Reunion Weekend FAQ’s
How do I register for Reunion? When does registration close?
Registration will open late summer 2020. Click here to sign up. Advanced registration will close the Monday before Homecoming Weekend. To register after that Monday, please contact the SMU Reunion Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or (214) 768-9327.
Do I need to register in advance?
Alumni are strongly encouraged to register in advance. If however, you are not able to register in advance, event tickets will be available for purchase at check-in as well as the day of the event.
Will I receive a confirmation?
Yes! Once you complete the online registration form, you will receive a confirmation receipt of your registration. Please contact the SMU Reunion Team at email@example.com or (214) 768-9327 if you do not receive a confirmation email upon completion.
Will I be sent an event reminder with final details?
Yes, SMU Reunions will email all registrants final homecoming details in the weeks leading up to Homecoming Weekend.
How much does my Reunion cost?
The cost of attending Reunion Weekend depends on the events you choose to attend. Prices to attend each event are available on the registration form.
Where do I find the listing of events for the weekend?
The Homecoming Events webpage will have the most up-to-date information regarding events and details for the entire weekend.
REUNION CHECK IN
Reunion alumni and their guests will check in at their class party on Friday night or at the Reunion Village on Saturday before the football game. It is not necessary to check in prior to your reunion party.
HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME
How do I buy football tickets for the Homecoming Game?
Ordering your football tickets just got easier! You can now purchase your football tickets while registering for all other Reunion Weekend activities. The Reunion alumni tickets will be in sections 223, 224, and 225 and are $13 each when ordered through the online registration. You can pick up your tickets during check-in at your Class Party on Friday, October 23 or the Reunion Village on Saturday, October 24 before the Homecoming Game.
When will the football kickoff time be announced?
The official kickoff time will be announced seven to ten days prior to the game. The Homecoming Parade will begin at three hours before kickoff.
Where do I stay during Reunion 2020?
Please visit SMU’s preferred vendor website for information on preferred hotels, ground transportation and airport parking at a discounted rate. For questions, please contact SMU Reunion Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-768-9327.
What do I wear for the Reunion events?
Attire varies depending on the events you will be attending during Reunion Weekend. If you will be joining us for tours on Friday, dress is casual and comfortable as we will be walking for the tour. Please refer to the class parties listing for information regarding attire for your class party. Saturday festivities including the Homecoming Parade, Reunion Village, and the football game will be game day attire—wear your red and blue with pride.
Where do I park when I come to campus for the Homecoming Game?
Alumni should be advised that the communities of Highland Park and University Park have established resident-only parking areas near the SMU campus. Cars without resident parking or guest permits may be cited by the Police Department. Please use caution. SMU recommends parking only in designated SMU gameday parking areas to avoid any issues.
Who do I contact for disability-related needs?
If you have questions regarding disability-related needs, please contact SMU Reunion Programs at email@example.com or 214-768-9327.
What if there is inclement weather?
While the majority of our Reunion Class Parties are indoor events, those that are at venues exposed to the elements have inclement weather plans in place to ensure that the event will be successful rain or shine.
How do I make changes or cancel my Reunion event reservation(s)?
All events, with the exception of football tickets, are refundable until Monday, before Homecoming Weekend. To request a refund or make changes to an existing registration, please contact the SMU Reunion Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or (214) 768-9327.
How do I make my Reunion gift?
You may give online or by phone—call the SMU Reunion Programs at 214-768-9327. You can designate your gift to any area of SMU. We hope you will consider a gift or pledge to the SMU Fund for Greatest Needs. All gifts to any area of SMU during your Reunion year will count toward your class goals. Click here to make your reunion gift today
How will SMU know when reunion-year alumni make gifts?
Any time SMU receives a current SMU fiscal year gift from a reunion-year alumnus, it is automatically counted toward their class reunion goal. Reunion gifts during SMU's fiscal year, between June 1, 2020, and May 31, 2021, count toward your reunion goal.
What is the Pony Pass?
This year we are launching a brand new program to make your reunion year even BIGGER. All reunion-year alumni will receive a specially designed “Pony Pass” card, granting them access to the exclusive benefits, discounts and swag throughout their entire reunion year. Show your pass to participating SMU Partners all year long to receive exclusive benefits and experiences. Visit the Pony Pass page for an up to date list of our Pony Pass Partners.
How do I receive my Pony Pass?
All reunion year alumni will be mailed a Reunion Save the Date for Homecoming Weekend that will include their Pony Pass. If you did not receive or need to replace your Pony Pass card, please contact SMU Reunion Programs at email@example.com or 214-768-9327.