Time to Shine new Lawrentians! Welcome Week or new student orientation starts on Monday, Sept. 5 and ends Sunday, Sept 11, 2022.


Browse the schedule below and log in to the portal with your Lawrence credentials to save events and build your own custom orientation schedule. Schedule is subject to change.

Monday, September 5th

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

Move in Res Life
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Res Ed

Residential Education Panel
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Warch Cinema

Campus Tours
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Admissions

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

Residential Education Panel
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Warch Cinema

Pre-Health Advising
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Steitz 102

Campus Tours
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Admissions

Explore Appleton
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Warch Campus Table / Appleton Downtown Inc.

President's Reception
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
TBD

Dinner
5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Andrew Commons

FYE Floor Meeting
7:30 p.m. - 9:30
Various Residence Halls

Dessert Bar
9:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Library Plaza

**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

Tuesday, September 6

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

Conservatory Helpdesk
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Conservatory

Class Photo
9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Memorial Chapel

STRYV 365
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Stansbury Theatre

Conservatory BKS Individual Placement Exams
11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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

Voice Audition for majors and non-majors
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Your Academic Success at Lawrence
1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Memorial Chapel

Center for Academic Success Student Panel
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Memorial Chapel

Advising Session / EAB Navigate
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Memorial Chapel

Welcome—All Families are Welcome
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
TBD

Dinner
5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Andrew Commons

Bingo
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Esch Hurvis


Wednesday, September 7

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

Conservatory Helpdesk
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Conservatory

STRYV 365
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Stansbury Theatre

BKS Individual Placement Exams
11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Conservatory

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

Choir Auditions
1:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Conservatory

Music for All Lawrentians (for non-majors)
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
SH163

Non-major piano audition
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Conservatory

Advising Meetings & Placement Test
1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Conservatory

ALEKS (math) Placement Exam
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
4th floor of Briggs

Social Time
1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Dinner
5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Andrew Commons

Welcome Gathering for All Music Students
7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Conservatory

Casino Party
9 p.m.
Esch Hurvis


Thursday, September 8

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

Speak About It
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Chapel

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

Class Registration 
12 p.m.

Individual Choir Audition
1:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Conservatory

New transfer students register for Winter and Spring Term
12 p.m.

Advising Meeting & Placement Test
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

ALEKS (math) Placement Exam
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
4th floor of Briggs

Choir Audition
1:30 p.m. - 4 or 5 p.m. 
Conservatory

Seeley G. Mudd Library Open House
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Seeley G. Mudd Library

New Student Choir Rehearsal
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Conservatory

Dinner
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Conservatory

Load Bus
5:30 p.m.
Departs at 5:30 p.m. from Conservatory

Arrive at Stadium
6:05 p.m.

Timber Rattlers Game
6:40 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Timber Rattlers (2400 Casaloma Dr.)


Friday, September 9

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

Class Registration
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Round Robin 
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. 
Somerset or Esch Hurvis
Schedule: 

  • Student Employment
  • Navigating Lawrence University
  • Wellness Meet and Greet
  • Career Center
     

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

FIRST Class
11:10 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Hurvis Scholars Orientation
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
The Esch Hurvis Center

Choir Auditions
1:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Conservatory

New Student Choir Rehearsal
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Conservatory

Dinner
5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Andrew Commons

Shabbat 
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

The DEIA Flow: A Hip Hop Workshop
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Stansbury Theatre

Movie
9 p.m.
Chapel


Saturday, September 10

First Year students register for Winter and Spring Term
8 a.m.

Rhythms of the World and Farmer's Market
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Brunch
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Andrew Commons

Individual String / Flute Auditions
3 p.m. - 9 p.m.

High Cliff State Park
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
High Cliff State Park

Returning students can register and make changes to their schedule
2 p.m.

Dinner
5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Andrew Commons

LU Community Kickoff: Time to Shine
5 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Banta Bowl Parking Lot


Sunday, September 11

Individual Brass / Woodwind Audition
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Brunch
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Andrew Commons

Class Dinner
4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Somerset