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Parents

Family Weekend

Join us on campus February 2-3, 2018
Registration Open!

Family Weekend is an opportunity for parents and families to get a taste of what their student is experiencing at Lake Forest College. Here’s a what’s planned so far - more to come! 

Register for Lake Forest College Family Weekend

Thursday, February 1 

Art InstituteLake Forest College Night at the Art Institute of Chicago 5-8 pm - Free Admission for students and their families with College ID. Come and go as you please. Public transportation (Metra) from Lake Forest recommended, or parking is available at the Museum. Check in at the modern wing lobby table (125 E. Monroe). 

Friday, February 2

Family Weekend Welcome Center open at 1 pm - 5 pm in the Skybox, Mohr Student Center — stop in, register, grab a cup of coffee anytime.  

10% off at the Bookstore for parents and families - 8:30 - 4 pm

Classroom Experiences will be offered throughout the day to give parents and family members a taste of how their student spends the day. A list will be posted at the beginning of second semester (mid-January) - this is as soon as faculty know how many seats they have available and what they’ll be doing that day. If you are eager to make plans sooner, we welcome you and your student to coordinate directly with their professor. 

Classroom

 
Tracy Taylor

Art Exhibit featuring the work of Associate Professor of Art Tracy Marie Taylor 2-5 pm in the Sonnenschein Gallery of Durand Art Institute. After walking through the exhibit, get a sneak peak at the College’s eclectic art collection. 

 

Men’s Hockey vs. Adrian 4 pm at the Ice Rink on South Campus - Free for students and families. Stop in, cheer on the Foresters, and pick up some free Forester spirit items. 

Hockey

 Women’s Hockey vs. Northland 8 pm at the Ice Rink on South Campus - Free for students and families. Stop in, cheer on the Foresters, and pick up some free Forester spirit items. 
 


Explore Lake Forest by taking your student to dinner at one of many local eateries. Some great suggestions are The Lantern, Market House, Chiefs, The Gallery, Authentico, Francescas, or Deerpath Inn. 

Saturday, February 3

Family Weekend Welcome Center open at 8:30 am — 12:00 pm in the Lillard Science Center Atrium and 12:00 — 3:00 pm in the Tiernan Trophy Room on South Campus. Stop in, register, grab a cup of coffee anytime. 

10% of at the Bookstore for parents and families - 10- 2 pm

Coffee with the Deans for parents and families of First Year students - 9 am in the Lillard Science Center Seminar Space. Ask questions, hear about the support and resources available for your student. 

Coffee with the Deans

Coffee with the Deans for parents and families of Sophomore, Junior, and Senior students - 10 am in the Lillard Science Center Seminar Space.

 
 


Open House with the Career Advancement Center - 10:45 am in the Lillard Science Center Seminar Space. Career advisors will be on hand to answer questions about job and internship opportunities, and explain the Career Pathways program. 

Ice Carving

Family Ice Skate - 11:30 am — 12:30 pm at the Ice Rink on South Campus. Free for students, parents, and families. Hot cocoa bar to warm up. Bring your own skates - rental not available. 

Boomer Bear Ice Sculpture carving and Family Photos
- 11:30 am outside the Sports Center on South Campus

Family WeekendParent and Family Reception hosted by the Parents Council - 12-3 pm in the Tiernan Trophy Room in the Sports Center on South Campus. Free chili bar, drinks, and snacks while you get to know other parents. Special gift for Parents Fund donors. 

Art Exhibit featuring the work of Associate Professor of Art Tracy Marie Taylor 1-5 pm in the Sonnenschein Gallery of Durand Art Institute. 

Family WeekendMen’s Basketball vs. Ripon - 1pm in the Sports Center. Free for families and students. 

Women’s Hockey vs. Northland - 2 pm at the Ice Rink on South Campus. Free for families and students. 

Women’s Basketball vs. Ripon - 3 pm in the Sports Center. Free for families and students. 

Men’s Hockey vs. Trine - 7 pm at the Ice Rink on South Campus. Free for families and students. Pick up free Forester spirit items.