People on roller coaster at Six Flags

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. This offer is open to both NEIU students and employees.

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 


  • 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

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. Let us know if you have meal restrictions and we will try to accommodate your needs. 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.

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Ticket pickup

Tickets will be available for pickup at the NEIU Alumni Center during regular business hours leading up to the event. 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

The deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, June 10, 2022. Registration will close on Friday, June 10, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. CST. Once purchased, tickets are nonrefundable, even if lost.

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