Comprising more than 107,000 square feet on four levels, the Warch Campus Center is a striking, light-filled building set along the Fox River. The campus center opened in fall 2009 as a gathering place for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests from the Fox Cities community. 

The Warch Campus Center includes

  • A cinema
  • Campus dining services, a cafe and coffee shop, and catering facilities
  • Mailboxes for all students and a post office
  • A convenience store
  • A logo store
  • Meeting rooms and lounges
  • Venues for major campus events
  • Info desk/reception area
  • Student publications workspaces and computer lab
  • Student programming spaces for entertainment, activities, and meetings of campus organizations
  • Offices, storage, and workspace for the Office of Campus Activities and for student organizations
  • Administrative offices for the campus center director, food services provider Bon Appetit, Campus Safety staff, and others.
  • The Office of Conference & Event Services


Did You Know...

  • The campus center's official name is the Richard and Margot Warch Campus Center. Richard Warch is the second‐longest serving president in Lawrence University history.
  • The building has earned a LEED Gold certification for meeting sustainability goals in energy conservation, environmental friendliness, and green building.  Find out more about LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.
  • It features 17,000 square feet of glass and 693,000 pounds of Fond du Lac stone veneer.