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Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2019

We can’t wait to see all of our Forester families at Family Weekend 2020: January 31 - February 1!

Thank you for a great Family Weekend 2019. Check out the photos from the weekend.

2020 Schedule of Events:

Friday, January 31

Family Weekend Welcome Center
1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Skybox, Mohr Student Center 
Stop in, register, and pick up your schedule and nametag. 

Visit the Bookstore
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Mohr Student Center, Lower Level
20% off of one apparel or gift item

Art Exhibit
2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Sonnenschein Gallery of Durand Art Institute
Visit our historic Durand Art Institute to view a group video show curated by Professor David Sanchez Burr. 




Virtual Reality Open House
2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Donnelly and Lee Library, room 212.
Join us  to see the VirtualSpace and how it brings learning to life.

Experience the Classroom
Schedule of open classes to be determined

Go Foresters!

 

 

 

 

 

Men’s Basketball vs. Illinois College
5:30 p.m.
Sports and Recreation Center
Free for families and students.

Women’s Basketball vs. Illinois College
7:30 p.m.
Sports and Recreation Center
Free for families and students.            

Explore Lake Forest
Friday evening
Take your student to dinner at one of the many local eateries. Some great suggestions are The Lantern, Market House, Chiefs, The Gallery, Authentico, Francescas, or the Deerpath Inn. 

 

Saturday, February 1

Family Weekend Welcome Center
8:30 a.m. to noon
Skybox, Mohr Student Center 
Stop in, register, grab a cup of coffee. 

Noon - 2:00 p.m. 
Tiernan Trophy Room, Sports Center on South Campus

Go Foresters!

 

 

 

 


Visit the Bookstore
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Mohr Student Center, Lower Level

 
Coffee with the Deans for parents and families of First Year students
 
9:00 to 9:45 a.m.
Skybox, Mohr Student Center
Ask questions, hear about the support and resources available for your First-Year student. 

Coffee with the Dean 2019

 

 

Coffee with the Deans for parents and families of Sophomore, Junior, and Senior students 
10:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Skybox, Mohr Student Center
Ask questions, hear about the support and resources available for your student. 

Career Advancement Q&A with Colleen Monks 
10:45 to 11:30 a.m.
Skybox, Mohr Student Center
Learn strategies for helping your student to asses their career progress and to identify helpful next steps.  

 

Individual appointment opportunities 
10 a.m. to noon
Hotchkiss Hall, Writing Center, Office 104
Individual meeting with Associate Dean of Faculty for Student Success Dawn Abt-Perkins. Call 847-735-5232 for availability. 

Art Institute

 

University Partner Day at the Art Institute of Chicago
10:30 a.m  to 5:00 p.m. 
Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave. Chicago
Admission free to students, faculty, and staff (not friends and family) by showing their College ID at the Registration Table located in either the Michigan Avenue or Modern Wing lobby. 

Forester Family Open Skate
11:00 a.m. to Noon
Put on those skates and show us your moves on the ice! Bring your own skates.
Location                                  Alumni Memorial Ice Rink

Family Weekend

 

 

 

 

President’s Reception hosted by the Parents Council 
Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Tiernan Trophy Room in the Sports Center on South Campus
Free chili bar, drinks, and snacks while you get to know other parents. Special gift for Parents Fund donors.

Virtual Reality Mobile Station
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Next to Tiernan Trophy Room in the Sports Center on South Campus
Join us  to see the VirtualSpace and how it brings learning to life.

Art Exhibit
1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Sonnenschein Gallery of Durand Art Institute. Exhibit features a group video show curated by Professor David Sanchez Burr. 

 

Family Weekend






 

Men and Women Swimming vs. St. Norbert College                         
1:00 p.m.
Sports and Recreation Center
Free for families and students.

Men’s Basketball vs. Knox College
1:00 p.m.
Sports and Recreation Center
Free for families and students.

Women’s Basketball vs. Knox College
3:00 p.m.
Sports and Recreation Center
Free for families and students. 

Boomers Cafe and Game Room Open
2:00 p.m. - 11:55 p.m. 
Mohr Student Center, Lower Level