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Parents

Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2019

Join us on campus February 8-9, 2019
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

 

 

 Schedule of Events:

Friday, February 8

Family Weekend Welcome Center
1 - 5 p.m.
Skybox, Mohr Student Center — stop in, and register. 

Go Foresters!

 

 

 

 


Visit the Bookstore
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Mohr Student Center 
20% off of one apparel or gift item

Lake Forest College permanent art collection


 

 

 

 

Art Exhibit
2-5 p.m.
Sonnenschein Gallery of Durand Art Institute
Art on Paper: Drawings/ Paintings/Photographs/Prints from the Permanent Art Collection of Lake Forest College
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
Donnelly and Lee Library, room 212.
Join us  to see the VirtualSpace and how it brings learning to life.

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

Ed Mabrey, Slam Poet

 

 

 


Slam Poet, Ed Mabrey
8 p.m.
Mohr Student Center


Saturday, February 9

Family Weekend Welcome Center
8:30 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
Skybox, Mohr Student Center 
Stop in, register, grab a cup of coffee. 

Go Foresters!

 

 

 

 


Visit the Bookstore
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Mohr Student Center 
20% off of one apparel or gift item

 
Coffee with the Deans for parents and families of First Year students
 
9 a.m.
Skybox, Mohr Student Center
Ask questions, hear about the support and resources available for your First-Year student. 

Coffee with the Deans for parents and families of Sophomore, Junior, and Senior students 
10 a.m.
Skybox, Mohr Student Center
Ask questions, hear about the support and resources available for your student. 

Career Advancement Q&A with Colleen Monks 
10:45 a.m.
Skybox, Mohr Student Center
Learn strategies for helping your student to asses their career progress and to identify helpful next steps.  

Family Ice Skate
11 a.m. -12 p.m.
Ice Rink on South Campus
Free for students, parents, and families.  Bring your own skates - rental not available. 

Boomer Bear Ice Sculpture carving
 
12 p.m. outside the Sports Center on South Campus

Family Weekend

 

 

 

 

President’s Reception hosted by the Parents Council 
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
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. 

Lake Forest College permanent art collection


 

 

 

 

Art Exhibit
1-5 p.m.
Sonnenschein Gallery of Durand Art Institute
Art on Paper: Drawings/ Paintings/Photographs/Prints from the Permanent Art Collection of Lake Forest College
After walking through the exhibit, get a sneak peak at the College’s eclectic art collection. 

 

Family Weekend







Women’s Basketball vs. Illinois College
- 1 pm in the Sports Center. Free for families and students. 

 

Men’s Basketball vs. Illinois College - 3 pm in the Sports Center. Free for families and students. 

Men’s Hockey vs. Aurora - 7 pm at the Ice Rink on South Campus. Free for families and students.