FAQ

When is Alumni Weekend and Reunion Celebration 2016?
Alumni Weekend and Reunion Celebration is October 21-22, 2016

Which classes are celebrating a reunion?
Class years ending in an "6" or a "1" and our most recent graduating class celebrating their 1st through 50th reunions: 1966197119761981198619911996200120062011, and 2015.

All alumni, no matter class year, are welcome back to celebrate Alumni Weekend!

What if my graduating class isn't celebrating a reunion?
The law school welcomes back all alumni for Alumni Weekend. Most activities are not class specific. Please check the Alumni Weekend Event Schedule for a full list of activities. Online registration opens in July.  Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at law-alumni@law.northwestern.edu or 312-503-7609 with any questions. 

May I bring my spouse, children, or other guests?
Alumni are encouraged to bring family and friends to celebrate the weekend together.

What hotels are near campus, and do they offer special rates for Alumni Weekend participants?

Yes! Special Northwestern hotel rates have been arranged for Alumni Weekend and Reunion at select hotels.

For additional hotel accommodations, you can contact any of our area hotels; be sure to ask about the NU rate offered at select hotels. For additional travel information as you plan your return to campus, be sure to visit your class pages to find out what your Class Reunion Committees have planned and schedule some time to explore Chicago while you're here!

Where can I park on campus?
Download the parking brochure and map (pdf) of the Chicago campus.

How do I register to attend?
You are able to register online in July, or by contacting the Office of Alumni Relations at 312-503-7609.
We encourage you to register before Friday, October 14 to assist the law school in planning the weekend's events and to guarantee a spot for you and your guests.

I don't remember my alumni web username or password.  Where can I retrieve this information?
Please contact support@our.northwestern.edu or 877-211-0703.  Operating hours are Monday- Friday,  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., CDT. 
 
What is the cancellation policy?
Changes to your registration can be made until 12:00 AM CDT on Tuesday, October 18. No refunds will be issued after that date

What forms of payment are accepted?
You may pay by check or credit card (American Express, Discover, Mastercard, and Visa).

How do I see if my classmates are attending?
Visit the “Who’s attending” link on the registration page.

What is the recommended attire?
Generally, alumni and guests wear casual attire for daytime events and business casual for Saturday night class parties.

What should I do if I have a dietary restriction?

Please alert us to any dietary restrictions on your online or printed registration form when you register for Alumni Weekend or call 312-503-7609.

I have another question that wasn’t answered here. Who should I ask?

Please call or email the Office of Alumni Relations at law-alumni@law.northwestern.edu or 312-503-7609 and we will be happy to assist you.