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* Fee required for event - all other events are FREE. More events will be added in the coming weeks.

Friday, October 15

10 am-4 pmWelcome CenterLukenda Alumni House
12-3 pmCareer FairCisler Center
1-3 pmAcademic Open HousesHillside House, LSSU Campus
1-3 pmLSSU Nursing Open HouseNursing Lab in Crawford Hall, and WMH/LSSU Superior Simulation Center
1-3 pmCFRE Fish Hatchery Open HouseCloverland Electric Hydro Plant
2-4 pmLaker Men’s Basketball PracticeBud Cooper Gymnasium
4:30 pmAlumni Awards Reception & Ceremony *Cisler Center – Superior Room
7:30 pmLaker Hockey vs. St. Thomas University *Taffy Abel Arena
10 pmLSSU 75th Anniversary Celebration Social & Fireworks ShowCisler Center, Galley

Saturday, October 16

9 am-1 pmWelcome CenterLukenda Alumni House
9 amGLSW Monster Mash 5k Fun Run *Norris Center
9-11 amLaker Women’s Basketball PracticeBud Cooper Gymnasium
11 am-1 pmLaker Steak & Egger BrunchQuarterdeck
12-1:30 pm10th Anniversary of Engineering House Engineering House
1-3 pmLSSU Nursing 50th Anniversary ReunionCrows Nest
1:30 pmAthletic Hall of Fame Reception & Induction *Arts Center
3-5 pmKid’s Kollege ~ “Science with Sharla!”
Crawford Hall
4:30 pmWomen’s Walk for Women’s Athletics
Begin at Arts Center
5-7 pmLaker Pre-gamer on the Courts (food, beverages, music, games)Norris Outdoor Tennis Courts
7:00 pmLaker Hockey vs. St. Thomas University *
WCHA Championship Banner Raising
Taffy Abel Arena

Reunite with College Friends

LSSU Nursing 50th Anniversary Reunion

Want to get your group together for a reunion during Homecoming? How about roommates who lived in Brady Hall or maybe alumni from a certain era or academic department? Whatever and whenever you want to make something happen, give us a call. We have the addresses and contacts that will make your program a success.
See past LSSU Alumni Mini-Reunions.

Great Lake State Weekend
Great Lake State Weekend (GLSW) began in 1995 and is LSSU’s Homecoming Weekend for students, alumni, families and the Sault Ste. Marie community.

Nominate someone for an LSSU Award or the Athletic Hall of Fame

LSSU Students: Nominate your parents for the Bud & Mary Mansfield Parents of the Year Award

Every year, LSSU students nominate their Parents for this award. Honorees will receive:

  • Free hotel room (Friday & Saturday) during Great Lake State Weekend
  • Free tickets to Alumni Awards Banquet, award presented by LSSU President
  • Free hockey tickets for Friday & Saturday games
  • Free GLSW package including t-shirts and discounts

See GLSW photos from previous years