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Lake Forest College Homecoming

Come back to the Forest on October 7 and 8 to celebrate with Foresters in the place you love.

Registration for Homecoming is opening soon. Check back on this page for more details! 

homecoming and reunion weekend October 7-8
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 three major construction projects: the Brown Hall renovation and expansion, the construction of Moore field, and the completion of the Oppenheimer Center for Entreperenurship and Innovation

State of The College

President Jill Baren will give her State of the College address during homecoming on October 7. Learn about the exciting work being done at Lake Forest College and find out how you can help. 

The address will be livestreamed on this page; check back for more information. 

Learn More about Dr. Baren

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Where can I find a map of the campus?

On our Campus Map page

Where can I stay?

http://www.lakeforest.edu/about/ourcampus/area/accommodations/
The Hilton Garden Inn and Residence Inn by Marriott will have special rates for the weekend

Where can I park?

Parking will be available on campus during Homecoming 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.

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 on Saturday at signature reunion celebrations. Photos will be shared after Homecoming & Reunion Weekend.

Contact Us

Office of Development and Alumni Relations

alumni@lakeforest.edu
847-735-6000