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EIU Alumni Reception - Tampa, FL

Thursday, March 21, 2024   |  Register Now

Join fellow EIU alumni and friends at a reception in Tampa, FL. President Jay Gatrell and other EIU administration and staff will be in attendance. 

Thursday, March 21, 2024

5:30-7:30pm

American Social - Tampa

601 S Harbour Island Blvd

Tampa, FL 33602

$35 to attend

Hors d'oeuvres and a drink ticket are included, cash bar is available. 

 

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

EIU Alumni Reception - Naples, FL

Saturday, March 23, 2024   |  Register Now

Join fellow EIU alumni and friends at a reception in Naples, FL. President Jay Gatrell and other EIU administration and staff will be in attendance. 

Saturday, March 23, 2024

2:00-4:00pm

Vineyards Country Club

400 Vineyards Blvd.,

Naples, FL 34119

$30 to attend

Hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar are available. 

 

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

EIU Alumni Reception - Houston, TX

Thursday, April 4, 2024   |  Register Now

Join EIU President, Dr. Gatrell, other EIU Administration, & fellow alums for an EIU alumni reception at SpindleTap Brewery in Houston, Texas!

 

SpindleTap Brewery 

Thursday, April 4, 2024

5:30- 7:30 pm

10622 Hirsch Rd Houston, TX 77016

 

$25 to attend  Pizza and a drink token included

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

EIU Alumni Reception - Dallas, TX

Saturday, April 6, 2024   |  Register Now

Daniel Howrey, a 1975 graduate, has graciously opened his home to host an EIU Alumni reception in Dallas.  Please join us, President Jay Gatrell, EIU administration and fellow alumni on Saturday afternoon.  Light hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine will be available, compliments of Daniel Howrey.

 

April 6, 2024

2-5pm

7714 Bryn Mawr Dr

Dallas, TX 75225

 

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

 

EIU Alumni Reception - Paris, IL

Thursday, April 11, 2024   |  Register Now

Join us for a fun night out at LOT 50 Brewing in Paris!

 

Thursday, April 11th 

5PM-7PM

LOT 50 Brewing

112 East Court Street 

 Paris, IL 61944

 

Appetizers and event sponsored by the EIU Alumni Association

 

A Toast To You, Class of 2024

Friday, April 19, 2024   |  Register Now

The Eastern Illinois University Alumni Association and Student Government are raising a toast to the Class of 2024! 

This event is exclusively for graduating seniors to celebrate their accomplishments and time at EIU. Guests must be graduating seniors as well -- space is limited to 300 people.

 

Must be 21+ and provide a photo ID to consume champagne. 

 

April 19, 2024

7pm

University Ballroom - MLK Union 

Join us for a Champagne toast, appetizers, and giveaways on behalf of the Alumni Association and Student Government. 

 

In attendance will be VP of Student Affairs, Dr. Anne Flahery, President of the Alumni Association, Dr. Mary Anne Hanner, other members of the Alumni Association board, and local alumni. 

Please RSVP online, or by emailing alumeiu@eiu.edu

Business casual attire

Annual Alumni Cardinals Event - 2024

Sunday, June 30, 2024   |  Register Now

Join us for our Annual Alumni Outing at the Cardinals Party Suites!

 

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

***Tickets are digital and will be sent to the email provided during registration***

 

Cubs vs. Cards at Wrigley - 2024

Saturday, August 3, 2024   |  Register Now

Join us for an afternoon of baseball at Wrigley Field

 

Saturday, August 3, 2024

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals

Wrigley Field

1060 W Addison Street

Game time 1:20

Pre-game event at the Cubby Bear

1059 W Addison Street

11:00 – 1:00pm

 

Ticket Option 1: $175 includes a ticket to the game, and admission to the pre-game event with unlimited food, drinks, beer, wine, and soda. 

Ticket Option 2: $150 includes a ticket to the game and admission to the pre-game reception with unlimited food and soda.  

Pre-game option 1: $80 includes admission to the pre-game with unlimited food and beer and wine.  

Pre-game option 2: $60 includes admission to the pre-game with unlimited food and soda.

 

A portion of ticket prices will go to support student scholarships.

 

***Tickets are digital and will be sent via the email provided during registration***

 

Purchase tickets online or by calling 800-ALUM-EIU (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.  

CONTACT THE DEPARTMENT

Physical Location

Brainard House
1548 4th St. Charleston, IL
1-800-ALUM-EIU
217-581-6616
Fax: 217-581-7206
alumeiu@eiu.edu

Mailing Address

EIU Alumni Services
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920


alumeiu@eiu.edu