Join the Black Colleagues Association (BCA) for an exciting weekend of events at Homecoming 2021: 100 Years!

BCA has a fun-filled weekend of activities planned for October 14–16. Events include Thursday night’s Virtual Scholarship Celebration, Friday’s Black Alumni Meet and Greet, and Saturday’s Black Alumni Tailgate.

This year, all events are complimentary courtesy of BCA with all of BCA’s in-person activities to be held on campus.


Thursday, October 14

  • Virtual Scholarship Celebration, 6:30 p.m., held via Zoom

Friday, October 15

  • Meet and Greet, 7 p.m., held at the Hancock Stadium Club

Saturday, October 16

  • Black Alumni Tailgate, 11 a.m., held in Lot U91.

Alumni interested in accessing the BCA hotel block at the Holiday Inn Bloomington – Normal must register for the BCA Meet and Greet. Guests will be able to make their room reservations the next business day. Room rates are $139 plus tax for king or double queen rooms. Homecoming weekend registration will close on October 6. Register early as space is limited for the meet and greet event. A complete list of Illinois State alumni hotel blocks is available at