DePaul University Newsline > Sections > Campus and Community > It’s Blue Demon/125th anniversary week!
By Jessica Peterson /
January 23, 2023 /
Posted in: CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY /
Join your friends and colleagues at one or more events for DePaul’s 125th anniversary and Blue Demon Week, where we celebrate what it means to be a Blue Demon! A series of special events and activities are planned to allow students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members celebrate their connections to DePaul and Chicago.
DePaul Day, Jan. 25
Wednesday — DePaul Day! — is the big day, and the Lincoln Park Student Center will be jumping. Visit one or more of the activities taking place:
Stop by to celebrate and get some free food, free stuff and entertainment! Other events will be taking place all week. See a full list of
125 events here and see
Blue Demon Week events here.
Chicago’s skyline in DePaul blue
Buildings that make up Chicago’s iconic skyline, including Willis Tower and Soldier Field, and buildings on the Lincoln Park campus, will be illuminated in Blue Demon colors at points during the week, with most buildings lit on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Snap some pictures and share them on social media: #DePaul125 #BDW2023 #BlueDemonChallenge
Go Blue Demons!
Wrap it all up with the men’s basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Wintrust Arena. The DePaul community will get $10 off each ticket. Visit
DePaulBlueDemons.com/promo, and use promo code BDD23.
Be sure to show your pride by wearing your best DePaul blue on campus all week, too!
The milestone of our 125th anniversary is a chance for everyone — alumni, faculty, staff, students and our community members — to celebrate their connections to DePaul and the city. Come out and celebrate!