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Homecoming

Homecoming Weekend — 50th Reunion Class of 1968

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REGISTRATION FOR
HOMECOMING & REUNION WEEKEND 2018 WILL OPEN JULY 1, 2018! 

Reunion Plans

Thursday, October  11
  • 1968 Archive Open House
    12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Library, Archives on the lower level
  • Class of 1968 Hospitality Room
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Glen Rowan House
  • Class of 1968 Welcome Reception
    5:00 p.m. 
    Hilton Garden Inn/Residence Inn 
    West Lake Forest/Mettawa Area
  • Oppenheimer Lecture
    7:00 p.m.
Friday, October  12
  • Class of 1968 Hospitality Room
    8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Glen Rowan House
  • 1968 fall term in Madrid breakfast
    9:00 a.m. 
    Glen Rowan House
  • Class of 1968 Campus Tour
    10:00 a.m.
    From Glen Rowan House
  • Soup and Stories
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Stuart Commons Skybox
  • Lillard Science Center Grand Opening
    5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Class of 1968 50th Reunion
    6:30 p.m. 
    Calvin Durand Hall
    Complimentary for 1968 graduates and their guests
  • Band Concert
    7:00 p.m. Gorton Community Center
Saturday, October 13
  • Faculty and Staff Celebration Breakfast 
    8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Gus and Margie Hart Dining Hall
  • Homecoming Parade 
    11:30 a.m. South Campus
  • Join us in Fan Fest in a special area to celebrate your reunion 
    12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. South Campus 

  • Class of 1968 Architectural Tour
    12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m.
    departing from Stuart Commons Bookstore, exterior entrance
  • Homecoming Football Game
    2:00 p.m. Farwell Field
  • Class of 1968 Reunion Dinner
    6:30 p.m.
    Gorton Community Center
    $50 per person
    Sunday, October 14
    • Class of 1968 Breakfast
      9:00 a.m.
      Hilton Garden Inn
      West Lake Forest/Mettawa, IL
Lodging

Click here for a list of options with special rates close to campus. 

Transportation

Click here for how to get to campus by plane, train, or automobile. 

Class of 1968 Reunion Gift

 We as 50th Reunion Class members will present a collective contribution in appreciation of our college experience. Gifts of all types, all purposes made since our last reunion count, whether outright, campaign, or planned. So far we have $2,111,337 and 43% of classmates have participated.  Click here to learn more about the gift, click here to give online, click here to document a planned gift. Our goal is to have at least 50% of classmates participate. Recent 50th reunions have met and surpassed that goal, with collective contributions including planned gift commitments in the ballpark of $1,000,000.