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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 

Pregame:

     Cubby Bear 

     11:00am 

 

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 2022 Homecoming Events

Friday, October 14, 2022 | Register Now

We hope you can join us during homecoming weekend, October 14-15, 2022! 

 

Friday, October 14th 

  • Block Party Pep Rally - 7PM-9PM @  Ninth Street Lot (Greek Court Parking Lot)

Saturday, October 15th 

  • 24th Annual Homecoming 2.5K Race – 9:00 AM
  • EIU Homecoming Parade – 9:30 AM
  • Tailgate & Tent City - 11:00 - 1:30 PM @ O'Brien Stadium Parking Lot
  • EIU Homecoming Football Game - 2:00 PM @ O'Brien Stadium ($20 per ticket)
  • Alumni Awards Dinner - 6:00 PM @ Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, Grand Ballroom ($45 per ticket)

 


2022 Heritage Society Reception

Friday, October 14, 2022 | Register Now

The Heritage Society recognizes Eastern supporters who have generously provided an estate or planned gift commitment.  Honored members of the Heritage Society will gather for a celebratory dinner on Friday, October 14 that will feature a presentation by EIU President Dr. David Glassman.  

The festivities will take place in conjunction with EIU's Homecoming celebration. 

 

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 Heritage Society Social Reception: MLK Jr. University Union; University Ballroom.  Join together with fellow alumni and Heritage Society members.  Host bar (beer and wine) available.  

5 pm Heritage Society Pinning Ceremony: MLK Jr. University Union; University Ballroom

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 Heritage 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 Tennessee State for the Homecoming Football Game.  Game ticket $25

6 pm Alumni Awards Dinner: MLK Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom Join us as the Alumni Association honors our Alumni during the 2021 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)


EIU Alumni Reception - Scottsdale AZ

Saturday, February 18, 2023 | Register Now

Join fellow EIU alumni and friends at a reception in Scottsdale, AZ.  

Saturday, February 18

3:00-5:00pm

The Living Room 

20751 N Pima Rd Suite #120

Scottsdale, AZ  

 

Hors d'oeuvres sponsored by Randy Bailey ’78, Mike Copeland '77, Mark Geninatti ’75, Randy Johnson ’74, ’75 and Tom Rodgers '75.  Thank you to these alums for their financial support, which is making this event possible.

 

In attendance from the University will be EIU President David Glassman and Vice President for University Advancement Ken Wetstein.

 

RSVP by February 15 online, by emailing alumeiu@eiu.edu or call 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
1-800-ALUM-EIU
217-581-6616
Fax: 217-581-7206

In Person/Physical Address:

Brainard House
1548 4th St. Charleston, IL


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