Alumni & Parent Programs

Upcoming Events

Join the Chicago Alumni Chapter for the Butler vs. DePaul Men's Basketball game with
special guest Vice President for Student Affairs Levester Johnson!

Saturday, February 28

Pre-game Social • 10:00-11:45 a.m. CST
Brownstone Tavern & Grille
3937 North Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 20613

Buses will be available from Brownstone to Allstate Arena,
thanks to the generosity of Brownstone Tavern.
Buses will depart at 11:45 a.m. for Allstate Arena.

Butler vs. DePaul • Tip-off 1:00 p.m. CST
Allstate Arena
Seats are located in section 113

Cost is $40. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis and includes a selection of beer, food, and non-alcoholic beverages, bus ride, and your game ticket.

Pre-game only (includes a selection of beer, food, and non-alcoholic beverages)
tickets are available for $25.

Reservations must be made online by Friday, February 20. Space is limited and the event may sell-out before the registration deadline.

For event questions or to register by phone, please contact the Alumni Office at
800­-368­-6852, ext. 9946. To request disability-related accommodations or inquire about accessibility, please contact Matt Brookshire at 317­-940­-8688 or Please allow two weeks' advance notice in order to allow adequate time to make arrangements. Although attempts will be made to honor accommodation requests with less notice, it cannot be guaranteed that without two weeks' notice a reasonable accommodation can be provided.

Chicago Area Men's Basketball Viewing Parties

Please join your fellow Chicago area alumni at Brownstone Tavern & Grill for the following Men's Basketball games:

Jan. 17                  vs. Georgetown                 4pm tip off

Jan. 21                  vs. Creighton                    9pm tip off

Jan. 25                  vs. Seton Hall                   2pm tip off

Jan. 31                  vs. Marquette                   1pm tip off

Feb. 3                    vs. St. John's                    6pm tip off

Feb. 7                    vs. DePaul                        2:30pm tip off

Feb. 14                  vs. Villanova                     5pm tip off

Feb. 16                  vs. Creighton                    8pm tip off

Feb. 21                  vs. Xavier                         1pm tip off

Feb. 25                  vs. Marquette                   7pm tip off

Feb. 28                  at DePaul                         1pm tip off

(Pre-game event with ticket purchase - more information soon!)

Mar. 3                   vs. Georgetown                   6pm tip off

Mar. 7                   vs. Providence                    11am tip off

Mar.11-14              Big East Tournament           TBD

**All times listed are in the Central Time Zone

Brownstone Tavern & Grill
3937 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL  60613


Stay in touch with the Chicago Alumni Chapter!

The chapter president will communicate throughout the season with alumni in the area regarding important viewing party announcements and updates. To make sure you're included, please visit Bulldog Nation and make sure you are opted in. Once a member, visit the "Email Preferences" tab on the Bulldog Nation homepage and select your choices. Not yet a member? Sign up today. It's free, easy and fast! Bulldog Nation is Butler's online community exclusive to alumni.


Past Events

December 7, 2013
Greater Chicago Food Depository Service Project


July 25, 2013
Happy Hour at Harry Carey's with special guest, Dr. Levester Johnson

December 8, 2012
Butler vs. Northwestern and Pre-game Party at Brownstone Tavern

September 16, 2012
Inspiration Cafe Service Event

July 29, 2012
An afternoon Beyond the Ivy at the Chicago Cubs rooftop.


April 10, 2012
President's Inaugural Tour: Chicago

Jan. 21, 2012
Butler vs. Loyola Pre-game Party at The Brownstone Tavern

Jan. 19, 2012
Butler vs. UIC Pre-game Gathering at West End

Sept. 9, 2011
3rd Annual Blue & White Night

June 25, 2011
Butler Day at U.S. Cellular Field

All Chicago chapter events are coordinated by the steering committee. To join the Chicago steering committee, please contact the Alumni Office at 800-368-6852, ext. 9946.