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Moravian College
Commencement

Senior Send-off

May 8-11, 2019

Congratulations! We invite you to join us in celebrating a great week of activities as you spend your final days on campus. Attendance at all events is limited to those students who have paid the Senior Send-off participation fee.


Participation Fee

Parents may pay this fee for their son or daughter. Seniors may also pay this fee for themselves.

This fee includes one ticket for the Kickoff Reception, Picnic, Senior Gala, Senior Brunch & Slideshow, Senior Soiree, Backwards Walk t-shirt, and meals in the dining room as noted in the schedule of events and accommodations on campus from Wednesday - Saturday.


Wednesday, May 8

Kickoff Reception 3:00pm-6:00pm
Celebrate with your class at a reception in the HUB Pavilion.  The reception includes beer and wine tasting with cheese and chocolate fondue fountains.  The last hour of the reception will be trivia and prizes.  Open only to members of the senior class who have paid the Senior Send-off participation fee.


Thursday, May 9

Brunch 11:00am-1:00pm
Brunch will be served in The Star Campus Restaurant.

Backwards Walk & Picnic 3:00pm-6:30pm
Join your classmates in the “Backwards Walk” led by the Student Affairs Deans. Meet at South Campus at 2:30 to pick up your t-shirt and walk the Moravian Mile as you did freshman year, but this time in reverse.  When you return to Main Street Campus enjoy a picnic on the quad between Comenius Hall and Reeves Library.  The picnic will include food, drinks, backyard games, and a caricature artist.  Open only to members of the senior class who have paid the Senior Send-off participation fee.

Senior Gala 8:30pm - 11:30pm
Enjoy this Moravian tradition. Dance the night away at the Hotel Bethlehem with members of your class. Bus transportation to and from the hotel will be provided. Open only to members of the senior class who have paid the Senior Send-off participation fee or the separate Senior Gala fee.


Friday, May 10

Commencement Rehearsal 10:00am

Senior Brunch and Slideshow 11:30am-1:30pm
Immediately following commencement rehearsal there will be a brunch in the HUB Pavilion along with a slideshow of your time at Moravian.  Send your favorite photos from your college days to doyles@moravian.edu for inclusion in the slideshow.  Open only to members of the senior class who have paid the Senior Send-off participation fee.

Baccalaureate 5:00pm

Senior Soiree & Dance 6:00pm-10:00pm
The Senior Soiree is the highlight of the week's celebration sponsored by the Alumni Association. It begins in Johnston Hall immediately after the Baccalaureate service, followed by a buffet dinner and dance. The bar will be open until 7:30pm. It is a lovely evening for seniors, their families, and guests. Reservations necessary. Due to the facility limits, seniors may reserve space for up to 4 guests.