Great Lake State Weekend – Homecoming

Great Lake State Weekend

* Fee required for event - all other events are FREE

Friday, November 2

10am-7pmRegistration, Check-In & Open HouseLukenda Alumni House
12pm-2pmCareer FairSuperior Room, Cisler Center
5:00 pmAlumni Awards Reception & Banquet *Superior Room, Cisler Center
7:37 pmLaker Hockey vs. University of Michigan *Taffy Abel Arena

Saturday, November 3

8am-3pmRegistration, Check-In & Open HouseLukenda Alumni House
9:00 amAlumni Board of Directors MeetingLSSU Campus
11:00 amWomen’s Basketball Alumni BrunchCrow’s Nest, Cisler Center
11am-1pmBrunch in the QD – $5 for GLSW registrantsQuarterdeck, Cisler Center
1:00 pmPlanetarium Show #1 Crawford Hall Planetarium
1:00 pmMeet new LSSU President, Dr. Rodney HanleyConsidine Hall
2:00 pmPlanetarium Show #2 Crawford Hall Planetarium
2:00 pmAthletic Hall of Fame InductionAuditorium, Arts Center
2:00 pmLaker Volleyball Game vs. SVSUCooper Gym, Norris Center
2:30 pmFamily Photo Scavenger HuntAnchor Room, Cisler Center
3 – 5pmKid’s Kollege Science Exploration – Sponsored by LSSU Superior EdventuresCrawford Hall
3 – 7pmInflatable GamesNorris Center
4:30 pmWomen’s Walk – Social featuring food, Raffle Baskets, Grand Prize Cash Raffle, followed by a walk through campus to the Laker Tailgate!Begin at Cisler Center
5 – 7pmLaker Tailgate – food, drinks, inflatablesOutside Norris Center
7:07 pmLaker Hockey vs. University of Michigan *Taffy Abel Arena

Sunday, November 4

10amAlumni Volleyball Game – Meet LSSU players and Coach Schmidlin for a light breakfast and a fun game!Cooper Gym, Norris Center

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 2018 events include: Laker Hockey vs. University of Michigan Wolverines, tailgate, 5K Fun Run, Kids Kollege science program, LSSU Athletic Hall of Fame Induction, LSSU Alumni Awards Banquet, campus tours, planetarium shows and more!

Reunite with College Friends

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? We have the addresses and contacts that will make your program a success.

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

Students can nominate their 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