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Student Life

Health and Wellness

Health & Wellness Center Staff

The Health and Wellness Center supports the College mission to promote an exceptional student experience by providing prevention-focused, accessible and high quality healthcare and counseling for a diverse student population.

We are dedicated to encouraging behaviors that change or eliminate health-related barriers to learning, and to promoting optimal physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and community wellness

News about Health and Wellness

  • Summer Hours

    Counseling Services will be open from 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday (exceptions are any College observed holidays). To schedule an initial appointment, please go to the Forester Health and Wellness Portal and select a time that best suits your schedule or call the front desk (847-735-5240).

    The crisis counselor on call will continue to be available 24/7 and can be accessed by calling 224-501-1621

    Health Services will be closed beginning May 31st. If you are storing vials of allergy medications, need physicals or paperwork completed for internship, study abroad, or sports related activities now is the time to do so. To schedule an appointment for Health Services, please also use the Forester Health and Wellness Portal and select a time that best suits your schedule or by calling ahead (847-735-5240). Health Services will reopen the first week of August.

    Have a wonderful summer and be well.

    The Health and Wellness Team

  • Health and Wellness Center staff
    The Health and Wellness Center doctoral internship program has earned accreditation from the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Most students struggle at times when things don’t go as planned. Not getting that internship, performing poorly in an important game, or failing an exam will undoubtedly ratchet up a student’s stress level.
  • Cole Ledford, an advocate for LGBTQ+ and mental health communities, will speak at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 20 in the Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel.
  • Current students: Learn more about the State of Illinois Student Optional Disclosure of Private Mental Health Act and complete the Authorization Form.
  • Lake Forest College stands together to prevent sexual misconduct on and off campus. Watch this video by FOREST Media, the Coalition Against Sexual Misconduct, Poets Igniting Change, and Student Government, then take the pledge online.