Villanova University
Reunion 2022

June 9-12, 2022


Frequently Asked Questions

As we prepare to welcome you back to campus, here are answers to some of our most commonly asked questions. Click on the topics below to jump to the specific section. These FAQs will also be available in the VU Events App for quick reference during Reunion Weekend.


Reunion Details

When is Reunion?

Reunion will be celebrated on campus from Thursday, June 9, through Sunday, June 12, 2022. 

Which Reunion Classes will be celebrated?

Graduates of class years ending in 2 or 7 and the classes of 1970 and 1971 will celebrate milestone reunions with special events.  

Who can attend?

  • All class years: Villanova alumni from all class years are invited to attend Reunion! For 2022, members of class years ending in 2 or 7 and the classes of 1970 and 1971 will have special reunion events, and all other events are open to alumni from all class years.

  • Families and Guests: Spouses, children, other family members and guests are welcome and encouraged to attend Reunion! Except for the President’s Address and Reception, Class Celebrations/Meetups and the Supernova dinner dance, Reunion events are child friendly. The Reunion Festival on Saturday will include entertainment for children (face painting, balloon art, lawn games, etc.), the Wildcat mascot and meet-and-greets with student-athletes. Children under five do not require a ticket to attend any of the family-friendly events. Please note that Villanova does not provide childcare during Reunion weekend. 

  • Pets: Except for service dogs, pets are not permitted to attend. If you or someone in your party will be bringing a service dog, please contact us at

Health and Safety Guidelines

Visitors to campus, regardless of vaccination status, are encouraged to wear a mask inside non-residential campus buildings, except while eating or drinking. Proof of vaccination status is not required at this time. Please review the University's COVID-19 guidelines for the most updated information. 

Photo Release

University photographers will be on campus throughout Reunion Weekend taking pictures to capture all the special moments. Attendees are asked to complete a photo release to acknowledge that your photo may be taken while on campus.  

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Event Registration

How do I register for Reunion?

Online event registration is now closed. Please come to the Welcome Center on campus outside the Connelly Center to purchase event tickets (space permitting). You may modify your registration via this link.

Do I need to register in advance?

We strongly encourage pre-registration for all events for space and meal-planning purposes.

There will be no wristband pick-up available at Friday’s All Class Celebrations or Saturday’s Supernova; wristbands may only be picked up at the Welcome Center. On-site sales will only be available for the Festival. 

Is there a deadline to register for events?

Online registration is closed. On-site registration for most events will be available during Reunion Weekend at the Connelly Center Welcome Tent. Walk-ups will only be available for the Festival.

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

When you register, you will be sent a confirmation via email. Please retain this email for your records. If you have misplaced your confirmation email, you can contact to request another copy.

How do I make updates to my existing registration? Can I add or remove events?

To add an event to an existing registration, please modify your registration. To request a refund for a paid event, contact the Alumni Office at

What methods of payment are accepted for registration?

We accept American Express, VISA and MasterCard. We do not accept Discover.

If I am unable to attend, can I get a refund?

The deadline for housing and event cancellations has passed. If you have questions about your registration, please contact the Alumni Office at

If there is inclement weather, will events be relocated or canceled?

In the event of inclement weather, outdoor events will be moved inside. Updates will be provided via our VU Events app and via email. 

Can I reserve a table at an event?

We do not offer assigned seating or reserved tables. Class banners, tents and table cards will indicate general areas to facilitate locating your classmates. At all events, there will be extra seating so that you and your friends can sit together. Arriving on time will help with seating preferences. 

How will I get my event tickets?

Primary registrants will receive an email confirmation on June 8 containing a link to their ticket. 

Present your ticket at the Welcome Tent outside of the Connelly Center to receive all your event wristbands for the weekend. Only the following paid events will require wristbands for entry; if you are not attending these three events, you do not need to pick up wristbands: 

  • All-Class Celebration 
  • Festival
  • Supernova

If you registered a group, this ticket will allow you to pick up wristbands for everyone in the party. Tickets may only be scanned once for group wristband pickup.

You may either save your ticket to your phone or print it out. If another member of your party is picking up wristbands, you may share the ticket with them.

There will be no wristband pick-up available at Friday’s All Class Celebrations or Saturday’s Supernova; wristbands may only be picked up at the Welcome Center. On-site sales will only be available for the Festival. 

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Mobile App

Reunion details are now available through the VU Events app!

Download the Villanova Alumni Events Guide (VU Events) app from the Apple and Google Play stores.

Do I need to login to access the app?

