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EIU Homecoming

Friday, October 19, 2018 |


EIU Homecoming Weekend

Oct 19 &20 

More details coming soon


Friday, Oct 19 

8pm EIU Pep Rally and Coronation 

Saturday, Oct 20 

9:30am EIU Homecoming Parade 

11:30am Tent City- Alumni Tailgate 

2:00pm Homecoming football game EIU vs UT Martin


Class of 1968 50th Reunion

Friday, October 19, 2018 | Register Now

Join us in commemorating of the Class of 1968 and the 50th Anniversary of your graduation from EIU. Our office will host a celebratory weekend in your honor in conjunction with EIU’s 2018 Homecoming on October 19 & 20.


The 2018 Homecoming Weekend schedule will be as follows:


Friday, October 19                    

4pm Campus Tour: Enjoy a riding tour around campus and experience first hand all the exciting changes that have been taking place over the last 50 years.  

5pm Social Hour: MLK Jr. University Union University Ballroom Enjoy this time to catch up with old classmates.

5pm Livingston C. Lord Society Pinning Ceremony: MLK Jr. University Union University Ballroom The Livingston C Lord Society was established to honor members of the 50th years class who return to campus for their 50th class reunion.  In recognition of this honor, members of the class of 1968 will be individually called forward to receive their Lord Society pins.  

6pm Livingston C. Lord Society Dinner: MLK Jr. University Union University Ballroom $20 a ticket


Saturday, October 20

8:30am Alumni Association Breakfast: Blair Hall Lawn Join us before the parade for a hot breakfast in the Alumni Association tent.  Meet the Alumni Association Board members and the alumni being honored as our award recipients.   $15 a ticket.

9am  Homecoming parade: 6th Street and 7th Street    

11am  Alumni Tailgate at Tent City: Behind O'Brien Stadium Enjoy Billy Backyard tailgating and stop by the Alumni Association tent prior to the kick off!

2pm Homecoming Football Game: O'Brien Field EIU hosts Jacksonville State for the Homecoming Football Game.  Game ticket $18

6pm Alumni Awards Dinner: MLK Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom Join us as the Alumni Association honors our Alumni during the 2018 Alumni Awards Dinner $30 a ticket

2018 Alumni Awards Dinner

Saturday, October 20, 2018 | Register Now

Join us for the 2018 Alumni Awards Dinner as we honor ten of our alumni for outstanding achievements.

Saturday, October 20, 2017

Cocktail Reception: 6 p.m.

Awards Dinner:  7 p.m.

Grand Ballroom

Martin Luther King Jr. University Union

Second Floor

Tickets: $30 a person

EIU Champions Experience in Nashville, TN

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | Register Now

Calling all Panthers! 

Eastern Illinois University invites Panther alumni and fans to join us for a Champions Experience at Corky’s Ribs & BBQ.  Enjoy an entertaining evening with live music and help us celebrate the success of our EIU champions.  


Thursday, November 1 

5:00 - 7:00pm

Corky's Ribs & BBQ

100 Franklin Road

Brentwood, TN 

Event includes free dinner, festivities and admission.  To show appreciation for attending, guests will receive a complimentary tickets voucher (for two) to an EIU 2018-2019 football or basketball game. 


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