Mark your calendar for Great Lake State Weekend 2019 – October 11-12!

GLSW 2019
* Fee required for event - all other events are FREE

Friday, October 11

10am-7pmRegistration, 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
5:00 pmAlumni Awards Reception & Banquet *Superior Room, Cisler Center
6:30 pmLaker Volleyball vs. Wisconsin-ParksideCooper Gymnasium
7:30 pmLaker Hockey vs. Denver *Taffy Abel Arena

Saturday, October 12

8am-3pmRegistration, 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 amColor Run/Walk *Norris Center
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
2:00 pmPlanetarium Show #2 Crawford Hall Planetarium
2:00 pmLaker Volleyball vs. Purdue NorthwestCooper Gymnasium
3:00 pmSaluja Statue DedicationConsidine Hall
3 – 5pmKid’s Kollege hosted by Superior Edventures – Ages 6-12Crawford Hall
3 – 5 pmKiddie Kare* – day care provided by LSSU early childhood education students
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

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? 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.

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