Senior Week

Campus Activities and Operations
Eichhorn Student Activities Center
2nd Floor, Campus Center

Senior Week 2014! May 12th through May 17th, 2014

This week is about celebrating our achievements, reflecting and connecting. Take some time to think about the relationships you've gained and those who have been impactful to your experience at Mac. This is a momentous transition in our lives, expressing gratitude and saying goodbye well are an important part of this process.

Please remember to enjoy these events responsibly. Transportation is provided to all off campus events. We strongly encourage you not to drive.

We are looking forward to a great week!
Registration is now open! Senior Week Registration

Registration details:
Registration is $25/senior* 
Register by May 2 to avoid late fee. $30 will be charged after May 2
No refunds can be given
We cannot sell tickets to individual events
Events are strictly for members of the Class of 2014

(*If you have questions or concerns about the registration fee, please contact )


Monday, May 12th
Last Lecture and Champagne Toast, 1:30-3pm, Hill Ballroom, Kagin Commons
Elsie's, NE Minneapolis, 9pm-1am (registration required to attend)
A casual night of cosmic bowling, karaoke, games, food and fun!
**Buses will leave 67 Macalester St. at 9pm, 9:30pm and 10pm. Buses will be available to bring you back to Macalester throughout the evening.

Tuesday, May 13th
Senior Service Project, Spring Gardening at Louisiana Court, 12-3pm
(Transport provided)
Louisiana Court Apartments is an affordable housing community geared towards families with children. Projects include planting, raking, weeding and potential for creative outdoor building projects!
Family Matters: Coping with Challenging Families, 3:30-5pm, Center for Religious and Spiritual Life Gain support and learn strategies to deal with potentially challenging family situations. Hosted by Mia Nosanow, Health and Wellness, and Demetrius Colvin, Department of Multicultural Life
Senior Class Picnic, 5-7pm, (registration required for food)
Feast on tamales, burritos and roasted corn catered by El Burrito Mercado. 
Various Activities, 10pm-1:45am, Kagin lower level
Activities include: Capture the Flag (Kagin Lawn), Bingo for Prizes, and eating!
Kagin Dance, 11-1:45am, Hill Ballroom - Mac ID required for entry

Wednesday, May 14th
High Energy Yoga!, 1-2pm,
Old Main Lawn (Leonard Center/rain site)
Lavender Graduation, 2-3pm, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center
Last Supper, 5-7pm, Cafe Mac (registration required to enter)
Dine on your favorites a final time in Cafe Mac!
Science Museum of Minnesota, 9pm-12:30am
(registration required to attend)
Join your class, faculty and staff at this semi-formal event. An evening of reconnecting, memories and merriment! All four floors of the Museum will be open for you to explore.
**Buses will leave 67 Macalester St. at 8:45pm, 9pm and 9:15pm. Buses will be available to bring you back to Macalester throughout the evening.

Thursday, May 15th
Class Picture and Commencement Rehearsal, 10am-12pm, Leonard Center Gym
Smile! Rehearsal immediately follows the class picture.
Senior Art Exhibit, 10am-4pm,
Janet Wallace Fine Arts, Art Gallery
Reception for International Graduates and Families, 5-6:30pm, Hill Ballroom, Kagin

Friday, May 16th
Senior Art Exhibit, 10am-4pm,
Janet Wallace Fine Arts, Art Gallery 
Phi Beta Kappa Induction, 11am-12pm, Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel
All College Picnic, 11:30am-1:30pm,
Bateman Plaza, Campus Center
Rites of Passage: Celebration for Students of Color & Families, 1:30pm
Weyerhaeuser Chapel
Department Receptions, 3pm-6pm, Various locations
Seniors in Recital, 8pm, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Concert Hall

Saturday, May 17th
Baccalaureate Service, 9:30-10:30am, Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel
All Campus Brunch, 10am-1pm,
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center
CHIPS Reception (sons/daughters of alumni), 10:30am-11:30am,
Alumni House
Honoring the Journey: Celebration for Families of First Generation College Graduates,
10:30-11:30am, Lowe Dayton Commons, Janet Wallace
Commencement, 1:30pm, Old Main Lawn, (Rain site: Fieldhouse)
All Campus Reception, 3:45pm, Shaw Field

For additional information and questions please contact staff advisor:
Allison Greenlee, Assistant Director, Campus Programs,

The Senior Week Committee is made up of members of the senior class. Under their planning and guidance, senior week will take shape for the entirety of the Class of 2014.
The Committee is committed to hosting events and programs that will:
-celebrate achievements and successes
-reflect on a momentous transitional time in their lives
-honor relationships and friendships
-give thanks
-be safe and responsible

*Senior Week Committee is responsible for planning events on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.*