No. Anyone that downloads the app will have access to its modules. The only modules that require log in information are the “My Info” and “Attendees” modules. Please use the email address you used to register for Reunion 2022 and the password: Villanova.  

How do I enable notifications?

Click the three dots in the upper right corner of the app menu screen, then click Settings. Make sure that the toggle for Allow Push is green. Also check your device's notification settings to ensure that notifications are allowed for the VU Events app.

How can I search for fellow Reunion 2022 attendees in the VU Events app?

Click the three dots on the upper right-hand corner of the app. Select “Log in.” Please use the email address you used to register for Reunion 2022 and the password: Villanova. After logging in you should have access to the Attendee List icon in the app menu.

Select the Attendee List icon in the app menu. In the Attendee List, click the magnifying glass icon in the upper right corner to enter keywords such as name, class year or college in the search box. Everyone that applies will appear in the results below.

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What to Wear

What is the dress code for Reunion events?

Prior to departing for campus, please consult the weather forecast and plan your attire accordingly. A jacket or sweater is strongly recommended as the buildings can be cold in the evening. Temperatures may vary by room and venue. For your own comfort, we recommend that you dress in layers. 


Shorts, T-shirts, sneakers, sandals, Villanova spirit wear.  

  • Daytime activities including the Memorial Mass, Augustinian Tour, Dean’s Roundtable, Film Screening and breakfasts. 
  • Friday evening All-Class Celebration 
  • Saturday morning Reunion Committees Brunch 
  • Saturday Festival (a great place to break out your Villanova hats, shirts and other Wildcat gear!) 

Business Casual 

This could include pants or a skirt, sweater or casual blouse, khakis, slacks and a button-down or golf shirt. 

  • 50th Welcome Reception 
  • State of the University: Campus Transformation 
  • State of the University: President’s Address and Reception 
  • Top Cat Brunch  


A step up from business casual, but less formal than black tie. Sports coats recommended.  

  • Class of ‘70/’71/’72 Half-Century Dinners 
  • Class of 1997 25th Reunion Celebration 
  • Reunion Vigil Mass and Blessing of Marriage Vows 
  • Donor Recognition Reception 
  • Supernova Dinner Dance 

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Traveling to Campus

Parking will be available in the following locations at no charge:

  • W-2 lots near the West Campus apartments (accessible via Spring Mill Road)
  • I-1 parking garage at the corner of Lancaster and Ithan Avenues

Please note that parking on Main Campus may be limited. To drive onto Main Campus, enter through the main gate on S. Ithan Avenue (across from the Finneran Pavilion). To access the west side of Main Campus, enter via the Fedigan Hall gate off of Spring Mill Road.

For those staying on-campus, you may park temporarily in the circle in front of the Connelly Welcome Center Tent, or in the SAC garage. Once you have picked up your room keys from the Welcome Center, you will then park in I-1 Ithan garage or W-2 on West Campus for the weekend.

View Parking Map

What options exist for off-campus travel?

Ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft are available in the area. Local taxi services are also available for off-campus travel, including:

  • Bennett Taxi: 610-525-1770
  • Rosemont Taxi: 610-525-1777
  • Main Line Taxi: 610-272-1000

Please note that shuttle service to and from area hotels will not be provided.  

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The Welcome Center will be located outside of the Connelly Center’s entrance by the horseshoe driveway.

All attendees registered to attend Reunion events must check-in at the Welcome Center in order to receive event wristbands. Attendees staying on campus will also check in at the Welcome Center to receive their housing assignment and key code. 

  • Thursday, June 9 | 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday, June 10 | 8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 11 | 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Key codes for on-campus accommodations must be picked up during the hours listed above.

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Getting Around Campus

Members of the “Reunion Crew”—Villanova student volunteers who help to make Reunion Weekend a success—will be available to help provide directions to event locations. They will be available to help transport guests with mobility needs around campus in golf carts. Look for them wearing light blue polo shirts and khakis.  

View Campus Map

Reunion Shuttle

Reunion Shuttle Schedule
Thursday: 5:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Reunion 2022 Route 1 Shuttle Map

Reunion 2022 Route 2 Shuttle Map

Reunion 2022 Shuttle Evening Shuttle Map

Golf carts will be available to help transport guests with mobility needs around campus. Golf carts are not permitted to transport alumni off campus under any circumstances. Please email or call 1-800-VILLANOVA (1-800-845-5266) if you will require mobility assistance during the weekend. 

Where are the nearest restrooms near the center of campus?

