About

Senior Week 2017 is the perfect opportunity for graduates to celebrate together one last time before officially becoming UI alumni! This year's events will be hosted Monday, April 24 through Friday, April 28. 

Instituted in the spring of 2014, Senior Week is a collaborative program between Campus Activities Board (CAB) and the University of Iowa Alumni Association's student organization, Future Alumni Network (FAN), that allows graduating seniors to celebrate their time here as Hawkeyes.

 

Tickets

Tickets are $12 and can be purchased online, beginning March 20.

Ticket Package Includes: 

■ Official shirt of Senior Week 2017 

■ A ticket for all 6 events (listed below) 

■ Alumni coffee tumbler 

UPDATE: Only tickets purchased by 12:00PM on April 12 will be guaranteed a t-shirt.

 

Buy tickets here: http://www.iowalum.com/graduation/srtickets/

Events

Monday, April 24 

Art & Appetite 

■ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM, doors open at 5:30 PM 

■ IMU Main Lounge 

■ Create a hawkeye keepsake with our step-by-step instructions for making your own, unique painting, and enjoy light appetizers while you work. All supplies will be provided. 

 

Tuesday, April 25 

What The Fork? Life After Graduation

■ 6:00 - 8:00 PM

■ Sheraton Hotel

■ Explore graduate resources, network with alumni, have your headshot taken, build your resume, and enjoy food and good company! 

 

Wednesday, April 26 

Always a Hawkeye Trivia Night 

■ 6:00 PM, doors open at 5:30 PM

■ 8:00 PM, doors open at 7:30 PM

■ The Airliner, Upstairs

■ Enjoy some fun Hawkeye trivia and free food while competing to win great prizes! Come with teams of 3-5 seniors. Space is limited, so don't be late!

■ All members of each team must purchase a Senior Week ticket package to participate. 

 

Thursday, April 27 

Cappy Hour 

■ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

■ Old Brick 

■ Enjoy some of your favorite dishes from Iowa City area restaurants at this free lunch! While you’re there, get inspired and decorate your graduation cap. We'll provide everything you need to decorate, just bring your own grad cap! 

 

Last Lecture & Wine Tasting 

■ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, doors open at 6:30 PM 

■ Old Brick 

■ Come out for an evening of wine tasting, light appetizers, and a brief, inspiring lecture from a favorite faculty member. 

■ Must be 21+ to participate in wine tasting. 

 

Friday, April 28 -- CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Senior Block Party 

■ Event starts at 7:30 PM, games begin at 7:00 PM 

■ CHANGE: Gibson Square, near Main Library

■ Enjoy an evening at Gibson Square as a Hawkeye, one last time! Spend time with friends, music from your favorite DJ, play field games, retake your OnIowa! photo from Freshman year, and more!

 

Cappy Hour

GRAD CAP DECORATIONS

All seniors must follow the rules set by their respective ceremony, or their graduation cap will be replaced for the duration of the event.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences:

  • No items will be allowed to dangle or protrude from the cap; only flat decorations will be permitted.

  • No lights or devices may be attached to the cap.

  • No inappropriate or profane language will be permitted.

■ No negative portrayal of the university or undergraduate experience.

College of Nursing:

  • No items will be allowed to dangle or protrude from the cap; only flat decorations will be permitted.

  • No lights or devices may be attached to the cap.

  • No inappropriate or profane language will be permitted.

No negative portrayal of the university or undergraduate experience.

Tippie College of Business:

  • No items will be allowed to dangle or protrude from the cap; only flat decorations will be permitted.

  • No lights or devices may be attached to the cap.

  • No inappropriate or profane language will be permitted.

No negative portrayal of the university or undergraduate experience.

College of Engineering:

  • No items will be allowed to dangle or protrude from the cap; only flat decorations will be permitted.

  • No lights or devices may be attached to the cap.

  • No inappropriate or profane language will be permitted.

  • No negative portrayal of the university or undergraduate experience.

No political verbiage or imagery.

Carver College of Medicine:

No decorations will be allowed. We invite you to decorate a second cap, but only plain, black caps will be worn for the ceremony. 

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