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Welcome ONU Alumni and Friends!

We would love to hear about what is going on in your lives — so please update your information or submit a class note.

You can also use this page to view old yearbooks, recommend high school students, or learn more about our partnering organizations.

If there is something we can help you with, please call or email us at 815-939-5258 or

Contact us Today

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Bethany Robinson

Watch Bethany’s story and see how her mentors at Olivet contributed towards her professional readiness.

“Even in what feels like the darkest days of your life you can still find moments of joy and love.”

Upcoming Events

Come Home to Olivet!

You are always welcome on campus. Check out a few of the upcoming events and choose your excuse to get “back to Bourb!”


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Oct 25 – 27

Homecoming 2024

With activities planned for all ages and interests, Olivet celebrates accomplishments and heritage during a three-day schedule of events.


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Olivet Connect

We are so excited to announce the launch of our new online platform, Olivet Connect, one of the most tangible ways to experience the power of the Olivet network. Olivet Connect allows you to:

  • Use the Alumni Directory to network or get in touch with former classmates
  • Offer to speak in a class or mentor a recent graduate
  • Join our Connect Groups to engage with alumni in your area, or those with similar interests

Get Connected

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Submit a Class Note

Submit a class note to appear in OLIVET, The Magazine. Births, adoptions, weddings, educational and career accomplishments, or good news, can be emailed to, or submitted below. Your submission will be reviewed, and upon approval, published in the next issue.

Submit an Obituary

Submit an obituary to appear on the Olivet Blog Network by emailing or clicking the button below. Upon review, obituaries will be posted and able to view on the ONU Alumni & Friends blog.

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Emma Lacosse

Hear from Emma and how her Olivet experience propelled her life of service.

“I think its clear that you need to be doing something in your career that has service at the heart.”

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Become an Olivet Advocate

We believe that great people know great people, and would love to get connected with the current high school students in your network.

Recommend a student today and we’ll send them a t-shirt and more information about Olivet. Visit our advocacy page to see what you will receive when you recommend students, and more ways to be an Olivet Advocate!

Recommend a Student

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A Trip Down Memory Lane

The tornado. The pranks. The Red Room. So many memories of “Our Olivet.” Have you visited lately? Check out what’s happening today!


“With Olivet alumni and friends in every corner of the country and around the world, it can be difficult to stay up to date with your classmates as well as the recent happenings on Olivet’s campus. Consider this website your number one resource for upcoming events, alumni news and more. Questions? Please contact me!”


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Read All About It

Our very own award-winning Olivet The Magazine features articles from outstanding writers and first-person accounts from students, alumni and friends. Published quarterly, the magazine also includes inspirational words from university president.

Read Past Issues

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Where Your Future Begins

We Believe. You Belong Here. Discover why Olivet is a place where faith meets calling. Take the first step today.

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