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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Virtual Alumni College?

The Virtual Alumni College series provides alumni with lifelong learning opportunities and the ability to engage faculty and fellow alumni in the kind of discourse students regularly enjoy at DePauw.

Do I have to attend a Virtual Alumni College in person?

No, you do not have to physically be on campus in order to participate. The Virtual Alumni College is an interactive webinar that exists to dialogue with alumni regardless of their location.

How do I "attend" virtually?

The entire event will be streamed live and can be viewed on a computer, tablet, or mobile device.

I registered and intended to be at the event on campus, but now I can't make it. Should I cancel my registration?

No, there is no need to cancel your registration. When you have time, feel free to watch the event online here.

If I am "attending" virtually, can I interact in any way?

Yes, the first half of the event is for the lecture and the second half is a Q&A session between the speaker, the room and online audience.

How do I submit a question for the speaker?

Close to the event date, you will receive a follow-up email with a link to the online live stream of the lecture and a link to a Google Form which gives you a text box to type a question that may be answered live by the speaker.

What if I can't watch the event live?

If you can't watch the event in person or from the live stream but still want to view it, please go ahead and register for the event and contact our office at for instructions on how to view the stream at a later date.

If you have any more questions or issues viewing the stream, please contact us at

Virtual Alumni College