Reunion Weekend HQ

Reunion Festival

Reunion Weekend is here! This site is a resource for all the information you may need about this year’s celebration. Explore the tabs below for answers to some frequently asked questions.

reunion arrival guide

In the event of inclement weather, please refer to our Weekend Schedule page for an updated list of rain locations.

Registration and Check-in

Where do I check in and pick up my tickets?
Am I able to register on-site for the weekend?

Yes.

Is there a number I can call if I have a question regarding the weekend?

Please call the main line for the Office of Institutional Advancement, 401.865.2414.  If no one is able to take your call, please leave a message and we will respond in as timely a manner as possible.

Housing

Housing Check-In

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003cstrongu003eu003cemu003eFriday, June 9u003c/emu003eu003c/strongu003ern4 – 9 p.m. | McCarthy Hall (formerly Suites)rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003cstrongu003eu003cemu003eSaturday, June 10u003c/emu003eu003c/strongu003ern9 a.m. – 2 p.m. | McCarthy Hall (formerly Suites)rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnThere will be staff and students available to assist with check-in. We recommend checking into housing before checking in for the weekend. At least one member of your group must check in for housing. We also recommend entering the campus via the Eaton Street gate. After checking in, your room key will give you access to this gate.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnIf no one in your room can check in before 9 p.m. on Friday or 2 p.m. on Saturday, your room assignment and key cards will be left at the Security Office next to Huxley Circle.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

I am staying in on-campus housing for Reunion Weekend. What amenities are available?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnThe following will be provided for your stay at McCarthy Hall:rnone linen package per person, which includes two sheets and a pillowcase, one blanket, one pillow, one bath towel, and one face towel. McCarthy Hall is air conditioned.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnAccommodations will u003cstrongu003enotu003c/strongu003e include the following:rnshampoo, conditioner, soap, toiletries, alarm clock, hairdryer, iron/ironing board, television, telephone, coffee maker, clothes hangers, plates, glasses, or utensils.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

When do I need to check out of my room?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnGuests must check-out by 11 a.m. on Sunday morning. Instructions will be provided in each room.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

Campus Facilities

Do you have a campus map?

Yes! A campus map is available in your Arrival Guide, but you can also find it digitally here: u003ca href=u0022https://map.providence.edu/?id=266#!ct/27154,11186,10991,10972,2275,2273,2272,2271,2269,0u0022 target=u0022_blanku0022 rel=u0022noreferrer noopeneru0022 data-type=u0022URLu0022 data-id=u0022https://map.providence.edu/?id=266#!ct/27154,11186,10991,10972,2275,2273,2272,2271,2269,0u0022u003eProvidence College campus mapu003c/au003e

How do I connect to the campus Wi-Fi network?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnNavigate to Settings on your mobile device and locate the u003cstrongu003ePC-Guestu003c/strongu003e wireless network. You should see a window that prompts you to sign in. If the window does not pop up automatically, simply open a web browser and visit any website. Your username and password for the guest network are provided, so click u0022u003cstrongu003eSign Inu003c/strongu003eu0022 and use the following credentials:rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnUsername: u003cstrongu003epcreunionu003c/strongu003ernPassword: u003cstrongu003e274628u003c/strongu003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnClick the box to accept the terms, and you should be redirected to the Providence College homepage. If you have any questions, you may contact the IT Helpdesk at u003cstrongu003e401.865.4357u003c/strongu003e.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

What are the bookstore hours?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003cstrongu003eFriday, June 9u003c/strongu003e: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003cstrongu003eSaturday, June 10u003c/strongu003e: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003cstrongu003eSunday, June 11u003c/strongu003e: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

What are the Dunkin’ hours (in lower Slavin)?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003cstrongu003eFriday, June 9u003c/strongu003e: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003cstrongu003eSaturday, June 10u003c/strongu003e: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003cstrongu003eSunday, June 11u003c/strongu003e: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

Will I have access to the gym on campus?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnYes! The Concannon Fitness Center, including the men’s and women’s locker rooms, will be available on Saturday, June 10, from u003cstrongu003e9 a.m. to noonu003c/strongu003e. Locker rooms and showers are available to guests, but towel service is not provided.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

Reunion Specifics

Where can I find the weekend’s events?

The full event schedule for Reunion Weekend is available u003ca href=u0022https://alumni.providence.edu/reunion-weekend/schedule-of-events/u0022 target=u0022_blanku0022 rel=u0022noreferrer noopeneru0022 data-type=u0022URLu0022 data-id=u0022https://alumni.providence.edu/reunion-weekend/schedule-of-events/u0022u003ehereu003c/au003e.

