Senior Week Planning Committee


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.

Photo of the 2018 Senior Week Planning Committee at left

Senior Week

May 7 - 11, 2018          

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 now!

ONLINE SALES HAVE ENDED - Senior Ball & Brunch Tickets will be on sale during package and ticket pick-up the last week of April.


Early Bird Packages Feb 1 - Feb 28 (5pm) $125 per package
Full Price Packages Feb 28 (5pm) - April 2 (5pm)
*Deadline extended until April 6 @ 5pm
$155 per package

All Senior Week Package sales end at 5pm (EDT) on April 6, 2018  in order to provide enough time to coordinate logistics and finalize counts and ticketing for all of the events. Note: This is the extended deadline and late requests will NOT be accommodated. 

*Click the link above to purchase your Senior Week Package, Senior Ball Tickets, and Senior Family Brunch Tickets.*

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 23, 2018).  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 = $30.00 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 = $13.25 each

All purchasing students will be verified for eligibility per the outlined requirements (click for more info).

Your package includes:

  • Senior Week Wristband, giving you access to the following events:
    - Senior Week Trivia
    - Scene75
    - Reds Game
    - Brunch Cruise
    - And more!
  • 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.


2018 Senior Week Schedule

Monday, May 7

12:00pm-3:00pm - Trivia at Taft's Brewpourium*
Taft's is opening just for XU Seniors as we host Trivia with Mark Arminio from Questionable Pursuits. This trivia is legit and so are the prizes! Brewery tours and games will also be available. A pizza and appetizer buffet will be provided. Buses will load in Buenger Circle at 11:30am and will return to campus at 3pm.

6:00pm-12:00am - Senior Night at the Cincinnati Reds (v. New York Mets)*
Buses will load in Buenger Circle at 6pm for a 7:10 game. Immediately after the game, buses will be available to take students back to campus.  Additional buses will loop between XU and downtown (2nd and Walnut in front of the Freedom Center) until midnight.  Seniors are welcome to explore The Banks or hop on the Cincinnati Bell Connector (streetcar) and check out Downtown Cincinnati or Over-The-Rhine following the game.   

Tuesday, May 8

12:30pm-3:30pm - Senior Fun Day at Scene75 Entertainment Center
They're opening the venue just for XU Seniors, featuring a pizza and salad buffet, hundreds of Arcade games and unlimited play with their attractions (including: 3D blacklight minigolf, 2-story laser tag arena, indoor go karts, bumper cars, bowling alley, big screen XBox and PlayStation gaming, and more).  Buses will load in Buenger Circle at 11:30am, departing at noon.  We will return to campus by 4pm.

9:00pm-12:00am - Senior Ball at historic Music Hall.*  **
Seniors and guests will board buses in Buenger Circle starting at 8:30pm to head down to historic Music Hall. The evening of dancing includes a DJ, photobooth, and heavy appetizers (not a meal--students should eat prior to arrival). Buses will begin running back to campus starting around 11:30pm.  

Wednesday, May 9

12:00pm-2:00pm - Play Day at the Cincinnati Zoo
Is visiting Fiona on your Cincinnati bucket list? Now is your chance! (As long as the temperature is above 50!) Join us for an afternoon at the Zoo to see Fiona and her friends! Buses will load in Buenger Circle at 11:30am and return to campus by 2:30pm. 

9:00pm-11:30pm - Movie Night on the Yard
Bring a chair and join your friends for a throwback movie night on the big screen! What movie? The class will vote and the movie will be announced via Twitter & Instagram at the beginning of Senior Week! Popcorn and snacks will be provided. (Rain Location: Gallagher)

Thursday, May 10

11am-1pm - Brunch Cruise with BB Riverboats on the Ohio River*
Buses load in Buenger Circle starting at 10:00am.  The Belle of Cincinnati will sail at 11:00am and dock at 1pm.  While on the cruise, students will have a full brunch buffet and can take photos with friends using the amazing Cincinnati skyline and backgrounds on the boat during the daytime. *PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE ABOVE*

8pm-11pm - Senior Night at Stones Lanes
This is your chance to relive your memories of nights at Stones one last time before graduating! Bowling will be provided between 8pm and 10pm. 

Friday, May 11

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

5:00pm - Baccalaureate Mass in the Cintas Center

Saturday, May 12

9:00am - Commencement Ceremonies in the Cintas Center

*Transportation will be provided.  You must use Xavier-provided busing to the event.
**Tickets to this event are sold separately from the Senior Week package.

Emergency Contact Numbers for Senior Week

Molly Dugan Xavier Police
Senior Board Advisor Emergency Line
513-745-3754 (office) 513-745-1000

Connect with Us

Follow Us on Twitter

Email Us


Senior Week Eligibility

Questions about Senior Week eligibility? View the requirements for participation HERE.  

Meet the 2018 Senior Week Planning Committee

Leo Biette
Major: Management

Maddie Craigo
Major: Communication, PR, and Advertising

Talor Crawford
Major: Economics and Int'l Business

Ryan Fitzgerald
Major: Marketing

Thomas Martin
Major: Chemistry

Meet the  Advisor


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