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The Washington, DC, metro area is a great place to be, especially for Syracuse University alumni. A variety of local Syracuse events are scheduled regularly, giving you the opportunity to connect with alumni, as well as visit with University faculty, administrators, and special guests and share your Orange pride!

Whatever your interest, check back often for details, and mark your calendar. And be sure to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter for regular updates!

Upcoming SU in DC Events


SU in DC Holiday Celebration 

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
6:30-9 p.m. 

National Press Club
13th Floor Ballroom
529 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20045

Don’t miss one of the best evenings of the year—a festive celebration with our DC-area Orange family featuring dinner and dancing. Your hosts include the Office of Alumni Engagement, SU in DC, the Office of Multicultural Advancement, and the SU Alumni Clubs of Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD.

This event will sell out quickly. Register today!

Due to venue restrictions, guests must be 21 and over to attend this event.

For more information and to register, visit 'Cuse Community.

SU Men's Basketball at Georgetown Pregame Gathering 

Saturday, December 9, 2023
10-11:30 a.m. 

Clyde's of Gallery Place
Piedmont Room
707 7th St. NW
Washington, DC 20001

Before you head over to Capital One Arena to watch the Orange take on rival Georgetown, join fellow alumni and friends for a family-friendly brunch tailgate. We'll be in the Piedmont Room starting 1.5 hours before tip-off, and space is limited so be sure to arrive early!

SU Night at Washington Wizards 

Friday, March 29, 2024
7 p.m. Tip-off

Capital One Arena
601 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004

Join SU alumni, families, and friends at Capital One Arena on Friday, March 29, 2024 as the Washington Wizards take on the Detroit Pistons. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit our dedicated link. For Washington Wizards ticket questions, please contact Killian Quirk, Account Executive, Inside Sales, Monumental Sports & Entertainment, at 202-930-6244 or

Syracuse University Alumni Club of Washington, DC Events and More

SU Football Game Watches

This football season, join the SU Alumni Club of Washington, DC, for game watches at Lola's (711 8th St. SE, Washington, DC 20003). 

The dates of official game watches, which will include raffles, are:

  • Saturday 9/2 vs. Colgate, 4:00 pm kick-off
  • Saturday 9/23 vs. Army, kick-off TBD
  • Saturday 9/30 vs. Clemson, kick-off TBD – special homecoming event
  • Saturday 10/14 @ FSU, kick-off TBD
  • Saturday 11/11 vs. Pitt, 3:30 pm kick-off
  • Saturday 11/18 @ Georgia Tech, kick-off TBD

The rest of the games will be unofficial game watches, but Lola's will have the game televised with sound on. The dates of those games are:

  • Saturday 9/9 vs. Western MI, 3:30 pm kick-off
  • Saturday 9/16 @ Purdue, 7:30 pm kick-off
  • Saturday 10/7 @ UNC, kick-off TBD
  • Thursday 10/26 @ Virginia Tech, 7:30 pm kick-off
  • Friday 11/3 vs. Boston College, 7:30 pm kick-off
  • Saturday 11/25 vs. Wake Forest, kick-off TBD

Check out the club's Facebook page for game watch events. For more information, please email the club leaders at

SU Men's Basketball at Georgetown

Saturday, December 9, 2023
11:30 a.m. Tip-off 

Capital One Arena
601 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004

The SU Alumni Club of Washington, DC, has arranged for a block of tickets to the SU Men's Basketball game at Georgetown this year. Tickets will be $35 and can be purchased through their dedicated link

For more information, please email the club leaders at

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