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Illinois State University Alumni Association

The Illinois State University Alumni Association is a volunteer organization that serves over 235,000 living alumni, the University, and its students. The members of the association strengthen the University's traditions, future growth, and networks of influence.

If you are a graduate of Illinois State University, you are automatically a member of the Illinois State University Alumni Association. Individuals who have attended the University may be granted membership upon their request. Active members are those who have made a gift to the Illinois State University Foundation during the current or preceding fiscal year. All active alumni have the right to vote at the association's annual meeting and are eligible to serve on the board of directors.

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Board of Directors 2024-2025 Meetings

  • October 26, 2024

  • January 25, 2025

  • April 26, 2025

  • June 14, 2025

Alumni are invited to attend the Alumni Association annual meeting and board of directors meeting which will begin at approximately 10:45 a.m. Saturday, June 14, 2025 with location to be determined. Those wanting to join virtually can email by June 12 to receive a Zoom link. 

For more information, contact Alumni Engagement at (309) 438-2586 or email

Our Legacy

  • 235,000+ Living Alumni

  • 118 Countries

  • 8700+ Cities

  • 40+ Alumni Networks

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