Campus Activities

In addition to our signature Alumni Weekend events, there are a number of activities happening across campus during the weekend. Check them out below!

Friday, Oct. 13

Free Days at the Ray

Location: Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation Center, 2235 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago
Time: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Cost: Free, must show a photo ID. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Enjoy a workout at The Ray for free during Alumni Weekend. Be sure to check out a view of the skyline from the third floor running/walking track!

Barnes & Noble 20% Discount

Locations: Loop Campus—DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago
Lincoln Park Campus—2400 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago
Time: Loop Campus: 7 a.m.–9 p.m.; Lincoln Park Campus: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Receive 20% off one clothing or memorabilia item when you visit the DePaul University Bookstore. Retrieve your coupon at the Alumni Weekend information desk in the Alumni Center on Friday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. or at any of the signature Alumni Weekend events.

DePaul Jazz Ensemble Open Rehearsal

Location: School of Music, 804 W. Belden Ave., Room 103, Chicago
Time: 1:10–3 p.m.
Cost: Free

Sponsored by the School of Music.

DePaul Chamber Choir Open Rehearsal

Location: Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave., Chicago
Time: 1:20–2:50 p.m.
Cost: Free

Sponsored by the School of Music.

DePaul Symphony Orchestra Open Rehearsal

Location: Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave., Chicago
Time: 3:30–5:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Sponsored by the School of Music.

DePaul Wind Symphony Orchestra

Location: School of Music, 804 W. Belden Ave., Room 103, Chicago
Time: 3:30–5:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Sponsored by the School of Music.

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DePaul Concert Orchestra Concert

Location: Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave., Chicago
Time: 8 p.m.
Cost: Free, but registration is required.

Sponsored by the School of Music.

Conducted by Michael Lewanski, the DePaul Concert Orchestra is designed to instill, first and foremost, a devotion to relentlessly excellent musicianship in all of its members. This evening's program will include performances of classic works by Dvorak, Mahler and Schubert.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Free Days at the Ray

Location: Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation Center, 2235 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago
Time: 7 a.m.–10 p.m.
Cost: Free, must show a photo ID. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Enjoy a workout at The Ray for free during Alumni Weekend. Be sure to check out a view of the skyline from the third floor running/walking track!

Barnes & Noble 20% Discount

Locations: Loop Campus—DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago
Lincoln Park Campus—2400 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago
Time: Loop Campus: 8 a.m.–8 p.m.; Lincoln Park Campus: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Receive 20% off one clothing or memorabilia item when you visit the DePaul University Bookstore. Retrieve your coupon at the Alumni Weekend information desk in the Alumni Center on Friday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. or at any of the signature Alumni Weekend events.

John T. Richardson Library Open House

Location: John T. Richardson Library, 2350 N. Kenmore Ave., Chicago
Time: 10 a.m.–noon
Cost: Free

Enjoy refreshments and learn how recent renovations to the John T. Richardson library support creativity, learning and innovation! Explore the possibilities in our new Maker Hub and visit Special Collections and Archives to view unique and noteworthy treasures, including rare antiquarian books, DePaul yearbooks and memorabilia, handwritten letters of St. Vincent and other materials visitors don’t usually get to see. While you are welcome to explore the library during any open hours, refreshments, librarian-led tours of the Maker Hub and Special Collections access will be available from 10 a.m.–noon on Saturday.

DePaul Day at The Art Institute

Location: The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago
Time: 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Cost: Free, but registration is required.

The College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences and Dean Guillermo Vásquez de Velasco invite you and one guest to visit the Art Institute of Chicago on DePaul University Day! On Saturday, Oct. 14, you and a guest are welcome to enjoy free admission to the Art Institute (children under 14 are always free). Registration is required. To register, send an email to alumnievents@depaul.edu and let us know you’re coming! All alumni and guests must enter through the Modern Wing entrance, which is located just east of the intersection of Michigan and Monroe.

CDM Film & Television Showcase

Location: TBA
Time: 11 a.m.–noon and 12:30–1:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Gary Novak, Director of the School of Cinematic Arts, will screen selected student work from the Film & Television program, followed by a brief Q&A session.

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (LAS) Showcase & Lunch

Location: TBA
Time: 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

LAS will showcase its distinctive academic opportunities: research, publication, community service and study abroad. A light lunch will be served.

DePaul Art Museum Gallery Tour

Location: DePaul Art Museum, 935 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago
Time: Noon–2 p.m.
Cost: Free

Visit the DePaul Art Museum and go on a guided tour of the current exhibitions: "Angela Ferreira: Zip Zap and Zumbi," and "Senga Nengudi: Improvisational Gestures." Tours will begin at noon and 1 p.m.

DePaul Women's Soccer vs. Butler

Location: Wish Field, 900 W. Belden Ave., Chicago
Time: 1 p.m.
Cost: Ticket information will be available soon.

Support your defending BIG EAST champs in their match versus the Butler Bulldogs!

DePaul Basketball Sneak Peek

Location: TBA
Time: TBA

Calling all Blue Demons! Join the DePaul Men's and Women's Basketball teams in kicking off the start of the basketball season.

Sunday, Oct. 16

Free Days at the Ray

Location: Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation Center, 2235 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago
Time: 7 a.m.–10 p.m.
Cost: Free, must show a photo ID. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Enjoy a workout at The Ray for free during Alumni Weekend. Be sure to check out a view of the skyline from the third floor running/walking track!

Barnes & Noble 20% Coupon

Locations: Loop Campus–DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago
Lincoln Park Campus–2400 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago
Time: Loop Campus: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.; Lincoln Park Campus: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Receive 20% off one clothing or memorabilia item when you visit the DePaul University Bookstore. Retrieve your coupon at the Alumni Weekend information desk in the Alumni Center on Friday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. or at any of the signature Alumni Weekend events.

August and Noble—written by Carlos Murillo, directed by Lisa Portes

Location: The Theatre School, 2350 N. Racine Ave., Chicago
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Check back for ticket information soon.

Meet young Gabi Castillo from West Town Chicago. Gabi ventures across town to attend Northside College Prep, where she encounters new cultures, classmates and opportunities. Through a class project, Gabi delves into the mystery behind her family’s migration from Mexico to the United States. Join us for this tale of courage and self-discovery told through dreams of both future and past.

Recommended for ages 8 and up. Tickets are not yet available.

DePaul Wind Symphony

Location: School of Music, 804 W. Belden Ave., Room 103, Chicago
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Sponsored by the School of Music.

Conducted by Erica Neidlinger, DePaul Wind Symphony consists of 55-60 outstanding wind players who perform a repertoire chosen from a variety of historical periods and for ensembles of various sizes. This evening's program will include performances of Fanfare of the Uncommon Woman, American Guernica and more.