EVENT DETAILS

Dates:
Friday, June 1, 2018 - Sunday, June 3, 2018

Location:
Campus
Stevens Institute of Technology

Attendance:
This event is open to all
Stevens students, faculty,
staff, alumni, and invited guests.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

What is the schedule of activities for the weekend?

View the full schedule of activities planned for Alumni Weekend. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to return to campus to reconnect with friends, hear about where Stevens is headed, and celebrate your reunion.

Does the beer tasting sell out?

This is the 26th Annual of the ever-popular Beer Tasting. Due to the overwhelming demand of alumni, we have had to cap this event to the first 125 registrants. Last year, the Beer Tasting sold out prior to Alumni Weekend. We strongly encourage you to register today, if you plan to participate in this exciting annual event.

What should I wear?

Alumni Weekend is a time for you to kickback, relax, and have fun. Many of the activities take place outside, so we recommend wearing casual clothes and comfortable shoes. For those of you attending any of the evening receptions and/or dinners on Friday and Saturday, we recommend business casual attire (collared shirt and sports coat for the gentlemen / cocktail dress or blouse and slacks for the ladies).

Will there be a place for alumni and their guests to change before the Saturday evening reception and dinners?

Yes, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm on Saturday, June 2, alumni will have access to a locker room in the Charles V. Schaefer Athletic Center to change into their evening attire. Stevens cannot provide a place to store your belongings during the day. 

What kind of food will be at the 1870 Alumni BBQ?

Enjoy everything a wide variety of fair-food, including: sausage and peppers, cheesesteaks, chicken tenders, Mediterranean, vegetarian, and so much more. Register today to make sure you receive your all-access wristband – unlimited food and drinks.

Who should I alert if I have a food allergy?

If you have a food allergy, please email alumni@stevens.edu to alert the Alumni Office staff. We will do all we can to assist you.

I am arriving early on Friday, will there be lunch options?

Yes, we are pleased to announce that Pierce Dining Hall (located on the 2nd floor of the Howe Center) will be open for lunch on Friday, June 1. The new Pierce Café (also on the 2nd floor of the Howe Center) will be open, too. 

Will there be activities for children?

On Saturday afternoon during the 1870 Alumni BBQ there will be a bounce house, lawn games, and the annual Future Ducks Lollipop Run.

How can I receive the most up to date information regarding Alumni Weekend?

To keep all alumni and guests informed, we will be texting out alerts throughout the weekend. To sign up for the texting alerts, text “SIT/AlumniWeekend” to 56512.

     

CLASS AND AFFINITY REUNION ACTIVITIES

Which alumni affinity groups will be hosting reunions?

The following affinity groups will be hosting reunion activities on Saturday, June 2, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm: WCPR, STEP, The Stute, Stevens Dramatic Society, LGBTQ, Chi Psi, Delta Phi Epsilon, Phi Sigma Sigma, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Delta Tau Delta, and Sigma Nu. (Don’t see your affinity group? Contact the Alumni Office to coordinate an activity – alumni@stevens.edu).

We are pleased to announce that there will be a Club Expo during the Alumni BBQ. This is a great opportunity to learn about the many clubs and affinity groups hosted by the Stevens Alumni Association.

Can I make a gift to honor my time at Stevens?

Of course! Show your support for your alma mater, your class, and the students following in your footsteps by making a gift when you register. Every gift – of any size, to any fund – will help boost your class participation rate. Make a gift when you register online or at stevens.edu/makeagift.

My class is celebrating a milestone reunion, when and where will we meet up?

View the schedule of activities to find out what your class is doing.

How do I know who has already registered?

When registration opens on March 2, you may view the full list of registrants.

Are there activities for those not celebrating a milestone reunion?

Yes! Alumni Weekend is open to all alumni of Stevens and their guests. Join us for the Alumni BBQ, the All Alumni Reception, the dinners on Saturday evening, or for any of the other activities hosted throughout the weekend.

     

ACCOMMODATIONS / PARKING / TRANSPORTATION

May I stay on campus?

There will be no on campus housing offered for Alumni Weekend 2018. Due to rennovations, the dorms historically used during Alumni Weekend will be offline. 

Are there off-campus accommodations?

Yes, guests may stay at the Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel (1.7 miles from campus), located at 500 Harbor Boulevard, Weehawken, NJ. *Shuttle service will be available between the Sheraton and Stevens.

Where should I park?

Campus parking will be first-come, first-served. Guests attending Alumni Weekend are invited to park in the following lots: Babbio Garage, 8th Street, Howe Center, and Riverside. 

Guests will not need parking passes during the day.

Has contruction impacted accessibility on campus?

Please note that due to the construction of the new academic center, 6th Street between Hudson and River Streets, and River Street between 5th Street and 6th Street are currently closed to motor vehicle access.

River Street between 5th Street and 6th Street (outside Babbio Center) is accessible to pedestrian traffic.

The Babbio Garage (accessible via Frank Sinatra Drive) is fully completed and available for parking.

Will there be shuttle service?

Shuttle service will be provided from the Sheraton Lincoln Harbor in Weehawken to the Howe Center.

Will there be transportation around campus?

Golf carts will be readily available to provide transportation between major events on campus for those who have difficulty with mobility. Additionally, there will be shuttle service from the Babbio Center to the Howe Center immediately following the All Alumni Reception and prior to the Alumni Dinner Dance.

     

REGISTRATION

How do I register?

Registration will open on March 2 and will primarily be done online, though, should you wish to receive a paper registration or register over the phone please call 201-216-5163.

May I register when I arrive?

Yes! The Alumni Office will be accepting registrations throughout Alumni Weekend. Make sure to stop by the registration area on the 2nd floor of the Howe Center to sign up and receive information about the weekend.

Can I change my registration?

Of course! To make a change to your registration, either email alumni@stevens.edu or call 201-216-5163.

Is there a refund policy?

The deadline to receive a refund for your registration is five (5) business days before Alumni Weekend – Friday, May 25. Registration cancellations received prior to the deadline are eligible to receive a full refund without the service fee.

     

Have more questions?

Call: (201) 216-5163
Email:
alumni@stevens.edu 
Text: “SIT/AlumniWeekend” to 56512
Visit:
www.stevens.edu/alumniweekend  

 

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