The Alumni Association Homecoming committee is seeking nominations for the 2012 Homecoming court alumni king and queen, and the prince and princess.

The alumni king and queen will be crowned at the Homecoming luncheon on Friday, October 5. They will reign over events throughout Homecoming weekend with the student king and queen, as well as members of the student court. The Homecoming prince and princess will help lead off the annual parade and other events on October 6.

To be eligible for alumni king and queen, graduates must have celebrated their 50th class reunion, have a strong connection to the University, and be able to attend Homecoming events throughout the weekend. King and queen nominations are due July 1.

Children of Illinois State University graduates between the ages of four and seven at the time of Homecoming 2012 are eligible for nomination for the prince and princess. Nominees must display Redbird spirit, pride, and enthusiasm. They must also be the son or daughter of an Illinois State alumnus. Prince and princess nominations are due August 25.

Applications are available at, or by email at