Campus Community Message Archive

  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | September 10, 2020
    We continue to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 25 employees have been self-isolated; 5 employees are currently in isolation. Nine students have been self-isolated since the onset of COVID-19; one student is currently in isolation. To date, we are aware of seven individuals working or living on campus who have tested positive for …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | September 3
    We continue to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 21 employees have been self-isolated; two employees are currently in isolation. Eight students have been self-isolated since the onset of COVID-19; no students are currently in isolation. To date, two individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19. No community …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | August 27
    We continue to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; no employees are currently in isolation. Eight students have been self-isolated since the original spread; no students are currently in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is imperative …
  • Update on COVID 19 & the Lawrence Community | August 20
    We continue to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; no employees are currently in isolation. Eight students have been self-isolated since the original spread; no students are currently in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | August 13, 2020
    We continue to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; no employees are currently in isolation. Eight students have been self-isolated since the original spread; no students are currently in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | August 6, 2020
    We continue to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; no employees are currently in isolation. Eight students have been self-isolated since the original spread; no students are currently in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | July 30, 2020
    We continue to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; no employees are currently in isolation. Eight students have been self-isolated since the original spread; no students are currently in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | July 23
    We continue to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; no employees are currently in isolation. Eight students have been self-isolated since the original spread; one student is currently in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | July 16
    We continue to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; no employees are currently in isolation. Seven students have been self-isolated since the original spread; no students are currently in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is …
  • Update on the Lawrence Community & COVID-19 | July 9
    We continue to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; no employees are currently in isolation. Seven students have been self-isolated since the original spread; no students are currently in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | July 2
    We continue to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; no employees are currently in isolation. Seven students have been self-isolated since the original spread; no students are currently in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is …
  • Daily Employee COVID-19 Self-Observation Questionnaire
    The CDC recommends that all individuals monitor their health for the symptoms of COVID-19. This is especially important if you are leaving your home for purposes of running essential errands or going to the workplace.   To assist employees (faculty, staff, and student), the University has created a Daily COVID-19 Self-Observation Questionnaire. The purpose of this questionnaire …
  • Update on COVID-19 and the Lawrence Community | June 25
    We continue to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; no employees are currently in isolation. Seven students have been self-isolated since the original spread; no students are currently in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | June 18
    This week we welcome a small number non-essential employees back to campus as we institute the first of a multi-phased process to return employees to on-campus work. Phase one is outlined in the Return to On-Campus Work for Non-Essential Staff. Thank you to everyone who returned to your offices and departments this week and for continuing …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | June 11, 2020
    The University continues to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; no employees are currently in isolation. Seven students have been self-isolated since the original spread; no students are currently in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | June 4
    The University continues to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; one is currently in isolation. Seven students have been self-isolated since the original spread; one is currently in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is imperative …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | May 28
    The University continues to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; one is currently in isolation. Six students have been self-isolated since the original spread; none remain in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is imperative that …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | May 21
    The University continues to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 19 employees have been self-isolated; one is currently in isolation. Six students have been self-isolated since the original spread; none remain in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is imperative that …
  • Update on COVID-19 and the Lawrence Community | May 14
    The University continues to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 18 employees have been self-isolated; none remain in isolation. Six students have been self-isolated since the original spread; none remain in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  As we continue to track …
  • Looking Forward to Fall: A Message from President Burstein | May 11
    Dear Lawrentians, I hope that you and your loved ones are well in your homes, on campus, across the nation, and around the world. Things are going well on campus. But I miss the energy that Spring Term brings when you are all here:  ensembles and theater performances, senior recitals, athletic competitions, research and art …
  • Update on COVID-19 and the Lawrence Community | May 7
    The University continues to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 18 employees have been self-isolated; one is currently in self-isolation. Six students have been self-isolated since the original spread; none remain in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is imperative that …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | April 30
