Schedule of Events for Undergraduate Students

Senior Professional Dinner:

Thursday, March 29, 2018 6-8 p.m. in Merrill Place Conference Room.

Learn how dining skills are a key differentiator for individuals hoping to impress at a job interview, land the promotion, or secure the next big account.  Join us for practice in professional dining etiquette.

FREE admission, space is limited.  Text PSUDINNER to 51555 to register!

Senior Week Events:

Monday, May 7, 2018:
Free Scoop Day at Scoops

2 -8 p.m. (limited to first 300 seniors)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018:
Pints with PSU at the Panther Pub

4-5:15 p.m. and 5:30-6:45 p.m.  REGISTER TO ATTEND*

Wednesday, May 9, 2018:
Trivia at the Panther Pub

8-11 p.m.

Thursday, May 10, 2018:
90’s to Now Senior Night at the Lucky Dog

Friday, May 11, 2018:
Senior Semi Formal at The Common Man Inn

7-11:30 p.m. REGISTER TO ATTEND*

(*Registration Required):

Commencement Rehearsal:

Friday, May 11, 2018 2-3:30 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 2 p.m.   Rehearsal is expected to end at approximately 3:30 p.m.


Friday, May 18, 2018 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 2018. 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 19, 2018 at 8:15 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 2018 on this momentous day.

Undergraduate Processional Line-Up:

Saturday, May 19, 2018 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 19, 2018 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 12:00 p.m.

Meet and Greet with Faculty:

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 12:15 p.m. at ALLWell North.

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

Panther Luncheon:

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 12 noon in Prospect Dining Hall.

Take the hassle out of deciding where to dine after Commencement by signing up for the Panther Luncheon.  Whether you are a party of 2 or 20, a private table will be ready and waiting for you!  Graduates eat for free! Pre-register here.

Homecoming & Family Celebration:

Friday-Sunday September 28-30, 2018.

Once a Panther, always a Panther!  Return to campus on September 28-30, 2018 as part of your alma mater’s 30,000-strong alumni community! Check the events calendar on our homepage for up-to-date information.