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EIU Alumni Services

Move-In Day Legacy Luncheon

Thursday, August 18, 2022 | 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 18


Rathskeller Loft (7th St Underground)


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


We hope you can stop by!

EIU Alumni Outing at Wrigley Field

Saturday, October 1, 2022 | Register Now

Join us in Chicago for our annual alumni event at Wrigley!  


Saturday, Oct 1 


     Cubby Bear 



Cubs vs Reds 

     Wrigley Field

      1:20pm game time 



Pre-game only option 1: $30 includes food and soft drinks 

Pre-game only option 2: $60 includes food, beer, wine and soft drinks 

Package deal option 1: $90 includes game ticket, plus pregame with soft drinks 

Package deal option 2: $120 includes game ticket, plus pregame with beer, wine and soft drinks 

Class of 1972 - 50th Reunion

Friday, October 14, 2022 | Register Now

The EIU Alumni Services invites the class of 1972 back to campus to celebrate their 50th Anniversary in conjunction with EIU Homecoming.  

The 2022 Homecoming Weekend schedule will be as follows:


Friday, October 14

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

4:30 pm Legacy Social Reception: MLK Jr. University Union; University Ballroom. 

This is an opportunity for you and your classmates to join together to catch up on the last 50 years.  Host bar (beer and wine) available. 

5 pm Livingston C. Lord and Heritage Society Pinning Ceremony: MLK Jr. University Union; University Ballroom

The Livingston C. Lord Society was established to honor members of the 50 year class who return to campus for their Golden Reunion.  The Heritage Society honors individuals who made the commitment to support the University through planned gifts.  Each individual will be called forward to receive his or her society pins.    

5:30 pm Legacy Society Dinner: MLK Jr. University Union; University Ballroom $10 a ticket

6:00 pm Tribute Donor Recognition: MLK Jr. University Union; Grand Ballroom

Please join the Office of University Advancement for our exclusive event to honor the benefactors who inspire greatness here at EIU.  A social hour will begin at 6:00 pm the program will start at 6:30 pm.  The EIU Foundation will be presenting the Philanthropist of the Year award. 

Saturday, October 15

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

11:00 am Alumni Tailgate at Tent City: Behind O'Brien Stadium. Enjoy Tent City tailgating and stop by the Alumni tent prior to the kick-off!

2 pm Homecoming Football Game: O'Brien Field EIU hosts Lindenwood for the Homecoming Football Game.  Game ticket $20

6 pm Alumni Awards Dinner: MLK Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom Join us as the Alumni Association honors our Alumni during the 2022 Alumni Awards Dinner $45 a ticket.


EIU Alumni Association Awards Dinner 2022

Saturday, October 15, 2022 | Register Now

The Eastern Illinois University Alumni Association would like you to join us for the 2022 Alumni Awards Dinner as we honor our 2022 class of alumni award recipients for their outstanding achievements. 

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Martin Luther King Jr. University Union

Grand Ballroom (Second Floor)


Social Hour: 6 p.m.

Awards Dinner and Awards Ceremony:  7 p.m.


Tickets: $45 a person


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

Housing Legacy Courtyard

Tuesday, June 2, 2026 | Register Now

Leave your mark on campus. Alums who had memorable experiences on campus are taking the opportunity to buy a brick or paver as a permanent way to recognize those special times in the Memorial Courtyard located between Lawson and Andrews Hall.

4"x8" Imprinted brick-$100 16"x16" Imprinted paver -$250 16"x72" Bench Paver-$2,500


A representative from the EIU Alumni Services Office will reach out to you for your brick or paver message.  

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Contact Information

By Mail:

EIU Alumni Services
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
Fax: 217-581-7206

In Person/Physical Address:

Brainard House
1548 4th St. Charleston, IL

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