Reunion 2017 Schedule of Events

Classes of ‘77, ‘82, ‘87, ‘92, ‘97, ‘02, ‘07
Reunion 2017 Information

Friday, June 23

Opening Reception for All Class Years
6:30 – 9:00 p.m.      Erin’s Pavilion – Southwind Park, 4965 South 2nd Street, Springfield, IL

Distinct areas will be established for each class year. Families are welcome to attend. A game area and playground will be available for children but a parent must accompany the child. Casual dress recommended. Reception is compliments of the Office of Alumni Affairs.

Complimentary Shuttle — Let us be the chauffeur while you enjoy the Friday night reception with your classmates. Transportation will be provided from the President Abraham Lincoln hotel to Erin’s Pavilion. Shuttles will leave the hotel between 6:10 – 7:00 p.m. from the 7th Street entrance of the hotel. Return shuttles will leave Erin’s Pavilion at 9:00 p.m. from the front door.

Saturday, June 24

Memory Lane Tour
Departure from the newly renovated Medical Library (801 N. Rutledge, 4th Floor)

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.: Visit with classmates while enjoying beverage service prior to the tour.

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.: Walking tour of various points of interest on campus conducted by student ambassadors, Dr. Jerry Kruse, Dean and Provost, and other faculty.


Class Picnics
Details and directions provided via individual class listserv prior to reunion. Make sure we have your email address.

Class of 1977 & Class of 1982, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Relax and have lunch at Sheedy Shores Winery, Inc.
10300 John Creek Rd., Loami, IL
Order from casual fare menu and pay own expenses.

Class of 1987, Noon - 3:00 p.m.

Informal gathering at Arlington's.
210 Broadway, Springfield, IL
Order from casual fare menu and pay own expenses.

Class of 1992, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Picnic hosted by Chris Ryan & Hope Gooding
Catered lunch provided for $10 per person.  Drinks provided by host.

Class of 1997, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Informal gathering at Engrained Brewery
1120 Lincolnshire Blvd., Springfield, IL
Order from casual fare menu and pay own expenses.

Class of 2002, TBD


Class of 2007, Noon – 3:00 p.m.

Picnic at Rochester Community Park, 90 Wild Rose Lane, Rochester, IL Catered meal and non-alcoholic drinks provided for $12 adults and $6 children (ages 6-12).


Saturday Evening

6:00 – 10:00 p.m..

President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, 701 East Adams, Springfield, Ill.
$50 per Adult
Enjoy an array of food stations while mingling with classmates.
6:00 p.m., Reception
6:45 p.m., Dean’s Update
7:00 p.m., Dinner/Food Stations
8:30 p.m., Announcements, Class Gifts & Alumni Class Photos
Parking — Parking is convenient in the adjacent municipally-owned parking garage. Self-parking is available for $7.00 a day and valet parking is $13.00 each day.