Information for our incoming Fall 2021 Foresters. You will find deadlines, next steps, and more information.
We are pleased to welcome you to Lake Forest College, where you are about to embark on a wonderful adventure with us.
So, what can you do now? Here are few initial steps to becoming a Forester:
Are you still finalizing your college decision?
- Visit campus!
Campus looks different after you’ve been admitted. Visiting campus is a critical step in finalizing your college decision. Schedule your visit at lakeforest.edu/visit to chat with your admissions counselor, current student, and the financial aid office. Plus, students can receive our $2,000 annual visit grant by visiting campus or participating in a virtual visit.
- Connect with your admissions counselor.
The friendly faces in Patterson Lodge know you from the application process and are happy to help answer your questions and connect you with other members of the campus community.
- Contact the Office of Financial Aid.
Connect with our staff if you have questions regarding merit scholarships, need-based aid, or other concerns related to the cost of attendance.
- Chat with a current student.
Hear about life at Lake Forest College from those who know it best. Click here to connect students. Transfer students click here.
- Chat with faculty and alumni.
Learn even more about Lake Forest by chatting with professors in various departments across campus as well as alumni. Your admissions counselor can assist in setting up a time to connect.
- Join our admitted student community on ZeeMee.
ZeeMee is a social app designed for the college journey where you can join the admitted student chat, connect with students who share your interests, take the roommate quiz, and participate in live social events!
Office of Admissions
Patterson Lodge, Middle Campus
NOTE: When checking your admissions portal you will see a checklist of materials—some of the forms you will not yet have received so don’t worry.
Items submitted may not show up on your checklist as received right away. Please give at least three business days for them to be posted to your checklist.