The Cleveland Alumni Chapter exists to promote John Carroll University and foster positive relationships between alumni in Northeast Ohio. With over 20,000 alumni living within the chapter, the Cleveland Alumni Chapter ranks as the largest alumni within the John Carroll community. Getting involved with the Cleveland Alumni Chapter is one of the easiest ways for alumni to stay connected to John Carroll. Driven by a chapter board of volunteers, the chapter works to provide meaningful and engaging program based around the five core components of John Carroll chapter programming. They are as follows:

  • Service and Civic Engagement Opportunities
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Educational/Cultural/Spiritual Programming
  • Social Events
  • Alumni-in-Admissions

The volunteer corps of the chapter meets regularly to discuss and plan upcoming events and topics that aid in the development of the chapter, its membership and the University. Over the past year, the chapter has hosted outings to professional sporting events in Cleveland, a tours of the Cleveland Art Museum, Mass and Dinner in Little Italy and its annual Derby Day Celebration which raises funds for the Father Lavelle Cleveland Chapter Scholarship.If you have an idea for a chapter event or would like to get more involved contact one of the chapter volunteers or e-mail the chapter at

You can also stay connected with the chapter by “liking” it on Facebook. To visit the chapter’s Facebook page, please click here.