Below are a few of the services Illinois State offers to its alumni that may interest those who consider themselves a part of the Redbird Prime Network. A complete list of services is available through the Alumni Association services web page.
Every year the Half Century Club reunion weekend invites a variety of speakers to teach and enlighten on their topic of expertise. Illinois State has captured these sessions to share with our Redbird Prime Alumni Network as another opportunity to stay engaged and educated.
What it means to be a Redbird: Then and now presented by Levester "LJ" Johnson, vice president for Student Affairs
A look into the Illinois State University Horticulture Center presented by Jessica Chambers, director of the Horticulture Center
As a graduate of Illinois State University and a member of the Illinois State University Alumni Association, you are now able to access research databases through Milner Library at no cost. These tools provide access to full-text articles from over 4000 journals and publications. Academic Search Alumni Edition and Business Source Alumni Edition represent valuable tools to assist you with both personal and professional research.
Join the Illinois State online book club to connect with fellow alumni through topics of lifelong learning from fiction, nonfiction and other books of interest. Joining is free, and a new book will be announced every two to three months.
Offering a wide variety of insurance plans and financial services, our goal is to bring you peace of mind by providing quality products and excellent customer service.
Learning should never stop even after graduation. One way to continue to learn is by seeking a graduate degree or second bachelor's degree. Learn more about each process, criteria, and even receiving a teaching certification. Other opportunities to continue your education include:
Career Center - As Illinois State University alumni, the Career Center can assist you with your journey beyond Illinois State by providing a number of opportunities to help you connect with employers.
Senior Professionals - Senior Professionals is a membership-based organization of retired and semi-retired individuals from Central Illinois with backgrounds in various fields, including business, education, social service, trades, health care, volunteerism and more.
We invite you to stop by for a cup of coffee, chat around the fireplace and learn the latest information about the University. Visit and take advantage of the spacious meeting rooms with state-of-the-art technology and plan to host your next meeting, reunion or workshop in your Alumni Center.
Illinois State University
1101 North Main
Normal, Illinois 61761
Phone: (309) 438-4781
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
Chicago is home to nearly 30 percent of the University's alumni. All members of the Illinois State University family are invited to use the Chicago Office in the middle of downtown Chicago. Use of the offices is complimentary to alumni, students, faculty, and staff. The sophisticated office setting offers the perfect backdrop to hold meetings and small social gatherings or to relax and to check email in the city.
Illinois State University Foundation's Chicago Office
150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1590
Chicago, Illinois 60601-7524
Phone: (309) 438-3500