Washington, D.C. Alumni Club

Upcoming Events


Capitol Hill Haunts Ghost Tour

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 | 9–10:30 p.m.

Capitol Hill Haunts | 303 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, D.C. 20003

Ever wish Halloween could be longer than one night? This year it can be! Join us for the Capitol Hill Ghost Tour where you’ll hear tales of feuding ghosts in the House, specters and spirits of past Presidents and so much more in one of the most iconic and haunted cities in the country.

Did you know the Supreme Court Building and the Library of Congress are both haunted? Hear the stories that will make you want to hold that someone special just a little tighter.

What better way to get into the spirit of fall than some scares and laughs with fellow Blue Hens? Get your tickets today!

Cost: $17 for adults, $10 for children under 11

Note: Registration deadline is Friday, November 1. Refund deadline is Tuesday, October 22. No walk-ups are permitted. Limit two tickets per party. Additional cost for tipping tour guide.


Washington D.C. Alumni Club Annual Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 | 7–9 p.m.

Baby Wale | 1124 9th Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20001

Kick off the holiday season in style with fellow Blue Hens at Baby Wale! This pub has appeared on Washingtonian magazine’s list of the 100 best restaurants in D.C. multiple times and offers the perfect spot to eat, drink and be merry. Meet the current D.C. Alumni Club board members, learn about upcoming events in the area and how you can get involved with your alma mater. Your first drink (beer or wine) is on us, plus we’ll provide heavy passed hors d’oeuvres. Fly solo or bring a group—either way, we can’t wait to see you!

Cost: $20

Note: Registration deadline is Tuesday, December 3. Refund deadline is Tuesday, November 26. Limit six tickets per party. Walk-ups are not permitted. Additional cost for cash bar after first drink.

Special thanks to the UDAA for their support of this event.

$5 of each ticket purchased will be donated as a gift on your behalf toward the Delaware Fund.


There are no additional events scheduled at this time; however we are busy planning more (see below for the list of our past events)!

If you have an idea for a great networking, social or sporting event or service project, please contact Kate Bailey.


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Get Involved

The UD Washington D.C. Alumni Club averages 9-10 events annually. 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, Open
Vice President, Open
Special Events Chair, Open
Sports Chair, Catherine Brenner, EHD12
Young Alumni Co-Chair, Josephine Sorge BE18
Young Alumni Co-Chair, Open
Communications Chair, Open
Treasurer, Mary Crutcher, AS11
Committee Member, Leah Parker, AS11

Join a Committee

The UD DC Alumni Club is growing and we need your help! For those of you that want to help but don't have a lot of time, we've created two committees: the Social Committee and the University Committee. The Social Committee will help plan and run happy hours, game watches, cultural and similar events. The University Committee will help with our new community service and other UD engagements.

Committees are the easiest way to bring new ideas to the club as our membership is rapidly growing. If you have an interest, please email alumnet@udel.edu.


Coach's Corner

The DC Club offers its members the unique opportunity to compete in co-ed social sports leagues throughout the year. These leagues provide an excellent opportunity to meet and mingle with other local DC Blue Hens. All leagues are part of the Capital Alumni Network (CAN, www.dcalum.org) in which our opponents are local alumni representing other schools from all over the country. The club competes in all five CAN sports leagues:

  • Volleyball, Basketball: January-March
  • Soccer, Softball: April-August
  • Flag Football; September-December

Past Events Include:

Welcome to the Neighborhood Happy Hour
Kayaking Night on the Potomac
New Student Send-Off Picnic with DC Blue Hens
Brunch with the Black Alumni Organization in D.C.
Sunset Cruise on the Potomac
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals
Creation to Curation: A Night at the Museum
Capitals Hockey and Blue Hen Happy Hour
Life After UD D.C. | Realizing the Net Worth of Your NetworkBr> Annual Holiday Party with DC Blue Hens
Wreaths Across America at Arlington Cemetery
Delaware to the World: Washington, D.C.
History and Hops Brewmaster Tour at the Heurig House Museum
Welcome to the Neighborhood Happy Hour
New Student Send-Off Picnic for the Class of 2022
Washington Mystics WNBA Game & Meet & Greet with Elena Delle Donne
Young Alumni Sunset Cruise
Blue Hens at the Ballpark: Phillies @ Nationals
Volunteer for Meal Prep and Delivery
I Heart UD Giving Day Happy Hour
Law Day in Washington, D.C.
Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards Basketball Game
The Role of Media in Today's Political Climate
Chocolate Truffle Class with D.C. Blue Hens
Life After UD in D.C.: A Young Alumni Professional Development Event
Senators vs. Capitals Ice Hockey Game
District Trivia at Penn Social
Wreaths Across America at Arlington Cemetery
Holiday Party at Bar Deco
Holiday Tour at Hillwood Estate
Wine Tasting Party
Blue Hens at the Theater: starring UD Alum Jacqueline Correa at Arena Stage
Community Cleanup of the Anacostia River
Georgetown Foodie Tour
Blue Hens at the Ballpark: Phillies vs. Nats
Volunteering at DC Central Kitchen
Rooftop Happy Hour
Earth Day Clean-Up
Jazz at Jojo Restaurant & Bar
UD Day in DC: Research Matters
A Night at Arena Stage: Watch on the Rhine
Washington Capitals v. Carolina Hurricanes
Zoo Lights with the Blue Hens
Young Alumni Bottomless Brunch
Oktoberfest Happy Hour
Ghost & Graveyard Tour of Old Town Alexandria
Private Cooking Class and Dinner at Lebanese Taverna
Kristin Chenoweth at Wolf Trap
Biergarten Happy Hour
UD in DC Networking Reception hosted by Career Services
Happy Hour for a Cause
Fiesta in February: Sip and Paint @ ArtJamz DC
Monuments and Museums: Renwick Gallery
Conversations & Connections: "The New World of Digital Politics" at NPR headquarters
Dulles Air & Space Museum Highlights Tour
Behind the Scenes at Elephants Trail, National Zoo
Braves vs. Nationals Baseball Game
White House Garden Tour
Dare to Care: Earth Day Cleanup with the Anacostia Watershed Society
U.S. Capitol Building Tour
A Taste of Italy Wine Tasting at Lavagna
Sackler Gallery Traveler's Eye Private Tour
Holiday Party at BlackFinn
Oktoberfest Happy Hour at Liberty Tavern
Evening with Batsheva Dance Co.
Family Pumpkin Patch Adventure
Live @ the Wolftrap - Straight No Chaser
DC Baseball Series: Mets @ Nationals
Group Tour of the NGA's French Collection
Dinner at Marrakesh
Tour, Tasting & Lunch at Port City Brewing Company
UD Day of Service: Volunteer at The Farm at Walker-Jones Education Campus
UD vs. Navy Football Tailgate
Sky vs. Mystics WNBA game & reception
"DC Delaware Dinners" for UD alumni foodies
UD Alumni at the Virginia Gold Cup
UD Women's Basketball at George Mason University
Wine Tasting at Veritas Wine Bar
UD Football Watch Parties at Penn Social
UD Day of Service at the American Red Cross
Group Tour at National Gallery


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