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Alumni Reunion Weekend 2022
Join us Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1, 2022
Registration closes Monday, April 18, 2022

We look forward to celebrating you at Alumni Reunion Weekend this Spring!
To register for the weekend, please click the Register Now button at the top of the page.
Please note: The Kappa Delta Brunch and the Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony have separate registrations. Please fill out those registration forms listed under the event in the schedule.

Reunion Weekend Frequently Asked Questions

 

SPECIAL CEREMONIES
Friday, April 29, 2022

Golden Circle Brunch and Induction Ceremony
Inducting the classes of 1970 and 1971, Brunch for 1971 and before
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Ballroom, Findlay Student Center | Celebration for all alumni who have graduated 50 years ago or more | Complimentary

Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony and Dinner
Cocktails 6:00 p.m., Dinner and Ceremony, 6:30p.m.
Ballroom, Findlay Student Center | $30/person
Event Registration

EVENTS FOR ALL ALUMNI
Friday, April 29, 2022

Drury Singers Practice for Sunday Service
Join student singers to practice for performance
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Stone Chapel | Complimentary

Campus Tours
Tours available at 2 p.m. or 3p.m. | Meet at Bay Hall | Complimentary

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Panther Family Picnic
All alumni invited to reconnect and enjoy a special student performance
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Sunderland Field, Drury Main Campus | Complimentary

Meet and Greet with Current Athletes and Coaches
All alumni invited to meet our current student athletes and coaches
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Plaster Gallery, O’Reilly Family Event Center | Complimentary

Coffee and Desserts with Emeritus and Current Faculty and Staff
All alumni invited to see your favorite professors and staff
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Bay Hall, Drury Main Campus | Complimentary

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Sunday Service and Brunch
All alumni invited to hear the Drury singers and join in a chapel service
Service 10:00am, Brunch 11:00am | Stone Chapel

REUNION CLASS EVENTS
Friday, April 29, 2022

Class of 1970 50YR Reunion Celebration
Friday, April 29, 2022
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Hickory Hills Country Club
$48.00

Class of 1971 50YR Reunion Celebration
Friday, April 29, 2022
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Hickory Hills Country Club
$48.00

Saturday, April 30, 2022

60 Year Reunion Celebration
Celebrating the classes of 1960 and 1961
Cocktails 6:00 p.m., Dinner 7 p.m. Twin Oaks Country Club | $50/person and cash bar

40 Year Reunion Celebration
Celebrating the classes of 1980 and 1981
Cocktails 6:00 p.m., Dinner 7:00 p.m., Twin Oaks Country Club| $50/person and cash bar

30 Year Reunion Celebration
Celebrating the classes of 1990 and 1991
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., Twin Oaks Country Club | $35/person and cash bar

20 Year Reunion Celebration
Celebrating the classes of 2000 and 2001
7:00-9:00 p.m., Twins Oaks Country Club | $25/person & cash bar

10 Year Reunion Celebration
Celebrating the classes of 2010 and 2011
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Springfield Brewing Company | $25/person & cash

GREEK EVENTS
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Kappa Delta 90th Anniversary Brunch celebrating the Alpha Psi Chapter
9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. | Ballroom, Findlay Student Center | $15/person
Event Registration

Alpha Phi Celebration for Alumnae
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Hoblit Suite, Freeman Panhellenic Building | Complimentary

Kappa Delta Meet and Greet / KD Suite Tours
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. | Kappa Delta Suite, Freeman Panhellenic Building | Complimentary

Tri Delta Celebration for Alumnae and Collegians
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Tri Delta Suite, Freeman Panhellenic Building | Complimentary

Pi Beta Phi Celebration for Alumnae
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. | Pi Phi Suite, Freeman Panhellenic Building | Complimentary

Zeta Tau Alpha Celebration for Alumnae
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Zeta Suite, Freeman Panhellenic Building | Complimentary

Kappa Alpha Event
1:00 p.m. | Kappa Alpha House, Drury Springfield Campus | Complimentary

Lambda Chi Alpha Open House | Complimentary
1:00 p.m. | Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity House | Complimentary

Sigma Nu Open House | Complimentary
1:00 p.m. | Sigma Nu Fraternity House | Complimentary

Sigma Pi Open House
1:00 p.m. | Sigma Pi Fraternity House | Complimentary

Sigma Phi Epsilon Event
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Plaster Gallery, O’Reilly Family Event Center | Complimentary

Reunion Weekend FAQS

For additional questions, please email alumni@drury.edu

What are the dates of my reunion?

