UMass Boston

Class of 2024 Senior Events

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

Register Here for Senior Events

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
Wednesday, April 3, 2024
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Lincoln Tavern & Restaurant (425 W Broadway South Boston, MA 02127)
Cost: $15 - Ticket includes food and one drink ticket.
Join your fellow members of the class of 2024 for a toast to mark the last 50 days until Commencement and enjoy some food and fun!
All attendees must be 21+ and have a valid ID. Limit of 2 tickets per ID.

Spring Ball
April 19, 2024
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, a 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. Appropriate formal dress is required.
By registering with the pre-sale you will be on the guest list and will need to check in at the registration table at the event to pick up your tickets. Limit of 2 tickets per ID.

Graduate Fair
May 1, 2024
Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballroom
11:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m.
Join fellow seniors to check holds with the Registrar’s Office, speak to an advisor from Academic & Career Engagement & Success Center (ACES) 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.

Flyer with information about Grad Fair 2024 for Graduating Students on May 1, 2024

Senior Night at Fenway Park
May 1, 2024
7:10 p.m.
Boston Red Sox vs. Giants at Fenway Park
Cost: $25 per person
Registration covers your ticket to the Sox game, and a limited edition Red Sox “Class of 2024” 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.

Senior Night at Dorchester Brewing Company 
May 6, 2024
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston
Cost: TBA.
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 8, 2024
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.