2022-23 Dates & Info

Winter Carnival: Jan. 30th - Feb. 4th

Winter Carnival is a spark of warm joy in the cold of Winter Term here at Lawrence. Activities for the carnival vary year to year, from ice sculpting to building gingerbread houses to playing grocery BINGO. Click to access event schedule: TBA

Student Org Leadership Summit: April 11th & 12th

The Office of Student Engagement, Activities, & Leadership (SEAL) in partnership with Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC) offer the Student Org Leadership Summit once a year during Spring term. Participation in this summit is required of student organizations based on the LUCC student organization re-recognition process. Student organization leaders will participate in various workshops, trainings, and community building activities to equip students with knowledge and tools for being leaders in our Lawrence community and beyond!

President’s Ball: April 29th

President’s Ball is a night of dancing to live jazz band and eating chocolate fondue. President’s Ball takes the cake because all students and faculty get dressed in formal wear, hear from President Carter, and enjoy food and fun.

LU Zoo Days: May 20th

Organized by our student events organization (SOUP) during Spring Term when the weather starts to warm, Lawrentians from all over campus congregate on Main Hall Green to play games, , and enjoy an afternoon of fun in the sun. The best part about Zoo Days is that all the money raised by student clubs and organizations goes toward nonprofit causes. 

LUaroo: May 27th & 28th

Organized by the Band Booking Committee, LUaroo is a Lawrence University music festival that occurs on campus at the end of every spring term. Throughout the weekend, students and outside groups perform a wide variety of music. Students and community members are encouraged to attend to play outdoor games and activities while enjoying LU entertainment. 

2023-24 Dates & Info

Student Engagement Fair: Sept. 15th

The Student Engagement Fair encompasses both the Community Engagement Fair and the Student Organization Fair. The event is open to all student organizations and offers students the time to explore all the community engagement opportunities and student organizations that Lawrence has to offer. The Community Engagement Fair runs from 5-7:00pm on the 2nd floor of the Warch Campus Center (WCC) in the Esch Hurvis room. The Student Org Fair runs from 6-8:00pm on the 3rd floor of the WCC in the Somerset room. Tables will be assigned on a first come basis. Submissions are due on Tuesday, September 13th. Tables are based on a first sign-up basis and electrical needs.

All Student Organization Meeting: Sept. 22nd

Student organizations are invited to join an informational session from 6-7pm consisting of: introduction of SEAL staff, campus platforms and website, the timeline of important student org events and deadlines, budget requests and spending processes, event planning check list process, and policies. This event is mandatory and each student org is required to send at least one member (Individuals can represent more than one student org). Student orgs that are absent will have to set up a 1-on-1 meeting with the Assistant Director of Student Activities and Support for Student Organizations to review missed materials. 

Blue & White Homecoming Weekend: Oct. 13th - 15th

Blue & White Homecoming Weekend is an annual celebration for all Lawrentians to share their Viking pride, take pride in LU traditions, and celebrate our successes as a campus community. More information to come.

More Campus Events

Whatever you like to watch, listen, or experience, you'll find it on the Lawrence campus. Most events are open to the public and nearly all of them are free.