    The University continues to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 18 employees have been self-isolated; one is currently in self-isolation. Six students have been self-isolated since the original spread; none remain in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for COVID-19.  It is imperative that …
  • Update on COVID-19 & the Lawrence Community | April 23
    The University continues to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 17 employees have been self-isolated; none currently remain in self-isolation. Six students have been self-isolated since the original spread; one remains in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for of COVID-19.  It is imperative that …
  • Lawrence makes residence hall available to city in COVID-19 fight | April 22
    Lawrence University is donating the use of Trever Hall to the City of Appleton for the next four months to help in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. Trever is being made available to the city from now until the end of August. It will not be used as a medical facility and will …
  • Update on COVID 19 & the Lawrence Campus Community | April 17
    The University continues to track the impact of COVID-19 on our campus community. Since the original spread of the virus, 17 employees have been self-isolated; six currently remain in self-isolation. Five students have been self-isolated since the original spread; none remain in isolation. To date, no individuals working or living on campus have tested positive for of COVID-19.  It is imperative that …
  • CAS Guide to Academic Success in Distance Learning
    Welcome back again to Spring Term! I hope you are staying safe and healthy. I also hope your first days of classes are going well. I see all Lawrentians giving their best effort to make this transition to distance learning as smooth as possible. It will be a bumpy term. Please remember to be kind …
  • Important Update from Wellness Services
    Dear Lawrence Community,   Last Friday, community spread—or spread of the COVID-19 virus for which the source of infection is unknown—was confirmed in Outagamie County and, more recently, in Appleton. With the news, it is even more important that we follow Governor Evers’ Safer-at-Home order and the guidance of our local health department and CDC in order to ensure the safety …
  • Looking to Spring Term | April 1
    Dear Lawrentians, In just a few short days, we begin our Spring Term. Much has changed in our world since Lawrence originally announced that we were extending spring break and moving to distance learning for the remainder of the year. During that time, our community has been hard at work preparing to house the roughly …
  • A Message from President Mark Burstein | March 25
    Dear Lawrentians,  Thank you for your overwhelming reaction to my note sent last Wednesday. Your ingenuity, support and advice are helping us transition to distance learning and to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. You have also shown your generosity, care, and support for our students in immediate and tangible ways. Our student food pantryreports …
  • A Message from President Burstein | March 24
    Watch a video message from President Burstein here. Dear Lawrentians,  These have been turbulent times for all of us. I would like to thank all members of the Lawrence community—your patience, ingenuity, and suggestions are helping us transition to distance learning and helping us do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. These have …
  • Updates on Developments Regarding COVID-19
    We are reaching out to provide an update on developments regarding the COVID-19 virus. Lawrence health officials were notified on Sunday, March 22, that a parent who was on campus Thursday, March 19, to help their child move out has since tested positive for COVID-19. The parent was on campus for approximately 90 minutes (11 …
  • Letter from LUCC | March 18
    Dear Fellow Lawrentians, The last few days have felt like an eternity for many of us. As a student, I know exactly how disruptive and anxiety inducing this pandemic has made our lives. I am saddened at the prospect of leaving campus and how uncertain our lives will be in the coming months, which is …
  • Staff and Faculty Update from HR Director, Tina Harrig | March 18
    Dear Colleagues, Thank you to our community, who has rallied to address the University’s needs as we navigate this difficult and ever-evolving situation. I am writing today to provide some additional information about University operations in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, including information regarding telecommuting and flexible work schedules, personal travel, and other important information …
  • COVID-19 Update from President Burstein | March 12
    Dear Lawrentians, Like many of you, I have been carefully following the global outbreak of coronavirus or COVID-19. This past week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) changed this country’s strategy from one of outbreak containment to acknowledgement that this goal is no longer possible. We must now work to mitigate eventual spread of the …
  • COVID-19 Update | March 10
    Dear Lawrentians,   I write today to share with you the most recent updates regarding the University’s response to COVID-19. While the University remains at low risk for the coronavirus, the outbreak continues to grow, disrupting travel plans and other aspects of our lives. The expanded Crisis Management Team has issued new guidance and updates in response to the evolving situation and in preparation for potential …
  • Important COVID-19 Update | March 3
    Dear Lawrence students, faculty, and staff, I’m writing today to call your attention to the widening COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, its implication on the on-campus and extended Lawrence community, and the current wellness guidelines and resources available to our community members.  Please note that the Lawrence University campus remains at very low risk for exposure to …
  • VP for Student Life Christopher Card Email to Campus | Feb. 5
    Dear Lawrence Community, As many of you have heard, the United States federal government declared the 2019 novel coronavirus (or 2019-nCon) a public health emergency in the United States and instituted travel restrictions that affect travel to and from China. I write today to update our campus community on the coronavirus, including guidelines to prevent the spread of viruses and available campus resources.  On February 5, …
  • Stay Well: Cold & Flu Prevention | January 23
    Stay well during winter! WASH YOUR HANDS FREQUENTLY Cover your cough or sneeze Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands Maintain good sleep habits Eat a healthy diet and drink plenty of fluids Get an annual flu shot Avoid close contact with others who are sick *If you have flu-like symptoms, stay home …