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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

Reunion Weekend 2020 is June 12-14.


The classes celebrating a reunion this coming summer are the Golden Flyers, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015.


If you are celebrating a reunion in 2020, registration materials for Reunion Weekend will be sent mid-February 2020. If you are not part of a reunion year but would still like to attend, please email the Alumni Relations office at reunion@udayton.edu to be included in this year’s emails and mailings.


Registration materials will arrive by mid-February 2020. Online registration for on-campus housing and events will open in mid March.  Look around the reunion web site for all the complete details on events and on-campus housing or email reunion@udayton.edu with questions.


Events

Check-in and ticket pick-up will be on-campus starting Friday, June 12 at 10 a.m. in 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.


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. 

Check-in and ticket pick-up will be on-campus in 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.

Friday, June 12: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, June 13: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Come early to avoid long lines at check-in. You do not need to wait until right before the Friday night class parties to check in...lines tend to be longer at that time.


A list of those who registered for Reunion Weekend 2020 will be listed at a link in the left navigation box once registration opens in March.


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.


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 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 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.


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

Yes, on-campus housing is available. On-campus housing must be reserved through online registration.  On-campus housing registration will go live in early March. 


All parking lots on campus will be available to Reunion Weekend attendees starting on Thursday, June 11 – Sunday, June 14. No parking pass is needed and no tickets will be issued as long as you are parking in a valid parking spot.
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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.


Yes, we will have UD students driving golf carts around campus during the weekend. While anyone can get a ride in a golf cart, we will give priority to those that need assistance getting from place to place on campus.

Golf carts will be run Friday, June 12 from 1 to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Please note: No alcohol is allowed on the carts. Please do not overload the carts. All carts must stay within the campus zone (they cannot take you to your favorite off-campus establishment).


Refunds

For event tickets, partial and full refunds are available on or before Sunday, June 3, 2020 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 11.

For on-campus housing refunds, information will be available soon

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 $125 lock change charge. Failure to return an access card will result in a $20 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

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!

Hours for the weekend are:
Thursday, June 11 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday, June 12 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 13 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 14 Noon to 5:00 p.m.


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" or "UDConnect." 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.


Visit either the Bookstore in Marianist Hall or Flyer Spirit on Brown St. don't forget alumni receive a 10% discount.

Hours for the weekend are:
Bookstore: Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Flyer Spirit: Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Please have fun during Reunion Weekend, but please be safe and smart.

  • Thinking about trying to get back into your old house?
    Don’t. Breaking and entering is illegal and violators will be held accountable — this could include arrest.
  • Ohio law bans open containers of alcohol in public places, such as sidewalks.
  • Ohio’s ban on open containers in vehicles applies to the student-driven golf carts that are available to help you get around campus.

CONTACT

Reunion Weekend


300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 7052
888-832-5867
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