Welcome Parents and Families! Find your Welcome Week schedule below.

Download the Family Welcome Week schedule as a PDF. 
Schedule is subject to change. 


Monday, September 5

Breakfast
7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Andrew Commons

Move In Residential Life
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Various Locations

Residential Education Panel
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Warch Cinema
Join the Residential Education Staff for an overview and a time to ask questions regarding On-Campus Living and your student’s experience within the Residence Halls.

Campus Tours
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Start at Warch Campus Center

Lunch
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Andrew Commons

Campus Resources Fair**
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Somerset

First Gen Lunch
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Nathan Marsh Pusey
This event will celebrate incoming First-Generation students and families, giving them the opportunity to connect with the community of First-Generation faculty and staff at Lawrence University.

Residential Education Panel
12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Warch Cinema
Join the Residential Education Staff for an overview and a time to ask questions regarding On-Campus Living and your student’s experience within the Residence Halls.

Campus Tours
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Start at Warch Campus Center

Explore Appleton 
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Self Guided Tour

President's Reception
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hamar House (corner N. Park & Franklin Streets)

Tuesday, September 6

President's Welcome—All Families are Welcome
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Main Hall Green
The President addresses new students and their families before personally welcoming them to campus.

 

 

**Campus Resource Fair

Offices and Services present include:

  • Wellness Services
  • Facilities Operations
  • Lawrence University Community Council 
  • Career Services
  • Student Employment
  • Center for Academic Success and Accessibility
  • Off Campus Programs
  • Center for Community Engagement and Social Change
  • Financial Aid
  • Registrar
  • Student Accounts
  • Student Employment
  • Athletics
  • Residential Education and Housing
  • Spiritual and Religious Life
  • Bon Appetit
  • Info Desk: General Info including Viking Gold and ID
  • Parking
  • Technology Services
  • Library
  • Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Diversity and Intercultural Center
  • Gender and Sexuality Diversity Center
  • International Student Services
  • Mail Services
  • Campus Safety
  • Valley Transit
  • Welcome Table
  • Voter Registration

Parent Lounge Spaces

Parents and Families looking for a place to hang out or rest? Various spaces around campus are available to you.

  • Warch Campus Center Pusey Room & 4th Floor
  • Steitz Hall Atrium
  • International House
  • Diversity and Intercultural Center
  • Esch Hurvis Center for Spiritual and Religious Life