Frequently Asked Questions


Where do I register for Alumni Weekend?

Registration is now open! Please visit this website to register for paid events and events with capacity restrictions. There are many other activities for you to attend that are listed on our Schedule of Events that do not require registration. 

How will I know if my registration has been received and processed?

You will receive an email confirmation – be sure to check your junk and spam folders!

Can I pay at the door for an Alumni Weekend event?

You may not be granted entry at the door due to capacity and/or guarantees provided to our venues. We strongly encourage and prefer pre-registration for all events to ensure proper space and meal planning. We kindly ask all alumni and their guests to register by Friday, October 13, 2023.

I've already registered, can I add an additional event?

Yes! You can add or change your registration here. Simply enter the email address you registered with, and you will be able to make your adjustments! 

Can I cancel my event registration?

Yes! To receive a full refund on your cancellation, you must cancel at least 10 business days prior to the event. Visit this link to make your cancelation. Simply enter the email address you registered with, and you will be able to make your adjustments! 

To view our full refund policy, please read our Refunds and Cancellation section at the bottom of the page. 


Are refunds allowed?

To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 10 business days prior to the event by contacting or (866) 442-2586. To view our full refund policy, please read our Refunds and Cancellation section at the bottom of the page.

I need help with online registration!

If you are having trouble with online registration, please call or email the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement at or 607-274-3194.

Can I find out who else is attending?

Yes! Visit the “Who’s coming” page to see who else is attending. Don’t see your friends and classmates on the list? Encourage them to register now! 

Can I get contact information for other alumni before Alumni Weekend?

You may look up and contact fellow IC alumni through the Alumni Directory.


What will be on the Alumni Weekend schedule of events?

You can view the entire Schedule of Events for Alumni Weekend here! 

I want to volunteer for my reunion! How can I help?

We would love to have you volunteer during Alumni Weekend! Please complete the volunteer interest form, and someone will be in touch. 

How can I nominate an Ithaca College alum for the Alumni Awards?

Nominations 2023 Alumni Awards have closed. We invite you to attend the 2023 Alumni Awards Ceremony on Saturday, October 28. At this time, you may nominate exceptional alumni and friends of the College for the 2024 Alumni Awards. 


Where should I stay while in Ithaca?

Ithaca College has reserved blocks of rooms at various hotels in and around Ithaca for Alumni Weekend guests. Visit our lodging page for a list of hotels. Some group rates expire as soon as August 27, 2023, so book your room today!

What can we do in Ithaca?

Alumni Weekend will host many events and experiences, however, we invite you to reconnect and engage with the beauty of Ithaca and the Finger Lakes while visiting! To learn more about things to do, trip planning, and more check out Visit Ithaca, as well as Downtown Ithaca.


 Where should I park on campus during Alumni Weekend?

Alumni, families, and friends can park anywhere on IC campus during Alumni Weekend, with the exception of fire lanes and handicapped parking without a permit. We advise alumni not to park in the Visitor’s parking lot, as it will be used for Prospective Student visits during Alumni Weekend. 

What sort of transportation will be offered during Alumni Weekend?

We will not be offering transportation throughout Ithaca at this time, however, there will be shuttles circulating campus. We recommend utilizing TCAT to get around downtown Ithaca.

What airport should I fly into for Alumni Weekend?

Ithaca is home to Ithaca Tompkins Internation Airport, but there are other airports nearby. Syracuse Hancock International Airport is 63 miles from Ithaca College, Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester Airport is 97 miles from Ithaca College, Elmira Corning Regional Airport is 37 miles from Ithaca College. 

Will IC offer airport pickup for Alumni Weekend?

IC will not offer airport pickup, but your hotel might. We recommend checking with your hotel front desk to arrange airport pickup.


What is the suggested attire?

Casual and comfortable – you can’t go wrong in blue and gold! Ithaca in October can be sunny, and chilly at night, so pack layers. The attire we suggest for dinners and induction ceremonies is business casual to cocktail attire.


Where can I find more information about Ithaca College’s response to the pandemic?

We have been paying close attention to the NYS guidelines regarding COVID-19.  Please check the Covid Health and Safety webpage for updates.


Will the Alumni Weekend events be handicapped accessible?

Yes, but please notify the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement of any specific accommodations by contacting or 607-274-5198 in advance, as alternative arrangements may need to be made for some events.

Will you accommodate my dietary needs?

Yes, we will provide dietary accommodations if informed. Please indicate your dietary needs on your registration form.

Can I bring my kids?

While we don’t have age requirements to attend alumni weekend events, we strongly discourage the attendance of children at events with alcohol. Kids are welcome to attend other Alumni Weekend events, but there will not be kid-friendly programming or activities planned.


The events where alcohol will be served/available will be:


Alumni Weekend Welcome Reception and Wine Tasting

Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The Park School 50th Anniversary Celebration and Reception

Downtown Get Down

Wine & Hors D'oeuvre Photo Exhibit Opening - Portraits of Jewish Life: Faces, Stories and Souls

2023 Alumni Awards Ceremony

50th and Earlier Reunion Dinner

1974-2021 Reunion Party

Young Alumni Party



Cancellation Policy: Ithaca College reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment or other circumstances, which would make the event non-viable. If Ithaca College cancels an event, registrants will be offered a full refund.

Refund Policy: To receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 10 business days prior to the event by contacting or (866) 442-2586. Special circumstances will be taken into consideration. If you decide to not attend the event and would like the event cost to become a charitable contribution for tax purposes, you must notify the Office of Alumni and Family Engagement, in writing, that you will not be attending the event and that you wish to contribute the event cost as a charitable deduction. This notification must be made prior to Alumni Weekend as retroactive refunds cannot be processed.