Senior Week 2018 Events 

Events are subject to change through out the semester. A final schedule will be given at registration.

These events are intended for the members of the Class of 2018 only. Please keep that in mind when making plans.

Throughout the semester, the class councils and various offices around campus will be working tirelessly to help you create wonderful memories! If you have any questions or suggestions, please let us know.  

Monday, May 14


6 p.m.

Palmer Auditorium

You must bring your College-issued ID to receive your wristband. 

Senior Bar Night

9:30 p.m. - 1 a.m.


Must bring government issued ID to gain access to venue. Limited space available. Drinks available for purchase. 

Sponsored by Dining Services 


Tuesday, May 15

President's Reception 

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Chapel Green (Rain Location: Cro 1962 Room)

Enjoy a lovely evening full of food and music hosted by Katherine Bergeron!

Night Away

8 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Get "off campus" with your pals and have a fabulous evening at the New Lo bars! Enjoy drinks, music and reminisce about that time you took an Uber back with that kid from your math class and all the nights you can't remember too well! 


Wednesday, May 16

Lily Pad: Sunset's Promise

8 p.m. - 11 p.m.


Celebrate this evening in the Arboretum under the gorgeous sunset. Enjoy live performances from Wicked Peach and DJ Getrite, food, drinks, and the beauty of nature while congratulating yourself on your accomplishments. Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn!

Attire is semi-formal. 


Thursday, May 17

All Campus Luncheon

12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Castle Court 

Join us for our "Last Call at Humphrey's!" A luncheon filled with delicious pub food, lawn games, and a surprise "pub" you won't want to miss! Attire is casual. Guests may attend. 

Mandatory Commencement Rehearsal 

2 p.m. 

Palmer Auditorium 

Senior Toast

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Lott Courtyard (Enter through Harris Dining Hall) 

A celebration of your achievements here at Connecticut College with a champagne toast and a luxury dinner at sunset. You will enjoy a final salute from Noel Garrett, Dean of Academic Support,  and receive a signature champagne glass to commemorate the evening. 

Attire is business casual. Guests may attend. 

Night of Nights: All White Party

10 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Cro's Nest

Come out for your final Cro dance! An all-white attire event featuring DJ E@zy, two complimentary drinks, hookah, and a few other surprises. Attire is casual, white recommended. 


Friday, May 18

Pick up rain tickets for Commencement 

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cro 219 

Senior Formal: Shooting for the Stars

9 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Mystic Marriott Ballroom 

*Guest tickets on sale Monday, April 23; $60, cash or check only

Find your evening gown or suit and join us for a fabulous night of dinner, dancing, photos, and more at the Mystic Marriott Ballroom! Drink tickets for beer and wine can be picked up at Cro before your assigned shuttle time. Drink tickets will not be available at the hotel. There will be a cash bar for hard liquor. Shuttle assignments will be distributed during registration. Shuttles will begin return trips to campus at 12am

Attire is formal. Guests may attend with purchase of guest ticket. 


Saturday, May 19

100th Baccalaureate

4 p.m.

Palmer Auditorium  

Baccalaureate is a spiritually based program that is a commemoration and reflection of your four years at Conn. This will be your final formal class gathering before commencement. Retiring Professor Alex Hybel and Alumni and Board of Trustee member Debo Adegbile will be addressing the class. Your families are encouraged to attend and join us in our final farewell to the College! 

Please gather in Castle Court at 3:30pm for a processional of all members of the Class of 2018. 

Attire: business casual, black robes, no caps 

Senior Salute 

8:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Cro 1962 Room

Seniors, families, and friends: Join us Saturday night in Cro to celebrate your last night at Connecticut College. Lite fare and beverages will complement live entertainment and mingling! 

Sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement, Office of Advancement, and Office of Communications 


Sunday, May 20

100th Commencement Check-in

8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Castle Court

Report to Castle Court for Commencement check-in. All seniors must be in their seats in Palmer no later than 10 a.m.