Senior Week- August 2017

Tickets go on sale at noon on Monday July 24th at the Flanagan Info Hub

Congratulations August 2017 GraduWITs!  You've made it to Senior Week!

Below are all the Senior Week events you can attend.  Please see important details below about trip participation and purchasing tickets.  

Event: Dave and Buster's

  • Date: Tuesday August 15
  • Location: Braintree, MA
  • Time/Transportation: Buses will leave the West Lot at 6:30pm and return at approximately11:30pm (school bus). Ticket holders must take provided transportation.
  • Included: Ticket includes transportation, appetizer buffet, $10 power card and unlimited video games. Cash bar available
  • Additional Information: Please note that Dave and Buster’s has a dress code: Click here and scroll to "dress code" to learn more.
  • Price: $20 for graduates, $25 for guests

Event: Senior Barbecue

  • Date: Wednesday August 16
  • Location: WIT Front Lawn
  • Time/Transportation: 4:30pm-6:30pm
  • Included: Your last Wentworth Barbecue, plus music, games and raffle prizes!  Stop by before the Red Sox Game for a quick bite and a chance to win great prizes.
  • Additional Information: The Barbecue includes hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, watermelon, cookies and beverages. 
  • Price: $5 for graduates, $10 for guests.

Event: Red Sox Game

  • Date: Wednesday August 16
  • Location: Fenway park
  • Time/Transportation: 7:10pm
  • Included: Watch the Red Sox take on the St. Louis Cardinals with your class mates.  Seats are in Bleacher 41, but you could win a chance to step out on the field by donating to the Senior Gift (more details below)
  • Additional Information: The Barbecue includes hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, watermelon, cookies and beverages. 
  • Price: $15 for graduates, $20 for guests.

Event: Mohegan Sun

  • Date: Thursday August 17
  • Location: Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, CT
  • Time/Transportation: Bus will leave the West Lot at 2 pm and arrive back at Wentworth at approximately midnight. (Travel provided by coach buses) Ticket holders must take provided transportation.
  • Included: Meals are on your own.  Food and betting coupons will be distributed on the bus. 
  • Additional Information: $15 betting coupon and $15 food coupon are included.
  • Price: $15 for graduates, $20 for guests
     

Event:  Six Flags

  • Date: Friday August 18
  • Location: Six Flags New England, Agawam, MA
  • Time/Transportation: Bus will leave the West Lot at 10 am and arrive back at Wentworth at approximately 10 pm. (coach buses) Ticket holders must take provided transportation.
  • Included: Ticket to the amusement park and the water park (water park closes at 6:30pm). 
  • Additional Information: Meals are on your own.  Park Tickets will be distributed on the bus. Tickets are good for the amusement park and the water park.   Already have a season pass?  Don't worry, your price will drop down to $10 to cover the bus.
  • Price: $30 for graduates, $35 for guests

    Event: Senior Toast

    • Date: Saturday August 19
    • Location: Watson Auditorium
    • Time/Transportation: 3:30pm-5:30pm
    • Included: Sip champagne with the graduates, and be welcomed into the Alumni Association
    • Additional Information: Business casual dress is preferred, friends and family welcomed.  There is no limit on guest tickets for this event.  Guests under 21 are free.  Must show ID.  Register and pay here
    • Price: Free for graduates, $5 for guests.  Reserve your free tickets and purchase guest tickets on the WAA website

    A Senior Week T-Shirt and Wentworth GraduWIT Pint glass can also be purchased.  Get both for just $10!

    Want to attend all the events?  Buy the All-Inclusive package and get tickets to all the events, plus the t-shirt and glass for just $85 (a saving of $10).  

    Want to save even more?  Be one of the first 20 people to buy an all-inclusive package on July 24th and receive an additional $17 off! (That's just $68 for all events, the t-shirt and the senior glass!)

     

    Things to remember:

    • All participants (graduates and guests) must be 21 or older to attend the events at Dave & Buster's and Mohegan Sun.  For all other events graduates and guests must be 18 or older.
    • All participants (graduates and guests) must take Wentworth provided transportation to Six Flags, Mohegan Sun and Dave and Buster's.  No exceptions.  Buses to Six Flags and Mohegan Sun will be Coach buses with restrooms, TVs and air conditioning.  Dave and Buster's game cards and Mohegan Sun coupons will be distributed on the bus, those that do not take the bus are not eligible to receive these items.
    • All participants (graduates and guests) must sign a Wentworth waiver for off-campus events

    Purchasing tickets

    Each graduate may buy one ticket for each event for themselves, and one ticket to each event for a non-Wentworth guest. 

    • We prefer credit, debit, Fenway cash and checks.  We do take cash for orders up to $20. Cash is not accepted for orders over $20.
    • Please bring your WIT ID when purchasing tickets.
    • Tickets are non transferable and can not be returned after purchase.

    When do tickets go on sale?

    • Beginning on Monday July 24th, Graduates can purchase the All-Inclusive Package (tickets to all events plus the t-shirt and glass for $80).  Tickets for individual events, and guests tickets are not yet on sale.
    • Beginning on Monday July 31st, Graduates can purchase tickets to individual events.  Packages will still be available.  Guest tickets are not yet on sale.
    • Beginning on Monday August 7th, Graduates can purchase guest tickets (provided that events have not yet sold out).  Packages and individual tickets will still be on sale.

    Don't forget to donate to the Senior Class Gift!

    Give to the senior class gift and get something back! 

    Senior donors who make a gift of $10 or more will have the opportunity to write a WIT [grad]itude message, a 100-character message that will display on the big screen at graduation.  Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to send a special message to your family, friends, professors or staff members in the audience!

    Senior donors who make a gift of $20.17 or more will be entered into a raffle to win incredible prizes including the opportunity to represent Wentworth on the field at the Red Sox Game on Tuesday August 16!  You get to step out on the field, get your name and face on the jumbotron and meet Wally the Green Monster!  Please visit alumni.wit.edu/seniorchallenge to make your gift of $20.17 to the area of Wentworth that means the most to you! (please write the name of the club, organization, department, etc. in the 'Additional Gift Instructions' box on the giving form. Questions? Contact Katie DePrimo, associate direct of annual giving, at deprimok@wit.edu.

    Questions?

    For more information about this year's Senior Celebrations activities please email seniorcelebrations@wit.edu or bernazzanil@wit.edu

    For information about the commencement ceremony including directions, parking and commencement tickets please visit www.wit.edu/commencement or email commencement@wit.edu