Frequently Asked Questions
This year our program will have a hybrid format. All student dinners will be in person, while alumni regional dinners will have an in person or virtual gathering option.
Everything will be able to be referenced through your personalized portal.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sign ups will take place from Dec 13 – Jan 12.
We suggest your gathering last anywhere from one hour to an hour and a half but do plan out how your time will be spent. We find that putting together a loose agenda can be helpful!
Choose a topic or theme that resonates with you, this could be career and industry related (such as Bruins in Entertainment), food related, or any other interests, passions and affinities you have (like Bruin Athletics). If you are hosting an alumni to alumni dinner specifically you can also theme to location.
Student Attendee Sign ups will take place starting Jan 8. Alumni Attendee Sign-ups will begin starting Jan 19.
If you are a student, our local dinners will be in person and you will share a meal with your alumni hosts. For our Alumni dinners, if you select to attend an in person gathering your host will notify you if they will be serving a meal or hosting a pot-luck style dinner.
Some of the gatherings are for students and others for fellow alumni – they will be noted by the gathering itself.
You must Login on the top right of your screen in order to sign up to host or attend a gathering (your personalized portal). This will also be where you can make any changes and see the information in regards to your gathering.
You definitely can still host. You can coordinate a reservation at a local restaurant or other venue.
Yes, for our in-person student local gatherings you will be able to indicate that you are willing to be a co-host and we will try our best to match you with a local host, or if you are already co-hosting with another alumni they can add you to their host sign-up.