Connelly Center: Restrooms can be found on the ground floor of the Connelly Center, to the right of the entrance to the Villanova Room. Restrooms are also available on the top floor of the Connelly Center, to the left of the information center.

Dougherty Hall: The women's restroom is located on the east side of the building (closer to Bartley Hall), near the stairwell. The men's restroom is located on the west side of the building (closer to Austin Hall), near the stairwell.

Kennedy Hall: There are restrooms on the ground floor of Kennedy Hall, below the University Shop.

Is a lactation room available?

Yes, one will be available in the Bryn Mawr room located in the Connelly Center. 

University Shop  

The University Shop is located in Kennedy Hall, on the Riley Ellipse next to the Connelly Center. 

Villanova University Shop 
Kennedy Hall 
(610) 519-4160 

Bookstore hours during Reunion 2022:

  • Friday, June 10: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 11: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 12: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Refectory

The Refectory, Villanova University’s full-service, on-campus restaurant, will be open during Reunion Weekend at the following times:

  • Monday-Friday (Lunch and Dinner) 
    • 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Saturday (Brunch and Dinner)
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Sunday (Brunch and Dinner)
    • 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. 

Prince Family Veterans Resource Center (lower level of Vasey Hall)

Hours during Reunion 2022: Saturday, June 11 from 1-4 p.m.

Will WiFi be available on main campus?

Yes, Reunion attendees will be able to use free WiFi during the event. Select the WiFi network called "VUAlumni," enter the password "nova2022" and accept the terms and conditions.

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On-Campus Housing

How do I know my apartment assignment? 

When you arrive on campus, please visit the Welcome Center outside of the Connelly Center to confirm your room assignment and receive access. Welcome Center hours will be listed on the Schedule tab.

What do I need to bring? 

Apartments will be supplied with pillows, bed linens, towels, washcloths and a limited supply of blankets. We want your stay to be as comfortable as possible so our strong recommendation is that you bring extra blankets with you. Basic personal care items such as soap, shampoo, toilet tissue and hangers will also provided. Please also bring any additional toiletries or other items you anticipate needing. Please note that housekeeping services will not be available during the weekend.  

Visit the Housing page for additional details if you are staying on-campus.   

What if I arrive on campus outside of registration hours? 

If you have registered for on-campus housing and arrive after registration hours, there will be instructions at the Welcome Center outside the Connelly Center as well as posted on residence hall doors for where to pick up your room keys. If you plan on arriving after the Welcome Center closes, special accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please contact with specific requests. 

 Do I need to stop by the Welcome Center to check out of my room? 

No. Upon moving out of your room, you do not need to stop at the Welcome Center—you can simply pack your belongings and room keys can either be discarded or left in your room. 

 Who do I contact if I have an issue with my on-campus housing? 

You can contact Conference Services at 610-519-5554. 

For additional photos and amenities, visit the Residence Halls page.  

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Special Needs/Assistance & Dietary Requirements

Please let us know about any specific special needs by emailing or calling 1-800-VILLANOVA (1-800-845-5266). We will work to accommodate your needs and need to know about your circumstances at least one week prior to the weekend. 

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General Information

Where can I follow Reunion 2022 on social media? 

Follow @VillanovaAlumni on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook for the latest on Reunion 2022 (and much more!). Don’t forget to use the hashtag #NovaReunion22 in your social media posts to share photos and memories with fellow Villanovans! 

How do I make a gift in honor of my Reunion?  

If you are celebrating a Reunion in 2022 and would like to commemorate your milestone year, you can make a gift of any amount to support any area of campus before our fiscal year ends on May 31, 2022. Simply add a donation to your Reunion registration or give directly online today! All gifts and pledges will be counted in the Reunion Class Gift totals and make a difference for today’s Villanova students. To make a gift or learn more about Reunion Giving, visit our website.  

How can I stay connected after Reunion?  

The Alumni Association offers events and opportunities throughout the year for alumni to network, volunteer, catch up with friends, give back to Villanova, act as ambassadors for the University and much more. Join the Nova Network, one of our Regional Clubs or Affinity Networks, or our virtual book club. Visit the Alumni Association website

How do I receive information on upcoming events?  

Future communications about upcoming Alumni Association events, such as Reunion, will be sent via email. If you have recently changed your email address, please take a moment to update your information by calling 1-800-VILLANOVA (845-5266), emailing or visiting

Who do I contact if I have a question? 

For questions about Reunion 2022 events, email the Office of Alumni Relations at, call 1-800-VILLANOVA or, starting in early May, click the "Ask A Question" icon in the app menu to contact us. 

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