The Collective Power of Giving

Please join us October 10-12, 2019 for the 84th Annual Meeting of the University of Illinois Foundation and for the opportunity to experience the collective power of giving across the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus.

Schedule of Events

10.10.19 Thursday

Child Development Laboratory Playground Dedication

3:00 PM 1105 West Nevada Street, Urbana, IL
For more information or to RSVP contact the ACES Office of Advancement at or 217-333-9355.

Welcome Reception

7:00–8:30 PM Electrical and Computer Engineering Building, Atrium

10.11.19 Friday


9:00–10:00 AM Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Lobby

Annual Foundation Meeting

10:00–11:30 AM Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Tryon Festival Theatre

With Illinois Luncheon and Student Showcase

12:00–1:30 PM Illini Union

Butkus Statue Dedication

2:00–3:00 PM Memorial Stadium

Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center Open House and Tours

3:00–5:00 PM Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center

Gies College of Business Reception

3:00–5:00 PM Business Instructional Facility, Atrium

Henry Dale and Betty Smith Football Center Dedication and Open House

3:30–6:00 PM Henry Dale and Betty Smith Football Center

With Illinois Dinner Celebration

6:30–9:30 PM Krannert Center for the Performing Arts


Pregame Tailgate

TBD Memorial Stadium | Lot 31

Illinois vs. Michigan Football Game

TBD Memorial Stadium

Additional Event Details | Saturday

Football Tickets

Football tickets can be purchased for $70/ticket with your online registration or by calling 217.333.8663 with your credit card information.

*Please note that there is a two-ticket per household limit and all unused tickets must be returned. Tickets are non-transferable; guests’ names become part of the University’s public records and are subject to public disclosure. NCAA rules apply. If your guest is enrolled in seventh grade on, is in college or is a collegiate student-athlete, please call 217.333.8663.

Illinois Athletics Football Player


If you will need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in these events, please contact the Board & Donor Relations office at 217.333.8663 or Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet access needs.