Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

Windy City Welcome
5–8 p.m.
Park Grill
11 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
Parking and directions, click here.

The cost is $30 per person, includes food, beer and wine.

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013

List of activities in the city:

  • Architectural Boat Tour – the best way to see Chicago!
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Field Museum of Natural History
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Chicago Children’s Museum & Navy Pier
  • Millennium Park
  • Lincoln Park Zoo – free!
  • John Hancock Building and/or Willis Tower
  • Shopping on Michigan Avenue, click here.

Transportation will be provided to and from the tailgate and game. See the transportation tab.

Young Alumni Brunch ** New Event Added**


Schuba’s Harmony Grill
3159 North Southport Road, Chicago

20% off brunch for all JCU alumni, $5 Bloody Marys & mimosas

Registration for trolley rides to Toyota Park is now closed. If you are in need of transportation from downtown Chicago to Toyota Park, please contact Erin Soroosh at

Registration is still open for the other events.

*All guests must have pre-registered for a trolley ride. No walk ups will be accepted.

Toyota Park Tailgate

Miller Lite Party Deck
2–4 p.m.

Each pre-registered JCU guest will receive complimentary admission for tailgate buffet lunch and one drink ticket (ages 21 and over).

Cash bar available.

NOTE: Guests must purchase a game ticket for entry to the Tailgate venue.

Pre-registration requested by August 26.

John Carroll vs. Saint Norbert

Kick off 4 p.m.

Tickets: $10 per person (2 and under free).

High school students will be admitted free with a valid high school ID. If you are a high school student interested in a free ticket, please email Erin Soroosh ’99 at You will need your high school ID the day of the game to pick up your ticket.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Free parking at Toyota Park.

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013

9 a.m. Mass at Saint Ignatius College Prep
1076 West Roosevelt Road
Chicago, Illinois 60607

Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Timothy Kesicki, S.J., ’84, provincial, Chicago & Detroit Provinces of the Society of Jesus, Rev. Robert L. Niehoff S.J., president of John Carroll, Rev. Bernie McAniff, S.J. and Fr. William Bichl, S.J.

Brunch will immediately follow Mass in Saint Ignatius’ Tully Hall.
Cost: $15 per person.

Parking is available in a lot located just west of the school on Roosevelt Road.

Registration for all events requested by August 26, 2013.