FAQs for Alumni Weekend

With so many fun opportunities and events, we know you have questions. Let's see if we can answer them!

If you have a question about something not listed below, email the Office of Alumni and Constituent Engagement or call (585) 385-5292.

Where is my event?

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Tentative locations. Subject to change.

Friday, Sept. 22 

  • 50+ Lunch for Classes 1955-1972 (12:30 p.m.) Wilson Formal Lounge, Haffey Hall
  • Welcome Home Happy Hour (6-8 p.m.) Dennis ’72 and Denise Tepas Commons
  • 50th Reunion Dinner and Pinning Ceremony (5 p.m.) Cleary Family Auditorium, Kearney Hall

Saturday, Sept. 23 

  • 75th Anniversary Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception (10:30 a.m.) Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center, Ross Gallery
  • Class of 1973 Reunion Campus Tour (11:30 a.m.) Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center
  • Alumni Awards Celebration (11:30 a.m.) Wilson Formal Lounge, Haffey Hall
  • Campus Tours (1 p.m. and 2 p.m.) Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center
  • Fisher for Life Carnival (2 p.m.) Terrace at Tepas Commons
  • Alumni Village at Fisher Football (3 p.m.) Check in at the registration tent on Founders Hall walkway near Growney Stadium

Parking for afternoon events in Lot S, with overflow parking in Lot A.

Sunday, Sept. 24

  • Reunion Mass (10 a.m.) Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great
  • Fisher Family Brunch (11 a.m.) Ward-Haffey Dining Hall
Where should I park for Alumni Weekend activities?


50+ Reunion Lunch: Lot I


75th Anniversary Gallery Exhibit: Lot A

Campus Tours: Lot A

Fisher for Life Carnival: Lot S

Fisher Football: Lot S (overflow parking in Lot A)


Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great: Lot A or Lot M

Fisher Family Brunch: Lot I

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How do I register to attend an event?

Registration information is coming soon!

How will I get my tickets?

We offer online ticketing for Alumni Weekend, but walkups are welcome to certain events, as well, such as the football game on Saturday. Stay tuned as we get closer.

Please note: Ticket sales for Alumni Village at Fisher Football will open at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23 in the ticketing tent on the walkway from Lot S to Growney Stadium.

Do I need to register in advance?

Online ticket purchase closed at midnight on Thursday, September 21, but you are able to purchase tickets at each event! 

Please note: To purchase tickets for Alumni Village at Fisher Football, visit the ticketing tent located on the walkway from Parking Lot S to Growney Stadium (near Founders Hall). Walkup ticket sales for Alumni Village open at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Is my class celebrating a reunion this year?

The Class of 1973 50th Reunion events are:

  • Friday evening: 50th Reunion Dinner and Pinning Ceremony
  • Saturday: Special guests during the football game

Classes ending in 3 or 8

2013, 2008, 2003, 1998, 1993, 1988, 1983, 1978, 1968, 1963, and 1958

  • Friday evening: Welcome Home Happy Hour

50+ Classes: Classes from 1955-1972

  • Friday: 50+ Celebration Lunch
It's not my reunion year. Can I still attend?

Yes! All alumni and their families are invited to events happening throughout the weekend.

Where should I stay when I'm in town?

There are many hotels close to St. John Fisher University! Check out our list of area accommodations.


Is Alumni Weekend family friendly?

Sure is! We highly recommend the Fisher for Life Carnival with carnival games and snacks, as well as the Alumni Village at Fisher Football.

Reunion events are for adults only:

  • 50+ Reunion Lunch
  • Class of 1973 Dinner and Pinning Ceremony
Are campus tours available?

Yes. We are offering tours on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Tours will leave from the Skalny Welcome Center.

What is the dress code for Alumni Weekend?

Unless an event states it has a dress code, we welcome you to wear whatever you wish, but of course we highly recommend your Fisher gear!

Need fresh Fisher gear? Check out the Cardinal Shoppe online or visit in person when you're on campus. College AND University apparel are welcome!