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Six Flags Alumni and Family Day

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

Saturday, June 1, 2019
9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Six Flags Great America
1 Great America Pkwy, Gurnee, Ill. 60031
$60 per ticket (a $148 value)

Ticket price includes:

  • Day of entrance into Great America AND Hurricane Harbor
  • All-you-can-eat lunch buffet in the Picnic Grove; dining time is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ONLY
  • Complimentary bus transportation available only for the first 85 people to register with this promotion.** WE ARE OVER CAPACITY FOR BUS REGISTRATIONS** 
  • 2019 Thrill Pass (good for unlimited visits to Six Flags until Sept. 2, 2019)*

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 2019 Thrill Pass is good for unlimited return visits to Six Flags until Sunday Sept. 2, 2019. 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, the day of the event, June 1, 2019.*

All-you-can-eat lunch buffet

Buffet includes BBQ pork, 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 be extremely limited. Our group dining time is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ONLY. Participants will not be allowed to enter picnic grove at any other time to redeem promotional meal ticket.

Need a Ride?


Limited school bus transportation is available. Buses depart from Northeastern’s Main Campus (Parking Lot D) at 9 a.m. and depart from Six Flags at 7 p.m. Indicate desire for transportation at time of registration. Guests must purchase this offer in order to access the complimentary bus service. One (1) spot per registrant.* 

Buses are not wheelchair accessible but Six Flags does have rental wheelchairs. Visit the Six Flags website for more information. Driving yourself? Guests arriving via personal vehicle will be required to pay a parking fee of $26 per vehicle upon arrival at the park.

Ticket pickup

Tickets are available for pickup at the Alumni Center. There will be no arrangements made to meet for ticket pickup at the park. Please call (773) 442-4205 before coming to campus to ensure there is staff available at the Alumni Center. For those who are not traveling on the complimentary bus transportation, it is best to pick up your tickets by Friday, May 31.

     Ticket Pick up Hours

  • Tuesday, May 26: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 29: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. (extended hours)
  • Thursday, May 30: 9:30-10:30 a.m. ONLY (Alumni Center closing at 10:30 a.m.)
  • Friday, May 31: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 1: 8-9 a.m. (Reserved for those registered for complimentary bus transportation.)

Deadline to purchase tickets

TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT! The deadline to purchase tickets was Friday, May 24, 2019. Registration closed on Friday, May 24, 2019. Once purchased, tickets are non-refundable, even if lost.

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