Whether you're a prospective student visiting campus for the first time, a new student arriving on campus with your family, or a visitor coming to attend one of our many engaging events, we look forward to welcoming you to our campus.

Getting to Appleton and Lawrence is easy. We're a convenient drive from most Midwestern states and easily accessible by public transportation.

By Car

Lawrence is located in northeast Wisconsin directly off Interstate 41.
Wondering exactly how north and east our campus may be? Here are a few drive times from state and regional cities to help plan your trip:

  • Milwaukee - 2 hours 
  • Madison - 2 hours 
  • Green Bay - 30 minutes 
  • Chicago (The Loop) - 3.5 hours 
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul - 5.5 hours 
  • Iowa City - 5.5 hours 

For the most up-to-date directions, we recommend using Google Maps.
GPS address setting: 711 E. Boldt Way East South Street, Appleton, WI 54911

By Air

The Appleton International Airport is six miles (about 10km) from campus and is served by United, Delta, Allegiant via major airline hubs around the country. Taxi fare from the Appleton International Airport to the campus is approximately $20. Car rental companies at the airport include Enterprise, Avis, Hertz, National, and Budget. 

The Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay is 29 miles (about 50km) from campus and is served by Delta, United, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines via major cities around the country.

By Bus & Train

Greyhound connects Appleton to most major cities in the United States, and the city’s bus terminal is a short walk from campus.

Amtrak Thruway, offers daily bus and train connections between Appleton, Milwaukee, and Chicago.

Campus aerial during fall

Navigate the Lawrence Campus 

Need to find the Warch Campus Center? Looking for accessible parking? Download our campus building and parking maps to help you navigate our campus.

Houdini Plaza in downtown Appleton

Local Accommodations

Appleton offers a wide variety of accommodations for visitors to Lawrence University, most within a short drive to our downtown campus.