Senior Week 2017 Schedule of Events

We have begun releasing events for Senior Week 2017: Uncharted Territory!
Here's everything we've created event pages for on our Facebook so far. Keep checking back for more updates coming your way!

Friday, May 12

Get Your Wristband!
10 a.m.–4 p.m., SCC Atrium
Bring your purchased Senior Week pass and Brandeis ID to the SCC Atrium to get a wristband for the week! This will also be the last chance for kickballers without a team to sign up for the Free Agent List. Stick around to play some giant versions of your favorite childhood games with your friends!

Senior Class Shabbat Dinner
8 p.m., Sherman Function Hall
Join Hillel at Brandeis for a special catered Shabbat Dinner just for members of the Class of 2017! If you plan on attending, please RSVP to the event. The schedule of events and services for Senior Week and Commencement is now available. For more information or if you'd like to assist in the planning of this special event, please email hillel@brandeis.edu.

Saturday, May 13

A Night in Technicolor
10 p.m.–1 a.m., Shapiro Science Center, single ticket price: $20  
Come bond with your friends in a final night at the science center. Party all night enveloped in Black light, add a little flare with some Black-light face paint. After 4 years of working, cramming, and staying up countless late nights, you deserve to come take a breath of fresh air at the oxygen bar. Also indulge in some liquid nitrogen ice cream and dip to your heart’s desire at the chocolate fountain. Drinks are on the house--it’s a party you don’t want to miss!

Sunday, May 14

Skates and Shakes
1 p.m.–4 p.m., Tennis courts closest to Mods (rain location: Shapiro Gym)
Come enjoy an afternoon of free roller skating and milkshakes. Skate to the latest tunes for up to an hour, then hang around and relax with some icy cold milkshakes or root beer floats.

Club Night at Lucky Strike in Jillian’s of Boston
9:30 p.m.–1 a.m., Jillian’s of Boston, single ticket price: $25
Buses leave Brandeis at 9:30 p.m. (Load at 9:15 pm in T Lot); buses leave the venue at 1 a.m.
Time to get off campus, and there’s nothing better than Lucky Strike! Nestled next to Fenway Park, enjoy dancing to the beats of a popular Boston DJ, a bowling alley, and a billiards room. Cash bar will be available, please bring Brandeis and other official form of ID. This event is 21+.

Monday, May 15

11th Annual Kickball Tournament
Senior Week and the Department of Athletics present the Eleventh Annual Senior Intramural Kickball Tournament! Form a team with your friends and take on others teams to try to make it to the championships! 

***Check out http://www.imleagues.com/brandeis for more information and to register your team of seniors!*** 

$10 per team to register / cash & check only; accepted on the field

You will be able to register from Wednesday, April 26 until Wednesday, May 10. The tournament will be played on Monday, May 15, 1 p.m.–6 p.m., Tuesday, May 16, noon–6 p.m., and Wednesday, May 17, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. 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 19.)

Cap Decorating
1 p.m.3 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Atrium
Ever dream of having one of those amazing decorated graduation caps that go viral? Here’s your chance! Drop by the SCC with your graduation cap to have unlimited access to art supplies to make your own masterpiece. The bookstore will be OPEN during this event, so get your cap and decorate it too!

Tringo Night
10 p.m.Midnight, Levin Ballroom
Come try your hand at our mixture of Trivia AND Bingo. Test your knowledge with your friends in several categories of Trivia, and test your luck in between with some classic Bingo fun. There are great PRIZES to be won, so don't miss your chance! Light refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, May 16

11th Annual Kickball Tournament
Senior Week and the Department of Athletics present the Eleventh Annual Senior Intramural Kickball Tournament! Form a team with your friends and take on others teams to try to make it to the championships! 

***Check out http://www.imleagues.com/brandeis for more information and to register your team of seniors!*** 

$10 per team to register / cash & check only; accepted on the field

You will be able to register from Wednesday, April 26 until Wednesday, May 10. The tournament will be played on Monday, May 15, 1 p.m.–6 p.m., Tuesday, May 16, noon–6 p.m., and Wednesday, May 17, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. 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 19.)

Comedy Night
8 p.m.–Midnight, SCC Atrium, free
Brandeis Comedy Club brought right here to campus!  Come have some laughs with Ryan O’Flanagan and your friends.  Ryan is best known for his work on New Girl, Adam Devine's House Party, Last Call with Carson Daly, and Dead Kevin. He performs stand up all over the country, both individually and with his sketch group Dead Kevin.  After the show, keep the laughs going with the movie, Ghostbusters (2016).

Wednesday, May 17

Class of 2017 Faculty/Staff Appreciation and Teaching Awards Reception
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., International Lounge
It's a Tradition! Please join us to celebrate the Faculty and Staff who have influenced your time at Brandeis! This is an opportunity to thank those who have assisted, mentored, and inspired you throughout your semesters here. Please click the link below to share names of people you would like to recognize during this annual Senior Week event. 

https://brandeis.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9Hp8OJW9RQVWxRH

BBQ and Kickball Championships
6 p.m.–10 p.m., Gosman Athletic Fields and Parking Lot, free
For these final Kickball Championship games, we’ll be playing under the lights, and enjoying a barbecue while we support the Championship teams. Come cheer on your friends and take a photo with them on a keychain, get a caricature done, or learn how to be BOLD! Co-Sponsored by Institutional Advancement.

Thursday, May 18

Commencement Rehearsal
1 p.m.–2 p.m., Gosman Arena, free
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.

Petting Zoo Event
2 p.m.–5 p.m., Ridgewood Quad, free
Real world stressing you out? Come play with cute fluffy animals to make all your problems disappear! You’ll be able to hold bunnies, ducklings, and even pet an alpaca!

Boston Harbor Cruise
7:30 p.m.–Midnight, Boston Harbor, single ticket price: $25
Buses leave Brandeis at 7:30 p.m., buses leave Boston at midnight
Enjoy one last night with all the friends you made here at Brandeis on the beautiful Boston Harbor. There is a snack bar and cash bar on board. Bring Brandeis ID and state ID.

Friday, May 19

Baccalaureate Celebration
3:30 p.m., 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 experiences through story, movement and music. All are welcome!

Presidential Reception with the Class of 2017, Families and Friends Reception
4 p.m.–6 p.m., SCC Atrium, free
You and your families and friends are invited to this reception hosted by the President and the Board of Trustees. Kick off your graduation weekend by celebrating over some food, wine, and beer. Please come in casual dressy attire.

Shangela’s House Party
10 p.m.–1 a.m., Levin Ballroom, free
Ever wanted to party with royalty? Come dance with the one and only Queen Shangela from RuPaul’s Drag Race at the party to end all parties. First 125 people in line will receive an LED color bracelet that will match the beat of the music and keep you dancing all night long.There will be free beer and cider, and shuttle service from Mods, Charles River, and Admissions to Levin.