Senior Week Events

Sunday, May 17

Senior Six Flags Trip

9AM - 6PM

You may not have many chances left to eat tons of junk food and scream like a child with hundreds of friends, so join the Class of 2015 at Six Flags New England! Buses will depart from the football stadium lot at 9:00 a.m. and will leave the park at 4:00 p.m. Get ready for the rides of your life!

Departs from Soldiers Field Athletics Area (next to Harvard Stadium). Rain or shine. Tickets: $40 (includes bus transportation and entrance). Dress: Casual.

Monday, May 18

Senior Olympics

3 - 5:30PM

Want to be an Olympic champion? Come relive the glory of your grade school PE days. Houses will square off in a variety of games to see who dominates at the Senior Olympics. To participate, please contact your Senior Class Committee House representative. No athletic ability required or expected!

Cumnock Turf Fields, Soldiers Field Athletics Area. Rain or shine. Tickets: Not required. Dress: Athletic wear (House colors strongly encouraged). Non-alcoholic beverages available. Beer 21+.

Monday, May 18

Senior BBQ

5:30 - 7PM

Enjoy a BBQ dinner (with vegetarian options) following the Olympics. Please note that dinner will be served only at the BBQ; all dining halls will be closed this night.

Cumnock Turf Fields, Soldiers Field Athletics Area. Rain or shine. Tickets: Not required (but bring HUID). Dress: Casual. Non-alcoholic beverages available. Beer 21+.

Tuesday, May 19

Moonlight Cruise

8 - 11:30PM

Don’t miss the boat! Cruise around Boston Harbor on the city’s largest ship. Limited tickets are available at the Harvard Box Office. This event will sell out. Tickets include the three-hour cruise and transportation back to campus (you are responsible for transportation to the ship). A cash bar is available on the boat. To reach the ship using the T, take the Red Line to South Station, then take the Silver Line to the World Trade Center stop.

Bay State Cruises, 200 Seaport Blvd., Boston. Rain or shine. Tickets: $30 (cruise and return transportation). Dress: Nautically inspired cocktail. To board the ship, you must be 21+ and have a valid ID (state ID or passport)—no exceptions. Non-alcoholic beverages available. Alcohol 21+.

Wednesday, May 20

Senior Scavenger Hunt: The Official 2015 Bucket List

10AM - 3PM

And you thought there were only three things you needed to do before you graduate! Compete in teams in the fourth annual Senior Scavenger Hunt. Win points by completing tasks on “The Official 2015 Bucket List.” The winning team will earn eternal glory and exciting prizes! More information will be available on harvard2015.com/seniorweek closer to the date.

Widener Steps. Rain or shine. Tickets: Not required. Dress: Activewear.

Wednesday, May 20

Senior Talent Show

8-10PM

Come watch your fellow classmates shine on stage during the Senior Talent Show! Enjoy performances of all kinds and celebrate the creativity and diverse talents of our Class. Get ready to laugh and reminisce with throwbacks to the Freshman Talent Show. Tickets are required, but they are free and available at the entrance to Sanders Theatre on a first-come, first-served basis on the night of the event.

Sanders Theatre. Tickets: Free (available at the door). Dress: Casual.

Thursday, May 21

Camp Harvard

4-6:30PM

Escape the “in tents”-ity of Senior Week festivities with some throwback summer camp activities on the Quad Lawn. Unwind with live music, cold beer, and festive food with your fellow seniors! This event is free and open to all members of the Class of 2015. Please note that dinner will be served only at Camp Harvard; all dining halls will be closed this night.

The Quad Lawn. Rain or shine. Tickets: Not required (but bring HUID). Dress: Camp casual. Non-alcoholic beverages available. Beer 21+.

Thursday, May 21

Last Chance Dance

10PM - 2

Don’t miss out on your “last chance” to connect with the Class of 2015. Tickets are available at the Harvard Box Office for $30. This includes cover, snacks, and bus transportation back to campus (you are responsible for transportation to the club). A cash bar is available at the venue. To reach the club using the T, take the Red Line to Park Street, then walk south on Tremont Street.

Royale, 279 Tremont Street, Boston. Tickets: $30 (cover, snacks, and return transportation). Dress: Club attire (no shorts/sneakers). To enter the club, you must be 21+ and have a valid ID (state ID or passport)—no exceptions. Non-alcoholic beverages available. Alcohol 21+.

Friday, May 22

Choose Your Own Adventure

Time, ticket price, and dress vary based on selected excursion

Pick from a lineup of different outings in Cambridge, Boston, and beyond designed to cater to the expansive and diverse interests that characterize the Class of 2015. An email outlining how to reserve your spot for the destination of your choosing will be sent out in advance, so be on the lookout!

Friday, May 22

Looking Back, Looking Forward

8 - 9:30PM

Join your classmates for an evening of reflection and anticipation, personal stories and big ideas. Half of this event will encourage students to “look back,” sharing thoughts on their experiences over the past four years. The other half will focus on “looking forward” as students present up-and-coming topics within a wide range of fields, from the state of the U.S. government to health care, from the tech industry to the music industry. Stop by to share your thoughts, enjoy some snacks, or just listen!

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall. Tickets: Not required. Dress: Casual.

Saturday, May 23

Chillin' on the Charles

3-5PM

Enjoy one of your last lazy senior spring afternoons along the Charles with lawn games, music, and good company. This is a free event—just bring your friends and a beach towel to unwind before the craziness of Commencement and the fun yet to ensue at the Senior Soirée!

Leverett’s McKinlock Courtyard and Charles River Banks. Tickets: Not required. Dress: Casual.

Saturday, May 23

Senior Soirée

9PM-1

Make the most of the last night of Senior Week! This soirée will make for a festive evening that you and your fellow seniors won’t forget! There will be dancing, snacks, and refreshments. This event is for seniors only and will sell out. Limited tickets are available at the Harvard Box Office.

Science Center Plaza Tent. Rain or shine. Tickets: $40 (entry, snacks, and refreshments). Dress: Outdoor cocktail party. Non-alcoholic beverages available. Beer and wine 21+.

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