Where will I stay?
Accommodations for the weekend can be found here.
What is the reservation cutoff date for booking a hotel room?
Reservation cutoff date is to be determined.
I’m not celebrating a Reunion -- so is HawkFest 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 ’0 and ’5 will also have the opportunity to celebrate their Reunion Anniversaries. Read more about HawkFest here
I’m an alumnus/a and would love to locate my friends. How can I do that?
A list of attendees is available on the HawkFest 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 the event.
I’m a parent and I can’t attend. Can my student attend events without me?
Absolutely! All students are encouraged to participate in any of the weekend activities, with or without their families.
What should I wear?
HawkFest 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 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 HawkFest?
An electronic save-the-date postcard was sent in April. If you do not receive this, notify the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at email@example.com or 888-SJU-ALUM.
When is the deadline for the Early Bird Special?
The Early Bird Special deadline is August 31.
Do I need to register? What is the deadline?
The registration deadline is September 25. Walk-ups are welcome!
How can I register?
You may register through Saint Joseph’s University’s secure website. Please contact Lynn Langnas in Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 have to cancel or make changes to your registration, please contact Nancy Craskey in Alumni Relations at 610-660-2314.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 HawkFest.
Is there a shuttle service?
Unfortunately there is no shuttle service between the campus and the hotels.
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.