The countdown is on for the Marquette University Senior Send-Off! Questions about Senior Week? Contact the Office of Student Development at (414) 288-1412 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Some of Senior Excursion slots are currently filled. Please stop by the CLSI to join the waitlist.
Here is the 2019 event lineup!
Monday, May 13, 2019
Senior Week Career Fair | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Varsity Theater
“Come as you are! Casual career fair for graduating seniors seeking career related full-time and/or internship positions. Celebrate your success by considering your future job possibilities. Connect with companies and organizations looking for candidates like you. Dress is casual.”
Senior Week 526 Pasta | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Annex
Mechanical engineering majors Chris Malliet, James McKenna and Phillip Parisi have been friends since freshman year when they lived on the 9th floor of McCormick Hall. To commemorate their last year together, they started a Friday pasta night with the goal of meeting 526 friends. After a year of hosting hundreds in their apartment, they invite the full senior class to join them and expand their circle of friends. Read their story here. Click here to RSVP for 526 Pasta.
Senior Excursion | Miller Park Tour | 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Looking to go out like a (Central Division) champion?! Join your fellow grads in a 90-minute tour of the home of the Milwaukee Brewers, Miller Park. The tour will include many opportunities for photos and access to unique and special places in the ballpark. We recommend eating before boarding the bus. Space is limited. Sign up HERE to get your free ticket to Miller Park!
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Cap & Gown Pick-Up | 10:00 am – 6:00 pm | AMU Marquette Place
Get ready for graduation by picking up your cap and gown at Marquette Place in the AMU. While you are there let Marquette know what your future plans are by completing the First Destination Survey and celebrate joining the Marquette alumni family with a sweet treat, photo booth and by receiving your official Alumni ID card!
Senior Excursion | Milwaukee County Zoo | 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Hop on board with your fellow grads and head over to the Milwaukee County Zoo one last time! Sign up is free and will include transportation, a meal ticket, and admission into the zoo. Space is limited. Sign up HERE for your ticket to the zoo!
Senior Excursion | Auf Wiedersehen Milwaukee Tour | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Congratulations to you - you made it! You've spent the last number of years in the Cream City and now it might be time for you to say goodbye (or Auf Wiedersehen, to honor MKE's German past). Join Milwaukee Food & City Tours for a night on the town saying farewell to some of the city's greatest hits. Gather your friends for a city tour and trivia with a couple stops for iconic Milwaukee pictures and a dinner at historic Mader’s Restaurant in the Third Ward! Our tour will, of course, end with some delicious frozen custard. Space is limited. Sign up HERE to get your free ticket to the goodbye tour!
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Cap & Gown Pick-Up | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | AMU Marquette Place
Get ready for graduation by picking up your cap and gown at Marquette Place in the AMU. While you are there let Marquette know your future plans by completing the First Destination Survey and celebrate joining the Marquette alumni family with a sweet treat, photo booth and by receiving your official Alumni ID card!
Senior Annex Takeover | 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Annex
One last hurrah in the Annex with a few fancy twists! Join us for a dance party, food, open bowling, and Boom Boom Bingo with fabulous prizes.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Senior Excursion: Milwaukee Public Museum | 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Come along and experience one of Milwaukee’s hidden gems and a must-see bucket list item. We’ll walk along Wells St up to the museum (weather permitting) and then get to experience an in-depth tour of the exhibits. After the tour, you’re free to experience the rest of the wonders in the museum on your own. Sign up is free and will include admission to the museum and a meal. Space is limited. Sign up HERE to get your free ticket to the experience!
Senior Celebratory Toast | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Alumni Memorial Union Lower Level
Invite your family and favorite faculty/staff member to a festive evening to celebrate and toast your graduation!
Friday, May 17, 2019
Get Photographed with President Lovell | 11:00 am – 11:30 am | St. Joan of Arc Chapel
President Lovell, dressed in academic regalia, plans to visit the St. Joan of Arc Chapel front steps. He’d be pleased to pose with any student groups or individuals also dressed in their cap and gowns who come by at that time.
MUSG Senior & Family GradFest | 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm | West Town Square
GradFest, sponsored by Marquette University Student Government, is a time to bring families, friends, and students together! Come check out live music, food trucks, a vendor fair, and fireworks to close the night. No ticket is required for this event.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Senior & Family Photo in front of Joan of Arc Chapel | 11:00 am – 3:00 pm | St. Joan of Arc Chapel
Baccalaureate Mass | 4:30 pm | UWM Panther Arena
Welcome to Senior Challenge 2019!
A tradition dating back to 1987, each year the seniors of Marquette University come together to give back to the place they have called home for the past four years.