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Welcome Parents and Families

Family Weekend Please plan to join us for Family Weekend on February 18 and 19, 2022.

Family Weekend Events

Self-guided campus tour

Throughout the weekend self-guided tours will be made available for parents and families that would like to tour campus at their own pace. 

Boomer's Pre-Game Warm Up Reception

Friday
3 to 5 p.m.
Sports and Recreation Center

We invite you to join us for special Boomer's Pre-Game Warm Up on Friday from 3:00 - 5:00 PM. F.A.N. Club members and Parents and Families will have the opportunity to join staff from Athletics and the Alumni and Development Office for a cup of hot chocolate or coffee, and receive a spirited Forester giveaway!

Forester Women’s Ice Hockey

Friday
4 to 5:30 p.m.
Alumni Memorial Ice Rink

Come cheer on the Foresters and Head Coach Jennifer Wilson as they take on the Marian University Sabres. Look for extra Forester gear and fun for our Forester families.

Boomer's Pre-Game Warm Up Reception

Saturday
12 to 4 p.m.
Sports and Recreation Center

We invite you to join us for special Boomer's Pre-Game Warm Up on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. F.A.N. Club members and Parents and Families will have the opportunity to join staff from Athletics and the Alumni and Development Office for a cup of hot chocolate or coffee, and receive a spirited Forester giveaway!

Senior and Family Day at Forester Men’s Basketball

Saturday
1 to 2 p.m.
Sports and Recreation Center

Men’s Basketball will celebrate our seniors and welcome families during the game against the Grinnell. Come cheer on the Foresters and enjoy family Forester fun.

Family Day at Forester Men’s Lacrosse

Saturday
1 to 2 p.m.
Sports and Recreation Center

Lacrosse will celebrate and welcome families for the scrimmage against Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Senior and Family Day at Forester Women’s Basketball

Saturday
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Sports and Recreation Center

Women’s Basketball will celebrate our seniors and welcome families during the game against the Grinnell.

Registration

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I register to attend Family Weekend?

Registration is now open for Family Weekend 2022.

I am a current Lake Forest student. Do I need to register?

No, you do not need to register. 

Who can I contact if I want to register over the phone or have registration questions?

Please call the Alumni Office at 847-735-6000.

Where can I find a map and directions to Lake Forest College?

Visit our Directions to Lake Forest College page. A map of campus is available for download here.

Where can I stay?

Visit our Lake Forest Area Accommodations page for a list of preferred accommodations.

Where can I park?

There will be parking for Family Weekend guests on campus. Enter campus through the Middle Campus entrance on Sheridan Rd and College Rd or through the South Campus entrance on Sheridan Rd and Maplewood Rd.

Will there be accommodations for guests with disabilities?

For accommodations to get around campus, contact us at alumni@lakeforest.edu. We'll be happy to assist you!

How much does Family Weekend cost? 

Family Weekend is complimentary to our families.

What COVID-19 protocols will be in place at Family Weekend 2022?

All events will abide by local and campus COVID-19 policies, which you can read more about on our COVID-19 page. We will communicate all safety protocols through email.

Will I need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend Family Weekend 2022?

At this time, the College is not currently requiring (but is highly encouraging) vaccination for visitors to campus. All campus visitors are expected to abide by masking and social distancing policies currently in place for the campus community. For more information regarding campus COVID-19 policies, please visit our COVID-19 page.

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