Thank you for a wonderful Reunion Weekend!
Reunion 2019 Top 10 Highlights
Approximately 4,500 alumni, family and friends converged on the Hilltop for three days of reliving their Georgetown past and catching a glimpse of Georgetown' future. President John J. DeGioia hosted numerous receptions and discussions throughout the weekend, including Friday's Welcome Home Luncheon featuring Luci Baines Johnson (N'69, H'18), former First Daughter and present-day businesswoman and philanthropist.
More than 90 events were held on campus over the weekend.
School of Dentistry alumni revived the beloved Friday Afternoon Club tradition and mingled at a dinner reception and awards ceremony.
Reunion classes collectively raised more than $54 million. See which classes took home this year's Cups.
More than 15 family-friendly events were offered for alumni with children of all ages, including Story Time at Alumni House, and the All-Class Family Picnic, featuring a moon bounce, face painters, balloon artists, and a magician!
Local eateries provided a fun, casual lunch in Red Square during the Hoya Food Market.
Programs inspired by the University's Catholic and Jesuit heritage provided an opportunity to attend an All-Class Mass or memorial Mass; to revisit The Problem of God; and celebrate the life and work of longtime Theology professor and Georgetown Chimes legend, Fr. James Walsh, S.J.
Alumni couples who met on the Hilltop attended a special champagne toast in their honor at our Love on the Hilltop event.
Hoyas of all ages gathered for the Hoya Hustle Reunion Fun Run around Georgetown's campus.
Our University Photographer captured thousands of memories and moments throughout the weekend. Photos are available for download at Reunion 2019 Photo Gallery.
Copley Residence Hall, Village C Residence Hall, and Arrupe Residence Hall will be open for on-campus housing for Reunion Weekend. Copley is arranged in suites with two adjoining double-occupancy rooms with one bathroom between them. Village C offers double-occupancy rooms, each with a private bathroom. Arrupe has two options available - suites with two adjoining double-occupancy rooms (one bathroom between them) or double-occupancy rooms (private bathroom). The cost for two nights of on-campus housing is $220 for doubles and $395 for suites. Check-in is Friday, May 31 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
All rooms are carpeted, air-conditioned, and equipped with standard dorm room furnishings. It's a blank slate for you to make your own for the weekend, just like you did freshman year! Linens provided include a bath towel for each individual, bed sheets, blanket and pillow. There is no daily housekeeping service or linen exchange. We recommend bringing an additional towel for your stay. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide cribs or rollaway beds.
Hotel blocks with reunion rates will be posted as they become available.
Frequently Asked Questions
Advance registration is strongly encouraged, but we understand that this is not always possible. Plese note that there are higher registration prices for some events after specific dates, so register early for the best pricing of the weekend! Early-bird pricing ends Wednesday, April 24 at 11:59 p.m. E.T., and pre-registration will close Tuesday, May 21. During the weekend, on-site and late registration will be available in Healy Hall on Friday, May 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
We highly recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes throughout the weekend. On campus, golf carts will be available to assist anyone needing transportation assistance. Campus maps will be provided at reunion check-in.
First, consult the weather forecast, as spring weather in Washington, D.C. can be unpredictable. Daytime temperatures are typically between 75 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit and evening temperatures are between 65 and 75 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. Please consult your class party descriptions on the schedule.
Please let us know about any special needs—including dietary requirements or accessibility needs—when you register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 202-687-2064. 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.
White House Nannies: Our recommended child-care provider may be able to provide fully screened and agency-qualified caregivers for individual needs, including younger children and infants, during the weekend. To book a caregiver through White House Nannies, call 301-652-8088 or, toll free, 800-266-9024 and reference Georgetown Reunion Weekend for reduced booking rates.
Student Employment Office: The Student Employment Office serves as a clearinghouse for students available for babysitting positions, but it is not a direct matching service. To employ child-care services from Georgetown students, go to the student employment website [seo.georgetown.edu], click on Off-Campus Employers, then click on Post a Job and complete the required information. We recommend that you post your request at least one week in advance. Please call 202-687-4187 for more information.
Hotel Referrals: Many hotels offer babysitting referrals. Please check the Accommodations section for a list of hotels and contact them directly about specific offerings.
Personal Referrals: You can also seek recommendations from classmates or organize babysitters for groups. Your class’s Facebook page can be a great resource for finding a child-care provider.
If you have any questions, call the Advancement Events hotline at 202-687-2064 or email email@example.com. For questions regarding the School of Dentistry Reunion, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-687-7253. Please provide your name, school, class year and daytime telephone number or email address in your message. Your question will be answered as soon as possible.
Your gift to any area of the university makes a difference, but by making your gift to the Georgetown Fund, you are supporting undergraduate financial aid—the university's top priority.
To make a gift in honor of your reunion by June 30, please give online or call, toll-free, 800-424-2795 (9 a.m. –5 p.m. EDT).
Join Your Classmates
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.
Class of 2014
Awarded to the reunion class with the greatest percentage of classmates returning for the weekend.
Blue & Gray Cup
Class of 1969
Awarded to the reunion class with the largest reunion gift total.
Class of 2009
Awarded to the reunion class with the greatest percentage of donors.
Legacy Society Cup
Class of 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 email@example.com.
Class of 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 reunion-year alumni allows alumni to "buy back" years they missed. Five years of consecutive giving qualifies alumni as Milestone members of the new Georgetown University Loyalty Society—our way of saying thank you to our most steadfast supporters. Recent winners include the class of 1964.