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Alumni will return to campus for Reunions

Thursday through Sunday, May 30-June 2, 2013, various times various locations

More than 24,000 Princeton University alumni, family and friends are expected on campus Thursday through Sunday, May 30-June 2, for Reunions 2013.

Highlights will include:

  • the P-rade throughout campus beginning at 2 p.m. June 1;
  • a conversation with President Shirley M. Tilghman and President-elect Christopher L. Eisgruber at 10:30 a.m. June 1 in Richardson Auditorium;
  • alumni-faculty forums and department open houses May 30 through June 1;
  • the sixth annual "Battle of the Alumni Bands" starting at 11 a.m. May 31 in the courtyard behind the University Store at 36 University Place;
  • evening performances by student groups including Triangle Club, Princeton University Players, Theatre Intime and the improv comedy groups Quipfire! and Fuzzy Dice May 31 through June 1;
  • the University Orchestra's lawn concert at 8 p.m. June 1 on Finney and Campbell fields, followed by fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

All alumni and University representatives again will be required to have wristbands for entry to all Reunions headquarters sites for evening entertainment as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Wristbands are not required for alumni attending lectures or performances, watching the P-rade, or attending the concert and fireworks.

Faculty and staff members may register for a wristband for themselves and one additional guest. The wristbands are not transferable, and applicants and guests must be 21 or older. The cost for a wristband is $30 per person through Tuesday, May 28, and $40 per person starting Wednesday, May 29.

Information about how faculty and staff may register for a wristband and pick up wristbands in East Pyne, Room 111, May 29 through June 1, is available on the Reunions 2013 website.

Attendees also can access event schedules and other key content via the Reunions 2013 website and the Reunions Mobile website for mobile devices, as well as call 609-258-1900 or email

Note: The University community and visitors are encouraged to pay increased attention to personal hygienic practices during Reunions in light of three students and one campus visitor who have recently been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis and treated. The University has posted additional information, helpful precautions and frequently asked questions online.

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