Chicago Alumni Club

Upcoming Events

Chicago Blue Hens BBQ Boat Cruise along Lake Michigan

Thursday, August 24
5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Wendella's Main Dock (400 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611)

Cost: $27

Gather your Blue Hen friends and share this exciting Chicago favorite, a sunset boat cruise along the Chicago river and Lake Michigan.

While on the cruise, you’ll get to experience the authentic taste of Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ bites and Goose Island beer, both cultural components of Chicago! This is a great opportunity for recent UD graduates to engage with the local Blue Hens as well as our current alumni network to reengage with each other — all within the Chicago city limits! Cheers to the weekend!

Public Transportation: A 7-minute walk from the Grand stop on the CTA Red Line Train.

Refund deadline is August 10, 2017.

Thanks to the UDAA for their generous support of this event!

This event is open to alumni and their guests age 21 and older.

Registration closes August 22, 2017. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

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Revolution Brewery Tour and Networking Event

Thursday, November 9
7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Revolution Brewery (3340 N Kedzie Ave., Chicago, IL 60618)

Cost: $13

Join UD’s Chicago Alumni Club for a private tour at Revolution Brewery — Illinois’ largest independent craft brewery. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of beer making while sampling Revolution’s classic libations with fellow UD alumni! We’ll take a tour of the facility that includes a souvenir glass for keeps. We’ll complete the event with a feast fit for the most eloquent palate.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Public Transportation: Located .5 miles from the Belmont CTA Blue Line

Refund deadline is November 3, 2017.

Thanks to the UDAA for their generous support of this event!

This event is open to alumni and their guests age 21 and older.

Registration closes November 3, 2017. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

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Get Involved

Do you want to help plan an event for Blue Hens in the area? We are always looking for ideas for events and volunteers to help plan them! We’ll promote them with Blue Hens in the area. If you are interested, email alumnet@udel.edu or call (302) 831-2341.

The Chicago Alumni Club is looking for your suggestions of great events we can have, like cultural events, sporting events, family-oriented events and social events.

Your club volunteer leaders are:

President, Laura Kozlowski, BE09
Vice President, Open
Special Events Chair, Open
Young Alumni Chair, Maggie Stohler, AS14
Communications Chair, Caitlin McEwen, HS14, HS16M
Treasurer, Open

For applications or information on open board positions, please email Kim Greene. Additional information is available on the Clubs page in the Download section on the right.


Past events have included:

  • Pittsburgh Pirates @ Chicago Cubs + Tour of Wrigley Field
  • Dela-bration Nation
  • A Night at Ravinia Festival with Tony Bennett
  • Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs
  • Chicago Blue Hens Dare to Care: Feed My Starving Children
  • Welcome to the Neighborhood: Chicago Trolley Tour with UD Alumni
  • UD Chicago Alumni Club Winter Happy Hour
  • Baseball Series: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Chicago Cubs
  • Chicago Dela-bration at Blackfinn Ameripub
  • Dare to Care Service Project - Ronald McDonald House Meal Preparation
  • Chicago Blue Hen Revolution Brewery Tour and Happy Hour
  • Welcome to the Neighborhood Boat Cruise and BBQ
  • New York Yankees at Chicago Cubs
  • Happy Hour at Bub City Bar
  • Philadelphia Phillies at Chicago Cubs
  • Chicago Sky WNBA Game - UD Chicago Alumni Welcome Elena Delle Donne
  • Networking Happy Hour at Rockit Bar & Grill
  • Lincoln Park Zoo's ZooLights
  • UD Day of Service at Great Chicago Food Depository
  • UD Football Watch Party at Timothy O'Toole's
  • Happy Hour at Vines on Clark in Wrigleyville
  • UD Alumni at Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon
  • UD Alumni at the Chicago Cubs + Reception at the Captain Morgan Club
  • UD Congratulates U Event for Accepted Prospective Freshmen
  • Club Open Meeting at Sheffield's Beer & Wine Garden

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