Founded together 175 years ago, Lawrence and 阿普尔顿 benefit from their close connection. 

Members of the 阿普尔顿 and the Fox Cities can attend Lawrence events, rent facilities, utilize a variety of campus resources, and even partner with students, 教师, and staff to pursue volunteer and service opportunities. All deepen the connections between the university and its home community.

Performance for the Lunar New Year

事件 for Every Interest

Lawrence hosts world-class musicians and thought-provoking speakers each year—and that’s in addition to theatre productions, arts exhibitions, Vikings 体育运动 competitions, as well as the Conservatory of 音乐's award-winning student and 教师 music ensembles. 

Warch Campus Center

Facilities in 阿普尔顿 & 除了

Lawrence's facilities are one of 阿普尔顿's most popular locations for meetings, 婚礼, summer camps, and other special events. From the beautiful Warch Campus Center and historic Memorial Chapel to the tranquil Bjorklunden campus in Door County, WI, there's a perfect site for any occasion.

Community members listen to a lecture in Warch Campus Center

Life-Long Learning Opportunities  

Never short on learning opportunities, Lawrence offers life-long 教育 to residents of the Fox Cities. Attend lectures with 教师 and staff, explore resources at the 斯利克. 马德图书馆, or sign up for a Bjorklunden Seminar today!

Lawrence University students socialize with cats while volunteering at the Fox Valley Humane Association during Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Community Service

Lawrence’s Center for Community Engagement and Social Change connects students to local community organizations through volunteer and advocacy opportunities. Students work with organizations focused on arts, child advocacy, the environment, 教育, animal welfare, fair housing, 和饥饿.  

The Academy of 音乐 student playing violin

音乐al Opportunities for All Ages

The Lawrence Community 音乐 School provides outstanding musical opportunities for individuals of all ages. 

Aerial of campus and the Fox River

Lawrence’s economic impact in Fox Valley tops $70 million 

除了 economic contributions, Lawrence is a vital cultural and charitable partner in the 阿普尔顿 and Fox Cities community.