Alumni & Family Relations Events

All ticket sales are FINAL and no refunds will be given.
Reservations MUST be made at least 24 hours in advance of any event.
For more information, contact the Alumni & Family Relations Office
at 877-811-ALUM or alumni@stfrancis.edu.

Click here to register for upcoming events!

Some events have unique registration pages
included with their listings, please check below.

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If you join us for an event, we ask that you please take a moment to let us know
how we did to help improve USF alumni and family programming by filling out our survey.
Every time you complete the survey, your name will be entered in to a raffle.
Twice each year, in May and December, we will draw a name and give away
five $20 Amazon gift cards! The more alumni events you attend, the more
opportunities to fill out a survey and the greater your chances to win.

 

May 2017 

USF Planting Day Hosted by the Business Alumni Network (BAN)
Bring a little more sunshine to Sunny Hill with fellow USF alumni. Spend the morning outside as we help to plant vegetables with the residents. Coffee and donuts are included, and please remember to dress comfortably. Supplies requested include: cucumbers, kale (lacinato or red Russian for spring planting), zucchini (zephyr), carrots, spinach, lettuces (bib and romaine), tomatoes (yellow pear, homeslice and early girl), sweet peppers, radishes, oregano, sage, parsley, sweet basil

Saturday, May 13 | 8:30-10:30 a.m. | Sunny Hill Nursing Home | 421 Doris Ave, Joliet

 

AAPA Conference Physician Assistant Alumni Luncheon
Our Physician Assistant alumni are invited to join us for a complimentary lunch during the annual AAPA conference. Take a break between sessions and network with fellow USF alumni from the program. Hosted by Valerie Penn, Assistant Director of Alumni & Family Relations.

Thursday, May 18 | 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Mandalay Bay South Convention Center (Level 2, Lagoon I), Las Vegas, NV

 

Bluestem Earth Festival Sponsored by: The Sisters of St. Francis and their Associates
Get ready for an exciting day featuring over 80 eco-conscious exhibits and vendors, earth-friendly activities, workshops, live demos, entertainment, local food, and children’s activities. Enjoy live music and families with children can stop by our “Kids Corner”. Visit bluestemearthfestival.com for more information about this free event!

Saturday, May 20 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Sullivan Recreation Center & Quad
Complimentary

 

June 2017 

Pat Sullivan Golf Outing Sponsored by USF Athletic Department
Grab your friends and join us on the course for our annual golf outing benefitting more than 440 student-athletes in the university’s athletics program. Your participation directly supports our current students. Games, prizes and giveaways, food, and guaranteed fun are all included. Contact the Athletics Office for tickets at 815-740-3464.

Friday, June 2 | 9 a.m. Shotgun Start | Inwood Golf Course, Joliet
$160 per person/$640 foursome

 

The Shrine of Christ’s Passion & Tiebel’s Lunch
Join us on this spiritual day trip to St. John, Indiana to visit The Shrine of the Christ’s Passion. It is a multi-media interactive, half-mile winding Prayer Trail that depicts the last days of Jesus Christ’s life. Forty life-size bronze sculptures in a tranquil setting, complete with beautiful music and amazingly sculptured gardens allow visitors to experience the story of the crucifixion and resurrection as never before. We will end the afternoon with lunch at Teibel’s Family Restaurant, a family-owned community restaurant serving homestyle fish and chicken plates since 1929.

Thursday, June 15 | 9 a.m. departure/4 p.m. return | St. John, Indiana
$25 per person, transportation/lunch included ($5 of each ticket is a USF donation; Limited Tickets Available)

 

July 2017

Business Alumni Network (BAN) Bowling Party Sponsored by the Business Alumni Network
Roll on down for the Business Alumni Network’s (BAN) night of bowling! Bring a dish to pass for the potluck and join us for three games of bowling (shoes provided) and mingle with fellow business alumni. Attendance is complimentary if you choose not to bowl. All are invited to join in on the fun!

Friday, July 21 | 6 p.m. | Town & Country Lanes, Joliet
$10 Pay at the Door

 

Crosstown Classic at Wrigley Field
Whether you’re a Cubs or White Sox fan, join us for the 2017 Crosstown Classic! Take a guided tour at historic Wrigley Field, enjoy a buffet-style lunch and open bar at The Cubby Bear, and then head over to your stadium seat to watch the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs play their longtime rivals on the South Side, the Chicago White Sox.

Tuesday, July 25 | 9:30 a.m. Tour, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m | Cubby Bear, 1:20 p.m. Game
8 a.m. shuttle departure from USF (optional)
Wrigley Field & The Cubby Bear, Chicago
Purchase your tickets by May 31:
$125 per person/$130 per person (with transportation)
Purchase your tickets after May 31:
$135 per person/$140 per person (with transportation)
($5 of each ticket is a USF donation; limited tickets available.)
Limit 2 tickets per alum

Limited transportation tickets available.

 

August 2017 

12th Annual Mystery Progressive Dinner
Are you looking for a culinary adventure? Then, look no further! Join us as we tour three different mystery restaurants as featured on television’s “Check, Please!” for a three-course meal. Games and prizes will be included on the bus! If you have a dietary restriction, please contact our office for accommodations. This event sells out quickly so be sure to buy your tickets early and join in on the fun!

Saturday, Aug. 12 | 5 p.m. (USF shuttle bus departure)
$60 per person, includes food and transportation ($5 of each ticket is a USF donation; Limited Tickets Available)

 

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