Campus Safety

Campus safety is committed to providing each student, faculty, and staff member with a safe, and secure living, learning, and working environment. Our responsibilities include facility and key card access, lockouts, student transportation, parking and vehicle registration, and fire safety.

Contact Campus Safety 24-hours-a-day          
On-Campus: 6999
Off-Campus Phone: 920-832-6999

Contact Emergency Services
Police, Fire & Ambulance 911
24/7 Medical Advice 920-738-2230
24/7 LU Counseling Line 920-419-8167

Other Important Numbers
Appleton Police: 920-832-5500 (Non-Emergency)
Wellness Services: 920-832-6574
Dean of Students: 920-832-6596
Residential Education & Housing: 920-832-6600
Outagamie County Crisis Intervention Center: 920-832-4646
Sexual Assault Crisis Center: 920-733-8119

Rave Guardian App

Lawrence University offers Rave Guardian. It’s a free mobile app for students, faculty, and staff that turns your phone into a one-stop shop for access to safety and community resources.

Learn more about the Rave Guardian App.

Student Transportation

Several transportation options are available to Lawrence students to assist them in getting off-campus. University-provided services include a shopping shuttle, service shuttle, Alexander Gym shuttle. Other available services include the Enterprise CarShare Program and free prescription delivery.

Learn more about student transportation options.


Lawrence welcomes everyone who shares our mission of liberal learning and our value of respect for one another.  Students, faculty, staff and visitors have the right to participate in our community without discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity, and to live and learn in an environment free from sexual violence.

Find out more at SHARE.

Annual Safety & Security Report

As part of the university’s commitment to campus safety and security, the Lawrence University Annual Safety & Security Report is published in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime and Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA).

Read the 2021 Report (PDF).

COVID-19 Behavior Concern

When a member of our campus community witnesses a student member of our community not adhering to COVID-19 guidelines and the Lawrence Community Pledge, the community member should ask the student to adhere to the guidelines and report the behavior concern to the Dean of Students Office via this form.

COVID-19 Behavior Concern

Report Bias Incidents

Use this form to report a bias incident.

Bias Report