Become A Member...

Did you know there are over 500 University of Illinois alums living in the Tucson area?

The Tucson Illini Club was formed over 30 years ago to provide venues for University of Illinois alums living in the Tucson area to get together informally and have fun.  There is no time commitment or obligation to be a member or to attend events.

Our plans for the remainder of this year and next include wine tastings, happy hours at local craft breweries, pizza nights, Gaslight theater, visiting local landmarks, attending locals

events. sporting events and more. 

It’s interesting to think there are a lot of us living here that share a common thread – being a part of the University of Illinois family!  Think back for a moment of all the students you met while you were on campus that lived perhaps in your town or towns you never heard of before.  Joining the Tucson Illini Club and attending (when time allows) one of our events enables you to reconnect not only with the U of I, but also Illinois itself, where so many of us grew up. 

We are non-profit organization and our membership cost is very low. We survive as a club thanks to alumni like yourself becoming a member and supporting us with your annual dues.  Give us a try.  We’d look forward to having you as a member!  Recent graduates (class of 2017, 2018 and 2019) are invited to join their first year for free.

If you prefer to pay by mail, make your check payable to Tucson Illini Club and send to: 

Jerry Heintze - Treasurer

7860 E Benson Hwy #83,

Tucson, AZ  85756 

(Phone: 520.975.7322).

You can also email Jerry at


Mike Bayers - President

Please select the type you wish to purchase and click the "Continue" button below.
Family Annual Membership
  Description:  Our annual membership includes everyone in your immediate family including other graduates from the U of I for only $25 per year.
Membership price:  $25.00

Free Recent Graduate Membership
  Description:  If you graduated from the University of Illinois recently and you are a member of the class of 2016,2017,2018 your first year of membership to the Tucson Illini Club is FREE!
Membership price:  $0.00
Current Members who extend (renew BEFORE expiration) pay:  $25.00
Returning Members (who renew AFTER expiration) pay:  $25.00

Individual Annual Membership
  Description:  Annual Membership from January 1 - December 31. Membership issued after October 1, will include the balance of the current and the entire following year.
Membership price:  $25.00