Black Alumni Organization (BAO)


The University of Delaware Black Alumni Organization (BAO) exists to support and connect alumni from the University of Delaware black community in conjunction with the UD Alumni Association and the Office of Alumni Relations.

October 17 - 19

Join fellow BAO members at Homecoming !

Alumni Weekend

Below are details about specific programs and the link to register, but be sure to visit the Homecoming website for the full #UDHC schedule.

Host Hotel: The BAO has secured a block of rooms at the new Westin Riverfront. The rate is $105/night, and the deadline to book is 9/17. Alumni may call or book online at any time or call 302-654-2900 and reference the “UD BAO” room block.

Friday, October 17, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.:  BAO Art Exhibition & Reception

Location: Mechanical Hall

Enjoy great art, conversation, light refreshments, and an awesome jazz band.

Friday, October 17, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.:  BAO Friday Night Mixer

Location: Westin Riverfront (818 Shipyard Dr., Wilmington, Delaware 19801)

Friday, October 17, 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.: BAO Networking Reception & Late Night Happy Hour 
Location: Firestone Roasting House (on the Riverfront at 110 S. West St., Wilmington DE 19801)

Catch up with old friends over drinks, music, and light fare. You remember the crowd last year, so get there early to guarantee admission!

Saturday, October 18, Center for Black Culture (CBC)/BAO BBQ & Tailgate
Adults -$10
         Children - $5
         Current UD Students - Free

Center for Black Culture (192 S. College Ave)

Come to the CBC to hang out with alumni and current UD students. Enjoy delicious BBQ and tailgate foods. Music by DJ Amaze '02.

Saturday, October 18, BAO Afterflow - Post Game Mixer
Westin Riverfront (818 Shipyard Dr., Wilmington, Delaware 19801)

Reconnect with alumni from all eras to celebrate the BAO's 33rd anniversary. This event will feature a DJ and food/drink specials. Casual attire is acceptable.

Reunite and reconnect. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

>>> Register now

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Alumni Weekend


The BAO has several events scheduled throughout the year, including at Homecoming and Alumni Weekend. Please view the events calendar for a complete and updated list of BAO events.

If you would like to get involved with BAO, contact acting president Terrance Bowman EG '95.



In the meantime, for general information, please call the UD Center for Black Culture: 302-831-2991 or visit