Brick Sale for Alumni Plaza Opening for Limited Time


MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University has announced that a “Final Call” phase has been announced in response to public requests to add bricks to the Western Illinois University Alumni Plaza, just in time for holiday giving.

This “Final Call” began Friday, December 16th, with a limited number of bricks being made available for sale at, until June 2023. Prospective buyers will be asked what information they would like engraved on their brick at the time of purchase, so they should be prepared with that information when ordering.

Bricks being sold include:

  • Large bricks – 7 inches by 14 inches, which can include up to four lines of up to 25 characters per line, and are $250.
  • Small bricks, which are 4 inches by 8 inches, which can include up to three lines of up to 16 characters per line, and are $125.

The Plaza Project, which began in 2017, now includes more than 1,000 engraved bricks from over 900 donors in 31 states.

For more information about the Alumni Plaza project, visit

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