Frequently Asked Questions

What is the appropriate attire for the weekend?

Daytime activities: Casual

Thursday evening: Casual

Friday evening: Business Casual

Saturday evening: Cocktail Attire

Keep in mind that spring weather in St. Louis can be unpredictable. Packing clothing items that can be layered is always a good option.

How will I remember what I registered for?

You will receive an electronic confirmation by email, regardless of whether you registered online or via the registration card. In addition, when you check in at the registration desk during Reunion, you will receive a personalized itinerary along with your name badge and pocket agenda.

Are children welcome at all Reunion events? Is childcare available?

Children are welcome at many events. However, the Friday night Class Dinners and the Saturday night Awards Reception and Banquet are an opportunity for alumni and their spouses and/or guests to gather.

Little Medical School: Children’s Activity During Friday Class Dinners
We are pleased to present Little Medical School for children ages 4-10 during your class dinner on Friday evening.

At Little Medical School, we inspire young minds by sharing our passion for learning, health and careers in medicine.

$35 per child
Registration through Little Medical School Website. To register, please follow this link.

If you need a sitter, we recommend contacting TLC for Kids, a licensed temporary child-care service. Phone: 314-725-5660.

What events should I attend?

We encourage you to attend as many Reunion events as you can. The schedule has social, educational and sight-seeing options for you and your guests. All events (free and paid) require registration in order to hold a spot for you and your guest(s).

What if I have special dietary needs?

When you register online or via the packet that will be mailed to you, please be sure to list dietary needs or food allergies in the space provided. If you’ve already registered and don’t remember if you listed your needs, please email or by phone at 314-935-9682 or 877-816-2586.

Is transportation available from the airport?

Please visit the Transportation page for transportation options from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.

How will we get around from the hotel to the medical campus?

Shuttles will be provided from The Ritz-Carlton Hotel and The Clayton Plaza Hotel during the times when there are activities outside of the hotel (including those on the medical campus and tours at other locations).

Please check your welcome packet or ask an Alumni & Development staff member if you have questions about transportation.

What else should I know?

All university spaces are non-smoking, unless otherwise indicated.

The university no longer sells bottled water or offers bottled water at events and meetings because of the environmental impact.

Throughout the Reunion weekend, we request that all alumni and their guests wear their Reunion name tags when participating in Reunion activities. 

Other activities around St. Louis

STL Cardinals Game
Location: Busch Stadium
700 Clark Ave.,
St. Louis, MO 63102
Time: April 4th, 2019 at 3:15pm

Watch the STL Cardinals defeat the San Diego Padres at Busch Stadium.

Location: The Fabulous Fox
527 North Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103
Time: Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 7:30pm and Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 1:00pm
Inspired by Adrienne Shelly’s beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna – a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town’s new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles (“Brave,” “Love Song”), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam), choreography by Lorin Latarro (Les Dangereuse Liasons, Waiting for Godot) and direction by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Hair, Pippin, Finding Neverland).

St. Louis Blues 
Location: Enterprise Center
1401 Clark Ave
St. Louis, MO 63103
Time: Thursday, April 4th at 7:00pm and Saturday, April 6th at 3:00pm

Thursday, April 4th, 2019                                                                                  Blues vs. Flyers

Saturday, April 6th, 2019                                                                                  Blues vs. Canucks

Mozart and Strauss

Location: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103
Time: Thursday, April 4th

ADÈS Three Studies from Couperin
MOZART Concerto for Flute and Harp, K 299
R. STRAUSS Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite

SLSO Principals Mark Sparks and Allegra Lilly join together to perform Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto, a melodic work full of light-hearted wonder.

  • This program keeps it all in the SLSO family with Resident Conductor Gemma New taking the baton to lead the orchestra along with SLSO Principal Flute Mark Sparks and Principal Harpist Allegra Lilly in Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto.
  • This is the only one of Mozart’s compositions that features the harp and is one of only two true double concertos by the composer.
  • In Les Bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite, Strauss uses the sounds of a Baroque ensemble as a basis and transforms it with rich textures and a full symphonic sound.

GO! St. Louis Marathon
Location: Downtown St.Louis
Time: Friday, April 5th through Sunday, April 7th

From the The GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend is a signature event for GO! St. Louis and attracts over 25,000 participants in 11 races. The Marathon Weekend features races for participants of all ages and fitness abilities.

The Gateway Arch
Location: The Gateway Arch
One Metropolitian Square
211 North Broadway, Suite 700
St. Louis, MO 63102-2595

From the thrilling views to the amazing stories, a visit to the Gateway Arch is an experience that never fails to inspire. Whether you have a few hours or a full day, you’ll find activities to please every member of your party. Attractions include the Tram Ride to the Top of the Gateway Arch, the Museum at the Gateway Arch (open July 3, 2018), a documentary film about the construction of the Arch, shopping at The Arch Store, a new Arch Cafe, and cruises aboard the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch.