Reunion Weekend FAQ

Reunion Weekend is one of the 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 2018?
Reunion Weekend 2018 is June 8-10.

What classes are celebrating a reunion this year?
The classes celebrating a reunion this coming summer are the Golden Flyers, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013 and 2017.

When will I get information regarding Reunion Weekend?
If you are celebrating a reunion in 2018, registration materials for Reunion Weekend will be mailed mid-February 2018. If you are not part of a reunion year but would still like to attend, please e-mail the Alumni Relations office at reunion@udayton.edu to be included in this year’s mailings.

How do I register?
Registration materials will arrive in mailboxes by mid-February 2018. 

Events Registration
Online registration for events will open on Thursday, March 1.  The registration link will go live at your.udayton.edu/reunion on that day.  Events do not sell out.  You must register for at least one paid event (either the Friday night class party and/or the Porch Party) in order to be eligible to register for on-campus housing.  Please be sure to refer to the On-Campus housing page for all the details.

On-Campus Housing Registration
Online registration for on-campus housing will open on Monday, March 19 at Noon ET.  The registration link will go live at your.udayton.edu/reunion on that day. Be sure to refresh the web page at Noon to get the link to register on March 19. You must register for at least one paid event (either the Friday night class party and/or the Porch Party) in order to be eligible to register for on-campus housing.  Please be sure to refer to the On-Campus housing page for all the details.

Events

Where/when do I check-in and get my tickets?

Check-in and ticket pick-up will be on-campus starting Friday, June 8 at 10 a.m.. at the Kennedy Union Torch Lounge. You must pick up your tickets or register for events here.  You will not be able to pay at the entrance of the events.  Cash and credit card will be accepted.

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.

Can I register that weekend for events?
Yes, you can register on-site for events.  You must come see us in the Kennedy Union Torch Lounge to do so.  Although we do allow for on-site registration, 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. 

Those that are pre-registered as well as those that need to register, must come to the Touch Lounge in Kennedy Union to do so. You will not be able to register and pay for events at the event location.  We will be open starting at 10 a.m.. on Friday, June 8. 

Who is coming to reunion?
A list of those who registered for Reunion Weekend 2018 will be updated after registration opens in March.

What do I wear to the various events?
Friday and Saturday 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 Welcome Center in the Kennedy Union lobby (1st floor) for complimentary water, soda and light snacks, provided by the UD Alumni Association 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? Kennedy Union Au Bon Pair 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.

What are all the dining options throughout the weekend?
FRIDAY
An Bon Pain (Kennedy Union Lobby, first floor): 8 a.m.. – 2 p.m., Pay-as-you-go
Welcome Center (Kennedy Union Lobby, first floor): Noon – 5 p.m. , snacks, water, soda and coffee - FREE
Friday night class parties (various locations on campus): Heavy Hors d’oeuvres and drinks are included in the cost of the event - Registration required

SATURDAY
Light Continental Breakfast (Kennedy Union Lobby, first floor): 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.., coffee, juice, water, bagels and pastries - FREE
An Bon Pain (Kennedy Union Lobby, first floor): 8 a.m.. – 2 p.m., Pay-as-you-go
Welcome Center (Kennedy Union Lobby, first floor): 10 a.m.. – 5 p.m. , snacks, water, soda and coffee - FREE
Brews, Bites and Bands (P Lot): 11:30 a.m.. – 2 p.m., Food trucks and craft beers - Pay-as-you-go ($5 entrance fee)
Porch Party (C Lot): 7 - 11 p.m., food and drinks are included in the cost of the event - Registration required

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 19 at Noon ET.  For details, please visit the On-Campus housing page

Where can I park?
All parking lots on campus will be available to Reunion Weekend attendees starting on Thursday, June 7 – Sunday, June 10. 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.

Refunds

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 3, 2018 by sending your request via email to reunion@udayton.edu. 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 per event if registering after June 7.

For on-campus housing refunds, full refunds are available on or before Monday, May 18, 2018 by sending your request via email to reunion@udayton.edu. 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.

Additional Information

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. When you arrive on-campus that weekend, go to your Wi-Fi connection settings and choose "UDwireless." Find the "Visitors: Connect to UDwireless" section and click on "Register for guest network access." Follow the prompts to set-up your temporary account.  You will receive a network password good for 16 hours that is renewable up to four times.

Contact

Reunion Weekend

300 College Park  
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 7052

888-832-5867 

Connect