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Global Engagement Office

Welcome to Lake Forest College's 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! 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.

The Global Engagement Office oversees:

Study Abroad & Off-Campus Study

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 ISEP Exchange Students

Fellowships & 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!

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