Reunion Weekend 2020 FAQ

Coronavirus Updates

What is the impact of COVID-19 on Reunion 2020?

  • Reunion is scheduled for June 25-27, a few months away. Based on the fluidity of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are unable to predict the effects of the outbreak that far into the future. We currently plan to welcome our Pilots back to The Bluff for Reunion in June.

Can I cancel my reservation?

  • Yes, you can cancel your Reunion registration for a full refund until June 5, 2020.

If the University did decide to change plans for Alumni Reunion Weekend, when would a decision be made?

  • The University hopes to make a decision regarding hosting Reunion 2020 based on information available to us well before June 5, 2020.

How can I stay updated with the latest information about the impact of COVID-19?

  • We recommend the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as your primary resource ( as well as the University’s site regarding the virus (
  • Please note that any information or changes from University Relations regarding Reunion will be conveyed to all registrants and potential registrants via email as well as posted at

General FAQs

A Save the Date was mailed in December 2019. A brochure providing weekend highlights and registration materials will be mailed to alumni 1978 and prior in March 2020.

If you graduated in 1979 or later, please check your email inbox in mid-March 2020 for the online registration link. It will also be listed on our Reunion website.

Milestone anniversaries will be celebrated for the Classes of 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, and 2010.

Absolutely! We’d love to see you back on The Bluff.

Yes, you may request mailed registration materials by contacting our office at or 503.943.7328.

Reunion Headquarters will be located in the UP Bookstore located next to the Pilot House.

Yes! Alumni visitors are invited to stay in Corrado Hall. The fee for one room (two single beds) is $100 for the entire weekend. Basic amenities include air-conditioning, linens, pillow, towel; shared bathrooms and shower facilities, and coffee service in the lobby. Children are welcome, but must room with an adult.

Inquire about the UP Alumni rate at the nearby North Harbour Marriott hotels.

Thursday evening includes an event for Graduates of the Last Decade (Classes 2010–2020). Friday afternoon features some light programming, such as campus tours– all of which will be listed in the registration materials.

The first signature event open to all alumni is Friday’s Evening of Impact. A reception will be held at 6:00 p.m., followed by a seated dinner and Alumni Awards Ceremony at 7:00 p.m.

Residence Hall lodging begins Thursday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. Your Thursday evening lodging is included in the lodging fee for the weekend.

Residence Hall lodging ends Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.

The deadline for submitting a nomination for the 2020 Alumni Awards was in October 2019. Nominations will open for next year in late summer.

Yes! Saturday morning's 5k includes a free Kids Dash, and Saturday evening’s Welcome Home BBQ features a daycare option for our future Pilots. Children may stay in the dorm with you as well. If you have questions about children attending a specific event, please contact our office at 503.943.7328.

The weekend is fairly casual, but we recommend cocktail attire for the Evening of Impact on Friday. By that we mean slacks and a jacket, cocktail dresses, etc. Of course, purple is always recommended!

You certainly may. We have a good amount of walkers each year. This year's Pilot Pride 5k will be open to community members and the proceeds will benefit the Portland Pilots XC Program. There are also youth tickets and a free Kids Dash!

Yes! Bill Reed ’72 is assisting with forming class committees for the Classes of 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, and 2010. Contact Bill at or 503.943.8326.