Senior Week 2020 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 2020 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 11

Registration & Class Meeting

6 p.m.

You must bring your College-issued ID to receive your wristband. Please complete the senior survey prior to registration. You will receive an email with the link to the survey. 

Senior Bar Night

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


Spend your last night in Humphrey's, your favorite campus bar. Celebrate the good ole days at Conn, and relish in the fact that you can walk to your room in less than 10 minutes!


Tuesday, May 12

Dean's BBQ

5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Wednesday, May 13

Lily Pad

7 p.m. - 10 p.m.


Celebrate this evening in the Arboretum under the stars and dance the night away. 


Thursday, May 14

Mandatory Commencement Rehearsal 

2 p.m.  

Senior Toast

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Lott Courtyard (Enter through Harris Dining Hall) 

Night of Nights

10 p.m. - 2 a.m.


Friday, May 15

Pick up rain tickets for Commencement 

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cro 219 

Senior Formal

9 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Mystic Marriott Ballroom 

*Guest tickets on sale Monday, April 20; $70, cash or check only

Find your evening gown or suit and join us for a fabulous night of dinner, dancing, 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. 

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


Saturday, May 16


4 p.m.

Harkness Chapel

You, your family and friends are warmly invited to Baccalaureate on Saturday, May 18th at 4 p.m. in Harkness Chapel.

Baccalaureate, a time-honored component of Commencement Ceremonies, is an opportunity for reflection and gratitude. The theme this year is Hope. Members of the graduating class will play music, pray, sing, and present remarks. No invitation or ticket is required to attend Baccalaureate, and graduates, families, faculty, and staff are all welcome. 

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 17

Commencement Check-in

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

Cummings Patio

Report for Commencement check-in. All seniors must be in their staging area seats no later than 10 a.m.