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Forester Alumni

Lake Forest College alumni take pride in their identity as Foresters and our alumni programs are as robust as ever. Your involvement with the College impacts the lives of our students and ensures their success.

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend

October 1 and October 2, 2021

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New campus spaces

Celebrations for three of our new campus spaces are planned for Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, October 1-2, 2021, and we hope you will return to campus to celebrate with us. We look forward to showcasing the new Brown Hall, Mohr Field, and Oppenheimer Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Read the full Brown Hall update

Read the full Mohr Field update

Read the full Oppenheimer Center update

Signature Reunions

Signature reunions

Celebrating your First, 5th, 10th, 25th, or 50th reunion this year? Plans for each class are currently being finalized by your signature reunion planning committee, so stay tuned for specific agendas for Friday, October 1 and Saturday, October 2. We will communicate reunion planning updates through email, so please make sure that your email address is up-to-date in Forester Connect. Congratulations to all of our signature reunion classes!

50th Reunion | Classes of 1970 and 1971

25th Reunion | Classes of 1995 and 1996

10th Reunion | Classes of 2010 and 2011

5th Reunion | Classes of 2015 and 2016

First Reunion | Classes of 2020 and 2021

Homecoming 2021

Showcase 2021

On October 1-2, the Forester family will come together to celebrate Homecoming ‘Showcase 2021’. We will be showing off and celebrating the people and places you care about at Lake Forest College. Join us in person or virtually to capture the moment, reflect on old memories, and take home new ones.

We know the nature of this year will leave you with questions. Our FAQ will be updated on a rolling basis as we finalize plans and receive your feedback. For initial thoughts and questions about Homecoming 2021, you can email us or call us at 847-735-6000.

Visit the Homecoming page for more information

Dream it. Make it. Pursue it.—Alumni talk about
how their time at Lake Forest helped shape their current career path.

Sam Kaser '15

Sam Kaser '15

Patient Care Coordinator, Lactation Network

Trusting the path while helping new parents

Julia Lovelace

Julia Lovelace '18

Flight Attendant for Major US Airline

From introvert to social butterfly and campus leader

Devin Tyler

Devin Tyler '17

Consultant, Axiom Consulting Partners

From an unknown career path to a thriving corporate experience

Suzanne Fischer

Suzanne Fischer '97

Infrastructure Proposal Services Director, Kiewit

Helping rebuild after Hurricane Katrina

Chisomo Mwale

Chisomo Mwale '19

Clinical Research Coordinator at Northwestern University

Finding her home away from home as an international student

Read more alumni stories

Every alumni donation to Lake Forest College, no matter the amount or frequency, makes a profound impact.

The Forester Connect Virtual Event Series brings our alumni events on everything from subject matter deep dives, to tax knowledge, to stress management, as well as fun events such as trivia contests and holiday parties.  

Alumni Events

Oct 2021

Contact Information

Office of Alumni Relations

555 North Sheridan Road, North Hall


8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.