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Chicago bleeds Orange!

When you consider the number of Syracuse University students who live in the Chicago area, the number of graduates who have found success here, and the number of Chicago alumni who support Syracuse University both financially and with their time and energy, it’s clear that the Windy City bleeds Orange. Syracuse University is ingrained into the very fabric of Chicago!

  • A vast network of Syracuse University alumni. More than 3,000 Chicago-area alumni open doors for Syracuse University grads in the worlds of management, finance, the arts and sciences, and many others.
  • A large home base of nearly 250 Syracuse University students who hail from the Chicago area.
  • Alumni networking events, industry panel discussions, new student send-offs—all these and more give alumni and students the opportunity to engage with Syracuse University in Chicago, creating a lively exchange of ideas. See upcoming events.
  • A strong presence of Chicago-area alumni, parents, and friends who volunteer in Syracuse University leadership positions. Four serve on the Board of Trustees, 16 are members of school and college advisory boards, and 14 serve on the Chicago Regional Council.