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Friday, September 14  

Fall Fest

Sponsored by the Northeastern Programming Board

Location: NEIU Main Campus      
Time: 4-10 p.m. 
  • Live performances 
  • Outdoor games
  • Vendors
  • Beer garden
  • Food provided by A'viands, NEIU campus dinning services 

Entrance to the Fall Fest is free; food will be available for purchase.  

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Saturday, September 15 


Location: University Commons

Time: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Registration is $10 per person (Free to NEIU students and children under 12) 

Join us for a picnic on the University Commons with fellow alumni and their families, students, parents, faculty and staff. Who should attend? Alumni and their families, current students and parents, Northeastern faculty and staff. Everyone is welcome! 

Entertainment by Willy Dynomite.

Come for the food, stay for the fun! We have tons of outdoor activities including a balloonist, caricature artist, bouncy house inflatables, you name it.   

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Host a table at the picnic


Golden Gala Alumni Awards Dinner and masquerade ball 

Location: Alumni Hall 
Time: 6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception; 7 p.m. Dinner 
Individual Registration: $150; 8-seat tables available for $1,200

The Golden Gala is the culminating event of the NEIU Weekend from Friday, September 14, to Saturday, September 15.

Featuring the theme of a masquerade celebration, NEIU Weekend offers events for alumni, students, parents, employees, retirees, and friends of Northeastern Illinois University. All proceeds benefit the Northeastern Illinois University Foundation. Dress to impress at this Gatsby-themed dinner full of awards, live performances and dancing. Proceeds benefit the NEIU Transforming Lives campaign!

Presentation of Alumni Awards:

Announcement of the NEIU 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award
Alumni Service Award
Community Leadership Award
Outstanding GOLD Alumni Award
Future Alumni Leader Award

Visit the 2018 NEIU Alumni Awards page. 

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Travel & Discounts

Special Weekend Bookstore Hours

Friday, September 14, 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; at Fall Fest 5-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; at Picnic 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Stop by new the NEIU Bookstore by Follett inside and outside on the University Commons for NEIU spirit apparel, special NEIU Weekend discounts on items.

Take advantage of your NEIUAA membership benefits to make your travel arrangements for NEIU Weekend 2018. Access your alumni car rental and hotel discounts. 

Follett Bookstore will be offering an exclusive NEIU Weekend discount.

Campus map and directions

NEIU Weekend 2018 Registration and Pricing

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View NEIU Weekend Sponsorship Opportunities

NEIU Weekend 2018 Pricing 

Fall Fest Complimentary (cash food and bar) 
Golden Eagle Picnic $10 (Free for NEIU students and children under 12) 

Golden Gala Awards Dinner
(Black Tie Optional) 


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