UMass Boston

Senior Events

This year’s senior class events will bring together our soon-to-be graduates to celebrate your accomplishments. As the countdown to Commencement begins, join your fellow Beacons for special events on campus, at Fenway Park, Dorchester Brewing Company, and more. 

For more information about Senior Events visit this site.  

Senior class events are a collaborative program between the Office of Student Affairs and the Office of University Advancement and Alumni Engagement. For questions, please contact Student Affairs at

50 Days to Graduation Celebration

April 4, 2023

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Lincoln Tavern & Restaurant, 425 W Broadway, Boston, MA

Cost: $10 per person

Join your fellow members of the class of 2023 for a toast to mark the last 50 days until Commencement and enjoy some food and fun!

Spring Ball

April 28, 2023

7 p.m. to Midnight

Venezia Restaurant, 20 Ericsson Street, Boston, MA

Cost: $30 per person

Celebrate the end of the semester with music, dinner and dancing! A UMB tradition, the Spring Ball is held at the waterfront Venezia Restaurant. Your ticket includes an all-you-can-eat buffet, dessert bar, and an unlimited soda bar. Cash Bar available for 21+ guests. Transportation is provided from JFK/UMASS MBTA Station and Clark Circle to the venue.

Graduate Fair

May 3, 2023

11:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m.

Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom

Join fellow seniors to check holds with the Registrar’s Office, speak to Career Services about your résumé, connect with the Office of Alumni Engagement, purchase your class ring or diploma frame, make your class gift and much more. Of course, we’ll have snacks and giveaways, too! Registration not required.

Senior Night at Dorchester Brewing Company 

May 8, 2023

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston

Cost: $10 per person

UMass Boston is hosting an exclusive night for seniors at one of Boston’s hottest breweries. Graduates can sample some local craft beer and munch on a variety of appetizers while reminiscing with friends and meeting the Young Alumni Council. Tickets will include two drinks and snacks throughout the night. Additional beverages will be available for sale. This is an exclusive event for UMass Boston seniors and one guest. All attendees must be 21+ and have a valid ID.

Cap Decorating Party

May 10, 2023

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

UMass Boston Campus Center Terrace

Cost: Free

B.Y.O.C. (Bring your own cap) and get ready to cross the stage in style with our graduation cap decorating event! We’ll have inspiration photos and an assortment of fun supplies on hand – all you have to do is bring your cap and be ready to paint/bedazzle/glitter it up. Registration is not required and extra caps will be available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Senior Night at Fenway Park

May 12, 2023

7:10 p.m.

Boston Red Sox vs. Cardinals at Fenway Park


Registration covers your ticket to the Sox game, and a limited edition Red Sox “Class of 2023” t-shirt to be picked up on game day. Limit two (2) tickets per graduate. Please note that all tickets are electronic and will be emailed to you prior to the game.


100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125-3393 USA