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Graduation Week Activities

new grads look at photo album

To see the full Senior Week Schedule please click here. All tickets go on sale at the Common Market starting Thursday, April 30th at 3 pm (unless otherwise noted); two tickets per senior ID and one ID per person.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Darien Lake Amusement Park
11 am-6 pm; Tickets Required; Buses Provided

Kickoff Senior Night
10 pm- 2 am; Buses Provided

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Day at Seneca Park Zoo Trip
12-4pm; Tickets Required; Buses Provided; Tickets can be purcased at store name- seniorweek

Local Breweries Tasting
5-7pm; Douglass Dining Hall; Tickets Required

Senior Night #2
10 pm - 2 am; Buses Provided

Monday, May 11, 2015

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; Buses Provided

Scotland Yard Trivia and Happy Hour
4:45-7pm; Tickets Required; Buses Provided

Senior Social: Bonfire & S'mores
Sage Court, 10 pm-12 am

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Day at the Winery
Three Brothers Wineries and Estates; Tickets Required; Buses Provided; 10am-4pm

Rush Rhees Tower Tours
11am-3pm; Meet at the Q&i Desk

Breakfast for Dinner & Movie at the Little Theatre
8:15pm-11pm; Tickets Required; Buses Provided; Showing: Animal House

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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

Rush Rhees Tower Tours
2-4pm; Meet at the Q&i Desk

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

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

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Rochester Museum Tour
12 pm -4 pm; Buses Provided

Decorate UR Graduation Cap
3-5pm; Hirst Lounge; Sponsored by Wilson Commons Student Activities

Clubhouse Fun Center: Go-Karting & Mini Golf
4:45-7pm; Tickets Required; Buses Provided.

The Final Senior Night
A night on East and Alexander; 10 pm -2 am; Buses Provided

Friday, May 15, 2015

Senior Class Commencement Rehersal, Slide Show and Senior Toast
Strong Auditorium; 11 am
If you are unable to attend the senior rehearsal please review the presentation and program before Sunday, May 17th

Class of 2015 Alumni Welcome Brunch
Douglass Dining Hall; Immediately Follows Senior Rehearsal 12 pm-1:30 pm; Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations

International Seniors & Families Reception
Salon D, Meliora Restaurant; 4pm -6pm; Contact Molly Jolliff, for more information

Rush Rhees Tower Tours
1:30-4pm; Meet at the Q&i Desk

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

Jewish Shabbat Services
6:30 pm; Brennan Room, 2nd floor, Conservstive in River Level, Interfaith Chapel

Shabbat Kosher Dinner (Class of 2015 and Families)
7:30 pm; River Level, Interfaith Chapel; Reservation Required. Please make a reservation at

An Evening on the Field: Red Wings Baseball Game
Frontier Field; 6-10:30pm; Tickets Required; Buses Provided

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Order of the Engineering Ceremony 
Strong Auditorium; a ceremony for students of the Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and their families; 10 am

Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony
Hubbell Auditorium; Reception to follow in Hutchison Hall Lounge; 12 pm

Lilac Festical
Buses provided for students and their families; 12pm-4pm

Class of 2015 Legacy Family Reception
2 pm; Location TBD; Invitation Only

Awards Ceremony 
Hoyt Hall Auditorium;Reception to follow in Hoyt Plaza; 4 pm
A variety of student life and academic awards will be given during this time

Roman Catholic Baccalaureate Mass
Interfaith Chapel, River Level; 4:30 pm

Office of Minority Student Affairs Dinner
Douglass Dining Center, 5:30 pm; Reservations Required
A dinner for OMSA graduating seniors and families

Jesse Kneisel 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

Farewell Concert
Strong Auditorium;, A free concert for graduating seniors and their families, featuring performances by student groups; 8 pm-10 pm

Family Night Dessert Reception
Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons: A celebration for graduating seniors and their families; 10 pm-11:30 pm

Sunday, May 17, 2015

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

Commencement Brunch
Danforth Dining Center; Advance purchase of tickets required, a limited amount of tickets is available at the door the day of; 10:30 am-2pm

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.