Will there be class photos taken during Reunion Weekend?

Yes. Each class will have a class photo taken during the weekend at their individual class events, or at the end of the Reunion Festival.

Is McPhail’s open?

Yes. McPhail’s is open from 8 – 11 p.m. on Friday and 7 – 11 p.m. on Saturday. McPhail’s is open late night on Saturday with live music.

Do the bars at the events take credit cards?

Yes. There are also Santander ATMs located in the lower level of the Slavin Center and the main floor of the Ryan Center for Business Studies.

Which food trucks will be at the Reunion Festival?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnAtomic Burgerrnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnYagi Noodlesrnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnMing’s Street Foodrnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnFrisky Friesrnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnSpanglishrnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnFarm to Sandwichrnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnNewport Creameryrnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnA Mano Pizzarnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnDel’s Lemonadernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

What is the suggested attire for the different events?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnOverall, dress for the weekend is casual. Suitable options include summer dresses, capris, and jeans for women, and shorts, jeans, polos, button downs, and nice t-shirts for men. For special events below, please take note of attire:rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:list u002du002du003ernu003culu003eu003c!u002du002d wp:list-item u002du002du003ern tu003cliu003eReunion Festival: Summer casual (shorts, t-shirt, sundress, etc.)u003c/liu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:list-item u002du002du003ern tu003cliu003eGolden Friar Brunch: Jacket and slacks, tie optional for men; dress, skirt, or dress pants for womenu003c/liu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003eu003c/ulu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

Where can I change or freshen up between events during the day without going back to my hotel?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnThe men’s and women’s locker rooms in the Concannon Fitness Center will be available for alumni to use. The locker rooms also have showers, but not towel service. The locker rooms will be open from u003cstrongu003e9 a.m. to noonu003c/strongu003e on Saturday, June 10.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:list u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

Which events are family-friendly?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnThe Reunion Festival on Saturday, June 10 will have family-friendly activities such as lawn games, live music, and more. The Reunion Mass and Reunion Brunch on Sunday, June 11 will also be open to guests of all ages.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:list u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

How can I donate to my class giving goal?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnThank you for supporting the needs of PC students! You can see your class giving progress and make your Reunion gift u003ca href=u0022https://alumni.providence.edu/reunion-weekend/reunion-giving-progress/u0022 target=u0022_blanku0022 rel=u0022noreferrer noopeneru0022 data-type=u0022URLu0022 data-id=u0022https://alumni.providence.edu/reunion-weekend/reunion-giving-progress/u0022u003ehereu003c/au003e. There will also be giving tables at event locations throughout the weekend.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:list u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

What is Race to Reunion? How can I participate?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnReunion is the perfect time to celebrate your class milestone and support your alma mater! If 400 Reunion alumni make a gift to the college before Friday, June 9, an anonymous Reunion classmate will generously contribute u003cstrongu003e$1 millionu003c/strongu003e to benefit PC students. All gifts, regardless of size, made during this timeframe count towards the challenge and help your class reach its fundraising goals. Up for the challenge? Make your gift u003ca href=u0022https://alumni.providence.edu/reunion-weekend/reunion-giving-progress/u0022 target=u0022_blanku0022 rel=u0022noreferrer noopeneru0022 data-type=u0022URLu0022 data-id=u0022https://alumni.providence.edu/reunion-weekend/reunion-giving-progress/u0022u003ehereu003c/au003e.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:list u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

Friars of Color Family Reunion

Where do I go when I arrive for the event?

Please proceed directly to the entrance of Raymond Hall, where event staff will help you check in.

Will there be photos taken during the event?

Yes, a photographer will be taking candid photos and requests throughout the evening.

Do the bars at the event take credit cards?

Yes. There are also Santander ATMs located in the lower level of the Slavin Center and the main floor of the Ryan Center for Business Studies.

What is the suggested attire for the event?

Dress is casual. Some suggested options include: summer dresses, capris, jeans or shorts, polos, button downs, and nice t-shirts.

What if I have a Reunion Weekend event to attend as well as this event?

Please complete check-in for Reunion Weekend (during specified times) and proceed to the tent in front of Raymond Hall for the Friars of Color Family Reunion.

What if I did not register in advance for the Alumni of Color Family Reunion?

No problem – we look forward to seeing you! Event staff will help you register on-site and provide you with a nametag.

Will there be food at the event?

Yes! There will be food trucks and drinks available for the duration of the evening.

Will there be a speaking program?

