* Fee required for event - all other events are FREE

Friday, October 11

10am-6pmRegistration, Check-In & Open HouseLukenda Alumni House
11am-2pmCareer FairSuperior Room, Cisler Center
1 – 3pmCenter for Freshwater Research Open HouseHillside House, LSSU Campus
2:30 – 4:30pmCFRE Fish Hatchery Open HouseCloverland Electric Hydro Plant
4:00 pmLaker Volleyball vs. Wisconsin-ParksideCooper Gymnasium
5:00 pmAlumni Awards Reception & Banquet *Superior Room, Cisler Center
7:30 pmLaker Hockey vs. Denver *Taffy Abel Arena

Saturday, October 12

8am-1pmRegistration, Check-In & Open HouseLukenda Alumni House
9am-3pmAdmissions Fall Open House for high school students
9:00 amAlumni Board of Directors MeetingConsidine Hall
10:00 am5K Fun Run/Walk * Sponsored by the LSSU Kinesiology ClubNorris Center
11am-12pmStrategic Planning Town Hall MeetingLibrary 203
11:30am-1pmBrunch in the QD – $5 for GLSW attendeesQuarterdeck, Cisler Center
1:00 pmPlanetarium Show #1 Crawford Hall Planetarium
1 – 3 pmWalking Tours of campusAdmissions office
1 – 3 pmCannabis Chemistry Open HouseCrawford Hall, Room 309
2:00 pmPlanetarium Show #2 Crawford Hall Planetarium
2:00 pmLaker Volleyball vs. Purdue NorthwestCooper Gymnasium
3:00 pmDr. Madan Saluja Statue DedicationConsidine Hall
3 – 5pmKid’s Kollege hosted by Superior Edventures – Ages 6-12. Free hot dog/brat and chips for Kid’s Kollege students at the Laker TailgateCrawford Hall
4:00 pmWomen’s Walk for Women’s Athletics
Features reception, prizes & cash raffle drawing followed by spirited walk through campus to Laker Tailgate!
Begin at Cisler
5 – 7pmLaker Tailgate – Heated Tent, Food, Drinks, Games – All Ages Welcome, Open to the PublicOutside Norris Center
7:00 pmLaker Hockey vs. Denver *Taffy Abel Arena

Sunday, October 13

8 – 10amLaker Steak & Egger Breakfast*Cisler Center Quarterdeck

GLSW Stay & Play Package
Alumni who register for GLSW are automatically
entered into a drawing for this package:

  • Free Lodging (1 Room) Friday & Saturday night
  • Free tickets to Laker hockey games Friday & Saturday
  • Free tickets to LSSU Alumni Awards Banquet Friday night
  • Free brunch at LSSU’s Quarterdeck Saturday & Sunday

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.

GLSW 2019 events include: Laker Hockey vs. University of Denver Pioneers, Women’s Walk event, tailgate, Kids Kollege science program, LSSU Athletic Hall of Fame Induction, LSSU Alumni Awards Banquet, campus tours, planetarium shows and more!

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

GLSW 2018 Flyer