Recommended dress for receptions and dinners is dressy casual. Dress for the remainder of the weekend’s events is casual. 


All rooms must be vacated by noon on Sunday, and keys must be returned to the Waidner-Spahr Library Welcome Center before you leave campus, or your room-key deposit will be forfeited. Please leave linens in the rooms upon checkout. Guests will be charged for any missing linens. 

Computer Access

Public computers with Wi-Fi access are available in the Holland Union Building (HUB) and the Waidner-Spahr Library. Wi-Fi instruc tions will be available at check-in.

Emergency Information

If an emergency arises, family and friends may contact the Department of Public Safety at 717-245-1349. They are open 24 hours a day. To assist them in locating you, make sure they know your class year. The public-safety office is in Kaufman Hall on the corner of W. Louther and Cherry streets. Blue-light telephones are located around campus with direct access to public safety. 

Golden Alumni

Alumni who are celebrating their 51st or higher reunion are members of our “Golden Alumni” classes. Members of this group are guests of the college at the luncheon on Saturday. Reserved parking for Golden Alumni is in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter (ATS) Auditorium parking lot. 

Class Reunion Lounges

Reconnect with classmates when you return to campus by finding your assigned Reunion Lounge. Lounge locations will be posted on class webpages and are, whenever possible, in the same location as your class’ assigned on-campus housing. 

On-campus Housing

Dorm rooms are functional but offer minimal amenities. The cost is $90 per person for one, two or three nights. Bed linens, towels, washcloths, pillows and blankets are provided for each guest but are not replenished daily. All provided linens must remain in the room following checkout. Guests will be charged for any missing linens. If you desire other amenities such as lamps, nightlights or clothes hangers, please bring them with you. Shared bathrooms will be designated for men and women. Gender-neutral bathrooms are available upon request. We will guarantee rooms on campus for alumni who preregister. Housing is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be a $100 key deposit collected at registration. MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover will be accepted. Checkout time is noon on Sunday. All rooms must be vacated by this time, and keys must be returned to the Waidner-Spahr Library Welcome Center before you leave campus to have your key deposit returned. If you will be arriving after 5 p.m. on Thursday night, after 10 p.m. on Friday night or after 7 p.m. on Saturday night, please call the Office of Engagement & the Dickinson Fund ahead of time so special arrangements can be made. Keys are unavailable for pickup from midnight to 8 a.m., Thursday through Sunday. Please note that there are no telephones in the residence halls. No smoking is allowed in any campus facility. Smoking in residence halls will result in a penalty fee. In the case of an emergency, the Department of Public Safety is open 24 hours a day and can be reached at 717-245-1349. The college is pleased to offer family-friendly housing for those with children. For more information, go to or call 717-245-1373.

Off-campus Housing

A list of area hotels is available at www., or call the Office of Engagement & the Dickinson Fund at 717-245-1373.


No pets are allowed on campus. If you need information about local kennels, please contact the Office of Engagement & the Dickinson Fund at 717-245-1373. 


The Kline Center and Fitness Center will be open throughout the weekend. Racquetball, squash and tennis courts may be reserved upon arrival to campus. Please show your Alumni Weekend nametag to the staff at the Kline Center to access the facilities. Dickinson bikes may be checked out at the Department of Public Safety in Kaufman Hall. You must leave your driver’s license with Public Safety while using the bikes. 


Cancellations will be accepted with full refund until June 1. You must contact the Office of Engagement & the Dickinson Fund at 717-245-1373 to cancel and request a refund. 
Registration Upon your arrival to campus, please pick up your registration packets, keys, nametags and schedules. Registration will be held in the Welcome Center in the Waidner-Spahr Library. 

Class Reunion Dinners

Reservations for Saturday night’s reunion dinners will be taken on a space-available basis. You may register at www.dickinson. edu/alumniweekend no later than May 31. 
Special Assistance If you require special assistance during the weekend, please contact the Office of Engagement & the Dickinson Fund at 717-245-1373 prior to arrival so we can help accommodate your needs. 


The Office of Engagement & the Dickinson Fund is unable to provide rides to or from campus for the weekend. However, we are happy to offer resources and assistance as alumni make their traveling plans. 

Taxi Service

Harrisburg City Cabs — 717-232-5555 

Car Rental Alamo — 717-948-0390 Avis — 717-948-3721 Budget — 717-944-4019 Enterprise Rent-A-Car — 717-948-0390 Hertz — 717-944-4081 National Car Rental — 717-948-0390 

Public Transportation