The Alumni Association and the colleges host many exciting and educational activities and events each year.
Here's what's coming up -

  • GSU Alumni Book Club Meeting - Thursday, May 25, 2017


    Join fellow book enthusiasts at our monthly book review.  We currently meet the 4th Thursday of each month at Panera Bread, 4864 211th St, Matteson (corner or Cicero and Rt 30) at 6:30 p.m.

    Thursday, May 25, 2017 - Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

    Thursday, June 22, 2017 - The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

    To sign up for notices about upcoming Book Club events, email

  • Freedom Seekers and the Underground Railroad - June 10, 2017


    The Governors State University Friends of the Library and the GSU Alumni Association present

    Freedom Seekers and the Underground Railroad - a Bus Tour

    Date:         Saturday, June 10, 2017
    Where:      Tour begins and ends at Governors State University
    Sign-in:     8-8:15 a.m.
    Program:   8:20 to 9 a.m.
    Bus departs:  9:15 a.m.
    Return:       3:p.m.
    Cost:          $75 per person (includes program, bus transportation and lunch)

    Pre-registration required and space if limited

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  • Addiction Studies Alumni Club quarterly meeting - July 13, 2017


    If you are interested in joining the Addictions Studies Alumni Club, they are holding their quarterly meeting on Thursday, July 13, 2017. For more information, contact Cheri Garey at 708-534-7892 or

  • Scholarship Scramble Golfing Event - Monday, July 31


    Save the date for the annual GSU Scholarship Scramble Golf Outing

    Monday, July 31, 2017
    Flossmoor Country Club, Flossmoor, IL

    7:30 a.m. Registration

    8:30 a.m. - Shotgun

    18 holes of golf

    Contests and Prizes

    Lunch Buffet and Awards Presentation

    Foursome:  $600 earlybird ($700 after June 30)
    Individual Player: $150 earlybird ($175 after June 30) 

    Sponsorship opportunities available.  For more information contact Cheri Garey 708-534-7892 or

  • 6th Annual Addictions Recovery Walk - Saturday, September 16 -Save the Date


    Save the Date for the 6th Annual Addictions Recovery Walk - Saturday, September 16, 2017.

    More information to come.

    If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or resource fair participant, please contact Cheri Garey