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Welcome to ForesterNet, the Lake Forest College Intranet for students, faculty, and staff

ForesterNet provides easy access to helpful resources, services, and tools for the campus community. Here you can access your webmail, faculty/staff and student directories, academic and career resources, as well as other important services. You can view the latest campus news, upcoming events, and see what’s on the menu in the Caf.

Note: my.lakeforest continues to house Moodle, important forms, reports, committee minutes, and other password protected information and resources.  


COVID testing documentation

Dear students, faculty, and staff,


Many of you will soon be flying out of the country and may need documentation of a recent COVID-19 PCR test result. Please reach out to to make arrangements to test, so that results will be completed at least two days prior to travel.  Please note that Rosalind Franklin University laboratories need time to analyze your result, and that no results are processed over the weekend. 


As a reminder, PCR testing can only occur Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or Friday 8 to 11:30 a.m. Please contact to schedule your final test well in advance of your travel.


COVID Testing Clinic
Email |
LAKE FOREST COLLEGE | 555 N Sheridan Rd Lake Forest, IL 60045

Posted May 7, 2021

End of semester parking enforcement and summertime parking information

Greetings all,


Please take note of the following important information regarding end of semester parking, summertime parking provisions, and enforcement.

End of Semester Parking (today through 4 p.m. Friday May 14, 2021)

·         All rules, restrictions, and regulations (to include parking only in student permitted spaces on the campus identified by the permit (North, Middle, or South) remain enforceable at all times without exception.

Summer Parking (4 p.m. Friday, May 14, 2021 through 7 a.m. Thursday August 26, 2021)

·         A valid permit is required to park on campus.

·         Students will be allowed to park in any student permitted space on any campus with the exception of Tuesday, May 18 and Friday, May 21 when there will be “No Student Parking on South Campus from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.” to accommodate Commencement related events.

·         Students who do not already have a parking permit may obtain one, at no charge, any time after 4 p.m. on Friday, May 14, 2021 that will be valid until 7 a.m. on Thursday, August 26, 2021.

·         All other rules, restrictions, and regulations (to include adherence of stop signs, speed limits, fire lanes, designated reserved spaces, and display of permit) remain enforceable at all times without exception.

2021-2022 Academic Year Parking (beginning at 7 a.m. Thursday, August 26, 2021)

·         Designated (North, Middle, or South) campus permit enforcement will resume along with all other rules, restrictions, and regulations (to include adherence of stop signs, speed limits, fire lanes, designated reserved spaces, and display of permit) which remain enforceable at all times without exception.

Please contact us at 847-735-5555 with any questions.

Have a delightfully peaceful and safe summer.

Richard L. Cohen, CPP, CHS-III/NERT
Director of Public Safety
Lake Forest College
555 N. Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045-2338
Phone: 847-735-5555

Posted May 6, 2021

Recap and feedback on Title IX April 2021 programming
Greetings Staff, Students, and Faculty:


The Title IX Office is still seeking feedback from you.  Don’t miss your opportunity to share feedback about the office that you have either engaged with through the campus process or for support; the office you have partnered with, or the one you would like to see developed. We have extended the feedback response time through Monday, May 10th



Missed April Sexual Assault Awareness Programs and Initiatives?


  • Checkout the Title IX awareness and prevention page

Unfortunately, either the sessions held were not for open access, or the workshops facilitated were not recorded. We plan to record a few helpful support “What To Do” sessions for faculty and staff over the summer and post via Moodle and other platforms.


Thank you to everyone who participated, shared input, or helped promote and plan.  And a BIG thank you to The Coalition, Its on Us, and the Title IX Office volunteers!


Take care,

LaShun McGhee

Title IX Coordinator

Lake Forest College

Posted May 6, 2021

Virtual consultation with TIAA - June 3 and 4
Dear Faculty and Staff,

The TIAA Financial Consultant, Jeffery Begovatz will be conducting virtual consultations on June 3 and 4 to provide you an opportunity to discuss retirement planning and help you pursue your financial goals. Space is limited, so please RSVP by contacting TIAA directly at 1-800-732-8353 or Click here to register for a virtual consultation with TIAA.

Best regards,

Agnes Stepek 
Director of Human Resources
P | 847-735-5036  E |  
LAKE FOREST COLLEGE 555 N Sheridan Rd Lake Forest, IL 60045

Posted May 4, 2021

Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month programming coming up
Happy Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Lake Forest College!

On behalf of the Office of Intercultural Relations, and the Intercultural Advisory Group, I am reaching out to remind everyone of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion events coming up next week. Please also take a few minutes to check out the two student video responses to the Choose Anti-racism video campaign.

Margaret Blackstone’ 21 a double Major in Business and Music with a Music Education Minor, Gummere Fellow and member of Alpha Phi Omega, Relay for Life, Concert Band, Orientation Leader and TEDxLakeForestCollege reflects on Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s work and how to apply the lessons of Chapter 13: Space to campus in an effort to make Lake Forest College truly anti-racist.

Similarly, Vitoria Andrade 23 an International Relations and History double Major, and Educational Studies Minor, Vice-President of UNIDAS and member of the Intercultural Advisory Group and Rugby Team reflects on Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s work and how to apply the lessons of Chapter 14: Gender to campus in an effort to make Lake Forest College truly anti-racist.

End of year all Empowerment gathering: Staff, faculty, and students who identify within an identity-based empowerment group(s) can join us in solidarity for conversation, celebration, and empowerment as we end the spring semester. 

  • Thursday, May 6  at 5 p.m. (CST)
  • Zoom link: Check your email
  • Featuring: Black Men’s Group, Black Women United, The Rainbow Network (LGBTQ+ Community), UNIDAS, JUNTOS, US (Undocumented Student Empowerment Group), A Non-Traditional Approach (Non-traditional students) and AAAPI Empowerment Group (Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander) 

 “Our ultimate objective in learning about anything is to try to create and develop a more just society.” ~ Yuri Kochiyama



Posted May 3, 2021

Results of Student Government election!
Hello fellow Foresters!

With the conclusion of the Student Government Election, we are pleased to announce the results. Please join me in congratulating the 2021-2022 Student Government Executive Board: Secretary Jovana Jovanovska, Treasurer Luca Juan Sassi Arobba, Vice President Wiktoria Pedryc, and President Anish Abeysiriwardena!

We wish them the best with their positions!

Posted May 3, 2021

CIO search, open forums scheduled

The search for a new Chief Information Officer (CIO) is underway.

See email from May 7 for Zoom links and candidate resumes

Monday, May 10 
Community forum: Noon–1 p.m.

Wednesday, May 12 
Community forum: Noon–1 p.m.

The Search Committee:

  • Lori Sundberg, Chair.  VP of Finance and Planning  
  • Erik Larson, Associate Director of IT/Systems Administrator, Interim CIO  
  • Craig Knuckles, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, L & ITS committee chair  
  • David Sanchez-Burr, Assistant Professor of Art, L & ITS committee member  
  • Rebecca Graff, Associate Professor of Anthropology   
  • Doreen Norton, Senior Programmer/Analyst  
  • Cathy Mayer, Director of the Library   
  • Donald Stanley ‘18, Manager of Mail Services  
  • Ian Schappe ‘16, Web Manager  
  • Wendy Ohman, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Finance and Planning
  • Dominique Allion, Executive Assistant to the Provost and the President 


Posted May 7, 2021

Employee welcomes and departures

Lake Forest College welcomes:

Andres Quintana, Auxiliary Officer/Dispatcher, Public Safety

Posted April 28, 2021