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Chapman University will always be your home and we hope you come back often and participate in the life of the university.  There’s always something exciting happening on campus, whether it’s a Panther athletic event, a performance by our talented COPA students or a lecture from one of our world-class faculty members. 

Check out the university-wide calendar of events to see what’s happening across campus every day.

+-Campus Events

State of the University Address

Friday, February 20, 2015
11 a.m.
Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall

Join us for President Doti's annual State of the University Address to learn about Chapman's achievements and successes over the past year and get a glimpse of what is on the horizon for your alma mater. 

Greek Skit Night and Alumni Pre-Show Reception 

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Reception at 11 a.m., show starts at 1 p.m. 

Greek Skit will be here before you know it. Save the date to mix, mingle and reconnect with friends at the Greek Alumni Skit reception and show. More details coming soon. If you have any questions or would like to help plan the reception, contact Jessica Schulte ’11, alumni engagement manager, at pricej@chapman.edu

+-Chappy Hour

On (or around) the third Thursday of every other month, Chapman grads across the country get together for happy hour, networking and of course, fun!  


Upcoming Chappy Hours:

Atlanta, GA

Thank you Elizabeth Wilder ’06 and John Kingsley ’07 for organizing.

Thursday, March 19
6 - 8 p.m.
Fado Irish Pub
273 Buckhead Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA
Register »

Chicago, IL

Thank you Rachel Tilghman '13 for organizing.

Thursday, May 21
6 - 8 p.m.
The J. Parker
1816 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614
You can find the restaurant on the 13th Floor of the Hotel Lincoln
Register »

Claremont, CA

Thank you Beth Hartnett '09 for organizing. 

Thursday, May 21
Walter's Restaurant
6 - 8 p.m.
310 Yale Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
Chappy Hour will be held on the restaurant's back patio. 
Register »

Orange County, CA

Thank you Eric Purmort '13 for organizing.

Thursday, March 19
6 - 8 p.m.
Bosscat Kitchen and Libations
4647 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Register »

More Chappy Hours are added regularly, so check back often!


The Chappy Hour Code:

  • Share your favorite Chapman memory. Was it hanging out in the Attallah Piazza or the old quad with your friends? What about the old caf?
  • It’s a social event (not a fundraising event), so relax and enjoy!
  • Bring some business cards; you never know when you’ll make a connection.
  • Have fun!

We’d love to expand the Chappy Hour program to more regions across the country. It's easy to organize a Chappy Hour and we'll help you promote it, including registration. We'll also send you a Chappy Hour Care Package full of goodies to decorate with and give to attendees. 

Set up a Chappy Hour in your area »

To learn more about setting up a Chappy Hour in your area, contact Jessica Schulte '11, manager of alumni engagement, at pricej@chapman.edu or (714) 628-2777.

+-Chapman Meet Ups

Want to meet alumni with similar interests who live in your area? Organize a Chapman Meet Up! These informal, social gatherings encourage alumni to develop connections with other alumni, be an alumni leader in your area of the country and strengthen the alumni bond to Chapman University. 

Learn more about Chapman Meet Ups and find out how to organize one in your area »

+-Lifelong Learning

If you’re a Chapman alumna/us who is 50 years of age or older and you live within driving distance of campus, you’re invited to come back to campus to audit classes with current Chapman students free of charge, compliments of the Alumni Association.

Learn more about the Chapman Alumni Lifelong Learning (CALL) program.

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