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Young Alumni Weekend Social Media Toolkit

Help spread the word to your classmates about Young Alumni Weekend (YAW) through your social media accounts. Here are a few ideas to get you started. 

Please tag us

  • @grinnellalumni (Instagram)

The basics

  • Young Alumni Weekend (YAW) 
  • Classes 2014-2021 are invited 
  • Dates
    • Classes of 2014-2019, 2021: June 17-19, 2022
    • Class of 2020: June 16–19, 2022
  • ONE TIME ONLY event 
  • Registration deadline: Tuesday, May 31 @ 5 p.m. CT 
  • The $210 registration fee covers all meals, drinks, and housing for the weekend
  • For more info and registration visit: alumni.grinnell.edu/yaw
  • Register your team for Relays by May 31: http://alumni.grinnell.edu/yawrelays


  • #HeyYawllGC 
  • #GrinnellianForLife

NSO Class Pictures

Class of 2020 at NSO in Darby Gym

  • Post your New Student Days (NSO) class picture to Instagram!
  • Visit this Google Drive folder to download your class's NSO picture.
  • Sorry class of 2017, we couldn’t find your photo in the College Archives. If anyone has it and wants to scan and share, feel free!)

Other Image Ideas

White Text on red and black backgrounds. Text: Hey YAW'll - Registration closes May 31.
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  • Graphic - “Hey YAW’ll! Registration closes May 31!”
  • Post a favorite throwback picture from Grinnell (please be mindful that these are appropriate, as you are representing the College as a volunteer)
  • Post a photo of your YAW registration confirmation email or the webpage that pops up after you register for YAW online
  • Post one of the photos included below

Instagram Story Text


  •  YAW registration closes May 31! Register ASAP!
  • Add a link to alumni.grinnell.edu/yaw
  • Tag @grinnellalumni


Instagram Feed Text

White Text on red and black backgrounds. Text: Hey YAW'll - Registration closes May 31.
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  • Now is the time! Registration closes May 31 for @grinnellcollege Young Alumni Weekend for 2014-2021 alums. Link in bio. #HeyYawllGC #GrinnelliansForLife
  • Want to relive your Relays glory @grinnellcollege? Register your Relays team today when you register for Young Alumni Weekend. Link in bio. #HeyYawllGC #GrinnelliansForLife
  • I’m headed to Grinnell in June for YAW! See you there? Register by May 31- link in bio. #HeyYawllGC #GrinnelliansForLife


Campus Photos

Please use these campus photo to help support your social media posts. 

Students sit in Mac Field with Gates Tower in the background
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Yellow Tulips with Gates Tower in the background.