Tickets for Commencement Week events now available
Tickets for all Commencement Week activities – ranging this year from a night at the Dockside to the highly anticipated Commencement Ball – are now available. Held each May between finals and graduation weekend, Commencement Week is one of Salve Regina’s most enduring traditions.
Unless otherwise specified, all Commencement Week events are for graduating seniors only. Tickets must be purchased online for all events except the senior cocktail party. The last day to purchase tickets is Friday, May 9.
The Commencement Week schedule is as follows:
Mohegan Sun bus trip
The trip departs from the Rodgers Recreation Center at 6 p.m. Monday, May 12. The cost is $10, which includes transportation, casino voucher and food voucher. Students may purchase one guest ticket for this event. All students and guests must be 21.
The senior social will be held from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday, May 13 at the Dockside in downtown Newport. The cost is $10. Cash bar, must be 21 and present valid ID. Students may purchase one guest ticket for this event. All students and guests must be 21.
The senior clambake will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 14 on the Ochre Court patio/lawn. The cost is $20, which includes a surf and turf meal and DJ. Cash bar, must be 21 and present valid ID. Due to limited capacity, no guest tickets will be sold.
The 64th annual Commencement Ball will be held from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday, May 15 at the Newport Marriott Hotel. The cost is $60, which includes a reception, dinner and dancing. Attire is black tie formal. Cash bar, must be 21 and present valid ID. Students may purchase one guest ticket for this event.
Senior cocktail party
Hosted by the Office of Alumni/Parent Programs, the senior cocktail party will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 16 in Ochre Court. The cost is $5, which includes two drink tickets, and tickets may be purchased in the Office of Alumni/Parent Programs (Ochre Court 316). Ticket sales are limited to one per senior until May 1. After that date, seniors may purchase additional tickets for family and friends.