Senior Week Staff

Estela Lozano '16
Coordinator

Aja Antoine '17
Coordinator

Robert Steinberg
Advisor - Student Activities Specialist

Stephanie Grimes
Advisor - Assistant Dean/Director of Student Activities

Student Profile

Estela

Name: Estela Lozano
Major: Health: Science, Society and Policy & Latin America and Latino Studies
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Year: 2016

Involvement on campus: Senior Week Co-coordinator, Campus Center Team

What is your favorite part of your role? My favorite part about planning and working Senior Week is being able to create events for the senior who have worked so hard the past 4 years. Additionally, seeing their enjoyment in their last few days at Brandeis.

How has this involvement impacted your time at Brandeis? It has given so many opportunities to learn more about the administration and appreciate how much work goes into events that are happening at Brandeis. It's given me leadership skills that I will be able to use in my life and job force later on.

Do you have a favorite memory of your time with Student Activities or at Brandeis? I have many memories but one of them is finally seeing all the hard work of senior week and how happy everyone is during my first year being coordinator.

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Senior Week 2015

After four busy years of tests, deadlines and to-do lists, Senior Week is a week of social events for seniors to relax and enjoy time with their classmates before graduation! Read on for information about Senior Week 2015!

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Ticketing Information:

All Senior Week passes will be sold for $55 and individual ticket prices are listed with each event.

Ticket sales will begin April 27th and end May 7th. You may purchase your tickets during Senior Sign Out on Monday April 27th, Tuesday April 28th, and Wednesday April 29th, as well as the ticket booth in the SCC until Thursday, May 7th. If you purchase the Senior Week pass, you must bring your ticket and Brandeis ID to the SCC Atrium on May 8th from 10:00am to 4:00pm, where you will receive a wristband.

Each Senior Week pass comes with one daily adventure. You can buy additional trips on top of the Senior Week pass for $5 each.

You cannot remove this wristband at any point during Senior Week. Without the wristband, you may not enter any ticketed event, including the Cohesion: Senior Encore, Harbor Cruise, Club Night, and the Brandeis Beer and Food Festival.

There will be no ticketing at the door for any event.

Hours of Brandeis Tickets:
Senior Sign Out (International Lounge in Usdan)
Monday, April 27th: 12:00pm-7:00pm
Tuesday, April 29th and Wednesday, April 30th: 10:00am-4:00pm

Box Office (Shapiro Campus Center)
 Monday, April 27 and Tuesday, April 28: 12:00 - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, April 29 - Thursday, May 7:  12:00 - 4:00 pm

Schedule of Events:

Eighth Annual Senior Week Intramural Kickball Tournament
May 11 - 13, Gosman Athletic Fields

Senior Week and the Department of Athletics present the Eighth Annual Senior Intramural
Kickball Tournament – check out http://dosportseasy.com/brandeis for more information and to register your team of seniors! You will be able to register from Wednesday, April 22nd until Wednesday, May 6th. Tournament will be played on May 11th, 1-5pm? May 12th, 12-3pm?  May 13th, 12-5pm on the Athletic Fields! (Start and end times for Kickball may be adjusted slightly depending on the number of teams that sign-up and the start time of evening events; rain date is scheduled for Thursday, May 14th)

Friday, May 8th
Get Your Wristband!
10:00 am - 4:00 pm SCC Atrium
Bring your purchased Senior Week tickets and Brandeis ID to the SCC Atrium to get a wristband for the week!

Saturday, May 9th
Daily Adventure: Beach Trip to Hampton, NH           
price w/o pass $5.00
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Plymouth, MA
Buses leave at 12:00 pm Spingold Theater Lot
Come enjoy the sun and sand on a Saturday afternoon in Plymouth, MA. We will be providing transportation to the beach in Plymouth where you and your friends can enjoy restaurants, shopping, and historical landmarks in the area. There will be a cap of 100 students.  

Brandeis Beer and Food Festival                       
price w/o pass $10.00
10:00 pm – 1:00 am Sherman Function Hall
Come to our first ever Beer and Dance Festival where you can sample some of your favorite Brandeis foods and the Senior Class’ favorite beer and cider. Dance the night away to our live music while you personalize your own cup.  Please remember your valid State ID, and Brandeis ID to drink at the event.  There will be kosher food and kosher beer! Event will be 21+.

Sunday, May 10th
The Ninth Annual Senior Week Cookout and Mod Carnival                                   
free
3:00-6:00 pm Mods
Ninth Annual Senior Week Cookout! We will have carnival games, music, and food that you can enjoy outside with everyone!  This is a great time to catch up with each other and enjoy being outside. Kosher food will be available.

