Formal Staff

Aliya Nealy '15
Formal Coordinator 

Yaznil Baez '16
Formal Coordinator

Stephanie Grimes
Advisor - Asst. Dean/Director
of Student Activities

Student Profile

Name: Yaznil Baez, '16
Major: Psychology and Sociology
Hometown: Waltham, MA

Involvement on campus: Executive Board of Boris' Kitchen and Community Advisor (CA)

What is your favorite part of being Formal Co-Coordinator? I love that I get to work alongside talented, creative people who share the same drive and excitement in planning Jr/Sr Formal. 

How has this involvement impacted your time at Brandeis? This experience has given me the opportunity to meet new faces, make new friends, and give back to the Brandeis community. 

What made you get involved? I wanted to get more involved in the Brandeis community and give back to the upperclassmen, so I thought this position would be perfect.  When upperclassmen look fondly at their experiences here at Brandeis, my goal is to ensure Jr/Sr Formal sticks out as one of the most memorable nights. 

Stay in the Know


Become a fan on Facebook to stay informed on upcoming events.

Junior/Senior Formal

Save the Date!

Red Carpet image

of Saturday, March 21, 2015
for a night of old Hollywood glamour.
Step out for a sophisticated evening at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge.
More details to come during the next month, but please mark your calendars for this event not to be missed!

Check back here for additional information or check out our Facebook page.

The Junior/Senior Formal is always a big night for Brandeis juniors and seniors as they dress up and enjoy a night of dancing, dining and celebrating during the spring semester! 

The Formal is held annually for the Junior and Senior classes and their guests.  The event is traditionally held off campus during the spring semester.  The Formal is planned by two student coordinators and a committee of student leaders, who are advised by the Department of Student Activities.

Tickets typically include transportation, hors d'oeuvres, dinner (kosher options available) and dancing at one of the premiere reception facilities in New England.

You must be a Junior or Senior to purchase tickets. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Attendees will need to identify bus time, table number and meal type at time of purchase.