Where will I stay?
Accommodations will be available at the following hotel, which is located in close proximity to campus:
4100 Presidential Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19131
Reserve your room(s) by calling the hotel directly and mentioning "Hawktoberfest Group." Please note that the reservation cutoff date for booking a hotel room is October 1, 2013. More information can be found here.
What is the reservation cutoff date for booking a hotel room?
The room block at the Crowne Plaza Philadelphia City Avenue will be available until October 1, 2013.
I’m not celebrating a Reunion -- so is Hawktoberfest really for me?
Yes! All alumni and their families are invited to this fall event. Please come back to Hawk Hill with your families to enjoy campus, and take part in a variety of family events. In addition to this weekend, graduates from classes ending in ’8 and ’3 will also have the opportunity to celebrate their Reunion Anniversaries. Read more about Hawktoberfest here
How can I locate my friends? I would like to make plans with them.
A list of attendees is available on the Hawktoberfest website, by clicking on the “Who’s Coming” tab on the registration page. This list will be refreshed regularly in the months and weeks leading up to October 12-13.
What should I wear?
Hawktoberfest is a festive event and will include a variety of activities. For a majority of the weekend, casual attire is appropriate. Business casual attire is appropriate for mass and the class celebrations.
CLASS GIFT (Reunion attendees)
How can I contribute to my class gift?
Click here to go to the Make a Gift page and support your Class Gift. Non-reunion years may make their annual gift online as well. If you have questions or would prefer to submit your gift by phone, please contact Maura Slatowski at (610) 660-1244 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am making a gift, and my company will match it. Does the match count toward our class gift total?
Both your gift and the match gift your company makes will count in your Reunion Class Gift total. Be sure to contact your company’s Human Resources office prior to making your gift to determine whether or not your company matches. A company match is an excellent way to increase the power of your Reunion gift.
What is the Ignatian Circle, and how can I learn more about becoming a member?
The Ignatian Circle recognizes donors who have generously provided or plan to provide a gift to Saint Joseph’s University through bequests, trusts and other life income gifts. For more information on the Ignatian Circle or to discuss planned giving opportunities, contact Anat Becker at 610-660-1968 or email@example.com.
I’m an alumnus/a. How can I update my information?
You can update your information by visiting alumni.sju.edu. When you register for the site you will be prompted to update your information. Already registered? You can update your information by visiting your profile page and clicking the "update my information" button.
When will the campus bookstore be open?
The bookstore will be open all weekend. It is located in a storefront on the first level of the Hawk’s Landing at 2461 N. 54th Street.
Will the Office of Admission be open for tours during the weekend?
As part of programming, we will offer tours (weather permitting) of main campus and the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus.
When will I hear about Hawktoberfest?
A save-the-date postcard was sent in May and detailed brochures will be sent in September. If you do not receive either piece, notify the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-SJU-ALUM.
When is the deadline for the Early Bird Special?
The early bird special for the alumni tailgate which includes all food and drink is $20 per person. The deadline for the early bird special is September 20.
Do I need to register? What is the deadline?
Please register by September 20 to take advantage of the Early Bird Special, which applies to the Tailgate and Kids Corner activities. We ask all participants to register by October 4.
How can I register?
You may register through Saint Joseph’s University’s secure website. Please contact Lynn Langnas in Alumni Relations at email@example.com or by calling 610-660-3467 for assistance or additional information.
Will I receive a confirmation notice after I register?
You will receive a confirmation number at the end of the registration process. It will be available on the confirmation page when you are fully registered and in the email you will receive verifying your registration.
What happens if I need to cancel part/all of my reservation?
If you need to make changes to a completed registration, please enter the confirmation number you received after completing (or initiating) the registration process.
If you have to cancel a registration, or make changes to your registration which require a refund, please call Lynn Langnas in Alumni Relations at 610-660-3467.
Are there facilities for people with disabilities or special needs?
The entire Saint Joseph’s University campus is handicapped accessible. However, please contact Lynn Langnas in Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-660-3467 so that we may ensure all our guests feel welcome and comfortable during Hawktoberfest Weekend.
Are there meal options for people with special dietary needs?
We will offer meal options for individuals with special dietary needs. Please contact Lynn Langnas in Alumni Relations at email@example.com or 610-660-3467 with information about your needs so that we can be sure to accommodate you properly.
Where can I park?
The Hawks' Landing parking facility, located at 2461 N. 54th Street, will be open to guests throughout the day and evening for Hawktoberfest. Mandeville Parking lot will be closed Friday, October 11 until Sunday, October 13.
Is there a shuttle service?
Shuttle service will be provided to and from campus to the Crowne Plaza. Please check back for more details.
Is there a Taxicab Company that I could use?
Maxwell Cab is very familiar with the SJU campus. You can reach them at 610-896-5100.