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Annual Cardinals Game

Sunday, July 9, 2017 |

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

Sunday, July 9
Cardinals vs Mets
1:15 p.m.
Busch Stadium
St. Louis, MO

Tickets SOLD OUT

The first 30,000 fans will receive a Cardinals Snapback Hat.

A portion of proceeds from each ticket will go towards the Alumni Association.



2017 Naperville Reception

Thursday, August 10, 2017 | Register Now

Join fellow alumni and friends for a reception in Naperville.

Thursday, August 10

5 to 7 p.m.

Granite City Food and Brewery

1828 Abriter Court

Naperville, IL 60563

$5 to attend

Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be provided.

RSVP online at www.eiu.edu/alumni/events.php, call 1-800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348).

Panther Club - Athletic Director's Cup Golf Outing

Friday, August 11, 2017 | Register Now

Eastern Illinois Athletics invite you to join other EIU alumni, fans, and golfers for this event. All proceeds go to directly support Eastern Illinois student-athlete scholarships.

Athletic Director's Cup Golf Outing

Friday, August 11, 2017

Mattoon Country Club

$100 per person / $400 foursome

Register by calling 217-581-2310 or visit www.eiupanthers.com

Move-In Day Legacy Luncheon

Thursday, August 17, 2017 | Register Now

Legacy students and their families are invited to join us for a special luncheon on move-in day. Take a break from moving, meet other Legacy students and their families and enjoy a complimentary lunch from the EIU Alumni Association. *Legacy students are the children and grandchildren of an EIU Alum

Thursday, August 17


Rathskeller Loft (7th St Underground)

MLK Jr. Union

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

We hope you can stop by!

2017 Springfield Social

Thursday, August 31, 2017 | Register Now

Join fellow EIU Alumni for a special event in Springfield, IL. EIU Alumnus and CEO of LRS, Dick Levi ’69, has graciously opened his personal hangar to display his PRIVATE collection of classic automobiles and motorcycle for an EIU Alumni event. Come enjoy an impressive collection, while mingling with fellow EIU Alumni from your area. President David Glassman and Assistance Vice President for University Advancement Steve Rich will be in attendance.

Thursday, August 31

5:00pm – 7:30pm

LRS Hangar

820 South Airport Road

Springfield, IL

$10 to attend. Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available.

RSVP online or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348).

EIU vs. NIU Football Tailgate

Saturday, September 9, 2017 | Register Now


EIU will take on NIU in football on Saturday, Sept. 9, in DeKalb, IL.

More details will come regarding an EIU Panther tailgate before the game.

Cubs vs. Cards at Wrigley Field

Sunday, September 17, 2017 | Register Now

Calling all Cubs and Cardinals fans! Join us for our Annual Cubs Alumni Outing at Wrigley Field on Sunday, September 17 in Chicago.

Sunday, Sept 17
Cubs vs. Cards
Game time: TBD
Wrigley Field
Chicago, IL

Game ticket: SOLD OUT!

Seats located in sections 202-204.


All ticket sales are final.



Pre-game event

Cubby Bear Chicago

1059 W Addison St

2 hour prior to game time

Option 1: food and soda - $20

Option 2: food, soda, beer and wine - $35

2017 Homecoming

Monday, October 16, 2017 | Register Now


Homecoming 2017 "Let The Good Times Roar"

Homecoming week - October 16-22

Homecoming Football Game

Saturday, October 21

EIU vs Jacksonville St

Class of 1967 50th Class Reunion

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Register Now

Join us in commemorating of the Class of 1967 and the 50th Anniversary of your graduation from EIU. Our office will host a celebratory weekend in your honor in conjunction with EIU’s 2017 Homecoming on October 20 & 21. 


The 2017 Homecoming Weekend schedule will be as follows:


Friday, October 20                    

Social Hour

Livingston C. Lord Society Pinning Ceremony

Livingston C. Lord Society Dinner

Saturday, October 21

Homecoming parade    

Alumni Tailgate at Tent City

Homecoming Football Game

Alumni Awards Dinner 

EIU Football and Cheerleader Reunion - 100th Homecoming Football Game

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Register Now

This year, EIU will celebrate its 100th Homecoming football game, and we are honored to invite you back to campus to participate in this once-in-a-lifetime event. Join your former football and cheerleading squad members this fall and enjoy the unique nostalgia and excitement that only an EIU Homecoming weekend can provide!

Save The Dates!

Homecoming weekend takes place Friday and Saturday, October 20 and 21, 2017, and includes:

Friday, October 20

     6:00p.m.-8:00p.m. Social Reception - Grand Ballroom - University Union 

Saturday, October 21 (Homecoming Day)

      9:30am - Homecoming parade 

      11:30am - Reunion Tailgate - O'Brien Stadium

       2:00pm - Homecoming Footabll Game vs Jacksonville State 



If you are planning to attend Homecoming 2017, we strongly encourage you to book rooms by making your reservations at a local hotel. A listing of available accommodations is available at www.eiu.edu/alumni/lodging.php.



2017 Alumni Awards Dinner

Saturday, October 21, 2017 | Register Now

Save the Date!

2017 Alumni Awards Dinner

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Grand Ballroom, MLK Jr. University Union