COVID-19 News

COVID-19 Update | May 6, 2022

Dear Lawrentians,

Our close monitoring of the pandemic on campus, as well as our latest testing results, show continued improvement in mitigating COVID-19 transmission on our campus. As of yesterday, May 5, we have received 5 reports of positive COVID-19 cases. That compares to 19 total new cases on campus last week and 54 total cases the week before.

With this downward trend in cases on campus, we will increase capacity in all Warch Campus Center dining spaces, including Brengel Dining Room and Kaplan’s Cafe, starting with breakfast on Monday, May 9. 

Please remember that university remains in Yellow Light status, and we ask that you continue to follow are current health protocols, including wearing a mask in all indoor public spaces and conducting daily health checks. We will continue to offer voluntary testing for asymptomatic students, faculty, and staff on Wednesdays in the Wellness Center from 12:00 to 4:45 p.m. Rapid tests are also available to students exhibiting symptoms through Wellness Services or campus safety. 

Lawrence will host two important events on campus next week–the spring Board of Trustees meeting and the inauguration of President Laurie A. Carter. Trustees and guests from the Fox Cities and around the country will be on campus, including the Warch Campus Center, starting on Wednesday and here through the weekend.

All guests are required to follow all university safety protocols: Masks are required for all indoor events and COVID-19 vaccinations and pre-arrival testing are requested for attendance at the inauguration ceremony on May 13. 

In the spirit of 17 Days of Kindness, please welcome our guests to campus and join us for our historic community celebrations.  

As always, submit any questions or concerns you may have to

Be well, and stay well,