Health & Safety

Juniata College's home county,  Huntingdon County, is currently experiencing high transmission of the COVID-19 virus. Per CDC guidelines, as of this writing, we're requiring masking indoors even for vaccinated individuals. With the changing recommendations regarding COVID precautions, the College will continue to closely monitor and share COVID protocols as we approach the event. For those interested in more details, the College maintains COVID Updates and Information here.

For the health and safety of our students, Baker Refectory is not open to outside guests. This will remain in effect during Homecoming & Family Weekend. Please plan accordingly.

UPDATE 9/20/21: The following events have been modified or canceled. We recommend reviewing the updated schedule of events as you plan your time on campus. 

-Raystown Field Station Open House (canceled)
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Carnival on the Quad (canceled)
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Beer Garden (canceled) - Looking for a local alternative? Check out Juniata Brewing Co., owned and operated by Juniata alumnus Sean Steeg '00. Head Brewer is David Welsch '18.
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Reunion Dinners (modified)
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Alumni Rugby Matches (postponed until Spring)

Onsite Information Table

In lieu of one centralized registration, Homecoming resources and information will be available at the following locations:

Friday: Self-serve, Lobby, Ellis Hall
Saturday: Staff available 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., tent outside Ellis Hall
Sunday: Self-serve, Lobby, Ellis Hall

Please note that ticketed events will have onsite registration. Have questions? Come see us on Saturday or call 814-641-3443.

Dining Options

For the health and safety of our students, Baker Refectory is not open to outside guests. This will remain in effect during Homecoming & Family Weekend. Please plan accordingly.

Picnic Lunch on the Quad
Saturday: 11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Adult: $20, JC Student on meal plan: No additional charge with ID, JC Student NOT on meal plan: $20, Child age 6-12: $10, Child 5 and under: Free
Capacity for pre-registration and walk-ins will be limited. 

Area Restaurants - Check out the local listing.

Campus and Community Information

Headwaters at Juniata College, Ellis Hall (ground floor)
Visit the College store to pick up some new Juniata gear for yourself or your family.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Juniata College Museum of Art, Carnegie Hall (corner of 17th and Moore Sts.)
Friday: Noon - 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 - 4 p.m.

Campus Tours
The Enrollment Center will provide campus tours Friday at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tours will also be available on Saturday at 11 a.m. Please contact Pam Zilch, campus visit coordinator, at zilchp@juniata.edu or by phoning 814-641-3428 to register and confirm details about your campus tour.

Worship Services
If you are interested in attending services in the Huntingdon community and beyond, please visit our listing of local church services.

Planning Your Visit

Accessibility
If you have physical mobility needs, please provide that information when registering. If you have questions, contact Chris Gibboney in Alumni Relations at alumni@juniata.edu or 814-641-3443. Refer to the campus map for the locations of handicap parking spaces. 

Dietary Needs
If you have any special dietary requests, please provide that information when registering. If you have questions, contact Chris Gibboney in Alumni Relations at alumni@juniata.edu or 814-641-3443.

Animals
Students, faculty, staff, and visitors who bring their pets on campus grounds are asked to follow all borough and campus policies relating to animals and pets. In particular, pets must be leashed, harnessed, or contained in a carrier at all times on campus grounds. No animals, with the exception of clearly identified service animals, are permitted in any of our campus buildings, in certain outdoor facilities, or at events where food or beverages are served, such as the Picnic Lunch and Class Reunion Socials.

Parking and Campus Map
When arriving on campus look for Event Parking signs to be directed to several campus lots. Parking spaces behind Good Hall are often overlooked and are a short walk to the center of campus. You may also park in the neighborhoods surrounding the College. In addition to existing handicap parking spaces, extra spaces will be made available. See the campus map for more information.

Transportation
For short trips around town, contact GoDezi at godezi.com or via phone at 814-201-6673. Please allow a 15 minute minimum wait time. Uber drivers are limited. Please consult app for availability.

Cancelation Policy
To cancel your reservation, please notify the Alumni Office at alumni@juniata.edu or 814-641-3443 prior to your scheduled date of arrival. Requests for full refunds must be submitted via email and received by Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. Requests submitted after that date will be reviewed and may not be eligible for refunds. Any refunds issued will be processed following Homecoming & Family Weekend. In the circumstance the College cancels the event, full refunds will be issued.

Questions
With questions, please contact Alumni Relations at alumni@juniata.edu or 814-641-3443.

In Case of Emergency
In emergencies where seconds count, dial 911 from your mobile phone OR
from any on-campus phone, dial 3636 for Juniata College Public Safety.