The EIU Alumni Association offers a variety of benefit programs for all of our alumni through our sponsored affinity programs. Partnerships with these companies combine valuable services for alumni with support coming back to the Alumni Association.
- EIU License Plates - Show your support for EIU by purchasing a set of collegiate license plates! The collegiate license plate program provides special recognition for Illinois colleges and universities and creates source of financial aid for Illinois college students.
- Liberty Mutual - has partnered with Eastern Illinois University to offer alumni exclusive savings on quality auto and home insurance.* Call 800-786-6674 or visit Liberty Mutual to get a free quote.
*Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.
- Alumni Insurance Program - offers a diverse portfolio of insurance plans for alumni and their families. Insure against the unexpected and cover immediate needs with Life, Health, Travel and Long-Term Care Insurance, plus Trip Cancellation and more. Visit www.theAIP.com/EIU or call 1-800-922-1245 for more information!
- Collette Travel - Travel to exciting destinations around the globe with fellow alumni, faculty and friends. Each trip is designed to delight the mind and ensure your experience is a comprehensive one. A highly-experienced Travel Director will attend to every detail and local experts and knowledgeable guides will bring the destination to life. For more information or for a complete listing of upcoming trips, please visit this page.
- TransUnion SmartMove - An online relocation tool that provides electronic credit reports for housing applications. SmartMove does not impact credit scores or share private information with anyone, including potential landlords. Visit www.mysmartmove.com and receive 20% off using the discount code: EIUsave20
Preferred Partners Program (Members Only)
In addition to the affinity programs, dues-paying members of the EIU Alumni Association are also eligible to receive exclusive discounts and promotional offers through our Preferred Partners Program. To receive any of the featured discounts below, simply present your EIU Alumni Association membership card at the time of purchase or if purchasing online please email email@example.com or call 800-ALUM-EIU (1-800-258-6348) for discount promo codes.
- MLK Jr. Union Bookstore - 10% off all in-store clothing purchases. Must present membership card upon purchase.
- Comfort Suites Mattoon - 20% off one night’s lodging – all room rates apply. Must present membership card upon check-in. Call 217-235-6745 for reservation information.
- Days Inn & Convention Center Mattoon - Locked rate of $49.99 on all normal rooms. Must present membership card upon check-in. Call 217-234-8600 for reservation information.
- McGrady Inn - 5% discount on normal room rates. Must present membership card upon check-in. Call 217-348-8259 for reservation information.
- Hampton Inn & Suites Mattoon - 10% off one night’s lodging – all room rates apply and a free continental breakfast. Must present membership card upon check-in. Call 217-234-4267 for reservation information.
- Sylvan Learning Center - 10% off a prepaid program. Only available at Champaign, IL location. Must present membership card upon purchase.
- Car Rental - Discounts vary. Contact the EIU Alumni Associationfor promo codes.
- CheapAirportParking.org - Receive 15% off regular parking rates at any domestic airport listed on using promo code EIUAA.
- Choice Hotels - Up to 15% off. Contact the EIU Alumni Association for promo codes.
- Gifts.com: Provides tens of thousands of expertly created gifts and unique ideas. Receive a 15% discount. Use code PANTHERS15
- Personal Creations: Receive a 15% discount on a wide variety of customizable gifts for every recipient and occasion. Use code PANTHERS15
- ProFlowers: Receive a 15% discount. ProFlowers offers a wide assortment of floral arrangements, plants, and gifts for any occasion. Use code PANTHERS15
- Shari's Berries: Receive 15% off and send cocolate-covered strawberries, gourmet chocolates, delicious cake pops and other treats. Use code PANTHERS15
- SJB Promotions - New customers offered 10% off first order. For additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Member Perks - Discounts on theme parks, sporting events, online shopping, ski tickets, gift certificates, movie theatres and more. Contact the EIU Alumni Association for the membership id number.