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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register? 
You can submit your registration and payment online or by sending in a registration form via mail or fax. Registration reserves your spot in programs that are subject to space availability, so please make sure to register as early as possible. Registrations received by Friday, September 20, will receive confirmation by mail. The deadline to register is Friday, September 27.

Why should I register early?
Space is limited for some activities, so please register early to reserve your spot. Once an event is full, we'll update the online schedule and online registration to reflect the change. You'll be notified if you have been placed on the waiting list. 

Where can I stay? 
We have a list of suggested hotels close to the KUMC campus. Please call the hotel directly to make a reservation. 

Can I bring a guest? 
Guests are always welcome! Please include your guest when you register so we can make plans for them as well.     

What should I wear? 
Dress is casual and comfortable for all daytime events on campus. Attire for class events will depend on the venue.  Please check with your class coordinator if you have questions.  

What does the $5 registration fee cover? 
The $5 fee per person provides access to Alumni Reunion Weekend campus and class events. This small fee helps offset overhead costs for Alumni Reunion Weekend including printing, supplies, and event expenses. Additional fees may apply to events where food is served. 

I just want to attend my class event off campus. Do I still need to pay the registration fee? 
Yes. Much planning and preparation go into every class reunion event and the KUMC Alumni Relations office works alongside the class coordinators to make them happen. The registration fee helps us provide your class event with registration support, set-up, name tags, giveaways, planning, mailings, and more.     

What is the Alumni Awards Luncheon? 
The Alumni Awards Luncheon celebrates our 2019 Alumni Award recipients. The event includes remarks by leadership, a video, awards presentation, and a buffet lunch. Alumni classes will be seated together. Alumni rate is $20 to attend. Space is limited. 

Once I'm registered, how to I make a change or cancel? 
Contact the KUMC Alumni Relations office at 913-588-1255 or alumni@kumc.edu to make changes to your registration or cancel. Cancellations must be made by September 20 to be eligible for a refund. View the cancellation policy

Where do I park on campus? 
Complimentary parking is available in the P4 Garage on the northwest end of the main campus. Turn east onto Adams Street and continue straight ahead to the ground-level garage entrance. To open the parking gate, press the call button and tell the operator that you are an Alumni Reunion Weekend guest. Check back later for the parking map.

What should I know about getting around on campus? 
The KUMC campus is large and it can take several minutes to get from one building to another. We recommend that you dress comfortably and be prepared to walk. The campus has undergone significant changes in recent years, so please pay attention to the campus map (coming soon!).

What if I need special accommodations? 
To request accessibility accommodations, please contact the KUMC Alumni Relations office at 913-588-1255 or alumni@kumc.edu by Friday, September 20, if possible. Wheelchairs are available upon request. Accessible parking is available. If you have special dietary needs and are attending an event where food is served, contact the KUMC Alumni Relations office.  

Where do I check in when I get to campus? 
The check-in & registration table will be open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Health Education Building 5th floor lobby. Stop by to check in and pick up everything you'll need for the weekend.

Where can I eat on campus? 
Water and coffee will be available in the Health Education Building on the ground floor at Paleterias Tropicana. Other dining options are available on or near campus. Check back later for the dining map.

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Last modified: Jun 25, 2019
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