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Homecoming and Reunion Weekend

Are you ready for Homecoming?

Join us at Homecoming to reconnect with old friends, cheer on the football team, share in great food and fun, meet President Baren, and more! 


aerial view of campus

Explore our Campus and Town

Our bucholic campus is nestled in the equally beautiful town of Lake Forest; offering access to Lake Michigan, Chicago, and more. Learn more about the accommodations in the area. 

MWC champions

Cheer on the Forester Football Team

The 2021 Midwestern Conference Champions need your support for another fantastic year! 

Brown Hall

Visit our Newest Facilities

Over the past few years we have completed four major construction projects: the Lillard Science Center renovation, the Brown Hall renovation and expansion, the construction of Mohr field, and the completion of the Oppenheimer Center for Entrepereneurship and Innovation

#22 most
Accessible Professors Princeton Review
#16 BEST
Value College U.S. News & World Report
#2 for
Social Mobility U.S. News & World Report
#14 Best
Schools for Internships The Princeton Review

Are you as excited about the College as we are? Consider making a donation to support your favorite programs to help Lake Forest coninue to grow and offer the students of today and tomorrow the best education we can give. 

State of the College: A Presidential Panel

State of the College: A Presidential Panel

Hear from President Baren, faculty, and administration as they share more about academics, innovative programs, new academic disciplines, and strategic partnerships that advance our mission. Join the livestream at 4:30 p.m. CST on October 7. 

Watch the livestream

Student Emergency Fund

The student emergency fund provides students with financial support in emergency situations that might otherwise require them to leave the College. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I stay?

Where can I park?

Parking will be available on campus during Homecoming and Reunion Weekend at various locations on North Campus, Middle Campus, and South Campus. Upon arriving on campus, you will either see signs or be directed to parking. You might consider arriving early, carpooling, ride sharing, or taking public transportation.

Where can I find a map of the campus?

On our Campus Map page

What if I have special needs (dietary, special assistance, etc.)?

You can indicate any dietary restrictions, special assistance, or accommodations through the registration form. If you require assistance locating appropriate entrances or buildings, contact the Office of Advancement. 

Will the Gear Store be open during the weekend?

The Gear Store, which is located in the lower level of the Mohr Student Center near Mail Services, will be open at the following times:

  • Thursday, October 6 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Friday, October 7 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Saturday, October 8 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Will class photos be available?

Class photos will be taken during signature reunion celebrations. Photos will be shared via email following Homecoming and Reunion Weekend.

I am a current Lake Forest student. Do I need to register?

No, you do not need to register. Bring your Lake Forest College student ID card to all events. You will be able to use cash, credit card, or your meal plan at Fan Fest. You will need your ID to attend Saturday’s football game. If you have any family or guests attending, then they should register using the registration link.

I am a faculty and/or staff member of Lake Forest College, where can I register?

Faculty and staff of the College will need their Lake Forest College ID to attend Saturday’s football game. You can register via the registration link, especially if you plan to bring guests.

Contact Us

Office of Advancement