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EIU vs Northwestern Football

Saturday, September 12, 2015 | Register Now

Join us in Evanston, IL as the Eastern Illinois Panthers take on the Northwestern Wildcats and cheer on the Legion of Blue!


Eastern Illinois University Alumni Services and Panther Athletics are making a game package available to our biggest Panther fans to join us at Ryan Field for the Panther Football game to be held on Saturday, September 12, 2015.  


Eastern Illinois vs Northwestern

Tailgate: 12:00pm   Kickoff: 3:00pm

Canal Shore Golf Course

1030 Central St. (2 1/2 blocks east of Ryan Field)

Public transportation: Purple Line drops off at Central St.

Tailgate (ticket not included)

            Option 1: $35 includes food and beverages

            Option 2: $40 includes food, beer/wine

Game ticket: $40

Hotel information:

Hilton Chicago/Northbrook

2855 N Milwaukee Ave 

Northbrook, IL 


Tailgate map and tickets will be mailed out in advance.  


Purchase tickets online at by calling 800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348)


EIU & LLC Reception

Thursday, September 17, 2015 | Register Now

Join us for a special alumni event for Lake Land College and EIU alumni.  Get the opportunity to meet with administrators and board of trustees members for EIU and Lake Land College. 

Thursday, September 17


Mattoon Country Club

600 N Country Club Rd


Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. 


RSVP online, by emailing alumeiu@eiu.edu, or call 800-ALUM-EIU (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.


Tickets located in section 224.

There will also be a pre-game reception 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!

EIU/LLC Coles County Clash tailgate

Friday, September 25, 2015 | Register Now

Reunite with fellow alumni and cheer on your local team during the exciting Charleston High School vs Mattoon High School Coles County Clash football game played on Eastern’s campus at O’Brien field.


Friday, September 25


Tailgate lot behind O’Brien Field (EIU's campus)

Tailgate tickets $10 (a portion will go towards student scholarships)

Game tickets can be purchased at the respective high schools or at the gate. 

Purchase tailgate tickets online or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU (258-6348)


*Money from the ticket purchase will help support the EIU/Lake Land College Scholarship which will be awarded to a Lake Land College student transferring to Eastern Illinois University.*  

EIU Alumni Central IL Winery Tour

Saturday, September 26, 2015 | Register Now

Join fellow alumni as we tour threelocal wineries and discover the art of wine-making.  You will have a chance to taste multiple wines, purchase a bottle, and enjoy a glass before traveling to the next stop. 

  • Tickets $30 (includes a reserved seat on a bus, tasting fees, and an EIU gift)
    • Must be 21 years of age to attend
    • The buses will assemble from the north side Lantz Arena in Charleston at 9:00 a.m. 
    • Tour will return to Lantz approximately 4:00pm
    • Guests are encouraged to bring their own snacks or purchase snacks at each winery. 
    • Tickets and instructions will be mailed out in advance.
  • Tour Route:
    • Cameo Vineyards – Greenup, IL
    • Willow Ridge - Shelbyville, IL 
    • Vahling Vineyards – Stewardson, IL

To purchase tickets please register online, call 800-ALUM-EIU (258-6348) or email alumeiu@eiu.edu. 

Seats are limited so order tickets early.  


Dietetics Alumni Gathering

Saturday, October 3, 2015 | Register Now

Please join current dietetic students and faculty at the Dietetics Alumni Gathering at the upcoming FNCE.

Saturday, October 3 


Renaissance Hotel - Belmont 2 Room

611 Commerce St. 

Nashville, TN


Complimentary appetizers will be served.  



If you haven’t “friended” on Facebook, we would love to have you as an official Facebook friend.  Search for EIU Dietetic Alumni in Facebook.


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).


Class of 1965 50th Reunion

Friday, October 23, 2015 | Register Now

Housing and Dining Memorial Courtyard

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 | Register Now

Housing and Dining Memorial Courtyard 

Please make a gift today in support of the memorial courtyard to celebrate those who have left their marks on Housing and Dining at EIU. Mark Shaklee and Mike Drake will be its first honorees. Help us recognize the memory of these two individuals, and people like them, who’ve meant so much to this department and university.