1. What are the dates of the Reunion?
The dates of the reunion are June 9,10,11 (2023)
2. Where is the reunion home base/host hotel?
The reunion "headquarters"/host hotel is :
Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside
4875 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92106
3. Will there be a room block with discounted rates available at the host hotel?
Yes, click here for information on the hotel room block and discounted rates: https://myevent.com/princetonminestrike/hotel-information
4. Do I have to stay at the host hotel?
No, you do not need to stay at the host hotel but there are many advantages if you do. The hotel is hosting our events including a hospitality room for check-in, socializing and breakfast both mornings.The bus for the Princeton Tour will depart from the host hotel our banquet on Sat night will also take place there.
6. What is the cost to attend/register for the reunion?
The cost is $150 + taxes & fees per person if you register BEFORE MARCH 31, 2023
The cost is $175 + taxes & fees per person if you register ON or AFTER MARCH 31, 2023
7. Can I bring a guest(s) to the reunion?
Yes, you may bring as many guests as you wish but the registration fee of $150+tax&fees (before March 31) or $175+tax&fees (on or after March 31) applies to each person attending. When registering, make sure to register both yourself and any guest(s) attending.
8. How do I register to attend the reunion?
Please register by clicking on link here:
You may pay with Visa, Mastercard or Discover.
*Note: Your name, phone number and email are required to register. Your information will NOT be sold to any third parties and will only be used to contact you regarding reunion activities.
Once registered, you will receive emails with updates about the reunion activities. You can also always check this website for all updates and information.
9. What is included in the Registration Fee?
The registration fee covers:
( All events at the Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside)
*Meet and Greet on Friday, 6/09 at location TBA (2 complimentary drinks per person)
*Free Continental Breakfast on Sat 6/10
*Tour of USS Princeton on Sat 6/10 (coach bus transportation provided from Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside
*The Last Quarters Reception and Banquet on Sat 6/10 (dinner and two complimentary drinks included) Bayside Ballroom at Holiday Inn
*Memorial Service on Sun 6/11 Bayside Ballroom at Holiday Inn
10. When is the deadline to register?
The last day to register is April 15, 2023.
11. What if I don't want to register on-line? Is there any other way to register?
We highly recommend registering on-line here on this website to ensure that your registration is processed correctly. We chose MyEvent as our website host and payment processor because of their track record as being safe. MyEvent.com Inc. was founded in 2001 and is a secure, PCI certified, registered payment facilitator. They have a proven 20 year record of consistent 5 star customer ratings and testimonials, and have hosted hundreds of thousands of events including fundraisers, walk-a-thons, corporate events, class and family reunions, personal events, and everything in between.
*Note: If for some reason you cannot register online, please click on the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of this page and send us a message.
12. Can I get a refund if I have registered but for some reason I cannot attend?
In most cases we can refund your registration fee if you cannot attend any part of the reunion and you contact us before the reunion begins. If you can only attend the reunion in part, you cannot get a partial refund. If you have any questions regarding a refund, please click on the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of this FAQ page to send us a message.
13. What if I want to attend but the registration fee would be difficult for me to pay?
We want as many Princeton shipmates to attend as possible, regardless of financial ability to attend. We are able to extend free or discounted registration to those in need. Please reach out to us through the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of this page.
14. If I register, am I obligated to attend on all the days (June 9,10,11)?
No, you can come for as many days or as few days as you wish. You also are not obligated to attend all of the activites. However, you are still obligated to pay the full registration fee even if you do not attend all the events.
15. How do I find out the details and times of the different weekend events/activities?
Click here for schedule of events:
16. Are there any actvities that are not included in the Registration Fee?
Yes, there will be an optional boat cruise of the San Diego Bay on The Hornblower on Friday, 6/09. This will be a separate ticketed event. Information on the cost of the event and instructions for ticket purchase are forthcoming. Please check back.
17. Can I find out who else will be attending the reunion?
Yes and No. This website will show a list of who has registered IF the person who has registered has agreed to have their name shown.
18. Will there be accomodations for disabled attendees or for people needing special assistance?
We will make every effort to ensure that all shipmates and their guests can participate in the full scope of activities for the weekend. Please let us know ahead of time if you need assistance or accomodations so that you can attend the reunion. Send us a message by clicking on the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of this FAQ page. There is also a place to indicate that you need special assistance when you purchase your registration.
19. Will there be reunion themed items (hats, t-shirts, mugs, etc)for purchase?
Yes, reunion themed souvenirs and apparel will be for sale through this website. We are still working on the details of this. Please check back. If you have registered, you will receive an update through email regarding reunion merchandise.
20. What if I cannot attend the reunion but I want to buy a reunion themed souvenir or apparel?
You can purchase items through the website once that function is available. Upon check-out, please choose "shipping"option as delivery method. Shipping will be an extra cost.
21. Is there a Memory Book for purchase?
Yes, we have a Memory Book for purchase for $35 + taxes & fees. The book will include pictures and information from commissioning through the Desert Store. When you register, it will give you the option to purchase as many copies of the Memory Book that you wish (each for $35).
If you are not attending the reunion but you want to purchase a Memory Book to be mailed to you, click on the registration page here: https://myevent.com/princetonminestrike/registration
Scroll down and only select "Memory Book" and Quantity, once you hit continue, you will be able to add your mailing address so that we may mail your Memory Book(s) to you.