People on roller coaster at Six Flags

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Join the NEIU Alumni Association for a day of thrills! Northeastern alumni, students, faculty, staff, family and friends are invited to Alumni and Family Day at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois. 

Saturday, June 18, 2022
10:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Six Flags Great America
1 Great America Pkwy, Gurnee, Illinois 60031

$60 per ticket: SOLD OUT


  • Day of entrance into Great America and Hurricane Harbor
  • All-you-can-eat lunch buffet in the Picnic Grove; dining time is 1:30-3 p.m. ONLY
  • 2022 Thrill Pass (good for unlimited visits to Six Flags until Sept. 5, 2022)*
  • Day of event parking

*Note: Six Flags is open to the public this day. If you already have a Season Pass, you do not need to purchase an additional ticket or make a reservation. Only those that purchase tickets through NEIU will receive the benefits listed above.

Tickets are limited! 

All purchases are limited to six (6) tickets per person. Guests two (2) years of age and younger are free and do not require a ticket.

Thrill Pass

The 2022 Thrill Pass is good for unlimited return visits to Six Flags until Monday, Sept. 5, 2022. Parking and entrance to Hurricane Harbor are included only on June 18. The Thrill Pass does not include Hurricane Harbor, Fright Fest or free tickets for friends, coupons or admission to other parks. MUST be redeemed in person at the NEIU Alumni and Family Six Flags Day on the day of the event, June 18, 2022.*

All-you-can-eat lunch buffet

Buffet includes fried chicken, hot dogs, potato salad, pasta salad, chips, pickles, soft drinks and ice cream. Since there are vegetarian choices included in the buffet, Bugs Bunny Bucks will not be available. Our group dining time is 1:30-3 p.m. only. Participants will not be allowed to enter picnic grove at any other time to redeem the promotional meal ticket. Only those that purchase a ticket through NEIU will be allowed in the picnic grove area.

Ticket pickup

Tickets will be available for pickup at the NEIU Alumni Center from Monday, June 13 through Friday, June 17, with extended business hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.

  • Monday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Friday: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. (*Note: park on Bryn Mawr & walkover to the Alumni Center as the parking lot will be closed for an event taking place on 6/17)

Ticket purchasers will receive an email when tickets are ready for pickup. There will be no arrangements made to meet for ticket pickup at the park.

Deadline to purchase tickets

Tickets are sold out! The deadline to purchase tickets was Friday, June 10, 2022. Once purchased, tickets are nonrefundable, even if lost.

Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at or call (773) 442-4205