Skip to main content

FAQs

Reunion Weekend FAQs

Reunion Weekend is one of the most anticipated weekends of the year, welcoming thousands of alumni home to campus. Here are some quick answers to your most frequently asked questions.

Planning and Registration

Reunion Weekend 2022 is June 10-12.


The classes celebrating a reunion this coming summer are the Golden Flyers (including the Classes of 1970, 1971 and 1972), 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017.


If you are celebrating a milestone reunion in 2022, registration materials for Reunion Weekend will be sent mid-February. If you are not part of a milestone 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. Online registration for on-campus housing and events will open in mid- to late March. Look around the reunion overview page 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 at 10 a.m. in Kennedy Union Torch Lounge. You must pick up your tickets or register for events here. Cash and credit card will be accepted. Please note, you will not be able to pay at the entrance of the events.


See the complete schedule of events for more information. 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 week of Reunion Weekend, the cost will increase to $50 per event.

Check-in and ticket pick-up will be on-campus in Kennedy Union Torch Lounge. You must pick up your tickets or register for events here. Credit cards will be accepted. You will not be able to pay at the entrance of the events.

Friday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday: 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 Reunion Weekend attendees will be available on the website in April.


Friday and Saturday events are casual. Please keep in mind that 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 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 Pain will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for pay-as-you-go options.


Friday

  • An Bon Pain (Kennedy Union Lobby, first floor): 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — pay-as-you-go.
  • Welcome Center (Kennedy Union Lobby, first floor): Noon to 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

  • An Bon Pain (Kennedy Union lobby, first floor): 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — pay-as-you-go.
  • Breakfast Food Trucks: located near the Outdoor Engagement Center (438 Stonemill Rd.): 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - pay-as-you-go
  • Heritage Coffeehouse pay-as-you-go
  • Welcome Center (Kennedy Union Lobby, first floor): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., snacks, water, soda and coffee — free.
  • Porch Party: 7 to 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 mid- to late March.


All parking lots on campus will be available to Reunion Weekend attendees Thursday, June 9 to Sunday, June 12. No parking pass is needed and no tickets will be issued as long as you are parking in a valid parking spot.

Campus Map


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 from 1 to 10:30 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).


Parking of recreational/camper vehicles on campus property is prohibited.
https://udayton.edu/publicsafety/parking/visitor_and_event_parking.php


Refunds

For event tickets and housing, partial and full refunds are available on or before Sunday, May 27, 2022 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 $10 per event if registering on or after June 3.

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! For more information visit Campus Recreation.

Hours for the weekend are:
Thursday, June 9, 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, June 10, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 11, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday, June 12, noon to 5 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.

After connecting to the wireless network your browser should automatically open up the Wifi connection page.  If it does not automatically pop up you can go to logoff.udayton.edu while connected to "UD connect" wireless and you should then be able to see the guest network option.


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

Hours for the weekend are:

  • Bookstore: Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Flyer Spirit: Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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.

No, there will not be childcare available during reunion weekend.


CONTACT

Reunion Weekend


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