georgetown university reunion weekend: may 31-june 2, 2024

Thank you for a wonderful Reunion Weekend!

Reunion 2024 Top 10 Highlights

  1. Over 4,000 alumni, family, and friends converged on the Hilltop for three days of reliving their Georgetown past and catching a glimpse of Georgetown’s future. President John J. DeGioia hosted numerous receptions and discussions throughout the weekend, including the Reunion Reconnection featuring Lulu Garcia-Navarro (SFS’94), MJ Lee (C’09), and Kara Swisher (SFS’84), Tearing Down the Lost Cause: A Conversation with President DeGioia and Howard Hunter (C’79), and Saturday’s University President’s Event.
  2. Over 70 events were held over the weekend, including Lunch on the Lawn—where alumni and their families got to experience the hilltop as they once knew it, with friends, food, and music.
  3. Georgetown faculty and alumni were featured in several thought-provoking panels and lectures, showcasing the talent and expertise found on the Hilltop.
  4. More than 15 family-friendly events were offered for alumni with children of all ages, including the Family Science Class, the All-Class Family Picnic, and the Farewell Brunch.
  5. Reunion classes collectively raised more than $100 million. See which classes took home this year’s prizes.
  6. Our photographer captured thousands of memories and moments throughout the weekend. View the gallery here.
  7. Men’s Basketball Coach, Ed Cooley, led a panel of Hoyas who are working to spread the values of cura personalis in the sports industry. Terri Carmichael Jackson (C’89, L’92), Nick Ennis (SFS’04), and Jennifer Wolf (B’09) joined together to share how they support professional athletes in our Hilltop Dialogue: “Conquering the Competition.”
  8. Programs inspired by the university’s Catholic and Jesuit heritage provided an opportunity to tour Georgetown’s most sacred spaces, attend Mass, and revisit the Problem of God course.
  9. GU Politics brought together Cristóbal Alex, Michael Dubke, Rebecca Pearcey, and Marc Short for a riveting discussion of the fast-approaching Presidential Election in our highest attended panel, Hilltop Dialogue: “The Road to 2024.”
  10. Alumni couples who met on the Hilltop attended a special champagne toast in their honor at our Love on the Hilltop event.

Reunion Giving

A great and important way alumni can participate in their class reunion efforts is by making a reunion gift. Every year, it’s a race to see which undergraduate classes will be recognized for their achievements.

See which classes took home this year’s reunion cups!

  • Reunion Cup – 2019

    Awarded to the reunion class with the greatest percentage of classmates returning for the weekend.

  • Blue & Gray Cup – 1989

    Awarded to the reunion class with the largest reunion gift total.

  • President’s Cup – 1994

    Awarded to the reunion class with the greatest percentage of donors.

  • Legacy Society Cup – 1969

    Awarded to the reunion class with the greatest percentage of alumni who have become members of the Legacy Society by making a planned gift. To become a Legacy Society member or talk with a gift planning representative, please email

  • Loyalty Cup – 1969

    Awarded to the reunion class with the largest percentage of classmates who are members of the Loyalty Society and who have given continuously since their last reunion. A special Buyback Program for alumni allows alumni to “buy back” years they missed. Five years of consecutive giving qualifies alumni as Milestone members of the Georgetown University Loyalty Society—our way of saying thank you to our most steadfast supporters.

    To learn more, visit the Loyalty Society website or call 800-424-2795.