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Class of 1969 50th Reunion

Friday, October 25, 2019 - Saturday, October 26, 2019

Join us in commemorating of the Class of 1969 and the 50th Anniversary of your graduation from EIU. Our office will host a celebratory weekend in your honor in conjunction with EIU’s 2019 Homecoming on October 25 & 26.


The 2019 Homecoming Weekend schedule will be as follows:


Friday, October 25                    

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 26

8:00am 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.

9:30am  Homecoming parade: 6th Street and 7th Street    

11:30am  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 Eastern Kentucky 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 2019 Alumni Awards Dinner $30 a ticket




Online ticketing is currently not available for this event. Please contact the Alumni Association at 1-800-ALUM EIU (1-800-258-6348) or alumeiu@eiu.edu if you have questions.