Welcome houston illini!

On behalf of the Houston Illini Club, I would like to thank you for your interest in our organization. We are the official University of Illinois Alumni Club of Houston, serving over 4,000 alumni in the area. Our focus is on you and your family - bringing together Illini from all over Houston to meet one another, work together to improve our city, and make our alma mater proud.


Throughout the year, we host exciting events for your family and friends, including game-day watch parties, after-work mixers, service projects in the community, and "meet and greets" with visiting Illinois staff and faculty. We are also proud to award an annual scholarship to a Houston-area high school senior who will be attending the University of Illinois. The scholarship continues to raise Illinois' excellent reputation with Houston-area's best high school students


Our purpose is to:

  • Unite our members based upon our shared Illinois experience
  • Serve as a positive force in the Houston community
  • Provide scholarships to local area high school graduates attending Illinois

If you are a graduate of the University of Illinois (UIUC, UIC or UIS) and reside in the Houston area, please consider participating in our events - we’d love to see you there. While you do not need to be an official member of the club to come to the events, it does offer you discounts on certain ticketed activities. As of 2021, we have removed our membership dues, so there are no fees required to be part of our club. Follow these links for more information on our membership and instructions to Join or Renew. We do, however, still provide a scholarship to a Houston area high school graduate attending the University of Illinois, which is fully funded by donations. Please consider making a donation to our scholarship fund here, in lieu of membership dues.


The Houston Illini Club is run completely by volunteers. We always need help to organize events, to serve on a committee or be a Board member. Membership allows you to enjoy the camaraderie of fellow alumni, to meet new people, and to enlarge your professional network!


Welcome again to our club and I hope to see you at one of our upcoming events! Like us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn for the latest news. Feel free to reach out to myself (president@houstonilliniclub.com) or the rest of the Board with any questions or suggestions you may have to improve our club. And, as a club member your assistance to leading a club event via completing this Google Form would be much appreciated!


In orange and blue,



President: Jason Cables
B.S. Accounting, UIUC, 2000

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