If you are at IMMEDIATE risk of suicide or harm to someone else, you should contact:


Emergency 911
Outagamie 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 enrolled degree-seeking Lawrence University students. In light of COVID-19, Wellness Services offers only scheduled telehealth appointments. Please review the information below to determine which service might best meet your needs. If you’re not sure, please give us a call (anonymously if you like) at 920-832-6574, and we’ll be happy to advise you.


If you are dealing with a personal crisis that needs urgent attention, please call the 24/7 LU Counseling Line at 920-419-8167. To schedule a crisis appointment during business hours (M-F 8-4:30pm), please contact Wellness Services at (920) 832-6574 or wellnessservices@lawrence.edu


If you are at immediate risk of suicide or harm to others, please contact any of the following resources:

  • Dial 9-1-1 for emergency assistance,
  • Call LU Campus Safety at 920-832-6999, or dial 9-6999 from a campus phone,
  • Contact Outagamie County Crisis Line at (920) 832-4646.


INITIAL / FIRST Appointments

Scheduled telehealth appointments are available for students who would like to speak with a counselor about their concerns. To schedule an appointment, please call Wellness Services at 920-832-6574, or contact us by email at wellnessservices@lawrence.edu.  Regular counseling appointments are appropriate when the situation is not an emergency.


Common concerns students bring to initial 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 will be scheduled between you and your counselor as needed. We are not typically able to offer standing weekly appointments. There is no limit on the number of follow-up sessions that can be scheduled during the academic year. 

NOTE: If you are a victim/survivor of unwanted sexual contact, you are welcome to call the counseling center during business hours (8:00 am - 4:00 pm) at 920-832-6574. Outside of business hours, please 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 available by appointment during the academic year, as well as a Sexual Assault Campus Advocate.
Lawrence has contracted with a local psychiatrist who joins us for formal consultations several times during the school year by referrals only.