Frequently Asked Questions | St. Lawrence University Reunion

Frequently Asked Questions

Question Categories:
Milestones & Affinities
Registration
Housing & Transportation
Miscellaneous

 

Milestones & Affinities

What classes are celebrating milestone Reunions in 2020?

The classes of 2016, 2015, 2014, 2011, 2010, 2009, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1970, 1965, 1960, 1956 & 1955, 1950, and 1945

If I am not in a Reunion milestone but would like Reunion registration materials, where do I request them?

If you are not in a milestone reunion class and would like to receive registration materials, please contact the Office of Laurentian Engagement at 1-888-758-4438 or reunion@stlawu.edu.

 

Registration

When will we receive registration materials?

Registration information and forms, as well as weekend highlights, will be available in early 2020 (mid-February) on our online platform. Those is the 50th reunion and older will also receive paper registration forms. The registration deadline is May 15, 2020.

What does the registration fee include?

Reunion Package ($250/adult)
Thursday or Friday Arrival through Sunday
The following meals are included in this package: Thursday dinner, Friday continental breakfast, Friday brown bag lunch, Friday dinner (including complimentary beer and wine), Saturday continental breakfast, Saturday picnic lunch, Saturday reception and dinner (including complimentary beer and wine), Sunday breakfast.

Weekend Package ($200/adult)
Saturday Arrival through Sunday
The following meals are included in this package: Saturday continental breakfast, Saturday picnic lunch, Saturday reception and dinner (including complimentary beer and wine), Sunday breakfast.

*The registration fee those in the Class of 1970 (and one guest) celebrating their 50th reunion is waived.*

Your registration fee also includes: on-campus shuttle service, campus tours and access to campus facilities, complimentary gifts, live entertainment, alumni seminars and ongoing hospitality center gatherings.

Extras not included in the registration fee: airport shuttle service, cash bars, housing.

Can I bring my children to Reunion? What types of activities are available?

Yes! Games, activities, and outdoor play will entertain your young camper (infant to age 12) at Camp Chipmunk during Reunion Weekend. Campers are grouped by age in accordance with New York State and local statutes for worker/child ratios and supervised by experienced staff and students in a safe environment. Age-appropriate meals are provided throughout the weekend. There is no cost for Camp Chipmunk; however, pre-registration is required.

Camp Chipmunk Hours:
Friday: 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

If I have special dietary requirements, will arrangements be made?

Yes. Please indicate on your registration form if you have special dietary requirements. Note that a vegetarian option is available at each meal.

Reunion Weekend 2020 Cancellation and Refund Policy

St. Lawrence reserves event space, entertainment and catering services in advance.  Refunds will be granted at 100% of your total costs prior to the reservation deadline of May 15, 2020 at your request.  From May 16th through May 28th, cancellation refunds will be issued at 50% of your total registration costs.  After May 28th no refunds will be issued. If you have a refund circumstance to discuss, please contact reunion@stlawu.edu with your information.

 

Housing & Transportation

What type of lodging is available Reunion Weekend?

On campus housing is available for all Reunion guests. The rate is one flat fee of $65 per person (children stay free) no matter when you arrive on campus for the weekend. The housing fees are built into the listed prices on the registration forms, so you will not see a separate line charge for housing on your forms. Bed linens, a towel a pillow, and a blanket are provided. Remember that these are  residence halls and we encourage you to pack your comforts from home, such as:

  • alarm clock
  • blow dryer
  • hangers
  • hand mirror
  • small reading light
  • shampoo and conditioner, etc.  
  • extra blanket and/or pillow

A limited number of family suites are available to those alumni who will be returning to campus with children. Each suite includes a kitchenette, common/living area, bathroom and multiple twin beds.

Housing is not available in current theme or Greek houses. 

Off-campus lodging availability is limited. Arrangements should be made independently. Please click here for a list of area accommodations. Contact the Office of Laurentian Engagement at reunion@stlawu.edu or 1-888-758-4438 for a list of local house and room rentals.

Alumni bringing RVs can park in J Lot. Please know that there are no electrical hookups.

Where are my friends staying?

We attempt to house each milestone in the same residence hall. Family housing is available for people bringing back children.

What type of transportation is available for Reunion Weekend?

Golf carts and vans are available on campus throughout the weekend to assist with transportation to and from dormitories and events. Round-robin shuttles are also available from the Best Western University Inn and the Holiday Inn Express throughout the weekend.

Registered Reunion attendees may schedule a shuttle to and from the Syracuse, Ogdensburg, and Ottawa airports for a fee. Pre-registration and payment must be completed by May 15th in order to reserve a shuttle. Contact the Office of Laurentian Engagement at 888-758-4438 or reunion@stlawu.edu for pricing and additional information.

 

Miscellaneous

What should I pack?

Pack for all types of North Country weather. Class receptions, dinners and presidential events are typically business casual attire (blazers, khakis, button-down shirts, skirts, and dresses, etc.). The remainder of the weekend is more casual.

Are pets allowed on campus?

We are sorry, but no pets are allowed on campus. Please make alternate arrangements.

 

If you have additional questions please email us at reunion@stlawu.edu, or call us at 1-888-758-4438.