6:00 p.m. Cocktails | Open Dinner Stations 6-7:30 p.m. | 7:30 p.m. Program

Valet parking is available at $25 on-site

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We need your support at during NEIU Golden Gala and Alumni Award Celebration.

Now, more than ever, your support makes a real difference in our students' lives. Your generous gifts provide bright, promising, hard-working students the opportunity to fulfill their educational goals and make their own mark on the world.

Thank you.


View Past Alumni Award Recipients. 

Explore Gourmet Food Stations

This year's NEIU Golden Gala will offer a more progressive event experience with opportunities to network and enjoy a variety of gourmet food stations from Plant Forward to Spanish Tapas to Urban Food Delights. Enjoy a full-premium bar and exquisite dessert pairings.

Come and Enjoy the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

This year's NEIU Golden Gala and Alumni Awards Celebration will allow guest an opportunity to explore the current exhibits at MCA and take enjoy downtown Chicago. Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate NEIU and the arts in Chicago!

Learn more about MCA.

Gala Champions

We are mobilizing loyal alumni and friends like you to help us raise substantial support for scholarships. Through our online fundraising platform, we can greatly expand our outreach. Consider Becoming a Gala Champion today!

You can then tell your personal story, identify a fund and fundraising goal to reach. Then, through our quick and easy outreach, you invite your network of family and friends to join you and support what matters most to you at Northeastern.


$150,000 Goal


Total Raised

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Questions? Please contact Damaris Tapia


Museum Of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA Chicago), East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

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