Frequently Asked Questions

When is Reunion Weekend?

July 13 - 15, 2018.

When will Reunion invitations be mailed?

Your invitations will be mailed in early May! In the meantime, check out the full schedule of events here!

Are there kid-friendly events?

Yes! The Family BBQ Picnic on Saturday afternoon is great fun for kids, including a bounce house and photo booth. After the picnic, children are invited to attend storytime in the Library with Brother Richard. Please note, the class dinners on Saturday evening on the Chapel Lawn are not suitable for children, and currently we are not able to provide childcare options.

Where do I check in once I arrive on campus?

Check-in will be at the Soda Center, on the back side of campus.  Just follow the signs directing you to the Soda Center, where you can pick up your name tag, grab a weekend schedule, and receive your dorm keys. Check-in will begin Friday at noon and continue until Saturday afternoon.

How should I dress for Reunion Weekend?

The dress code for most of the weekend is resort casual, but the Saturday reunion dinners are semi-formal. Dinner for most classes will be outside on the Chapel lawn, so be sure to dress for the weather and wear grass-friendly shoes.

Will I need a permit to park on campus? Where will I be able to park?

You will not need a permit to park on campus during Reunion Weekend. Just follow parking direction signs around campus.

Are special services/accommodations available for people with disabilities?

If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation, please call the Alumni Office at (925) 631-4200 at least one week prior to the event.

What if my plans change and I need to cancel my registration?

We sincerely hope that does not happen, but if it does, please call the Alumni Office at (925) 631-8744 by Friday, July 6 so we can process your cancellation. We cannot provide refunds after July 10 due to catering commitments.

Will the campus bookstore be open?

The bookstore will be open on Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14 from 10 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Will there be wifi available on campus?

Yes, please ask for more information at check in.

Are there group rates at local hotels?

To receive room discounts, make sure to mention that you are with Saint Mary's Reunion Weekend.

Lafayette Park Hotel
$179 per night
(Ask for the Saint Mary's College Reunion Weekend Block.)

What is the deadline for registration?

MAIL-IN DEADLINE: Tuesday, July 3

While we strongly encourage registering before Reunion Weekend, you may also register on-site at the Soda Center. Registration will be open on Friday, July 13 from 4 - 9:30 p.m. and on Saturday, July 14 from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. 


Contact the Alumni Office at (925) 631-8744 or