Blue Demon Week: Four Ways to Celebrate

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re already aware that today marks the first day of Blue Demon Week. However, if this is the first you’re hearing of it, well then, HEY! IT’S BLUE DEMON WEEK! Here in the Office of Alumni Relations, one of our favorite sayings is “Once a Blue Demon, always a Blue Demon,” so even as a graduate, you can still (and should!) celebrate being a Blue Demon!

Here are four ways you can celebrate as alumni:

Post a photo on social media sporting your favorite Blue Demon gear.

Whether you drink your morning cup of coffee out of your go-to DePaul mug or wear your favorite Blue Demon T-shirt under your work clothes, be sure to post it on social media and don’t forget to tag us @depaulalumni. Brownie points if you add #BlueDemonWeek to it!

Follow along on our social media accounts to see what’s happening on campus and share our content with your followers.

Remember how we said to post your DePaul pride photos on social media? Well, we’ll be sharing your photos and other Blue Demon Week highlights on our accounts, so even though you’re not able to be on campus, you can still be part of the celebration wherever you are in the world!

Cheer on the Blue Demons men’s and women’s basketball teams.

Join fellow alumni and friends to celebrate your DePaul pride and cheer on the Blue Demons men’s and women’s basketball teams during Blue Demon Week!

Wed., Jan. 22 – Men’s Basketball vs. Creighton | 8 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 25 – *Blue Demon Day* Men’s Basketball vs. St. John’s | 1 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 26 – Women’s Basketball vs. Georgetown | 2 p.m.

*On Saturday, Jan. 25, join the DePaul community as we cheer the men’s team to victory against St. John’s at 1 p.m. Get in the Blue Demon spirit and help our team beat the Red Storm at Wintrust Arena! The Office of Alumni Relations will have a table on the concourse level where guests can pick up their free spirit items.

Tickets can be purchased through the DePaul Athletics website. Use the promo code: “DPUALUMNI” for $10 off your ticket price.

No longer living in Chicago? Alumni and friends across the country are invited to join us at game watches nationwide. Check out the list below, and find the location nearest you!

We’re planning on hosting game watches in the following cities:

New York City
San Francisco
Southern California
St. Louis
Washington, D.C.

Make a gift during the Blue Demon Challenge and help us hit our goal of $1 million in one day!

On Thursday, Jan. 23, the Blue Demon Challenge is back and bigger than ever. Join us as we reach for our biggest goal yet: raising $1,000,000 in a single day. With dozens of matches and challenges, your gift can help unlock additional funds for the people and programs at DePaul you care about most. Visit to learn more and make your gift on Jan. 23!

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