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Homecoming Weekend — 50th Reunion Class of 1968



Reunion Plans

Thursday, October  11
  • 1968 Archive Open House
    Noon–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
    7:30 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
    Noon–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 guest
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 at Fan Fest to celebrate your reunion 
    11:30 a.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
  • Class of 1968 Architectural Tour
    1:30 p.m.– 2:30 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

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


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 and 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, and 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.