Questions about Alumni Weekend? We have answers!
It is not my class reunion year. May I still attend?
Of course! While we celebrate specific class milestones, everyone is invited back to campus for the event.
I have special dietary requirements. Will food options be available at all the events?
Absolutely, but we need your help. When you are registering for the reunion, you will have the chance to indicate your dietary details. Please indicate your needs (with details) on your registration form, and we will work with our catering department to ensure they are met.
What should I wear to the reunion events?
Although the dress code is casual for the weekend, you might find the below helpful.
- Reunion Dinner apparel – Business casual
- 50th Reunion – Business casual
- Tailgate apparel – Your favorite black and gold outfit!
When is Alumni Weekend 2023?
Friday, September 15, and Saturday, September 16
Are spouses/partners/significant others/children invited?
Absolutely! We encourage returning alumni to bring their entire families. Children 12 and younger are complimentary and do not require a registration fee.
Will my football tickets be mailed to me?
Unfortunately, we are not able to send out the tickets. Tickets must be picked up during either the Friday or Saturday events.
Will there be transportation available?
The college will provide a complimentary shuttle service to and from the stadium and pick-up times will be posted at the reunion. If your schedule differs from the shuttle, please find alternate transportation. Provided below are resources for transportation in Columbia, MO. Public transportation will be a user’s expense. Thank you for understanding. If you prefer to walk, the distance is 1 mile across campus.
- 5 Star Taxi
- Emperor’s Shuttle and Taxi Service
- Uber – Online App.
- Lyft – Online App.
Hotel Information: Plan early! Overnight accommodations are available at the following hotels. Note the July and August release dates. Hotel rooms in Columbia will sell out.
- Stoney Creek Inn
$175 per night
Rooms Released Aug. 18, 2023
- Holiday Inn Express and Suites
$249 per night
Rooms Released Aug. 31, 2023
- TownePlace Suites – Columbia
$369 per night
Rooms Released July 31, 2023
- *Drury Plaza Hotel Columbia East
Rooms Released July 15, 2023
*If you are interested in reserving a room here, please call or email Kim Bussard for more information on how to make the reservation.
Welcome back to Columbia! Please visit the below link for all your needs.
I would like to make a gift in honor of my reunion, how can I do that?
Great! You can make an online gift at giving.missouri.edu. Make sure to add your class year!
I would like to nominate an alum for the alumnus of the year, how do I do that?
How can I update my information?
Please email your updated contact information to Kim Bussard at email@example.com
What if I have additional questions?
Happy to help, so ask away!
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