Event and Classroom Management

College Commencement

Graduation Week Schedule

2017 information coming soon!

2016 Commencement Week Activities

Senior Week Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 29th at the Common Market.  For event details and ticket prices, all seniors received a mailing sent to their CPU box and also is available here.

Saturday, May 7
Darien Lake Amusement Park (tickets required, buses provided)
11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Kickoff Senior Night (buses provided)
10 p.m.–2 a.m.

Senior Donor Only Happy Hour at Bar 145 (invitation only; buses provided)
6 p.m.–8 p.m.

Sunday, May 8
Brewga, Leibner-Cooper Room, Goergen Athletic Center (tickets required)
noon–2 p.m.

College Town Block Party (tickets required; buses provided)
4 p.m.-7 p.m.

Dave and Buster’s Night (buses provided)
9 p.m..–midnight

Monday, May 9
Senior Golf Scramble, Riverton Golf Club (tickets required)
Tee time 8:30 a.m.

Letchworth Day Trip (tickets required, buses provided)
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Local Brewery Tasting (tickets required)
4– 6 p.m.

Red Wings Baseball Game, Frontier Field (tickets required, buses provided)
6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 10
Day at the Vineyard, Three Brothers Wineries & Estates (tickets required, buses provided)
10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Rush Rhees Tower Tours, meet at library Q&i desk
11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Movie on the Quad and Breakfast for Dinner, Wilson Quad
8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 11
Senior Picnic, Hosted by the Office of the President (free ticket provided)
noon.–2 p.m.

Canoeing/Kayaking on the Genesee (tickets required)
2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Senior Ball, Radisson Riverside Hotel (tickets required, buses provided)
9 p.m.–2 a.m.

Thursday, May 12
Rush Rhees Tower Tours, meet at the library Q&I desk
12 p.m.–2 p.m.

Decorate UR Graduation Cap, Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons
2–4 p.m.

Paint and Wine Night, May Room, Wilson Commons (tickets required)
5–7 p.m.

Senior Night Finale (buses provided)
10 p.m.–2 a.m.

Friday, May 13
Commencement Rehearsal, Class Slide Show, and Senior Toast, Strong Auditorium
11 a.m.

Class of 2016 Alumni Welcome Party, immediately following rehearsal, Wilson Quad
noon–1:30 p.m.

Jumu’ah (Friday Prayers), Sanctuary, Street Level, Interfaith Chapel
1:15–2 p.m.

Rush Rhees Tower Tours, meet at library Q&i desk
1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Jewish Shabbat Services (Reform in Sanctuary, Street Level; Conservative in River Level), Interfaith Chapel
6–7 p.m.

S’more Friends & Family Campfire Night, Sage Court
8 –10 p.m.

Shabbat Kosher Dinner (Class of 2016 and families), River Level, Interfaith Chapel (reservation required)
7–8:30 p.m.

Chabad Friday Night Services and Dinner, Chabad House, 955 Genesee st. (free admission, reservation required)
7 p.m.

Saturday, May 14
Order of the Engineer Ceremony, Strong Auditorium; a ceremony for student in ABET-accredited degree programs in the Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Science and their families
10 a.m.

Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony, Hubbell Auditorium, Hutchison Hall; reception to follow in Hutchison Hall Lounge

Lilac Festival (free buses departing from ITS provided for students and their families)
noon–4 p.m.

Class of 2016 Legacy Family Reception, Rettner Hall (invitation only)
2 p.m.

Class of 2016 International Family Reception, Rettner Hall Atrium
5–6:30 p.m.

Awards Ceremony, Hoyt Hall Auditorium; a variety of student life and academic awards will be given during this ceremony; reception to follow in Hoyt Plaza
4 p.m.

Naval ROTC Commissioning, Dryden Theatre, George Eastman Museum
4 p.m.

Roman Catholic Baccalaureate Mass, River Level of the Interfaith Chapel
4:30 p.m.

Office of Minority Student Affairs Dinner, Field House; a dinner for OMSA graduating seniors and families; reservations are required
5:30 p.m.

Jesse Kneisel Lieder Competition–Winner’s Concert featuring Eastman School of Music Kneisel Award Winners, Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music; for more information, please call the Eastman Concert Office at (585) 274-1109
8–10 p.m.

Farewell Concert, Strong Auditorium; a free concert for graduating seniors and their families featuring performances by student organizations
8–10 p.m.