Where We Live

We take Jenga seriously.We take Jenga seriously.

Our residence halls provide around-the-clock opportunities for meeting new people, showing off mad video game skills, and creating an unforgettable college experience.

Welcome Home, Foresters!

Beyond enjoying the convenience of living and learning in the same space, students who choose to live on campus get more from their college experience. Growth happens when students actively contribute to the life of the College, engage in learning outside of the classroom, and develop life-long friendships! When a hall becomes your home, the possibilities are limitless. 

  • <div class="lw_blurbs_body"><h4 class="p1"> <img width="200" height="279" alt="" src="/livewhale/content/images/70/12589_sully_half_53418685e35ee2dd5caf7fc629e4919d.jpg" class="lw_image lw_image12589 lw_align_left"/>“Whether I run into my professors in the student center or walk past a Senior 25 member, I feel a sense of connectedness to everything that is going on at my college.”</h4><p style="text-align: right;"> -Erin Sully ’16<br/> lives in Harlan Hall </p><h5> Every year, the College community nominates top leaders on campus who are then elected to the Senior 25.</h5></div>
  • <div class="lw_blurbs_body"><h4 class="p1"> <img width="147" height="300" alt="" src="/livewhale/content/images/70/12628_pulkit_half_02601d372d2d4f7afa60cc8320038f26.jpg" class="lw_image lw_image12628 lw_align_left"/>“<strong>You don’t have to walk very far to watch Lake Forest College home games!</strong>”</h4><p style="text-align: right;"> -Pulkit Diwan ’16<br/> lives in Roberts Hall </p><h5> Students can cheer at their favorite <a href="http://www.goforesters.com/landing/index" target="_blank">Forester varsity sport</a>.  Home athletic events are held on South Campus at the Recreation Center, Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse, or Farwell Field.</h5></div>
  • <div class="lw_blurbs_body"><h4 class="p1"> <img width="147" height="300" alt="" src="/livewhale/content/images/70/12628_pulkit_half_02601d372d2d4f7afa60cc8320038f26.jpg" class="lw_image lw_image12628 lw_align_left"/>“My residence hall is not very big so I don’t feel at all lost or cutaway from the life around the College.”</h4><p style="text-align: right;"> -Pulkit Diwan ’16<br/> lives in Roberts Hall </p><h5> The average <a href="https://www.lakeforest.edu/studentlife/living/reslife/staff.php">Resident Assistant</a> at Lake Forest College has approximately 25 residents.  This allows small, tight-knit communities to develop within our residence halls. </h5><p>  </p></div>
  • <div class="lw_blurbs_body"><h4 class="p1"> <img width="147" height="300" alt="" src="/livewhale/content/images/70/12628_pulkit_half_02601d372d2d4f7afa60cc8320038f26.jpg" class="lw_image lw_image12628 lw_align_left"/>“I can utilize every resource here like taking help from friends, classmates, professors and tutors.”</h4><p style="text-align: right;"> -Pulkit Diwan ’16<br/> lives in Roberts Hall </p><h5> Lake Forest College has a <a href="https://www.lakeforest.edu/academics/resources/writingcenter/">Writing Center</a> and <a href="https://www.lakeforest.edu/academics/resources/mathresourcecenter/" target="_blank">Math Resource Center</a>.  Both are conveniently located on Middle Campus and offer appointments in the evening.</h5><p>  </p></div>
  • <div class="lw_blurbs_body"><h4 class="p1"> <img width="200" height="279" alt="" src="/livewhale/content/images/70/12589_sully_half_53418685e35ee2dd5caf7fc629e4919d.jpg" class="lw_image lw_image12589 lw_align_left"/>“The Roommate Agreement has shown me that simple, considerate acts go a long way and it makes me love my living situation!”</h4><p class="p1" style="text-align: right;"> -Erin Sully ’16<br/> lives in Harlan Hall </p><h5 class="p1"> Each student living on campus signs a Roommate Agreement that establishes some rules for your room.</h5></div>

Each hall is staffed with a Resident Assistant whose main function is to build community in the residence halls, assist students as they transition to college, and enforce college policies.  Additionally, Residence Life staff provide a variety of fun and educational events for students.

Living on campus allows students to participate in a wealth of activities including: football on the quad, ice cream socials, and late night conversations. Students hang out in the residence hall lounges watching The Big Bang Theory and playing the newest version of Halo. They also spend hours studying chemistry in the McClure lounge, getting math help from their neighbors, and discussing various majors and classes.  



Faculty Talks in Residence Halls