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Former students and staff are always welcome to come back to campus for a visit.  Every 5 years we host a reunion where several hundred former staff members come back to EIU.  There are some activities that bring everyone together but the real fun is all the “mini reunions”.  This is the perfect opportunity to get your group together.  

The date for our next reunion:  June 4-7, 2020

Tentative schedule.  Registration process will be sent out in February with the final schedule. 

Thursday, June 4 

  • 4-8 pm - Reunion early check-in (for golfers and/or those who want to come early)
  • 5-7 pm - Reunion BBQ for those early arrivals
  • 7-9 pm - Bingo and the Moose Lodge 

Friday, June 5 

  • 9 am - 10 pm - Reunion Check-In 
  • Early arrival activities  
    • 9 am - 3 pm - Housing Alumni and Staff Golf Outing 
    • 10 am - 1 pm - Road trip to Moonshine 
    • More to come 
  • 4 - 12 pm - Four O'Clock Club at Marty's
  • 6 - 8 pm - Reunion Kick-Off Celebration in Library Quad

Saturday, June 6 

  • 9 am - 6 pm - Reunion Check-In 
  • 7 am - 9 am - Breakfast in Stevenson Dining 
  • 9 am - 12 noon - Campus and Hall Tours 
  • 12 noon - 1 pm - Taste of Charleston - Informal Pizza Buffet
  • Afternoon Excursions (or just time to hang out with friends) 
    • Boating and Hiking at Lake Charleston
    • Local Wine Tour 
    • More to come 
  • 5 pm - 7 pm - Celebration Banquet 
  • 7 pm - Trivia Night Competition between the decades at Marty's

 Sunday, June 7 

  • Reunion Check out 


We will post information and registration for the event as the date draws near.  If you want to confirm that we have your current info, please complete this online form.   CLICK HERE



HOUSING AND DINING Legacy Courtyard:

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 

Purchase a brick online


 Contact us at 1-800-ALUM-EIU (800-258-3648), or email if you have any questions.

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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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