Homecoming spring 2021 driveway tailgate

Red Redbird t-shirt with a football player on it coming out of a backpack with pom poms by each sleeve as if it were cheering

It has been a year of COVID-19 restrictions and after a winter of being stuck in the house, we are so excited to get out in the driveway and tailgate from home to cheer on the Redbirds.

Power of the provost

Former provost Jan Murphy and provost Aondover Tarhule.

The academic component of the University experience is the most essential as it leads to graduation, yet it is rarely contemplated beyond the micro level.

Reason to celebrate

President Larry Dietz

Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for Illinois State succeeded in elevating the University, transforming support for its already lofty educational standards into life-changing opportunities.

Redbird Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Redbird Rep student influencer poses in the stands at Hancock Stadium

This year’s gift guide has all the ideas you’ll need to complete your holiday shopping for the Redbird fans in your life.

Building service workers help keep Redbirds safe

Two BSWs sanitize a room.

While Illinois State employees have been working remotely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Illinois State building service workers (BSWs) have been on campus every day, protecting students, faculty, and staff with around-the-clock cleaning.