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EIU Alumni Association Member event - Chicago

Saturday, July 27, 2019 | Register Now

The Alumni Association is hosting a member exclusive event in Chicago.  Come out and meet the Board of Directors and other members in the area. 

Saturday, July 27 


The Scout - Chicago

1301 S Wabash Ave 


Hors d'oeuvres and a host bar will be available compliments of the EIU Alumni Association.  


*Must be a dues paying member of the EIU Alumni Association to attend this event.  If you need to check to see if your dues are up to date please call 800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-6348).  

Join today and enjoy one of the many perks of being a member.  Members help us obtain our mission to support and foster the overall mission of the university by inspiring the loyalty and commitment of all alumni. For a full list of how the university benefits from your membership and the benefits you will receive click HERE.


Cubs vs Cardinals at Wrigley

Sunday, September 22, 2019 |

Join us for an afternoon of baseball at Wrigley Field. 

Come catch the Chicago Cubs take on the St. Louis Cardinals for a fun outing at Wrigley Field. 


                                                  Sunday, Sept. 22

                                                 Cubs vs Cardinals

Wrigley Field                                                                      The Cubby Bear

1060 W. Addison Street                                                1059 W. Addison Street

Chicago, IL 60613                                                              Chicago, IL 60613


11am – Pregame event at The Cubby Bear

1:20pm – First pitch 

Option 1: $110 includes ticket to game, admission to pre-game reception with unlimited food, beer, wine and soda. 

Option 2: $95 includes ticket to game, admission to pre-game reception with unlimited food and soda. 

Please call 800-ALUM-EIU (258-6348) to purchase tickets.

Game tickets SOLD OUT

EIU Homecoming 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019 |


EIU Homecoming Weekend

Oct 25 & 26 


Friday, Oct 25 

 EIU Pep Rally: The Homecoming Pep Rally & Coronation event is a spirited event designed to promote Panther spirit and pride.  The event will feature a pep rally, entertainment and give-a-ways throughout the night!  The highlight of the evening will be the crowning of the EIU HC Royalty Court.  Appearances will include: EIU Cheer Teams, Panther Marching Band and Billy the Panther!

1969 50th Reunion: The Class of 1969 will celebrate their golden anniversary with a special pinning ceremony as they are inducted to the Livingston C. Lord Society.



Saturday, Oct 26 

Rotary Pancake Breakfast: The Pancake Breakfast consists of all-you-can-eat sunrise breakfast for the EIU and Charleston communities.  Sponsored by the Charleston Rotary Club, proceeds from this event benefit local charities.  

20th Annual Homecoming 2.5K Race: The 2.5K Race/Walk welcomes participants of all ages from the EIU and Charleston communities as they race around the Charleston Square.  Sponsored by the City of Charleston Tourism and EIU's Department of Recreation Administration Festivals & Special Event class.  Prizes and awards will be given to the top place-finishers in each division.  

EIU Homecoming Parade:  The EIU Homecoming Parade is annual tradition consisting of over 100 campus/community entries.  A grand marshal, distinguished EIU Alumni, decorated cars, bands and floats will be on hand.

Tent City - Alumni Tailgate: Join alumni and fans at Tent City hosted by the EIU Alumni Association.  Mingle with fellow alumni, professors, students and fans.  Enjoy free food and give-a-ways. 

Homecoming football game EIU vs Eastern Kentucky: Cheer on the Panthers as they face off for the homecoming football game.  

Alumni Awards Dinner: The EIU Alumni Association will recognize 10 Distinguished Alumni during an awards ceremony.  


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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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