Club Night at Lucky Strike in Jillian’s of Boston              
price w/o pass $25.00
10:00 pm – 1:00 am
Buses leave at 9:30 pm Spingold Theater Lot
Join your friends at Lucky Strike at Jillian’s Nightclub to enjoy a wide variety of entertainment. With a
bowling alley, billiards room, video game area, lounge area, and popular Boston DJ, this venue creates an ideal evening of fun. Cash bar will be available with valid ID. Must bring Brandeis ID to venue as well. Event will be 21+.

Monday, May 11th
Daily Adventure: Harpoon Brewery Tour                    
price w/o pass $5.00
Buses leave at 12:00 pm Spingold Theater Lot
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Boston, MA
Come enjoy an afternoon at Harpoon Brewery for an exclusive tour for Brandeis seniors. The cap for this event is 40 students.

Class of 2015 Faculty/Staff Appreciation and Teaching Awards Reception
3:30pm-5:30pm International Lounge
As you look back on your time at Brandeis, there are likely faculty and/or staff members who have been instrumental to your growth as a scholar and as a person. Invite faculty and staff members to be your guests at this casual reception. Enjoy refreshments and the opportunity to publicly thank those who helped make your Brandeis journey memorable.  Simply send an email to the person(s) you wish to invite with the day, time, and location of the reception.

RSVP for yourself and your guests using this form.  During the reception, the University will announce and honor faculty selected for prestigious teaching awards. Then we'll turn the mic over to all of you so that you can say a few words about your special guests. If you have any questions, please contact Brian Koslowski at bkoslow@brandeis.edu.

Drive In Movie: Neighbors                                                                                             
Free
8:00pm-10:00pm SCC Great Lawn (Rain Location: SCC Atrium)
Come join us for an on-campus showing of Neighbors starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. In this comedy an immature couple with a newborn infant go to war with the fraternity that turns their once-peaceful neighborhood into party central in the outrageous comedy of one-upmanship. Come enjoy this film with your fellow seniors complete with your favorite movie going snacks.

Seniors Open Mic Night                                                                                           
Free
9:00pm-12:00am Sherman Function Hall
Join us for our first ever Senior Week Open Mic Night! You can come with or without talent to perform. Song, dance, rap, spoken word, instruments, poetry, and more! At the end, vote for we will the best or funniest act! Winners will receive a prize. Snacks will be served.

Tuesday, May 12th
Daily Adventure:  Day at Faneuil Hall                                                    
price w/o pass $5.00
12 - 4 pm  Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA                           
Come join us for a lovely day in Boston at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Within walking distance to the North End, the Boston Common, and the Aquarium. Enjoy being in Boston as a Brandeis students with your friends one more time! There will be a cap of 100 students.

Cohesion: Senior Encore                           
price w/o pass $15.00
10:00pm-1:00 am Levin Ballroom
GrooveBoston is back for an exclusive Senior Week encore at Brandeis! We are creating a legendary dance party complete with an hour of international music that will create an unforgettable experience.

Wednesday, May 13th
Quad Reunions:  Massell Munchies and North Noshes                                        
Free
2pm – 4 pm  outside in Massell Quad/North Quad
Go back to your First Year Quads and reminisce with your hallmates and roommates while munching on some of your favorite snacks. Transfers and Midyears should attend Massell Munchies.

Tringo                                               
Free
10:00pm-12:00 am Levin Ballroom
Team up with your friends and join us for some healthy competition for our infamous Trivia and Bingo
mashup! There will be prizes, so go hard or go home!

Thursday, May 14th
Commencement Rehearsal and Class Photo
3:00-4:30 pm Gosman Arena
Find out how the main Commencement Ceremony will work and get the answers to all of your
Commencement questions. Then join your class on the grass for a Senior Class photo. You will have the
chance to receive a copy of the photo during the summer through Institutional Advancement.

Boston Harbor Cruise
price w/o pass $25.00
9:00 pm – 12:00 am                                      
Buses leave at 7:30 pm Spingold Theater Lot
Remember the Harbor Cruise at Orientation? Just wait and see how times have changed! Enjoy one last
night on the Boston Harbor with all of the friends that you’ve met here at Brandeis. To enjoy the cash bar,
please bring valid State ID.

Friday, May 15th
Baccalaureate Celebration
4:00 pm Chapel’s Pond (in case of rain, Berlin Chapel)
Join us for a multi-faith celebration of spiritual journeys at Brandeis. Students of different religious backgrounds will describe their Brandeis experience through story, dance and music. All are welcome!

Presidential Reception with the Class of 2015, Families and Friends
Free
5:00pm - 7:00pm SCC Atrium

You and your families are invited to this reception hosted by the President and the Board of Trustees.
Come enjoy food, wine, and beer and kick off the weekend of your graduation! Please come in casual
dressy attire.