Celebrating 150 Years

Throughout the 2021-2022 academic year, Elmhurst University will pay tribute to its sesquicentennial anniversary.

About Our Anniversary

Elmhurst Voices

Elmhurst University student Norbaya Jameela Durr '22

‘Beautiful’ Growth in a Time of Change

Student and mentor Norbaya Jameela Durr ’22 finds a worthy challenge after returning to school.

Mark Wakely, Services Manager at Elmhurst University, in front of the Old Main building on campus.

‘I See a Bright Future’

Storyteller and campus history buff Mark Wakely reflects on 40-plus years at Elmhurst.

Elmhurst University faculty member Alan Weiger, chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance, sits in the dressing room of Elmhurst's Mill Theatre.

‘This is the Place to Be’

Faculty stalwart Alan Weiger has witnessed Elmhurst’s momentous changes.

Upcoming events

President’s Picnic

Elmhurst University Mall

A Festival of Lessons and Carols

Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel or Live-Streamed


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