Senior Week

Senior Week (June 3 - June 8, 2018) is a time for you to reflect on your time at the University of Chicago, relax, and have fun with your friends. We have put together a variety of activities both on and off campus. Please note that transportation is provided to ticketed events off-campus and is included in the cost of the ticket. All members of the Class of 2018 will be eligible to purchase Senior Week tickets. Events in bold require a ticket.

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Ticket sales begin at 10AM on Tuesday, May 15th.

Date & Time Event Price

Wednesday, May 30
7:00 PM

Senior Pub Night at Ida Noyes. First 300 students get commemorative Class of 2018 Pub Glass.
* Class of 2018 T-Shirt pickup available (if you purchased online) and on-site t-shirt sales available for $10.
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Sunday, June 3
6:30 - 8:00 PM

Dean's Reception for Graduates at the Theater on the Lake in Lincoln Park. Light hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided. The Dean will provide brief remarks at 7:00 PM. (This event is free, but tickets are required. Tickets may be reserved on the Senior Week ticketing site. Buses will leave from the Reynolds Club at 5:30pm as buses become full.)
 
Free

Sunday, June 3
8:00 PM -  12:00 AM

Class of 2018 Senior Prom at the Theater on the Lake in Lincoln Park. Buses will be leaving campus from the Reynolds Club as they become full starting at 5:30pm for the Dean's Reception until the last bus departs campus at 10:00pm for the Senior Prom. 

* Seniors may purchase up to 2 tickets.
$25

Monday, June 4
7:00 - 8:30 PM

Improvised Shakespeare Comedy Show
at the Logan Center for the Arts Performance Hall

* Class of 2018 T-Shirt Pickup available (if you purchased online) and on-site t-shirt sales available.

* Seniors may purchase up to 5 tickets.
 
$5

Tuesday, June 5
7:05 PM

Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies
(Event check-in and bus departure from Reynolds Club. You must pick up a physical ticket from the South Lounge on the second floor of the Reynolds Club, between 12:00 and 5:00 PM, to get in to the ballpark). Buses depart beginning at 4:15 PM. Last bus departs campus at 5:45 PM. Buses will depart from the corner of University Avenue and 57th Street.)

* Seniors may purchase 1 ticket only.

$21

Wednesday, June 6
Bus departure at 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM

Senior Day at Six Flags Great America
(Event check-in and bus departure from the
Reynolds Club. You must pick up a physical ticket from the Reynolds Club, beginning at 9:00 AM, to get into the amusement park. Buses depart from Six Flags at 7:00 PM to return to campus.)

* Seniors may purchase up to 3 tickets.
$40

Thursday, June 7
11:00 AM tour (buses leave campus at 10 AM)
12:00 PM tour (buses leave campus at 11)

Architectural River and Lake Boat Tour
(Bus departure from the Reynolds Club. You will scan your ticket at the dock downtown. Buses leave 1 hour prior to tour time)

The tour is 90 minutes long.

* Seniors may purchase up to 4 tickets.
$20

Thursday, June 7
5:00 - 7:00 PM

Senior Send-Off Cookout at the Smart Museum of Art A gift is available to the first 500 attendees at the event. An additional $5 drinks wristband is also available for purchase, which entitles holders to two alcoholic drinks (beer and wine). Non-alcoholic drinks do not require a wristband.

* Seniors may purchase up to 4 tickets.
$5

Friday, June 8
2:00 - 4:00 PM

Class Day on the Main Quad
A celebration of the Class' accomplishments and achievements.

* Parents, families, and other guests of graduates are invited to attend. No tickets are required.
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Friday, June 8
7:30 - 10:30 PM

Senior Class Reception at the Museum of Science and Industry (remarks by Dean Boyer begin at 8:30 PM)
* Class of 2018 T-Shirt pickup available (if you purchased online) and on-site t-shirt sales available for $10 while supplies last.

* Parents, families, and other guests of graduates are invited to attend. No tickets are required. Parking in the MSI parking garage is free during this event.
 
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Please note that tickets may only be purchased by seniors in the College who are graduating as part of the Class of 2018. If you have any questions about purchasing Senior Week tickets or about specific events, please contact the College Programming Office at college-programming@uchicago.edu or call
773-702-8616.