2021 Rockne Gala

Join us for the 62nd Rockne Gala – the ND Club of Chicago’s signature
fundraising event! We are excited to welcome featured guest Defensive
Coordinator Marcus Freeman this year on Thursday, July 22nd. Join
alumni, friends, and fans from across the Chicagoland area at Morgan MFG
to celebrate the best of our city and alma mater.

Tickets are available NOW – At $150 ($125 for members!), your Rockne ticket
includes an evening of entertainment, camaraderie, heavy appetizers, open bar,
and dessert reception. Join us for our marquee event and buy your tickets today.

Become a Member

We’re in our NEW year as of July 1, 2020, so it’s time to renew! A 2018 Chuck Lennon award winner, the Notre Dame Club of Chicago is excited to serve over 20,000+ alumni and friends living in the Chicagoland area. By becoming a member today, you will support our club in being part of the Force For Good that the Notre Dame Family is in our Chicago community. Membership dues support club operations which include funding of scholarships and tuition stipends for ND Summer Service Learning Program (SSLP) participants.

2018 Charles F. Lennon Award Winner

Thank you to all the volunteers and alums that made this possible!

Scholarships to Incoming Students

The Notre Dame Club awarded over 50 scholarships last year to Chicago area students. Learn more about our current recipients and how you can help!

Get Involved!

Looking to volunteer, re-connect with former classmates or just find a place to watch the ND game?

We have you covered!

Get Involved!

Whether you’re looking to re-connect with old classmates or just looking for a place to watch the ND game. We have you covered!


Whether you graduated in 1950 or 2018 we have something for you! Connect with other alums to grow your spirtuality, volunteer or relive good memories.


The Club’s committees bring local alums together for social and professional events.


Notre Dame’s network is like none other. Find out how to connect more with local alumni.


Find out what events we have going on across the city.


Looking for a way to give back? Find local events and groups to get involved with

Annual Events

From the Rockne Gala to Chicago’s Bookstore Basketball tournament, there’s something for everyone throughout the year!

Rockne Gala

For the past 61 years, the annual Rockne Gala has brought together the Chicago alum community with ND legends.

Game Watches

Join your fellow ND alums to cheer on the Irish

Bookstore Basketball

Come up with that really clever team name after you graduated? Never fear – you have a chance to use it at our annual tournament!

Hesburgh Forum

Join us for discussions with prominent alumni about relevant business topics and trends

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Chicago, IL 60604



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