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Global Engagement Office

Welcome to the Lake Forest Global Engagement Office!

Explore opportunities to study abroad/off-campus, come to Lake Forest as an exchange student for a semester or academic year, or pursue competitive awards such as Projects for Peace and Fulbright.

Mission Statement

The Global Engagement Office at Lake Forest College supports the institution’s mission to embrace cultural diversity and to prepare our students to become responsible citizens of the global community by enabling our students to participate in study, research, volunteer, internship, and fellowship experiences both in the U.S. as well as around the world, by welcoming visiting and exchange students and foreign university delegations to our campus, and by facilitating cooperation with institutions abroad.

Study Abroad & Off-Campus Study

Lake Forest College offers more than 200+ different off-campus programs. Explore our Study Abroad & Off-Campus page for more information!

Fellowships and Scholarships

There are various international and domestic scholarships and fellowships that students can apply for during their undergraduate career as well as opportunities after graduation. Explore more on our Fellowships and Scholarships page!

Projects for Peace

Projects for Peace is a global program that encourages young adults to develop innovative, community-centered, and scalable responses to the world’s most pressing issues. Along the way, these student leaders increase their knowledge, improve skills, and establish identities as peacebuilders and changemakers. Explore Lake Forest College's Projects for Peace page for further information and guidance on applying for the program.

Incoming Exchange Students

Lake Forest College welcomes 20+ incoming exchange students every year. Incoming exchange students can explore further information on our Exchange student pages.

Contact Information

Alexandra Olson

Director
Stuart Commons 200
847-735-5231
aolson@lakeforest.edu 
Schedule an appointment

Kathy Barnett

Global Engagement Assistant
Stuart Commons, Room 117
847-735-6170 
barnett@lakeforest.edu