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Parents

Family Weekend

Join us on campus February 2-3, 2018
Register today!

Family Weekend is an opportunity for parents and families to get a taste of what their student is experiencing at Lake Forest College.

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, and register. 

20% off of one apparel or gift item at the Bookstore for parents and families - 8:30 am - 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. Space is limited, please send an email to Nyren@lakeforest.edu with your class request. Accommodations will be made on a first come, first served basis. Deadline for class request is noon on February 1, 2018.

8 AM

Social Entrepreneurship, Les Dlabay in Young Hall 320                                            

9 AM

World Civilizations, Jilana Ordman in Young 423                                                    
Social Entrepreneurship, Les Dlabay in Young Hall 320                                         
Music History 1, Don Meyer in Reid Hall 202
 

10 AM

Global Marketing Management, Les Dlabay in Young Hall 320                                          
Domains of Human Evidence, Rebecca S. Graff in Hotchkiss 205                     
Epidemic Disease in Western History, Anna Trumbore Jones in Young Hall 423       
                                    
Financial Accounting, David Jordan in Young Hall 314

Philosophy and Gender, Janet McCracken in Durand 209

Introduction to Global Politics, Jim Marquardt in Reid Hall 105 


11 AM

Crusade & Holy War in Med Europe, Jilana Ordman in Young 423

Number Theory, Enrique Treviño in Young Hall 207

Capitalism and its Critics, Jennifer Jhun in Durand Art Institute 202 

1 PM

Abstract and Discrete Math, Enrique Treviño in Young Hall 111                               
Music and Mind, Don Meyer in Reid 105

Intro to Sociology and Anthropology, Ryan J. Cook in Hotchkiss 205                                      

Classroom

 

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. 

Virtual Reality Open House 2:30 to 4:30 pm in Donnelly and Lee Library, room 212. Join us in our new Virtual Reality MakerSpace to see what your student is enjoying.

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. 
 

 

Palm Readers 8 pm in the Mohr Student Center.

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 — 2:00 pm in the Tiernan Trophy Room in the Sports and Recreation Center on South Campus. Stop in, register, grab a cup of coffee. 

20% off of one apparel or gift item at the Bookstore - 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.

 
 

Career Advancement Q&A with VP Lisa Hinkley - 10:45 am in the Lillard Science Center Seminar Space. Learn strategies for helping your student to asses their career progress and to identify helpful next steps.  

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
 - 11:30 am outside the Sports Center on South Campus

Virtual Reality Open House 1 - 3 pm in Donnelly and Lee Library, room 212.

Family WeekendPresident’s 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.

Comedian Chase Anthony 8:30 pm in the Mohr Student Center.