Yes. There will be brief remarks to open and close the event.

Transportation

Where should I park when I’m on campus?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnWe encourage all guests to enter through the Huxley Avenue gates on campus. The GPS address for the Huxley Avenue gate is u003cstrongu003e212 Huxley Aveu003c/strongu003e., Providence, RI.  This is also the address to use if taking an Uber or Lyft. This entrance provides access to the main garages on campus. u003ca href=u0022https://map.providence.edu/?id=266#!ct/27154,11186,10991,10972,2275,2273,2272,2271,2269,0u0022 target=u0022_blanku0022 rel=u0022noreferrer noopeneru0022 data-type=u0022URLu0022 data-id=u0022https://map.providence.edu/?id=266#!ct/27154,11186,10991,10972,2275,2273,2272,2271,2269,0u0022u003eSee the campus map for parking locationsu003c/au003e:rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:list u002du002du003ernu003culu003eu003c!u002du002d wp:list-item u002du002du003ern tu003cliu003eAnderson Stadium Garageu003c/liu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:list-item u002du002du003ern tu003cliu003ePeterson Garageu003c/liu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:list-item u002du002du003ern tu003cliu003eThe lot adjacent to and behind the Ryan Center for Business Studiesu003c/liu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:list-item u002du002du003ern tu003cliu003eThe lot behind St. Dominic Chapelu003c/liu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003eu003c/ulu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list u002du002du003e

Will there be transportation provided from downtown hotels?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnYes! Shuttle service will run continuously from area hotels to campus at the following times:rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnu003cstrongu003eFriday, June 9u003c/strongu003e, from 4 – 10 p.m.; u003cstrongu003eSaturday, June 10u003c/strongu003e, from 9 – 1 a.m., and u003cstrongu003eSunday, June 11u003c/strongu003e, fromrn10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Guests will be dropped off and picked up at the Concannon Circle.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnThe shuttle will utilize the following continuous route. Please allow 15-20 minutes between each stop. The entire route takes approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:list u002du002du003ernu003culu003eu003c!u002du002d wp:list-item u002du002du003ern tu003cliu003eOmni Hotel (formerly the Westin) at valet entrance, curbside. Guests of the Hilton, Hotel Providence, Courtyard by Marriott, and The Graduate Providence (formerly the Providence Biltmore hotel) will be picked up at the Omni.u003c/liu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:list-item u002du002du003ern tu003cliu003eAloft Providence Downtownu003c/liu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:list-item u002du002du003ern tu003cliu003eHampton Inn and Suitesu003c/liu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:list-item u002du002du003ern tu003cliu003eHomewood Suites by Hilton Providence Downtownu003c/liu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:list-item u002du002du003ern tu003cliu003eMarriott Providenceu003c/liu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:list-item u002du002du003ern tu003cliu003eProvidence College Concannon Circleu003c/liu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003eu003c/ulu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:list u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:list-item u002du002du003ernrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:list u002du002du003e

Special Considerations

What if it rains?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph {u0022textColoru0022:u0022admission-redu0022} u002du002du003ernu003cp class=u0022has-admission-red-color has-text-coloru0022u003eu003cemu003eu003cstrongu003eIn the event of inclement weather, please refer to our u003ca href=u0022https://alumni.providence.edu/reunion-weekend/schedule-of-events/u0022u003eWeekend Scheduleu003c/au003e page for an updated list of rain locations.u003c/strongu003eu003c/emu003eu003c/pu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003ernrnYou can also call the main phone line at u003cstrongu003e401.865.2414u003c/strongu003e for up-to-date information regarding rain locations for the weekend events. The rain location for the Reunion Festival is the Peterson Recreation Center.rnrnu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e

How will I be notified in case of emergency?

u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph {u0022textColoru0022:u0022admission-redu0022} u002du002du003ernu003cp class=u0022has-admission-red-color has-text-coloru0022u003eu003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003eu003c/pu003ernSimply text “Friars” to 67283 from your mobile phone to opt in to receiving alerts from the campus community.  You will receive both a welcome and exit text from the system.rnu003cp class=u0022has-admission-red-color has-text-coloru0022u003eu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e u003c!u002du002d wp:paragraph u002du002du003eu003c/pu003ernu003cemu003eYou will not be permanently enrolled. All guests will be timed out after Sunday evening (approximately 36 hours).u003c/emu003ernu003cp class=u0022has-admission-red-color has-text-coloru0022u003eu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003eu003c/pu003ernu003c!u002du002d /wp:paragraph u002du002du003e