Schedule of Events for Undergraduate Students

Senior Week Events:

Monday, April 29, 2019:
Free Scoop Day – M ‘n M Scoops
2 – 8 p.m. (While supplies last, limited to the first 250 seniors)

Tuesday, April 30, 2019:
Pints with PSU
Location and time to be announced.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019:
Trivia Night – Panther Pub
8 – 11 p.m.  – Limited to first 100 students to arrive.
Thursday, May 2, 2019:
“Blast from the Past” Senior Night at The Lucky Dog

8 p.m. – Midnight (Dress as your favorite fashion trend over the years)

Friday, May 3, 2019:
Senior Semi Formal – Common Man Inn  SOLD OUT

7 – 11:30 p.m.  *Tickets Required – Use code 2019FORMAL.  You MUST use PSU provided transportation.  Meet at the HUB Shuttle Stop by 6:45 p.m.  $10/graduating seniors  $15/guests 18+

Commencement Rehearsal:

Friday, May 3, 2019 3:30-5:00 p.m. in ALLWell North George E. Davis ’63 Track

This is a mandatory rehearsal for all undergraduate participants. All undergraduate students participating in Commencement are to report to the ALLWell North parking garage at 3:30 p.m.   Rehearsal is expected to end at approximately 5:00 p.m.


Friday, May 10, 2019 at 4 p.m. in Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts.

This awards ceremony celebrates the outstanding academic achievements of the undergraduate members of the Class of 2019. Family, friends, faculty, staff, and fellow graduates are welcome to attend.  Please note that caps and gowns are required of all graduating seniors.

Undergraduate Traditional Order of March:

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. on the Alumni Green in front of the Hartman Union Building.

All undergraduate students and marching faculty are asked to assemble by 8:00 a.m.  This year sees the return of the traditional walk down Main Street, around the Bulfinch bandstand and past the downtown businesses who will cheer on the Class of 2019 on this momentous day.

Undergraduate Processional Line-Up:

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 8:45 a.m. at ALLWell North.

For undergraduate students not participating in the order of march, please gather at ALLWell North parking garage at 8:45 a.m.

Procession & Commencement Ceremony for Undergraduate Students:

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10 a.m. at ALLWell North.

Tickets are required. Guests should be seated by no later than 9:30 a.m. to view the procession at approximately 9:40 a.m. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. and is anticipated to end at approximately 12 Noon.

Meet and Greet with Faculty:

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at ALLWell North.

Following the recession, meet and greet with your faculty as they form a receiving line to congratulate you!

Moving Out

Residential halls will close Friday May 10 at 6 p.m., except for graduates or others participating in Commencement, who may stay until Saturday May 11 at 5:00 p.m.-(Late departures may be approved under limited circumstances).

Homecoming & Family Celebration:

Friday-Sunday October 4 -6, 2019.

Once a Panther, always a Panther!  Return to campus on October 4 – 6, 2019 as part of your alma mater’s 30,000-strong alumni community! Check the events calendar on our homepage for up-to-date information.

Countdown to Commencement