Reunion Weekend FAQ
Reunion Weekend is our busiest and most anticipated weekend of the year, welcoming thousands of alumni back home to campus. Here are some quick answers to your most frequently asked questions.
Planning and Registration
What are the dates of Reunion Weekend 2017?
Reunion Weekend 2017 is June 9-11.
What classes are celebrating a reunion this year?
The classes celebrating a reunion this coming summer are the Golden Flyers, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2016.
When will I get information regarding Reunion Weekend?
If you are celebrating a reunion in 2017, registration materials for Reunion Weekend will be mailed by March 2017. If you are not part of a reunion year but would still like to attend, please e-mail the Alumni Relations office at firstname.lastname@example.org to be included in this year’s mailings.
How do I register?
Registration materials will arrive in mailboxes by March 2017. Online registration will open on Friday, March 31 at Noon ET at your.udayton.edu/reunion. This will be registration for on-campus housing and events. Be sure to refresh the web page at Noon to get the link to register on March 13.
EventsWhere/when do I check-in and get my tickets?
Check back later for more details. Due to renovations in Kennedy Union this summer and a new onsite check-in process, we are still working out location details.
What events are planned?
Each day's schedule of events is listed in the information box to the left. Check back often as the schedule might change.
Do you accept walk-ups to the events?
Although we do accept walk-ups at all events, we ask that you try to pre-register as we want to be sure to order enough food and drinks for everyone. Please note that if you plan on registering for events the weekend of Reunion Weekend, there will be an additional $5 charge per event.
Who is coming to reunion?
For a list of those who registered for Reunion Weekend 2017, please click here. Lists will be updated after registration opens in March.
What do I wear to the various events?
Friday night and Saturday day events are casual. Please keep in mind the ever-changing summer Dayton weather could be chilly and raining one minute then hot and humid the next.
Where can I get a snack or some water or soda during the day?
Stop by the hospitality tent next to the Reunion Weekend Welcome Center house at 461 Kiefaber. Complimentary water, soda and light snacks, provided by the UD Alumni Association, will be available on Friday noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is also a great meeting spot for your friends. Need a little more food? The Chaminade Cafe will be open from 8 a.m to 2 p.m. for pay-as-you-go options. Also on Saturday afternoon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., come over to Brews, Bites and Bands to enjoy some of Dayton's local food truck and craft breweries.
Housing and Transportation
Is on-campus housing available?
Yes, on-campus housing is available. On-campus housing must be reserved through online registration. On-campus housing registration will go live on Monday, March 13 at Noon ET. For details, please visit the Housing link in the left information box.
Where can I park?
All parking lots on campus will be available to Reunion Weekend attendees starting on Thursday, June 8 – Sunday, June 11. No parking pass is needed and no tickets will be issued as long as you are parking in a valid parking spot. Campus Map
Is transportation available to and from the airport?
The University will not be running a shuttle to and from the airport. If you are staying at one of the local hotels, please contact them to see if you can arrange transportation or visit the Dayton International Airport's website.
Shuttle service in and around campus will be available. More information will be available closer to the event.
We had an unexpected change in plans, can we get a refund?
For event tickets, partial and full refunds are available on or before Sunday, June 4, 2017 by sending your request via email to email@example.com. Following this date, no refunds will be given as we need to confirm food, beverages and seating.
If you still plan on attending Reunion Weekend, but need to change or add an event, you may do so by going back to your online registration. Please note that event costs will go up by $5 if registering after June 8.
For on-campus housing refunds, full refunds are available on or before Monday, May 15, 2017 by sending your request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Following this date, no full refunds will be given as we need to prepare the rooms for your arrival.
Please note: Upon checking out of your on-campus housing room, you will be asked to return all keys and/or access cards to the front desk. If you fail to return all keys, you will be charged a $100 lock change charge. Failure to return an access card will result in a $10 charge. This is a safety issue for future guests and students. Please be aware of this, and hang on to and return your room keys!
By choosing to stay in an on-campus room, you will be responsible for any damages to the room during your stay. Your card will be charged for the full amount of damages.
Will I be able to use the RecPlex?
Yes! The RecPlex, UD's fitness and recreation complex, will be open during Reunion Weekend. We are offering ALL Reunion Weekend attendees FREE use of the facility throughout the whole weekend. Stop by at any time with a photo ID and let them know that you are here for Reunion Weekend! Reunion Weekend hours will be posted soon.
Will I have access to the University's wireless network?
Yes! Wireless access will be available to all attendees. Check back as we get closer to the weekend for more information.