DePaul 2018 Chinese New Year Gala

This is DePaul University’s 10th annual celebration of Chinese lunar new year (the Year of the Dog狗年). Come out to enjoy authentic lunar new year food and exciting cultural performances. It is also a great opportunity to network with new and old friends with interest in China and other Asian countries and regions. All DePaul students, alumni, faculty, staff, as well as family and friends outside the DePaul community are welcome to attend. Free and open to the public. Kids-friendly.

Dress code: business casual or festival clothing.


Tentative Agenda:

6:00-7:00PM Registration, Networking & Cultural Activities

6:30-7:30PM Buffet Dinner

7:30-7:40PM New Year Remarks

7:40-9:00PM Cultural Performances

Born in a year of the Dog (2006, 1994, 1982, 1970, 1958, 1946, 1934)? Provide your name when you check in and you will have an opportunity to win a Year of the Dog gift. 10 winners will be announced at the end of the event. DePaul students, faculty, and staff, bring your DePaul ID to swipe in in a fast lane.


  • Public transportation: take the "L" Line (brown or red) and get off at the "Fullerton" station.

  • Car: on-campus parking information can be found here: Say "DePaul 2018 Chinese New Year Gala guest" to get a guest discount when exiting the parking lot.


  • DePaul Chinese Studies Association

  • DePaul Chinese Students and Scholars Association

  • DePaul Department of Modern Languages

  • DePaul Driehaus Center for International Business

  • DePaul Global Asian Studies

  • DePaul Office of Global Engagement

  • DePaul Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity

  • DePaul Steans Center

Friday, February 16 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Student Center (Lincoln Park), 120 A/B
2250 N Sheffield Ave

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.

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