Where will I stay?
Accommodations will be available at the following hotel located in close proximity to the Saint Joseph’s University campus:
4100 Presidential Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19131
Reserve your room(s) by calling the hotel directly, and be sure to mention "SJU Hawktoberfest." Please note there is a reservation cutoff date for booking a hotel room before September 12, 2012. More information can be found here.
What is the reservation cutoff date for booking a hotel room?
The room block at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue will not be available after September 12, 2012.
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 all alumni weekend, graduates from classes ending in ‘7 and ‘2 will also have the opportunity to celebrate their Reunion Anniversaries. More about Hawktoberfest is here
How can I locate my friends? I would like to make plans with them.
A list of attendees is available through the Hawktoberfest web site, 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 12-14.
What should I wear?
Hawktoberfest is a festive event, and will include a variety of activities. For a majority of the weekend casual attire will be appropriate. Business casual attire is appropriate for mass, and Class Celebrations!
CLASS GIFT (Reunion attendees)
How can I contribute to my class gift?
Click here to go the Make a Gift page to support your Class Gift. Non-Reunion years may also make their annual gift online as well. If you have any 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 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 have access to update your information using the new 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, in its new, relocated storefront on the first level of the Hawk’s Landing at 2461 N. 54th Street, will be open all weekend.
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 newly-acquired James J. Maguire ’58 Campus.
When will I hear about Hawktoberfest?
A save the date postcard will be sent in April and detailed brochures will follow in August. If you do not receive either piece, please notify the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at email@example.com or 888-SJU-ALUM.
Do I need to register? What is the deadline?
Please register by September 1st to take advantage of the Early Bird Special, which applies to the Tailgate and Kids Corner activities.
We ask all participants to register by September 30, 2012.
How can I register?
You may register through Saint Joseph’s University’s secure web site. Please contact Patty Newby in Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 610.660.2997 for assistance or additional information.
Will I receive a confirmation notice after I register?
Yes, you will receive a confirmation number at the end of the registration process, available first on a confirmation page when you are fully registered, and then through an 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 Patty Newby in Alumni Relations at 610.660.2997 .
Are there facilities for people with disabilities or special needs?
The entire Saint Joseph’s University campus is handicapped accessible. However, please contact Patty Newby in Alumni Relations at email@example.com or 610.660.2997 so we may ensure all our guests feel welcome and comfortable over Hawktoberfest Weekend.
Are there meal options for people with special dietary needs?
Yes, we will offer meal options for individuals with special dietary needs; however, please contact Patty Newby in Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610.660.2997 with information about your needs, so 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 12, 2012 until Sunday, October 14, 2012.
Is there a shuttle service?
Shuttle service will be provided to and from campus to the Crowne Plaza. Please check back for more details.