Northern New Jersey Alumni Club

Upcoming Events

Jersey Blue Hens Rock Climbing Fun

Saturday, April 29
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

New Jersey Rock Gym (373D Route 46W, Fairfield, NJ 07004)

Cost: $20

Calling all Blue Hen Belayers: Join us for a fun day of rock climbing!

UD alumni and friends aged 6 and up will have an opportunity to reach new heights. No matter what your experience level is, have fun mingling and climbing out of your comfort zone. Cost includes 1.5-hour rock climbing session as well as an assorted lunch (sandwich, chips) available throughout the time in a private party room.

Younger children under age 6 do not need to register but must have an adult with them at all times.

Public Transportation: No public transportation goes directly to the venue. The nearest NJ Train is the Wayne/Route 23 Transit Center. If you are interested in carpooling please email lesliel@udel.edu and we will try to coordinate groups.

Refund deadline is April 15, 2017.

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

Registration closes April 27. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

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Blue Hens Celebrate Spring with a Happy Hour at Finnegan's Pub

Thursday, May 18
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Finnegan's Pub (734 Willow Ave., Hoboken, NJ 07030)

Cost: $5; cash bar

Spring has sprung, so an alumni happy hour is in line! Join fellow Blue Hens at Finnegan's in Hoboken for an evening of drinks, finger food and alumni networking. There's a ton of TVs for all of your baseball needs, too.

Refund deadline is May 15, 2017.

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

Registration closes May 17, 2017. Registration is encouraged so we have a head count, but walk-ins are welcome.

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NYC Football Club vs. NY Red Bulls

Saturday, June 24

12:00 p.m.: Pre-game meal
1:30 p.m.: Kick-off

Red Bull Arena (600 Cape May Street, Harrison, NJ 07029)

Cost: $46; plus cash bar, parking, transportation

The Northern NJ Blue Hens encourage NJ and NY alumni to come to the biggest futbol rivalry game of the season as we watch the New York City FC vs the New York Red Bulls on home turf at Red Bull Stadium!

We have the private 19THIRTY5 Lounge space for our pre-game meal and throughout the match, for friendly mingling with fellow Blue Hens and families. This event promises to sell out so don't delay in joining us.

Public Transportation: Travel to Harrison PATH station and walk to the stadium.

Refund deadline is May 24, 2017.

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

Registration closes June 20. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

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Get Involved

While there are no further events currently scheduled, we're busy planning more! The North New Jersey Alumni Club averages 7-8 events a year.

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.

Your club volunteer leaders are:
President, David Alick, AS94
Vice President, Erik Sengel, BE06
Special Events Chair, Colby Janisch, EG06
Young Alumni Chair, Open
Communications Co-Chair, Kelly Reidy, AS11
Communications Co-Chair, Allison Schachtel, EHD11
Treasurer, William Bratowicz, AS12
Regional Giving Chair, Open

Join the Club Volunteer Board

Currently, the Northern NJ Board is seeking a Blue Hen for the position of Young Alumni Chair, and we are always looking for committee members.

Click here to view the board position descriptions, and click here to print and fill out the application. Applications should be sent to lesliel@udel.edu along with an emailed letter of interest.


Past events have included:

  • Mingling With Matisse
  • Cooking Class with North Jersey Blue Hens
  • LA Kings vs NJ Devils Ice Hockey with Pre-game Reception
  • Welcome to the NNJ Neighborhood @ The Village Pourhouse Hoboken
  • North Jersey Alumni Hike - Jockey Hollow
  • New Student Send-Off Events
  • Blue Hen Happy Hour & Tap Takeover at the Ale House
  • Spring Hike at Pyramid Mountain with NNJ Blue Hens
  • Blue Hen Cooking School at Hudson Table
  • Blue Hen Football Watch Party
  • Happy Hour at Teak
  • NNJ Alumni Hike - Pyramid Mountain
  • Barefoot Grape Stomping (& Dinner)
  • UD Alumni Baseball Series: Somerset Patriots Baseball and BBQ
  • New York Red Bulls Soccer
  • New Student Send-Off with the Northern NJ Alumni Club (Montvale)
  • New Student Send-Off with South Jersey Alumni (Haddonfield)
  • New Student Send-Off with the Northern NJ Alumni Club (Basking Ridge)
  • Happy Hour to Meet the Blue Hen Founders of 902 Brewing Company
  • Meadowlands Race Day
  • An Evening of Conversations & Connections
  • Happy Hour
  • Picnic and New Student Send-Off
  • Baltimore Orioles @ New York Yankees
  • An Evening of Conversations and Connections
  • NJ Devils vs. Philadelphia Flyers Hockey Game & Reception
  • Zog Dodgeball – Weeknights in Hoboken with
  • Bowling in Morristown at Plaza Lanes
  • Art & Blue Hens at the Int'l Center of Photography in NYC with UD President Pat Harker
  • Medieval Times Dinner & Show
  • Halloween River Cruise on the East & Hudson Rivers
  • UD Day of Service: Cleanup Hudson River Waterfront
  • Interest Meeting & Happy Hour at TEAK on the Hudson
  • NJ Devils Hockey Game + Reception
  • 2013 Conversations & Connections with NYC Alumni
  • Tailgate at 2012 Far Hills Race Meeting “The Hunt”
  • UD Day of Service at the Hoboken
  • Family Day at the Turtle Back Zoo
  • Class of 2016 New Student Send-Off Event
  • "UD Congratulates U" event for accepted students
  • Open Board Meeting at Tiff's in Pequannock
  • Happy Hour at TEAK on the Hudson
  • NJ Jackals vs. NY Federals

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