March 4–5 Campus Highlights

It’s ‘Super Ball’ Weekend in Elmhurst!

Get hyped, Bluejays: An awesome weekend of action kicks off this Friday on campus. Come join us, and have yourself a ball!


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March 4: NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championships

March Madness is coming to Elmhurst, starting Friday, March 4.

The Elmhurst University men's basketball team celebrates its CCIW conference championship victory in a huddle around a basketball in February of 2022.

Gameday Info

Game on. The CCIW champion Elmhurst Bluejays host Washington & Jefferson College at 5:40 p.m. on Friday in Faganel Hall. Find more details on our Athletics website.

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Elmhurst University men's basketball coach John Baines and his wife hug in celebration of Elmhurst's CCIW conference championship victory in February of 2022.

Meet the Coach

Get to know coach John Baines. We caught up with him in the summer before this magical season.

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A photo of a magazine article about Elmhurst University men's basketball player Jake Rhode.

Rhode Warrior

Jake Rhode’s Elmhurst story began in 2016. Read more in this story from the archives of Prospect, the University magazine.

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March 4: Golden Gala Presidents’ Ball

Image of the invitation to the 2022 Elmhurst University Golden Gala Presidents' Ball event on March 4, 2022.

The annual Presidents’ Ball starts up at 8:00 p.m. Friday in the Frick Center. Dress your best and come out for a night of fun, food, dancing and more. This 150th-anniversary edition of the gala promises to be special. Have questions? Email them to us.

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March 5: Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Elmhurst University cheerleaders holding white poms march in the City of Elmhurst Illinois' annual St. Patrick's Day parade.

Feeling lucky to be a Bluejay? Check out Elmhurst in the St. Patrick’s Day parade at noon on Saturday (the parade runs along Spring Road in Elmhurst). Students can take a shuttle from A.C. Buehler Library between 10:00 and 10:45 a.m.

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