Alumni News

Director’s Corner

Lori Winters FanWe’re excited to add BUconnect to the list of alumni benefits and services offered by the Bradley University Alumni Association! Our new online community allows you to safely reconnect with your Bradley family. Find friends, classmates, faculty and staff, then create your own Bradley groups and events. BUconnect makes registering for events easier, and you can also submit online classnotes, photos, and even classified ads. Keep your contact information up to date so you never miss another Bradley Hilltopics or event invitation. If you are already a member of the online community, simply log in with your registered email address and password. If you are not yet a registered member, join us online by following the video or screenshot instructions below. Please call the alumni office at 800-952-8258 with questions.

Lori Winters Fan ’80
Executive Director, Alumni Relations


BUconnect first-time user registration


Screenshot instructions


1. Visit and click the "First Time Login" link.


2. On the next screen, enter your name and click the "Find" button.


3. Click the circle in front of your name from the list of results, then click the "Next" button.


4. Enter your Registration Number from your Bradley Hilltopics mailing label, then click the "Verify" button.

Decide what personal information you'd like to share with the community.

Need help? Click "Support" at the top of the page or "Help" on your profile.

Once completed, you will see a green success message.

Alumni Events

June 24

Chicago Bradley University Communication Alumni Network (BU-CAN) Chicago Networking Reception, Phoenix Gallery, 1829 S. Halsted St., 5:30–7:30 p.m.

June 26

Oak Brook Meet men’s basketball head coach Geno Ford, Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort, 3500 Midwest Road, 3–5 p.m.

June 27

Chicago Chicagoland golf outing, Royal Fox Country Club, St. Charles, 11:30 a.m.; lunch, golf, and dinner

August 7

St. Louis Alumni picnic and student send-off, Stacy Park, Olivette, 1–3 p.m.

August 12

Peoria CIBAC Bratfest, Jimmy’s Bar, 5 p.m.

August 31

Chicago 50 Plus Club reception, Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, Yorktown Shopping Center, Lombard, 11:30 a.m.

For more information, visit or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 309-677-2240 or 800-952-8258.