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The Forest

We Hope to See You at Homecoming!

In just two weeks, the College will be celebrating its 160th anniversary at what promises to be a memorable Homecoming and Reunion Weekend on October 6 and 7. 

We hope you will join alumni, friends, faculty, and staff in commemorating the great progress the College has made.

The weekend will be filled with visiting guests excited to be back on campus and we encourage you to join them in all the weekend has to offer. Please take a moment to review the Homecoming events and activities at www.lakeforest.edu/homecoming.

Among others taking place over the weekend, your attendance and participation in the following are appreciated: 

  • Soup and Stories
    Friday, October 6, noon, Pierson Rooms
    Join alumna Liz Birnbaum and discover Curated Feast – highlighting the culturally-related experience of each particular presenter all while enjoying a soup lunch.
  • Fan Fest
    Saturday, October 7, 11:30 - 3 p.m., South Campus
    Celebrate at our lively festival area open to all students, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends. Enjoy DJ entertainment and fun activities for kids. No outside beverages permitted.
  • Homecoming Parade
    Saturday, October 7, 11:30 a.m., Along Sheridan Road
    Enjoy this long-standing Lake Forest Homecoming tradition.
  • Homecoming Football Game
    Saturday, October 7, 2 p.m. Farwell Field
    Cheer on Lake Forest College as they compete against Knox College.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding any Homecoming event or festivity, Suzanne Nyren ’73 is available by phone x6015 or e-mail at nyren@lakeforest.edu. Registrations for visiting parents can be done online, or by contacting Suzanne Nyren as well.

We look forward to seeing you this Homecoming weekend!