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College Ave
Appleton , Wisconsin 54911

Disability Resource Office

Accessibility Services
711 E. Boldt Way
Appleton, 54911
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About Lawrence University

Located in the charming city of Appleton, Wisconsin, Lawrence University stands as a prestigious and highly-regarded institution of higher education. Established in 1847, this not-for-profit, private university has a rich history spanning over 170 years.

As a highly respected liberal arts college, Lawrence University adheres to a philosophy that emphasizes the integration of academic excellence, personal growth, and global citizenship. With a strong commitment to providing students with a well-rounded education, Lawrence offers a diverse range of programs across various disciplines.

One of the defining features of Lawrence University is its four-year accessibility score of 1. This score indicates that the university is highly accessible and open to students from diverse backgrounds. The institution strives to create an inclusive and welcoming community where students can thrive academically, socially, and personally.

Academic excellence lies at the heart of Lawrence University, with a faculty of accomplished scholars and experts who are dedicated to their craft and passionate about teaching. The university offers over 50 undergraduate majors, allowing students to explore their interests and pursue their chosen fields of study deeply. Whether they’re interested in the arts, sciences, humanities, or social sciences, students can find a program that suits their passions and ambitions.

Lawrence is renowned for its robust music program, which sets it apart from many other liberal arts institutions. With a conservatory of music embedded within the university, students have the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a vibrant musical community while receiving a comprehensive liberal arts education. Emphasizing both performance and scholarly study, the music program at Lawrence University has produced countless successful musicians and composers.

Located in Appleton, Wisconsin, the surrounding area provides an ideal environment for students to make the most of their college experience. Appleton combines small-town charm with the amenities of a larger city. The city’s vibrant downtown area offers a diverse range of restaurants, cafes, boutiques, and galleries, providing students with ample opportunities to explore and engage with the local community.

Additionally, Appleton is home to a thriving arts and culture scene, with numerous theaters, museums, and galleries for students to enjoy. The city also hosts various festivals and events throughout the year, further enriching the student experience.

With its picturesque campus nestled along the banks of the Fox River, Lawrence University provides students with a tranquil and inspiring environment in which to pursue their studies. The university’s commitment to sustainability is evident throughout its beautiful grounds, which feature eco-friendly buildings and natural landscapes.

Overall, Lawrence University offers a unique and fulfilling educational experience for students seeking a liberal arts education rooted in academic excellence, personal growth, and global citizenship. With its rich history, renowned music program, and commitment to accessibility, Lawrence is undoubtedly a top choice for ambitious students looking to thrive in a supportive and intellectually stimulating environment.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations