Reggie in front of Illinois State bridge

How to decorate for Homecoming: Redbirds in Flight workspace decorating competition

Since we cannot gather in person this spring, Homecoming will be hosted virtually and Redbird alumni and fans will have the opportunity to show off their school spirit from home.
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Virtual Lobby Day recap and supporting higher education

Students and alumni met with Illinois legislators to discuss higher education as a priority for the state.
Reggie Redbird with hands in frame position around face

Homecoming events for Redbird students

Spring Homecoming has a lot for Redbird students to do. Find out more.
Reggie giving high five to runner

Lace up for the Homecoming virtual Town and Gown 5K

Join the Redbird community for the virtual Town and Gown 5K in April. Register by March 1 to be guaranteed a shirt.
Reggie with redbird flag

Homecoming driveway tailgate parties

Show off #RedbirdHomecoming spirit with this new tradition.
statue of hand

Redbirds share insights at first Alumni Association diversity, equity, and inclusion listening session

The Alumni Association Board of Directors formed the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee to find opportunities to partner with the University to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion...

Virtual fairs provide alumni access to career opportunities

Because of the virtual career fair format, alumni and all Redbirds near or far can connect with employers to learn about their open positions, all from their desktop.
Quad in 1966

Virtual talk and tour: History of the Quad

Learn about the history of the Quad and its surrounding buildings through this virtual Homecoming event.
Woman and her daughter hold up signs at a BLM rally

Black history, culture, and literature: How one alum is using her voice as an educator to teach about Blackness

Britni Mitchell ’08 is using her voice as both an educator and a Black woman to create a Black English literature class at her high school for juniors and seniors.

Hear about today’s student life through this virtual event

There is nothing “normal” about this academic year and our students are experiencing college in a unique way. Find out how at this virtual event.