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

  • Alumni Book Club - October 25, 2018


    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, October 25, 2018 - The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman

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

  • Calling alll Biology Alumni - Reception September 29


    The Department of Biology & Alumni Association

    Cordially invite you to attend the

    Biology Alumni Reception

    Saturday, September 29, 2018
    5 - 7:30 pm.
    Governors State University Field Station
    1 University Parkway | University Park, IL 60484

    Networking | Complimentary BBQ | Outdoor Fun

    RSVP by September 26 at 708-534-3145

    Reconnect with fellow Biological Sciences alumni and faculty, and make new connections at the Biology Alumni Reception.

    Honorary Hosts from the Division of Science, Math, and Technology:

    Andrae Marak, Ph.D.
    Dean, College of Arts and Sciences/Graduate Studies

    Steve Shih, Ph.D.
    Chair, Division of Science, Math and Technology

    Tim Gsell, Ph.D.
    Full Professor, Division of Science, Math and Technology

    John Yunger, Ph.D.

    Full Professor, Division of Science, Math and Technology

  • Alumni Dinner/Theater Event - November 10


    Join the Alumni Association at an exciting Dinner/Theater Event, featuring a live performance of The Hit Men at Governors State University.

    Saturday, November 10
    Dinner:   6 pm
    The Hit Men Show:   8 pm

    Tickets:  $65 per person (includes dinner and show)
                   ($55 Premium Alumni Association Members - limit 2)

    Break out your best 60's, 70's, or 80's inspired outfits and Dine with fellow alumni and retired professors before the show.

    Cash bar is also available.

    Reserve your tickets at or call 708-534-4128.

    The Hit Men: Take a star-studded journey back through rock and roll history with The Hit Men: keyboardist and group founder Lee Shapiro, lead guitarist/vocalist Jimmy Ryan, bassist/vocalist Jeff Ganz, keyboardist, percussionist & Vocalist Russ Velazquez and drummer and vocalist, Steve Murphy.  These legendary performers sang, played and recoded with some of the greatest artists of our time including Elton John, Paul McCartney, Journey, The Turtles, Cat Stevens, Jim Croce, and Frankie Valli.  The Hit Men perform a Billboad Chart topping show of songs to which you danced, dated, sang along and knew every word.


  • GSUHomecoming Week - November 4 through November 10, 2018


    Save the date for GSU's Homecoming Week.

    Planning is underway and will be announced soon.

    Check back in a while