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Senior Week

Senior Week Schedule 2020

Senior Week, May 10-15, 2020, offers you a week of fun activities to unwind between finals and commencement.  Enjoy the time with your friends to relax, make memories, and experience all the things you've loved while at last time!

Sunday, May 10
All Day - HersheyPark (Tickets can also be used until July 1st)

8pm-Senior Coffeehouse*; Larsen Student Union 

Monday, May 11
7:30am-5:00pm - Cap and Gown Distribution, Ticket Office/Eisenhower Lobby

5am-10:59 pm - Baker's Last Run, Baker's Diner in Dillsburg
Student Rush from 8:00-10:59pm.  A portion of your bill supports the Senior Class Gift.

Tuesday, May 12
7:30am-8:00pm - Cap and Gown Distribution, Ticket Office/Eisenhower Lobby

5:30-7:30pm - Senior Picnic, Orchard Hill (Rain Location: Brubaker)

Wednesday, May 13
7:30am-5:00pm - Cap and Gown Distribution, Ticket Office/Eisenhower Lobby

11:30am-1:00pm - Last Lunch in Lottie, Lottie Nelson (Free lunch for all seniors. Must bring ID.)

6:30pm (Game Starts at 7:00 p.m.) - Bingo Night, MARTIN COMMONS
Come join us for a night of BINGO and the chance to win HUGE prizes including: Bluetooth Headphones, ENO Hammocks, Gift Cards, Housewares, and tons of other great prizes.  Bingo cards will cost $2 each and half the money will be donated to the Senior Class Gift!

Thursday, May 14

7:30am-5:00pm Cap & Gown Distribution*; Ticket Office/Eisenhower Lobby 

1pm-3pm Cap Decorating; ECC Commons 

8:30pm Powerhouse; Hostetter Chapel 

Friday, May 15
7:30am-5:00pm - Cap and Gown Distribution, Ticket Office/Eisenhower Lobby

7:00pm - Baccalaureate Service, Brubaker Auditorium (This is a ticketed event)

8:45pm - Baccalaureate Reception for Graduates and Families, Hitchcock Arena

Saturday, May 16
7:00-8:30 a.m. - Complimentary Continental Breakfast, Lottie Nelson (No ticket needed)

7:30-9:30 a.m. - Cap and Gown Distribution, Eisenhower Lobby/Commencement Line Up

10:00 a.m. - Commencement, Shoemaker Field, Starry Athletic Complex

For further details regarding Baccalaureate and Commencement, please visit the Commencement Information page.  Have questions?  E-mail

Senior Week is sponsored by the Alumni Relations Office, SAB and Eyas. Stop by the Senior Class Gift table at these events throughout the week to Leave Your Legacy!