Senior Week Activities

2015 Senior Week Activities


Wednesday, May 6th Red Sox Game

Boston  4:15pm -12:00am Tickets: $30.00 per person

Hit off Senior Week and enjoy the Boston Red Sox vs the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park.

Thursday, May 7th  Senior BBQ

Higgins House Lawn 11am-4pm  Tickets: $10 per person

Have fun and mingle with other students, faculty, and adminstration before graduation.  We will have food and yard games to enjoy so don't miss this event!

Friday, May 8th Six Flags Trip

Springfield, MA 10am-6pm  Tickets: $20 per person

Spend a day of fun at Six Flags New England getting your adrenaline fix in!  The trip will provide transportation and entrance into the park, but be sure to bring money or pack a lunch!

Sunday, May 10th Hike Mount Wachusett

Wachusett State Park 10:30am-2:30pm  Tickets: $5 per person

Come for a few hours of hiking and exploring Mount Wachusett.  Lunch and transportation are included.

Sunday, May 10th Paint Night on Campus

Goat's Head Restaurant  Tickets: $10 per person

Come spend an evening at the Goat's Head painting an iconic image of WPI with your fellow classmates and Michelle Zayas as your teacher.  The night includes supplies for painting and light refreshments with a cash bar.  Everyone can leave with the artwork they create!

Monday, May 11th  Boston Fun Day

Boston, MA 2:45pm-10:30pm  Tickets: $25 per person

Join your classmates on a trip to Boston that begins with a Brewery Tour at Mystic Brewery followed by dinner at Faneuil Hall and a comedy show at Improv Asylum!  Tickets include the guided tour, a meal voucher and entrance into the comedy show.

Tuesday, May 12th  Boston Boat Cruise

Boston, MA  9:30am-2:30pm  Tickets: $40 per person

Cruise Boston in style!  Join your class for a Boston Harbor lunch boat cruise and dance.  Tickets include transportation, lunch and the cruise.  This is a 21+ event.

Wednesday, May 13th Rehearsal for all candidates

Harrington Auditorium at 4 PM for Undergraduate Students

Harrington Auditorium at 6 PM for Graduate Students

Wednesday, May 13th President Gift Reception (Invitation Only)

President's home, 1 Drury Lane  5:30pm-&7:00pm  No Charge

Style of dress is business casual.  Refreshments and hors d'oeurves will be served.  To receive an invitation you must be a senior and contribute at least $50 to the Senior Class Gift.

Thursday, May 14th Tree Planting for Patrick Degenhardt

Institute Park  1:30pm

A specimen beech tree and plaque will be installed and dedicated in memory of Patrick Degenhardt '17 in Institute Park with all students invited to attend.   The tree, which will reach 80 feet when fully mature, is being gifted to WPI by a Degenhardt family friend. 

Thursday, May 14th Annual Senior Welcome Reception

Campus Center Odeum  6:30pm-8:30 pm   FREE

WPI's Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) welcome the graduating class of 2015 into the alumni community during this annual event!  Get to know members of the alumni family and other soon-to-be graduates during this relaxed and fun event.  Space is limited and advanced registration is required.  Registration for this event closes on Monday, May 11.  This event is sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations, the Aluni Association, the Student Alumni Society, and the Student Government Association.  Please register at

Friday, May 15th  Baccalaureate

Quad 5:30pm

Enjoy a popular program for our students that celebrates their time at WPI as they reflect on their experiences as a student.  The event is free and open to the community.  There are no tickets required.

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