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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ's

Do I need to register in advance?

Advance registration is strongly encouraged, as it helps us estimate proper headcount and food for each reunion and reception. 

During the weekend, on-site and class reunion registration will be available in J.M. Haggar University Center on Friday, Oct. 12, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

On-site registrants may pay by cash or credit card. If possible, please register in advance.

How do I add a guest to my registration?

  1. Log into your registration using your first name, last name, email address, and graduation details.
  2. Click the "Add Guest" button below your name.
  3. Fill out your guest's name and information and click "Next."
  4. The next screen will list all of the events. Check the box next to any event you wish to add for your guest and hit "Next" again.
  5. You will then return to the main Modify page. Repeat steps 3-5 for any additional guests you wish to add or click "Next" to review your information summary.
  6. If your information looks correct, click "Next"to continue to the payment page.
  7. Once you have entered your payment information for any paid events added, click "Finish."

What’s included in my registration?

Included in your registration is a UD seal water bottle, meals for Friday dinner and Saturday Luncheon and all activities listed on the schedule while space is available. Class Reunions are a separate fee. 

If I choose to attend an event as a walk-in over Reunion Weekend, can I pay with cash?

We accept debit cards, credit cards (although we are unable to accept American Express), and cash, however we will have limited change. Please have exact change if opting to use cash for any reunion events. 

Who can come? Can I bring my family and friends?

AFW is open to everyone, including family and friends from other classes! Just be sure to register all adults over age 13.

How do I get around campus?

We highly recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes throughout the weekend. Campus maps will be provided at the registration table. 

Is parking available?

Complimentary parking will be available for all Alumni & Family Weekend guests and continue for the duration of the weekend. On-campus parking is in high demand over the course of the weekend, and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

What should I wear?

 Daytime temperatures are typically between 75 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit and evening temperatures are between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures may vary by room and venue, so for your own comfort, we recommend that you dress in layers. During the day, events and clothing are casual. Reunion attire can be business casual to casual. Ask your peers what they're wearing! 

What if I have special needs?

Please let us know about any special needs—including dietary requirements or handicap accessibility needs—when you register by emailing udalum@udallas.edu or calling 972-721-5134. We will do our best to accommodate your needs as long as we know about your circumstances at least one week prior to the weekend.

What are resources for childcare?

University of Dallas cannot refer, recommend or offer child care on campus during university events. Alumni are encouraged to connect with friends or family in the DFW area to inquire about hiring a babysitter.

Personal Referrals: You can seek recommendations from classmates or organize babysitters for groups. Your class Facebook page can be a great resource for finding a child-care provider.

Do I need to register my child for the weekend?

Children 12 and under are not required to register as your guests. 

 What activities are available for children?

 Bouncehouses are open Friday - Saturday from 10am - sundown. A lifesize coloring page illustrated by our own alumna, Molly Rawicki Reynolds '13 is located on The Mall. The Physics Department holds their open observatory tour and science activity Friday evening for all ages. Check the schedule for more details. 

Whom can I contact for more information?

If you have any questions, click the Contact Us button on the homepage to send us a message. Please provide your name, class year and daytime telephone number or email address in your message. Your question will be answered as soon as possible.

Please note that online registration will close at 11:59 p.m. CST Sunday Oct 7, 2018. 

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