Senior Celebration

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2022 Schedule

From Tuesday, May 17 through Friday, May 20, we have the following events planned to celebration seniors prior to Commencement. Please note eligibility for Senior Celebration event attendance is limited to senior students who plan to participate in May 2022 commencement. No guests will be permitted.

You can also follow @BrandeisSeniorCelebration on Instagram for full details!

Tuesday, May 17

Cap Decorating

11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) Atrium

Bring your graduation cap and decorate it with supplies we provide!

Mohegan Sun Casino Trip

5 p.m.-2 a.m.
$15 ticket – see ticket information below

Includes round trip transportation to the casino in Uncasville, CT, as well as entry to Avalon Night Club (21+ only). 21+ will have access to the full casino facility, including bars, restaurants, and shops. While the trip is open to all seniors, the night club, casino floor, and other venues are 21+ only; a limited number of stores and restaurants will be open to students under 21, but we encourage you to email studentactivities@brandeis.edu prior to purchasing a ticket to ensure you have all the information you need.

Buses will load in the T-lot at 5 p.m. and arrive to the casino around 7 p.m. Buses will depart the casino at midnight and arrive back to campus around 2 a.m. More information will be shared with students who purchase tickets for this event.

Wednesday, May 18

Kickball Tournament

11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Athletic Fields

Enter your team of 10 or just come to watch! You can register a team here until May 18; individuals looking to join a team can sign up at Senior Send Off on May 3 and May 4. A $10 entry fee per team applies.

Senior Toast

7 p.m.-8 p.m.
Sherman Function Hall

Come cheers with your classmates as a way to mark your upcoming commencement and connect as a class!

Thursday, May 19

Cap Decorating

11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) Atrium

Bring your graduation cap and decorate it with supplies we provide!

Boston Harbor Cruise

10 p.m.-3 a.m.
$25 ticket – see ticket information below

Includes round trip transportation, appetizer buffet on the boat (vegan, gluten free, and vegetarian options available; Kosher meals must be ordered at Senior Send Off or by emailing studentactivities@brandeis.edu by May 4 at 5 p.m.), DJ, and soft drinks. This trip is 21+ only, due to boat policies. Cash bar will be available. Buses will load in the T-lot at 10 p.m. and arrive to the dock around 11 p.m.. The boat will load at 11 p.m. and set sail around midnight. The boat will return to the dock at 2 a.m.., and buses will return to campus around 3 a.m..

Friday, May 20

President’s Reception

4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) Atrium

This reception hosted by President Liebowitz is open to all seniors and their families.

Drag Bingo
8 p.m.-9 p.m.
Sherman Function Hall, Hassenfeld Conference Center

Join your classmates for one last game of bingo. Join us for Drag Bingo for some entertainment and great prizes!

Ticket Information for Senior Celebration

You can purchase your tickets for the Mohegan Sun Casino Trip and/or the Boston Harbor Cruise (all other Senior Celebration events are free) at Senior Send Off on Tuesday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 4 at the Napoli Room, Gosman, or at the Shapiro Campus Center Box Office during the following dates/times:

Thursday, May 5: Noon-6 p.m.
Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7: Noon-4 p.m.
Monday, May 9 through Friday, May 13: Noon-4 p.m.
Monday, May 16: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Final day of sales with extended hours)

Cash, Check, MasterCard and Visa are accepted. Tickets are non-transferable (tickets have the name of the purchaser/intended user printed on them.) All sales are non-refundable. 

Tickets will not be available at the buses. All tickets must be purchased in advance in person by members of the Class of 2022 for their personal use. Brandeis ID is required. Only one ticket per senior per event. If unable to purchase in person, seniors may designate a proxy to purchase their tickets for them by emailing their name and the name of their proxy at least 24 hours in advance to brandeistickets@brandeis.edu.

Other Helpful Information

Students are encouraged to visit the Commencement Weekend website for more information about religious services and Shabbat dinner.

Dining

Please also note that during Senior Celebration, Lower Usdan Resident Dining will be closed; however, Sherman will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner hours (times vary). Einstein’s will be open 8 a.m.-2 p.m. most days. Most other retail locations will be closed.

The Archon Yearbook will be mailed to all recent graduates in the fall, and it's FREE! But, we need your shipping information to ensure the yearbook gets to you.  Order your free 2020 Archon Yearbook now!  Please be sure to include your name and major(s) as you would like them to appear in the book. 

If you didn't have your senior portrait taken on campus by Prestige Photography, you can submit your own senior portrait (code: Brandeis). The deadline has been extended to May 31. 

Celebrate your achievements at Brandeis! Thank your family, a mentor, professor, or your friends and classmates. Upload up to 4 hi-res pictures to create a 1/4 Page Ad / Memory Space (code: 13904 - $1.50 fee for the Hi-Res PDF for publication).  

Finally, Archon would also love to include your graduation photos in the yearbook! Whether it's photos in your graduation regalia around campus at the Light of Reason, with the Louis Brandeis statue, the Brandeis sign, or somewhere else that's significant to you, Commencement, or Senior Celebration photos with friends and families, please send them our way!  Please email your graduation photos to archonyearbook@brandeis.edu or submit your graduation photos as general photos (code: Brandeis).

Photos should be high resolution, 300 dpi (dots per inch).  All photos must be submitted by May 31.

Thank you and congratulations!

Sincerely,

- The Archon Yearbook