Week of Welcome

WOW Week of Welcome

Friday, August 25

5-8 p.m. • Welcome Back Kickback – Hosted by UBA, SG, and SPB
Middle Campus Quad
Join the United Black Association, Student Government, and the Student Programming Board for a welcome BBQ!

Wednesday, August 30

11 a.m.-1 p.m.Forester Fair
Middle Campus Quad
This is your chance to see all the involvement opportunities on campus. Stop by and talk with representatives from student organizations, fraternities and sororities, club sports & intramurals, and campus offices!

Thursday, August 31

Noon-1 p.m.Student Government Open House
Student Government Office, Stuart Commons, Lower Level
Meet the Student Government Executive Board and learn about how you can become a Student Senator, represent the voice of your fellow Foresters, and advocate for the needs of the student body. 

Friday, September 1

11 a.m-1 p.m.Forester Friday Kick Off
Middle Campus Quad
Wear red and black to celebrate your Forester pride as Athletics kicks off the first Forester Friday of the year!

Saturday, September 2

1 p.m.Women’s Soccer Home Opener
Farwell Field
Cheer on the Foresters as they take on Concordia Wisconsin.

Sunday, September 3

1-2 p.m. • Fraternity and Sorority Life  (FSL) Info Session
Mohr Student Center, Skybox
Interested in joining a sorority or fraternity at Lake Forest College? Stop by the FSL Information Session to hear from chapter representatives and learn what it means to be Greek at Lake Forest College!

Monday, September 4

10 a.m.-6 p.m.Poster Sale
Middle Campus Quad
Whether you live on campus or commute, this is your chance to get all the posters you need to decorate your room! 

Tuesday, September 5

10 a.m.-6 p.m.Poster Sale
Middle Campus Quad
Whether you live on campus or commute, this is your chance to get all the posters you need to decorate your room! 

11 a.m.-1 p.m.Spin the Wheel with Student Affairs 
Mohr Student Center, Simpson Balconies 

Meet staff from Student Affairs and spin the wheel for a chance to win prizes. Every spin wins!  

Wednesday, September 6

Noon-1 p.m.Resume, LinkedIn, and Effective Use of AI/ChatGPT Workshop
Brown Hall, Rm 234
On the first Wednesday of every month, the CAC is hosting a quick crash-course session covering the basics of building a resume and all the resources you need to get started. In addition to learning the basics, you will get a chance to review strong resumes as a model for your own and get a taste of starting your LinkedIn profile as well. New this year, you will also learn how to use (and not use!) Chat GPT and AI tools to help you craft a compelling resume. If you already have a resume, bring it with you and learn how to strengthen it to help you stand out as a candidate!

4 p.m. • Women’s Tennis Home Opener
South Campus, Tennis Courts
Cheer on the Foresters as they take on Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Thursday, September 7

11 a.m.–1 p.m. • Gorter Family Career Advancement Center Fall Open House: Meet Your Advisor and Get Started with Career Planning
Brown Hall, Tarble Room
Meet career advisors and equip yourself with all you need to know about getting started with career planning at Lake Forest College! Drop in as you have time. At this fun interactive session, join a Career Pathway, complete your Handshake profile, and discover career planning resources. Plus, grab an amazing Career Pathway cupcake and win fun prizes! Everyone is welcome, and we especially encourage first-year students, transfer students, or anyone who wants to get started with career planning to join.

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Interfaith Reflection Room Walk-through
Stuart Commons, Room 112
Join the Office of Intercultural Relations to learn about the Interfaith Reflection Room.  

Friday, September 8

11 a.m.-1 p.m. • Forester Fry-Day
Mohr Student Center, Simpson Balconies
Use FRIES to learn about consent! Consent should be Freely given, Reversible, Informed, Enthusiastic, and Specific. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs.

6-8:30 p.m. • 90’s Themed Mystery Party
Donnelley and Lee Library
Join the Donnelley and Lee Library as they open their doors for a totally tubuler mystery party. Take a step back to 1998 to help us solve a whodunit crime. Feel free to wear your far out (90s) inspired fashion. Pizza dinner and photo ops will be provided. Capacity is 25, so line up early at the entry closest to the Mohr Student Center!

Sunday, September 10

3-6 p.m. • Meet Fraternity and Sorority Life BBQ
South Campus Quad
Join Fraternity and Sorority members for a weekend BBQ. All students are welcome!