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FCS Meet and Greet

Saturday, May 30, 2015 | Register Now

Please join us for our FCS Meet and Greet!  Come network with FCS Alumni and current students and share your memories and experiences from EIU. 


Saturday, May 30


The University Club of Chicago

76 East Monroe St. Chicago, IL

Food and beverages included

Business casual dress code

Donations are encouraged checks can be made payable to EIU Foundation

Send checks to: EIU Office of University Development, 860 W. Lincoln Ave., Charleston, IL


RSVP online, calling 800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348) or by emailing alumeiu@eiu.edu.



Bourbon and Baseball

Saturday, May 30, 2015 | Register Now

Come join fellow EIU alumni and friends on the ultimate Louisville historical experience.  Enjoy a tour of historical Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory before getting the complete bourbon experience at Evan Williams with a tour and tasting.  


Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory Tour

800 West Main Street Louisville, KY



Evan Williams Bourbon Experience (and tasting)

528 West Main Street Louisville, KY


Tickets: $22 a person (ticket includes entry to both venues) 

All ages are welcomed, 21 and older allowed in Tasting Room following the Evan William tour.


Purchase tickets online, or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU.

Cincinnati Reds Game

Sunday, May 31, 2015 | Register Now

Join fellow alumni and friends for a day of baseball!

Sunday, May 31st   Cincinnati Reds baseball game

                Reds vs Nationals            


                Tickets $25 (a portion will go toward Legacy Scholarships)


                Complimentary pre-game reception at Toby Keith’s I love This Bar & Grill


                Appetizers and a cash bar will be provided


Purchase tickets online, or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU.

Housing and Dining Reunion

Thursday, June 4, 2015 | Register Now

Housing Staff Reunion, June 4-6, 2015

Join University Housing & Dining Services and the Eastern Alumni Association at the Housing Staff Reunion this June. Our shared experiences during our years at Eastern provided friendships and experiences that shaped our lives. We hope you’ll join us and encourage your friends to do the same as we reconnect and celebrate. If our gathering in 2011 is any indication we know everyone will have a great time. Registration and lodging details to follow.

Go to http://www.eiu.edu/alumni/housing.php for complete reunion details.  



EIU Panther Club Golf Outing

Sunday, June 7, 2015 |

Eastern Illinois Athletics invites you to join other EIU alumni, fans and golfers for this event.  All proceeds go to directly support Panther student-athlete scholarships.  Meet the Athletic Director, Tom Michael and Panther Coachin Staff.

Saturday June 7 

Registration: 11am

Lunch: 11:30am

Shotgun start: 1pm

Plated dinner: 6pm

$100 per person or $375 for a foursome


Register online or call 217-581-2310.  



Gabby Goat Reception

Thursday, June 18, 2015 | Register Now

Please join us for a special EIU reception.  Get the latest news from the university, learn more about the Alumni Association and connect with local alumni in your area.  

                Thursday, June 18


                Gabby Goat

                303 E Fayette Ave

                Effingham, IL


Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar will be provided. 


RSVP online, call 800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348) or email alumeiu@eiu.edu by June 16.  

Young Alumni Merlot and a Masterpiece

Saturday, June 20, 2015 | Register Now

Join other young alumni and friends in the area and enjoy an afternoon painting an EIU memory for you to take home. 

Saturday, June 20


                Merlot and a Masterpiece

                412 N. Main St.

                Bloomington, IL


                Tickets $45 (includes the canvas, easel, brushes, paints & aprons)

                Complimentary snacks will be provided. 


Purchase tickets online, or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU.

Annual Cardinals Game

Sunday, July 5, 2015 | Register Now

Join us for our Annual Alumni Outing at the Cardinals Party Suites!

Sunday, July 5
Cardinals vs Padres
1:15 p.m.
Busch Stadium
St. Louis, MO

The first 25,000 fans will receive an Ozzie Smith bronze statue replica.

Suite Tickets: $75 (Includes a seat in the Party Suites and unlimited food & beverages.)

A portion of proceeds from each ticket will go toward Legacy Scholarships.

Order your tickets online, or call 800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348). Please note that these tickets sell out quickly each year!  Tickets will be mailed 2 weeks before the game.

Buddy Holly

Saturday, July 18, 2015 | Register Now

Buddy: The Buddy Holly 18

Sunday, July 18 


#1 Theatre Dr. St. Louis, MO

Tickets $32 (a portion will go towards Legacy Scholarships)

Pre Show Dinner at the Muny: 6:45pm

Adults: $22

Children: $11

Dinner buffet includes: La Bambda Sangria Soup, Hand Carved Pepper Encrsuted Striploin, Pastry wrapped Salmon Fillet, Baked Ziti with Italian Sausage, Three cheese Potato Gratin and Sauteed Spinach.  Served by Muny catering.

Register online, or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348)


Cubs vs. Cards at Wrigley Field

Sunday, September 20, 2015 | Register Now

Calling all Cubs and Cardinals fans! Join us for our Annual Cubs Alumni Outing at Wrigley Field on Sunday, September 20 in Chicago.

Game Tickets: $40 (A portion from each ticket will go towards Legacy Scholarships)

Tickets located in section 224.

There will also be a pre-game reception held 2 and half hours before the game.


Pre-game Wristbands:

  • Wristband Option 1: $15 (includes unlimited soft drinks and food)
  • Wristband Option 2: $30 (includes unlimited beer/wine and food)

Please RSVP by registering online, calling 800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348).  Please note that tickets are first come, first serve and sell out quickly!

50 Years of Pink Panthers reunion

Friday, October 23, 2015 | Register Now

Save the date and join us in Charleston, IL as we celebrate 50 years of Pink Panthers during the EIU Homecoming weekend, October 23 &24, 2015.  

Friday, October 23 

            Alumni reception

Saturday, October 24

            Alumni Association breakfast

            EIU Homecoming parade

            Alumni Tent City tailgate

            Homecoming football game vs Tennessee Tech


More details to follow.


If you did not receive a Save-the-Date letter and magnet please email pinkpantheralumnI@eiu.edu or call 800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348).