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Homecoming 2014

Frequently Asked Questions

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Below are answers to some frequently asked questions regarding Homecoming events. We are offering a different approach this year, based upon feedback from previous events. Scroll down for any additional information you might need, or click on a question to be taken to its answer.
 

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Q: How do I register?
Q: Will I receive or need to print out tickets for the event?
Q: Does the University pay for event parking?
Q: Why aren’t you doing sports events this year?
Q: What is the dress code for the event?
Q: Will the University post or use pictures of me from the event?
Q: Is this a kid-friendly event?
Q: Will alcohol be served?
Q: What’s included at the event?
Q: Can I bring more than one guest?
Q: Will there be room blocks reserved or discounted at the hotel for alumni?
Q: How many business cards should I bring?
Q: Will there be icebreakers for people who aren’t natural networkers?
Q: Will I get a spirit kit this year?


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Q: How do I register?

A:  Click on this link to register: https://alumni.phoenix.edu/events/homecoming-registration.html. Note: If you received a Save the Date or invitation email, please use the Personal Registration ID number listed in that email when registering.

 

Q: Will I receive or need to print out tickets for the event?

A: No. There will be no tickets issued or required this year. Just sign in with the registration/check-in table at the event.

 

Q: Does the University pay for event parking? 

A: No. We cover the cost of the event for you and a guest, but you will be responsible for your parking costs if applicable.

 

Q: Why aren’t you doing sports events this year?

A: Popular demand. Last year's Alumni Survey indicated that alums wanted to have a more formal networking experience. We listened!

 

Q: What is the dress code for the event?

A: Business attire. It’s your time to shine with your fellow alumni! Make the most of this networking opportunity by putting your best foot forward.

 

Q: Will the University post or use pictures of me from the event?

A: The Alumni Association reserves the right to use photos, audio and video captured at the events. 

 

Q: Is this a kid-friendly event?

A: No. Alumni are allowed one guest at this year’s events and that guest must be 18 years or older.

 

Q: Will alcohol be served?

A: There will be a cash bar for all attendees 21 years and over. Please drink responsibly.

 

Q: What’s included at the event?

A: Heavy appetizers and nonalcoholic beverages will be served at no charge.

 

Q: Can I bring more than one guest?

A: No. You may attend with one guest and that guest must be 18 years or older.

 

Q: Will there be room blocks reserved or discounted at the hotel for alumni?

A: No, there are no special rates or reservations for the event.

 

Q: How many business cards should I bring?

A: At least 100. Be prepared for a full night of networking!

 

Q: Will there be icebreakers for people who aren’t natural networkers?

A: Yes. There will be several opportunities to get into the game. Before your event, we encourage you to visit our "5 ways to be a Homecoming King and Queen" page for tips on how to network. 

 

Q: Will I get a free spirit kit this year?

A: Yes. You will receive your free spirit kit with completed registration sometime prior to the event. 

 

If you didn't find the answer you were looking for, send us an email at alumnihomecoming@phoenix.edu.