Just because you’re graduating, doesn’t mean you have to leave Illinois State University and all of your friends behind! Check out all of Illinois State’s Alumni Networks, including two networks specifically for young alumni to stay connected.

Young Alumni Networks

Interested in staying connected with Illinois State and other young Redbird alumni? Join one of the Illinois State Young Alumni Networks! The networks host professional development events, watch parties, social events such as beer tastings, and more! For more information, call (309) 438-2586 or email Alumni@IllinoisState.edu.

Chicago Young Alumni Network

Facebook page
LinkedIn network group

Central Illinois Young Alumni Network
Facebook page

Other Illinois State alumni networks

Alumni Networks are created based on many factors, including professional industry, region, ethnicity, and stage of life. Check out some Alumni Networks below and see the Alumni Association website for more information!

Regional based alumni associations

Affinity based alumni associations

Illinois State Chicago Office

Headed to the Chicago area after graduation?  Be sure to visit Illinois State’s satellite office in downtown Chicago. Located on Michigan Avenue, with a spectacular view of Lake Michigan and Millennium Park, the office is meant to serve as a resource for alumni. The space offers guest computers, free wifi, a lounge area perfect for small meetings, and a conference room that can be reserved.  For additional information, visit: ChicagoOffice.IllinoisState.edu

Interested in volunteer opportunities?

Check out the Illinois State Alumni Relations volunteer site for more information!