As we prepare to welcome you back to campus, here are answers to some of our most commonly asked questions. Click on the topics below to jump to the specific section.
When is Reunion?
Reunion will be celebrated on campus on Saturday, April 29, through Sunday, April 30, 2023.
Who can attend?
Health and Safety Guidelines
Drury University does not require masking. The University supports continued masking for anyone choosing this option. For more information on Drury’s COVID-19 response and mitigation efforts, visit The Drury University Panther Plan.
Photographers will be on campus throughout Reunion Weekend taking pictures to capture all the special moments. Drury University may use photos taken at the event in University marketing, on social media, and on the University website.
How do I register for Reunion?
Online event registration will open on February 1, 2023. You can also register via telephone at 417-873-7258 or at email@example.com
Do I need to register in advance?
Advance registration is required for all events for space and meal-planning purposes.
Is there a deadline to register for events?
Online registration will close on Monday, April 21, 2023.
How will I know that my registration has been received and processed?
When you register, you will receive a confirmation email. Please retain this email for your records. This email will also allow you access to your registration should you need to make changes to your registration or registered events.
How do I make changes or updates to my existing registration?
To add an event to an existing registration, please see the “modify your registration” link in your confirmation email. To request a refund for a paid event, please contact the Office of Advancement at 417-873-7285.
What methods of payment are accepted for registration?
We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express
If I am unable to attend, will I get a refund?
You are able to receive a refund if you are unable to attend and notify the Office of Advancement at 417-873-7258 prior to Friday, April 14, 2023. You are also able to convert your ticket purchase to a class gift or to an Annual Drury Experience Fund donation.
If there is inclement weather, will events be relocated or canceled?
All reunion events will occur indoors eliminating the need to relocate or cancel.
Can I reserve a table at an event?
Reunion events will not offer assigned seating or reserved tables, however, if you wish to reserve space for large parties, please contact Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org. Class banners, tents and table cards will indicate general areas to help facilitate locating your classmates.
What is the dress code for Reunion?
If you remember anything about the weather in the Ozarks, you’ll remember that it’s unpredictable! Prior to departing for campus, please consult the weather forecast and plan accordingly. Temperatures may vary by room and venue, so we recommend bringing a sweater or jacket as the building can sometimes be cold in the early morning or evening.
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Hotels near campus that offer a Drury University or “University” room rate
Need lodging for your stay in Springfield? There are several hotels near Drury that offer a Drury University or “University” room rate. Please note that in order to utilize the discounted room rate, reservations must be made with the specific hotel location directly and not through a third party (Expedia, Hotels.com, or the hotel’s reservations hub).
*Be sure to inquire about shuttle service to and from campus!
*Please note current students will be on campus during Alumni Reunion Weekend therefore some parking lots may have limited available parking.
Options for off campus travel
Springfield offers a variety of transportation options should you not want to drive while in town.
Please let us know about any specific special needs by emailing email@example.com or calling 417-873-7258. We will work to accommodate your needs and will need to know about your circumstances at least one week prior to the weekend.
How do I make a gift in honor of my Reunion class?
If you would like to commemorate your milestone Reunion, you can make a gift of any amount to support any area of campus before our fiscal year ends on May 31, 2023. Simply add a donation to your Reunion registration or give directly online today! All gifts and pledges will be counted in the Reunion Class Gift totals and will make a difference for today’s Drury students!
How can I stay connected to Drury after Reunion?
There are many ways to stay connected to Drury and your classmates after Reunion!