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New Student Orientation

students cheering at new student orientation

Fall 2021 New Student Orientation

Lake Forest College will host two orientation programs this August. A New Student Orientation for new first-year and transfer students, and a New to Campus Student Orientation for rising sophomores and transfer students who were fully remote during the 2020-2021 academic year. 

Both programs are designed to introduce students to the campus community as we make the transition to fully in-person operations for the Fall 2021 semester. They will help students get to know the campus, meet and connect with peers, learn from returning student leaders, and receive information about in-person campus services; including student involvement, health & wellness, career services, life in the residence halls, and more. 

New Student Orientation Information
This is a six-day program for new first-year and transfer students who are starting at the College in the Fall 2021 semester. The first two days will include sessions for parents and family members. 
            Move-In Day: Friday, August 20
            - On-Campus Orientation Days: Friday, August 20, to Wednesday, August 25
            - First Day of Classes: Thursday, August 26

New to Campus Student Orientation Information
For rising sophomores and transfer students who were fully remote during the 2020-2021 academic year. This program is for students only. 
             - Move-In Day: Monday, August 23
             - On-Campus Orientation Days: Tuesday, August 24, and Wednesday, August 25
             - First Day of Classes: Thursday, August 26

Additional information will be published soon. Please check back regularly for updates.  

Get in touch

If you have any questions about New Student Orientation, please contact the Gates Center for Leadership and Personal Growth at gatescenter@lakeforest.edu