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Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2019

 

Thank you for joining us in 2020!

Please check out our photos.

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. 

Family Weekend 2019


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

“States of Democracy” Art Exhibit
2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Sonnenschein Gallery, Durand Art Institute, North Campus
Visit our historic Durand Art Institute to view “States of Democracy”, a one-of-a-kind video art exhibit curated by Professor David Sanchez Burr, featuring multiple video artists and videos. 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
⚠️If you are interested in attending any of the following classes, you must RSVP with Suzanne Nyren ’73 at nyren@lakeforest.edu, 847-735-6015.⚠️

Applied 3D Design and Fabrication
12 to 3:50 p.m.
Professor David Sanchez Burr
Durand Art Institute 210


Calculus 1b
1 to 2:20 p.m. 
Professor Enrique Trevino
Young Hall 207

Philosophy Born of Struggle: Introduction to African American Philosophy
1 to 3:50 p.m. 
Professor Daw-Nay Evans
Lillard 244

Linear Algebra
2:30 to 3:50 p.m. 
Professor Enrique Trevino
Young Hall 207

Econometrics
2:30 to 3:50 p.m.
Professor Rob Lemke
Donnelley and Lee Library 237

Family Weekend 2019

 

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 
Noon - 2:00 p.m. 
Tiernan Trophy Room, Sports Center on South Campus
Stop in, register, and grab a cup of coffee. 

Men’s Handball – Doubles Invitational
9:00 am to 4:00 p.m.

Family Weekend 2019

 

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. 

Family Discounts at the Bookstore
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Mohr Student Center, Lower Level

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. 

Family Weekend 2019

 

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
Writing Center, Office 104, Hotchkiss Hall
Individual meeting with Associate Dean of Faculty for Student Success Dawn Abt-Perkins. Call 847-735-6015 for availability.

Alumni Council Panel
11:45 to 12:30 p.m.
Skybox, Mohr Student Center
Council members share their stories about how Lake Forest College prepared them for the “real world”

Family Weekend 2019

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.
Alumni Memorial Ice Rink on South Campus

Family Weekend 2019

Family 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.

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.

Family Weekend 2019

 

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

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

Family Weekend





 

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. 

Family Weekend 2019

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

Men’s Tennis vs. Principia
6:00 p.m.
Racquet Club of Lake Bluff