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Graduation Week Activities

new grads look at photo album
Tickets will go on sale for senior week events on Thursday, May 1st.  For detailed information on events including ticket prices, please view this flier

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Darien Lake (separate tickets required for park and bus)
Darien Lake Theme Park; 11 am-6 pm; Tickets Required.

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, John Williams Concert*
7:30 pm; Tickets Required

Kickoff Senior Night*
10 pm- 2 am


Sunday, May 11, 2014

Day at the Seneca Park Zoo Trip*
Seneca Park Zoo; 12-4pm; Tickets Required

$6 tickets available at tickets.senecaparkzoo.org.  Enter the store name of: Seniorweek.  Email will be sent with printable e-tickets attached.

Beer Tasting Reception
Meliora Ballroom; 6 pm -8 pm; Tickets Required

Senior Night*
10 pm - 2 am


Monday, May 12, 2014

Senior Golf Scramble
Riverton Golf Club; Tee time at 8:30 am; Tickets Required

Skyzone Indoor Trampoline Park*
12:00 pm & 1:00 pm; Ticket Required

Senior Social: Bonfire and S'mores
Sage Court; 10 pm - 12 am


Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Day at the Vineyard*
TBD; Tickets Required 

Rush Rhees Tower Tours
Library Reference Desk; 1:30 pm - 3 pm

Movie on the Quad
9 pm


Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Senior Picnic
Hosted by the President's Office; Dandelion Square; 12 pm-2 pm

Rush Rhees Tower Tour
Library Reference Desk; 2 pm- 4 pm

Canoeing/Kayaking on the Genesee
2 pm & 4 pm; Tickets Required

Senior Ball*
Radisson Riverside Hotel; 9 pm -2 am; Tickets Required


Thursday, May 15, 2014

Trip to Memorial Art Gallery and Strong Museum of Play*
12 pm -4 pm

Mentor Appreciation Happy Hour
Meliora Salon D; 3 pm -5 pm

Graduates With Gratitude

The 2014 Class Council and the Office of the Dean of Students have teamed up to offer two ways for graduating seniors to express their appreciation to those who have helped them succeed. The Office of the Dean of Students is providing free thank you cards to graduating seniors, while supplies last. In addition, the 2014 Class Council will host a happy hour on May 15th  during Senior Week in which seniors may invite mentors to join them to show their appreciation. Thank you cards and invitations for the happy hour will be available from May 5th-9th at the Common Connection and during Senior Week at the Senior Picnic and Alumni Welcome Brunch.

Senior Night Finale*
10 pm -2 am


Friday, May 16, 2014

Commencement Rehearsal, Class Slide Show, and Senior Toast
Strong Auditorium; 11 am

If you are unable to attend please review the Student Rehearsal Program for instructions on arrival and lineup.

Class of 2014 Alumni Welcome Brunch
Wilson Quad Tent; Immediately Follows Senior Rehearsal 12 pm-1:30 pm
For Further Information Please Click Here

Rush Rhees Tower Tour
Library Reference Desk; 2 pm - 4 pm

Jumu'ah (Friday Prayers)
Brennan Room (200), Interfaith Chapel; 1:15 pm -2 pm

School of Medicine and Dentristy Commencement Dinner
Reservations required; The Daisy Flour Mill; 6:30 pm

Shabbat Services and Commencement Dinner with Hillel
Services (Conservative and Reform); Interfaith Chapel; 6:30 pm
Dinner; Interfaith Chapel; 7:30 pm
To RSVP Please Click Here

Red Wings Baseball Game*
Frontier Field; 7 pm; Tickets Required


Saturday, May 17, 2014

Lilac Festival*
Highland Park; 12 pm -4pm

Order of the Engineering Ceremony 
Upper Strong; 10 am
RSVP Required; For Further Information Please Click Here

Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony
Hubbell Auditorium; Reception to follow in Hutchison Hall; 12 pm
For Further Information Please Click Here

Class of 2014 Legacy Family Reception 
Friel Lounge, Susan B. Anthony Residence Halls; Reservation Only; 2 pm
For Further Information Please Click Here

Roman Catholic Baccalaureate Mass
Interfaith Chapel; 3 pm

Awards Ceremony 
Hoyt Auditorium;Reception to follow in Hoyt Plaza; 4 pm
For Further Information Please Click Here

Office of Minority Student Affairs Dinner
Douglass Dining Center, Reservations Required; 5:30 pm

Jesse Kneisel Concert featuring Eastman School of Music Kneise Award Winners
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music ; 8 pm
For ticket information, please call (585) 274-1100

Senior Farewell Concert
Strong Auditorium; 8-10pmthis is non-ticketed and free event

Family Night Dessert Reception for the Class of 2014
Hirst Lounge: Immediately Follows the Senior Farewell Concert; 10 pm-11:30 pm
For Further Information Please Click Here


May 18, 2014

The College of Arts, Sciences and Engineering Commencement Ceremony 
Eastman Quadrangle; 9 am
For Further Information Please Click Here

Commencement Brunch
Douglass Dining Center (tickets at door) Danforth Dining Center (advanced tickets); 10:30 am-1:30 pm
For Further Information Please Click Here


*Buses provided

Unless otherwise noted, these events are organized by the Senior Class Council.  For any questions, please contact a member of the Council or their adviser, Laura Ballou.