Illinois State will celebrate its many traditions October 21-27 during Homecoming 2019: Come One. Come All. Events will include a parade through Uptown Normal, with the football team taking on Indiana State University in the afternoon.

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The tradition of choosing an alumni king and queen continues. The Alumni Association is seeking nominations for this year’s royalty, including a prince and princess. Applications are available at

To be eligible for alumni king and queen, graduates must have celebrated their 50th class reunion, have a strong ISU connection, and be able to attend Homecoming events throughout the weekend of October 26-27. Nominations are due by July 19.

Children between the ages of 4 and 7 at the time of Homecoming with a parent who is an ISU graduate are eligible to be the prince and princess. These nominations are due by August 9.

To learn more about events as they are scheduled, visit or call Alumni Engagement at (309) 438-2586.