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Senior Week

JUNE 14-19, 2019

Senior Week occurs between spring quarter finals week and commencement activities as a celebration for the Class of 2019. Events are open for any undergraduate walking in 2019 Graduation. The week typically includes a mix of free and ticketed events that occur on campus and throughout the Evanston and Chicago area. A committee of the Class of 2019 advised by Student Organizations & Activities coordinates the event schedule. For more information, please email:

Concerned About the Cost of Senior Week Events?
Student Enrichment Services (SES) will be reimbursing a limited number of students for Senior Week events. You can apply using these instructions:
  1. Step 1. You must first complete the General Application on the SES One Form.
    1. **If you have never logged into the SES One Form before, the system will automatically start you here upon log in (with your NetID and Password).**
  2. Step 2. After completing the General Application, you MUST complete the “Student Enrichment Services Senior Week Fund” Application.
    1. **Please note: the Student Enrichment Services Senior Week Fund questions are different from the General Application Questions**.
  3. Application closes at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 27th.
  4. You will be notified by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28th if you are receiving reimbursement.
  5. You can also apply for a FREE ticket to Last Lecture within the Student Enrichment Services Senior Week application.

Senior Week Schedule

Please check our Senior Week FAQ page for info about how to optimize your Senior Week Experience! Stay tuned to this site for updates and ticket details!
(Note, times are subject to change)

senior week schedule
Fri 6/14
Senior Donor Beer Garden, Sponsored by Alumni Relations and Development- Senior Class Gift
5:00 PM
Sat 6/15
March BACK Through the Arch
11:00 AM
Deering Meadow, The Arch
Sat 6/15
Senior BBQ, sponsored by Northwestern Alumni Association
Norris South Lawn
Sat 6/15
Senior Class Movie Night
7:00 PM
Harris 107
Sun 6/16
Yoga on the Lakefill
South End of Lakefill
Sun 6/16
Day at Lincoln Park
Sun 6/16
For the Win
For the Win, Wrigleyville
Mon 6/17
Architecture Boat Tour
11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, and 2:30 PM
Wendella Boat Tours Chicago River 
Mon 6/17
Goose Island Brewery
1:15 PM
Goose Island
Mon 6/17
Last Lecture, sponsored by Northwestern Alumni Association
7:00 PM
Cubby Bear
Tues 6/18
Shedd Aquarium
10:00 AM
Shedd Aquarium
Tues 6/18
Senior Formal Dance
Artifact Events Chicago
Six Flags
Buses depart 11:30 AM
Six Flags, Gurnee, IL
Wed 6/19
Second City
5:00 PM
Second City UP Comedy Club

*Check your school website for school-specific events during the week of June 15-20 including convocations and congratulatory ceremonies.