SENIOR WEEK PLANNING COMMITTEE

Photo of the 2016 Senior Week Planning Committee above

The Senior Week Planning Committee is a Student Working Group under the Office of Student Involvement that exists to celebrate the Xavier senior experience by providing community engagement and celebration programs for graduating seniors.

Senior Week

Senior Week is May 8 - 13, 2016           #XUSeniorWeek

The Senior Week program offers the Xavier graduating class a unique experience by providing a week-long series of events from the close of Final Exams leading up to Commencement.  Seniors are able to purchase Senior Week packages to participate in all of the events and activities throughout the week.  Packages are available for purchase online beginning in February. 

Senior Week Packages are ONSALE NOW!

Click Here to Purchase Yours!
 

Early Bird Packages Feb 1 - Feb 29 (5pm) $115 per package
Full Price Packages Feb 29 (5pm) - Mar 31 $145 per package

All Senior Week Package sales end at 5pm (EDT) on March 31, 2016 in order to provide enough time to coordinate logistics and finalize counts and ticketing for all of the events. 

Physical packages (including a final schedule of events as well as ticketing for activities) will be available for pick-up during the last week of classes (week of April 25, 2016).  At the time of picking up their package, Seniors will need to finalize any additional ticket purchases and also select options related to some of the events (ie. time of brunch).

Senior Ball tickets are sold separately and are not included in Senior Week Packages but may also be purchased online or in person at package pick-up.  Seniors may purchase up to two (2) Ball tickets.  
Price = $25.00 each until March 1, then price increases to $30 each

Senior Family Brunch tickets are not included in Senior Week Packages. Senior Family Brunch tickets may be purchased online or in person at package pick-up.  Seniors may purchase an unlimited number of Senior Family Brunch tickets.  Price = $13.00 each

All purchasing students will be verified for eligibility. View the PDF below for more information about participant eligibility.

Senior Board Participation Eligibility (.pdf)

Your package includes:
  • Senior Week Wristband, giving you access to the following events:
    - Trip to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens
    - Brunch Cruise on the Ohio River
    - Admission to Senior Week Bingo
    - Admission to Senior Week Cookout
  • 1 ticket to Kings Island
  • 1 ticket to the Reds v. Pirates baseball game at Great American Ballpark
  • Transportation to off-campus events

These events are subject to change based on venue availability and the discretion of the Senior Board and Office of Student Involvement.  Please note - tickets to Senior Ball and the Senior Family Brunch are sold separately and are not included in the Senior Week Package.

You may not bring alcohol or other substances to any of the Senior Week activities.  Bags are subject to search upon departure for all of the events.

2016 Senior Week Schedule

Sunday, May 8
12pm-6pm - Trip to Kings Island*
Buses load for Kings Island at 11:30am in Buenger Circle.  You will receive your Kings Island ticket as you board the bus.  Seniors must use our free transportation to Kings Island.  Tickets will not be distributed to any Seniors that drive themselves - no exceptions will be made.  Buses load between at 6pm to return to Xavier.

Monday, May 9
No Programs Scheduled
Kings Island was originally scheduled for Monday but the park will not be open yet during week days so that program was moved to Sunday, May 8. 

Tuesday, May 10
2:30pm-4:30pm - Trip to Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens*
Buses load for the Zoo at 2:00pm in Buenger Circle.  You will receive your Zoo ticket as you exit the bus.  Seniors must use our free transportation to the Cincinnati Zoo.  Tickets will not be distributed to any Seniors that drive themselves - no exceptions will be made.  Buses load at 4:30pm to return to Xavier.

9pm-12:00am - Senior Ball at historic Cincinnati Music Hall*
Buses load for Senior Ball at 8:45pm in Buenger Circle.  Ticketed attendees must use our free transportation to Music Hall.  Seniors may bring a guest or date and is responsible for the guest.  All guests must have a ticket purchased by a Senior and must be age 18+.  Any attendees that drive themselves will not be admitted - no exceptions will be made.  Buses load at 12am to return to campus. 

Wednesday, May 11
11:30am-2pm - Brunch Cruise on the Ohio River*
Buses load for Brunch Cruise at 11am in Buenger Circle.  Seniors must use our free transportation to BB Riverboats.  Seniors that drive themselves will not be admitted - no exceptions will be made.  Buses will load to return to Xavier at 2pm.  This is an alcohol-free event.

7:10pm-12am - Cincinnati Reds v. Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Game*
Buses start loading in Buenger Circle at 5:30pm.  Seniors must use our free transportation to Great American Ballpark.  Tickets will not be distributed to any Seniors that drive themselves - no exceptions will be made.  Looping buses load between 10:00pm-12am to return to Xavier.

Thursday, May 12
3:30pm-5pm - Senior Bingo in the Hoff Dining Commons**
Bingo is your chance to win various big prizes such as an iPad mini, giftcards and much more!  This is an alcohol-free event.

5pm-8pm - Senior Week Cookout on the Yard**
Join the Class of 2016 for a fun cookout with music and more on the Xavier Yard, immediately following Senior Bingo!

Friday, May 13

12pm-2pm - Senior Family Brunch in the Hoff Dining Commons**
Enjoy brunch with your family!

5pm - Baccalaureate Mass in the Cintas Center

Saturday, May 14
9am - Commencement Ceremonies in the Cintas Center

*Transportation will be provided.  You must use Xavier-provided busing to the event.
 

Emergency Contact Numbers for Senior Week

Molly Dugan Dustin Lewis Xavier Police
Senior Board Advisor Senior Board Advisor Emergency Line
513-745-3754 (office) 417-619-8688 (cell) 513-745-1000

CONNECT WITH US

Follow Us on Twitter
@XUSeniorWeek

Email Us
seniorweek@xavier.edu

 

MEET THE 2016 SENIOR WEEK PLANNING COMMITTEE

Megan Brault
Major: Strategic Human Resources Management
Hometown:  Cincinnati, OH

Joseph Caputi
Major: History
Hometown: Hainesport, NJ

Ann Marie Diener
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Golden, CO

Brandon Felton
Major: Biology
Hometown: Oak Park, IL

Jake Haigis
Major: Economics
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Stef McKelvey
Major: Nursing
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

MEET THE ADVISORS


Meet Dustin Lewis, Associate Director of Student Involvement and co-advisor to the Senior Board.
Email Dustin for more information about Senior Board.


 

Meet Molly Dugan, Assistant Director of Student Involvement for Leadership and Orientation and co-advisor to the  Senior Board.
Email Molly
for more information about Senior Board.