Welcome Parents and Families

Welcome to the Parent Gateway, where you will find relevant information to help you stay connected with Lake Forest College and your student. 

Latest News

  • The co-owner and Executive Chairman of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, will deliver the 139th annual Lake Forest College Commencement Address on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Ravinia Festival Park, Highland Park, Illinois.
  • Last fall, the College embarked on a community approach to helping students find the best fit not only for their interests and skills, but also for the types of people they feel most comfortable with.
  • When Ravinia, the oldest outdoor music festival in the U.S., decided to expand its Sistema Ravinia orchestral music program to underserved youths in Lake County, they turned to Lake Forest College for help.
  • The fun-filled Family Weekend provides a great opportunity for families to experience their student’s college experience firsthand. 
  • More than 90 students and recent grads learned about cutting-edge research advancements in neuroscience-related disciplines at the Society for Neuroscience 2017 Scientific Meeting held at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
  • The Inquisition of Camilo Sanz, a film Zak Engel ’10 scored in 2014, was picked up by HBO and is available on its streaming services.