Graduating seniors are encouraged to celebrate their time at Oberlin by participating in an array of Senior Week events taking place Sunday, May 17, through Friday, May 22.
All Senior Week events are open to the graduating Class of 2015. Registration, tickets, or a donation to the Senior Class Gift are required for some events. A valid ID must be shown to enter to some events and will be required to be served alcohol. Family members of graduating seniors and non-graduating Oberlin students are also invited to attend a selection events.
Read on or see the Events Calendar for details about the various Senior Week events.
Sunday, May 17
Senior Night at the Feve, 8 p.m., The Feve
Enjoy bottomless tots and a free drink by making your first donation to the Senior Gift. Already made a gift? Bring a friend who hasn't and both of you will get a free drink! Read more.
Monday, May 18
Cedar Point Trip, 9:30 a.m., Cedar Point
Purchase Cedar Point tickets at the Wilder Hall desk for $25 each. Tickets are available for purchase for only seniors through Thursday, May 14, and open to all others beginning Friday, May 15.
The bus chartered for Cedar Point costs an additional $5. The bus will board at 9:30 a.m. in front of Wilder and will depart Cedar Point at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, May 19
Senior Etiquette Reception and Dinner, 5 p.m., Oberlin Inn
Learn how to successfully mix business and banquet with Jane Mathison, chief of staff for President Krislov, and Mary Kay Gray, associate dean for student academic affairs in the conservatory. A professional photographer will be on hand until 6 p.m. to take portraits for your LinkedIn profile. Formal attire is encouraged. Read more.
You must register for this event on Eventbrite.
Wednesday, May 20
Ice Cream Social, 3 p.m., Perlik Commons
Enjoy ice cream with your peers! This event requires a gift to the Class of 2015 Senior Gift. Gifts can be made at the event. Read more.
Senior Splitchers, 10 p.m., The ’Sco
Head to the ’Sco for what could be your last Splitchers! Wristbands will be distributed at 10 p.m. Seniors are not guaranteed a wristband and will not be admitted without one.
Thursday, May 21
Senior Supper, 5 p.m., Wilder Bowl
Join President Marvin Krislov and the Oberlin Alumni Association for Senior Supper. This event is for graduating seniors only. Valid ID must be shown for admission and to be served alcohol. Read more.
Friday, May 22
Graduates and Families Reception, 5:30 p.m., Allen Memorial Art Museum
Bring your family to view amazing art and the newly restored ceiling. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served. Read more.
Kickoff Dinner Under the Big Tent, 7 p.m., Wilder Bowl
Kick off Commencement and Reunion Weekend with alumni and family members in Wilder Bowl. Tickets are required for all guests, including graduating seniors (complimentary) and children. This event features a performance from the student a capella group ’Round Midnight and student jazz musicians.
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