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About us

San Francisco Bay Illini (SFBI) is committed to our mission of connecting the 19,000+ Illinois alums in the Bay Area – the largest Illini population outside the state of Illinois.

We offer a wide range of events to expand your knowledge, advance your career and connect with fellow Illini in the Bay Area: 

  • Happy Hours and networking events

  • Speaker Series – Listen to leaders, visionaries, and great thinkers discuss the latest in technology, business, science, the arts, and more

  • Illini Watch Parties: Organized events to watch our Fighting Illini! 

  • Bay Area Sports Events: Watch the Giants play the Cubs, the Sharks play the Blackhawks or the Chicago Bears when they are in town!

  • Community service events – Give back to the Bay Area community

  • Outdoor and cultural events – hiking, sailing, golfing wine tasting, museum tours and much more!

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