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Fall Alumni Weekend 2021
November 19-21
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By fallalumniweekend
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 12:24 pm


If you’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. And if we don’t address your query below, please contact us.

COVID Policy?
The safety of our guests is paramount. The schedule, event formats, and locations are subject to change, pending pandemic conditions. Please visit our COVID-19 Safety page to view all of our safety precautions.

Where should I stay?
Check out our sponsor hotels to book your reservation.

How can I purchase tickets?
Purchase tickets For Fall Alumni Weekend events, including the Alumni Awards Gala, at Proceeds will benefit Alumni Association programs and scholarships. Early Bird pricing ends October 15, so register now and save!

Purchase tickets for the School of the Arts Theatre Performance: A Sudden Spontaneous Event by David Lee Nelson ’00.

What is the refund policy?
No refunds or exchanges will be provided. All events are rain or shine.

Will tickets be sold at the door?
No tickets will be sold at the door. There are a limited number of tickets available to many events, so act fast!

Where do I check-in for Friday events?
Check-in at the Student Affairs “Welcome Home” Drop-In (Stern Gardens, 71 George Street) to pick up your Fall Alumni Weekend name badge and recognition ribbons! Connect with current student leaders and fellow alumni of CofC student organizations, resident assistants, orientation interns, fraternities and sororities, and past recipients of the Presidential Award for Leadership, Scholarship and Service (formerly the Bishop Robert Smith Award), the Ted Stern Cup, and the Alexander Chambliss Award.

Will I need my photo ID?
Photo IDs will be checked at any event where alcohol is served.

Is tobacco or smoking allowed on campus?
No, the College of Charleston campus and all Alumni Weekend events are drug, tobacco, and smoke free. This includes cigars, vaping, etc.

What is the attire?
All events are casual, with the exception of the Alumni Awards Gala, which is black tie attire. Wear your maroon and white to show your Cougar spirit!

Clear Bag Policy?
The Lowcountry Boil event, on Saturday, November 20, is the only event that has a clear bag policy in place. Find out more information about the clear bag policy here.

Will parking be available near the events?
As always, limited parking will be available surrounding the campus. City of Charleston parking garages will be available. We recommend walking or taking Uber or Lyft.

Inclement weather plans?
Fall Alumni Weekend is a rain or shine event! In case of emergency, we will update you through the Alumni Association website and social media.

Is there a social media hashtag we should use?
#CofCFAW can be used on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Use #CofCFAW for everything; outfit options, cheering on the Cougars, running into that friend you haven’t seen in forever – post it all!

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