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Graduating from Gonzaga is just the beginning. Your first years at Gonzaga set the foundation, but you’re a Zag for life. Welcome to your new forever home as Gonzaga Alumni.

Connect with Zags on campus, in your area and around the world by attending an alumni event near you. 

Have you heard? Zag Nation is home to everyone! Friends, parents and family are an important member of our Zag family as well. Friends of our Zags are always welcome at any of our alumni events.

Alumni Events Calendar

December 3

Advent Mass and Photos with Santa & Spike

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The Gonzaga Alumni Christmas Tradition on the Gonzaga University Campus!

Join Zag alumni, families and friends for Mass celebrating the First Sunday of Advent followed by photos with Santa and Spike, bulldog cookies, and cocoa.

Date: Sunday, December 3
Time: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. PST 
Location: Multiple locations on Gonzaga University campus
Price: Free


December 3

Spokane Chapter Day at the Bulldog

Zag Alumni & Friends Spokane Chapter

Join the Spokane Chapter in supporting the Zags Women's Basketball Team as they take on Stanford! Enjoy a pre-game party, and then watch the game from the comfort of The Bulldog in the John J. Hemmingson Center (2nd Floor). There will be a lunch buffet and game snacks, along with a no-host bar. Families are welcome.

During the pre-game party, four lucky attendees will win tickets to the Zags WBB vs Stanford game taking place at the McCarthey Athletic Center!

Date: Sunday, December 3
Time: 11 a.m.–3 p.m. PST 
Location: The Bulldog Hemmingson Center, 2nd Floor, 702 E. Desmet Ave., Spokane, Wash. 99202
Price: Free
Food and beverage menus are available for purchase at the venue.

This event no longer requires registration.

December 16

Zags Night at the Seattle Kraken

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The package that includes the co-branded Gonzaga University and Seattle Kraken hat is SOLD OUT; however, tickets are still available for the December 16 game admission ONLY.
Zags take over the Climate Pledge Arena! Show your Zag pride in your limited-edition, co-branded Gonzaga/Seattle Kraken hat while you root on the Seattle Kraken as they face the Los Angeles Kings. Pick up your hat in the Lair between the time doors open and the end of the 3rd period. $5 from each ticket purchased through this special offer will go directly to the Gonzaga University Seattle regional scholarship! 

Date: Saturday, December 16
Time: 7 p.m. PST
Location: Climate Pledge Arena 334 1st Ave N, Seattle, Washington
Tickets: prices start at $124

January 4

Zags Night at the Los Angeles Kings


Join Gonzaga alumni, families, and friends for an evening of hockey cheering on the Los Angeles Kings as they face the Detroit Red Wings. When you purchase game tickets through the link below, you will be seated near other Zags. Tickets will be distributed electronically (requires a valid mobile number) on game day.

Date: Thursday, January 4 Time: 7:30 p.m. PST (doors open at 6 p.m.)
Location: Arena  1111 S. Figueroa, Los Angeles, California
Price $55 

January 8

Washington Wizards College Series

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Join Gonzaga alumni and friends at the annual Wizards College Series. Show your Zag pride with a co-branded Gonzaga University/Washington Wizards co-branded jersey as the Washington Wizards take on the OKC Thunders.

This special offer, only available through the link below, includes the January 8 game ticket, co-branded jersey, and post-game address with Corey Kispert.

Date: Monday, January 8
Time: 7 p.m. EST
Location: Capital One Arena – Wizards 601 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20004
Tickets: prices start at $30

January 19

Zags Night at the Spokane Chiefs

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Join Gonzaga alumni and friends for a fun hockey night. Show your Zag pride in your limited-edition, co-branded Gonzaga/Spokane Chiefs beanie* while you root on the Chiefs as they take on the Everett Silvertips. Enjoy light refreshments and watch the game on the Integra Room TVs while chatting with your fellow Zags. $5 from each ticket purchased through this special offer will go directly to the Spokane Chapter regional endowment scholarship, which helps students residing in the greater Spokane area attend GU!

This package includes the January 19 game ticket, co-branded beanie, early access into the Spokane Arena, and access to the Zag alumni Meet and Greet in the Integra Rooms throughout the game. 

*The co-branded beanie is only available when you purchase your January 19 game ticket through the unique link below. Limited beanie quantity available. 

Date: Friday, January 19
Time: 6 p.m. PST (7:05 p.m. puck drop)
Location: Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena 720 W Mallon Ave., Spokane, Washington 99201
Price: start at $47

January 30

Spokane Chapter Gonzaga Day Service Project

Zag Alumni & Friends Spokane Chapter

Join the Spokane Chapter and help pack Bite2Go weekend food supplies at Second Harvest! During this two-hour shift, volunteers will pack bags that will help feed thousands of local elementary students in need.

Date: Tuesday, January 30
Time: 5:30–7:30 p.m. p.m. PST 
Location: Second Harvest - Wolff Family Child Hunger Solution Center 402 N Perry St., Spokane, Wash. 99202


March 6

Zags Night at the Portland Trailblazers

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Join Gonzaga alumni and friends and cheer on the Portland Trailblazers as they face Zags alum Chet Holmgren and the OKC Thunder! Use the purchase link below and enter offer code ZAGS to get early entry into the Moda Center to watch warm-ups. Deadline to purchase tickets is Monday, Feb. 5.

Date: Wednesday, March 6
Time: 7 p.m. PST
Location: Moda Center 1 N. Center Ct St., Portland, Oregon 97227
Tickets: prices start at $64

Multiple dates

Boise Chapter: Monthly volunteer opportunity at the Idaho Food Bank

Zag Alumni & Friends Boise Chapter 

On the first Saturday of every month*, the Boise Chapter has 8 volunteers spots for a 9–11 a.m. shift at the Idaho Food Bank. The spots fill on a first come, basis. You may sign up months in advance. Volunteers age 8–18 are welcome, however they require an additional waiver, which can be found within the online sign-up. *There will be no July opportunity due to the Fourth of July holiday.

Volunteer sign-up instructions:

  1. Click the SIGN-UP button below.
  2. Locate the month you would like to sign up and click on the opportunity.
  3. Complete the online sign-up form.

If you have questions, please check The Idaho Foodbank volunteer web page or email Boise Chapter Co-Presidents Lauren Joseph ('16) or Natalie Lenhardt ('15).

Date: First Saturday every month (December 2)
Time: 9–11 a.m. MT
Location: Idaho Food Bank 3630 E. Commercial St., Meridian, Idaho


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502 E. Boone Ave
Spokane, WA 99258