appleton, Wisconsin is home to Lawrence University. Discover opportunities to explore, engage, and connect with our greater community and beyond.   

Devoted to excellence and integrity in all that we do, Lawrence seeks to be a more diverse, welcoming, and sustainable community.   

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Center for Community Engagement & Social Change


Connect with the community and serve your neighbors. The Center for Community Engagement and Social Change (CCE) can help you find volunteer opportunities in the local communities surrounding Lawrence. You can even come up with your own service projects and get funding to make them happen. 

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Career Center


You can find help with resumes, job applications, networking, and more at the Career Center. Join a career community to learn more about opportunities in the fields you're most interested in.

On Any Given Day...

...discover an array of opportunities that await you at Lawrence University.