Alumni Reunion Weekend is being held Friday, April 29 – May 1, 2022

Who should attend reunion weekend?

All alumni are invited and encouraged to attend reunion weekend. Special evening celebrations will be taking place for milestone years – 1960 & 1961, 1970 & 1971, 1980 & 1981, 1990 & 1991, 2000 & 2001, 2010 & 2011.

Can I bring my family?

Family and children are invited to attend Panther Family Picnic, Campus Tours, and Sunday Service.

What does it cost?

The cost will be dependent on how many paid and complimentary events you add to your registration schedule. Please see the full list of events and their cost at drury.edu/reunion

Can I stay on campus?

Students will still be on campus in classes, so lodging on campus will not be available. Please see our lodging page for options of places to stay in Springfield.

Do I need to be fully vaccinated to attend? Do I need to wear a mask?

Vaccination will not be required to attend Alumni Reunion Weekend. Masking may be required and we will update all attendees closer to the event with the latest Covid-19 protocols.

Is registration required?

Pre-Registration is required to attend Alumni Reunion Weekend. Please register by Monday, April 18 on our reunion webpage or call 417-873-3690 for assistance.

Where will my class gather?

All classes will be celebrating their milestone event off campus at a local restaurant or country club. Please see the full reunion schedule for your class event location.  

Is parking available on campus during reunion?

Parking is available on campus for alumni reunion attendees. Please see campus map for available lots

Will golf cart rides be available to travel on campus?

Golf carts will be available during campus tours and during on campus events to help guests from the parking lots to check in entrances. For more information and questions, please call 417-873-3690.

How do I get involved in helping plan reunion class events?

Please email us alumni@drury.edu or call 417-873-3690 to connect with a Reunion staff member.

What will dining options be?

Every event will have food and drink available to attendees, ranging from light refreshments to full meals. For further questions, please email alumni@drury.edu.

If I choose to stay off campus, where can I stay?

Please see our lodging page for recommendations for accommodations off campus.

Can I still go to reunion if it is not my reunion year?

All alumni are invited to attend Reunion Weekend. We encourage you to attend the events for all alumni and come as a guest to your friend’s class reunion event.

Will the bookstore be open?

The bookstore will be open during Alumni Reunion Weekend. We will update Bookstore hours closer to the weekend on the FAQ document and in our communications. In the meantime, you can purchase items online here.

What is there to do during reunion weekend?

Please view our reunion schedule at drury.edu/reunion to see all of the events happening at Alumni Reunion Weekend.

Will former coaches, staff and professors be there?

Yes, we have two event, Meet and Greet with Coaches and Current Athletes and Coffee and Desserts with Faculty and Staff where former coaches, staff and professors will be in attendance, Saturday, April 30, 1-3pm. See the Reunion Schedule for locations and to register.

Do I have to purchase the meals? Does it have to be when I register?

Your registration fee for paid events covers your meals at each event which lists a cost on the schedule. Registration and meal payment is due at the time you sign up to attend the event.

What do I do about special dietary needs?

For special dietary needs and questions, please call 417-873-3690 or email alumni@drury.edu

What if the weather is bad?

If the weather is bad, we will share updates on social media and email registered guests with the latest information.

Can I still attend if I didn’t pre-register?

Registration is required to attend to ensure we can provide excellent service to all alumni and guests in attendance. Please call 417-873-3690 for assistance.

Do I have to stay for the entire weekend? Or can I leave when I want?

Attendees do not have to stay the entire weekend. We encourage you to attend many, but look forward to seeing you at the ones you are able to return to campus to enjoy.

Will there be accessible wifi?

Guest access will be available on campus. Alumni volunteers and staff will also be able to assist you in signing on to guest access during reunion weekend.

How do I cancel or make changes to my registration?

Please call 417-873-3690 to make changes or to cancel your reunion registration as soon as possible. Refunds will not be available after April 28, 2022 at 5pm.

Can I receive a refund if I decide not to attend?

If you decide not to attend prior to April 28, please call 417-873-3690 for assistance in cancelling your registration. Refunds will not be given after April 28 at 5pm.