If you are at IMMEDIATE risk of suicide or harm to someone else and you are unable to come to the Counseling Center, contact:
911    ~    County Crisis 920-832-4646   ~   Campus Safety 920-832-6999    ~    24/7 LU Counseling Line 920-419-8167

Counseling sessions are available at no charge to any enrolled degree-seeking Lawrence University student. Please review the information below to determine which service might best serve your needs. If you’re not sure, please give us a call (anonymously if you like) and we’ll be happy to advise you.  In light of COVID-19 Wellness Services will no longer have in person appointments and will instead go to scheduled telehealth appointments only.

URGENT Appointments

Call the LU Counseling Line 920-419-8167, or stop by the Counseling Center during Walk-In hours (Monday through Friday, check in between 1pm - 2:30 p.m.)

If you experience the following:

  • You are dealing with a personal crisis that needs rapid attention

What you can expect: A counselor will see you will see you for a brief (20 minutes) triage appointment during Walk-In hours. These appointments focus on helping you gain access to counseling services as quickly as possible.  

INITIAL / FIRST Appointments

Scheduled appointments are available for students interested in speaking with a counselor when the situation is not considered an emergency.
We ask that every school year to come into Health Services on the 2nd level of the Wellness Center and complete some initial paperwork. Once your initial consultation forms are completed and reviewed, we can schedule an appointment with a counselor.
Common concerns student bring to intake appointments include:
  • Anxiety/stress/panic
  • Depression
  • Eating and body image concerns
  • Adjustment to college and/or academic difficulties
  • Relationship problems/breakups
  • Self-esteem/ Self-worth
  • Drug/alcohol use
  • Other concerns not listed here

FOLLOW-UP Appointments

Follow-up appointments are typically 50-60 minutes scheduled by your counselor. We are not typically able to offer standing weekly appointments. In urgent or crisis situations we might schedule more than one appointment with a student during a brief period until a situation is resolved. There’s no limit on follow-up visits.

NOTE: If you are a victim/survivor of unwanted sexual contact, you are welcome to call the counseling center during business hours at 920-832-6574,  outside business hours call the LU Counseling Line at 920-419-8167, or the sexual assault crisis line 24 hours per day, at 920-733-8119. We also have a Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor on-site most Monday afternoons during the Academic year from 1-4 p.m. and a Sexual Assault Campus Advocate on staff.
Lawrence has contracted with a local psychiatrist who joins us for formal consultations several times during the school year by referrals only.