Registration and Refunds

 

Registration:  Register online starting March 16th in order to guarantee your spot at Alumni Weekend!  The registration deadline is May 27th.  After May 27th, you can only register on-site during Alumni Weekend.  A limited number of tickets will be available in Lowry Center Room 119 during Registration Center hours.

Refund Policy:  Fees paid for campus lodging, meals, and other Alumni Weekend events will be refunded if the Office of Alumni & Family Engagement receives your cancellation by May 27th. 

 

Travel and Parking

 

Air Travel:  If you are flying to Alumni Weekend, we suggest using the Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) or the Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK). Various car rental agencies are located at each airport.

Getting here by car:  If you are driving to Wooster, please use the address of Lowry Center for GPS routing. The address is 1189 Beall Avenue, Wooster, Ohio 44691. When you arrive, please plan to park in the Ebert Art Center lot across from Lowry or in the Holden Hall/Lowry lot behind the building.

Parking on Campus:  Ample parking is available on campus for alumni and guests during Alumni Weekend. No parking passes are required and you may park in student, staff, or visitor spots. We ask that you do not park in designated handicap spots (unless you have the required tags) or fire lanes (which are marked).  Additionally, some street parking around campus is managed by the City of Wooster, so please note the street parking signage to make sure you are compliant with city laws.

 

Arriving at Wooster

 

Check-in:  First stop - Lowry Center! Swing by to pick up your packet at the Registration Center in the main lobby of Lowry! The packet will include your nametag, tickets for events, a campus map, and keys for on-campus lodging if you have registered to stay on campus.

Registration Center Hours:
Thursday, June 4:  12 Noon – 7 p.m.
Friday, June 5:  7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 6:  7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 7:  7 – 11:30 a.m.

 

Accommodations

 

Area Lodging:  Wooster and the surrounding communities offer a variety of lodging options. For a complete list, visit https://wooster.edu/about/visit/lodging/ 

On Campus Housing: Reunion classes are housed together in Wooster’s residence halls, as space permits. Advance registration is required for on-campus lodging. Late and on-site requests for housing cannot be accommodated.

Housing assignments are made based on the class year, class size, building accessibility, and other considerations. This year’s assignments are:

1945 - Brush Hall (air conditioned, elevator)
1950 – Brush Hall (air conditioned, elevator)
1955 – Gault Manor (air conditioned, elevator)
1960 – Gault Manor (air conditioned, elevator)
1965 – Gault Manor (air conditioned, elevator)
1970 – Luce Hall (air conditioned, elevator)
1975 – Compton Hall
1980 – Compton Hall
1985 – Kenarden Lodge (lounge spaces are air conditioned)
1990 – Kenarden Lodge (lounge spaces are air conditioned)
1995 – Douglass Hall
2000 - Wagner Hall
2005 – Douglass Hall
2010 – Bornhuetter Hall (air conditioned, elevator)
2015 – Wagner Hall

Residence hall accommodations feature shared bathrooms. 
The showers in the bathrooms do not have grab-bars. A linen packet will be provided at the beginning of the weekend and include a blanket, a pillow with pillowcase, a fitted sheet, a flat sheet, three bath towels, and three washcloths. Linens are not replenished throughout the weekend and you may want to bring additional pillows or towels for your personal comfort.

Residence hall rooms are sparsely furnished. For your comfort, please plan to bring with you:
-  All toiletry items, including shampoo, body soap, etc.
-  Hairdryers
-  Clothes hangers
-  Tissues
-  Alarm clock
-  Bedside/reading lamps
-  Fan
-  Phone

 

Golf Cart Service

 

Golf carts driven by trained Wooster students and staff will be available throughout the weekend to assist you in getting around the campus. The carts can be found at designated pick-up locations around campus or in front of Lowry Center. During Alumni Weekend there will also be a phone number to call to request a ride. The hours of Golf Cart Service will be listed on the final schedule of events and on the Guidebook app.

 

Technology

 

Wireless Internet:  Wooster’s wireless network is available for attendees. To connect to the Wooster network, open a web browser, and follow the Start Here registration process. Staff at the Registration Center in Lowry will be happy to help if you have any issues connecting.

Guidebook App:  Download the free Guidebook app to access up-to-date information about the Alumni Weekend Schedule, location or time changes, and to see who has checked in! While you can download the app anytime, the Alumni Weekend content will not be available until May. We will keep you posted!

 

Meals and Attire

 

Meals:  All of the Alumni Weekend meals are planned to accommodate a variety of dining needs. Vegan options are available at every meal. Special dietary needs (gluten-free) or serious food allergies can be accommodated if you share the information with us via your registration form.

What to Wear:  Casual attired is appropriate for most of the Alumni Weekend activities so we encourage you to be comfortable! Ohio weather in June is quite unpredictable, however, so please remember to bring an umbrella, a light jacket, sunglasses, sunscreen, and insect repellent!

 

Camp Woo for Kids

 

The College of Wooster Nursery School staff hosts Camp Woo for Kids; three fun sessions during Alumni Weekend for kids ages 3 – 10 (must be toilet trained). The cost for Camp Woo is $25 per child, per session and the sessions are Friday evening, Saturday morning, and Saturday evening. Camp Woo does require registration and we request that you share information about your child’s age and needs so that the Nursery School staff can be prepared!

 

Reunion Class Photos

 

Class photos will be taken and available for purchase for members of the Classes of 1945 through 1975.

 

Yearbooks and Baby Books


The Voice

The Index

Freshman Directories/Baby Books