Commencement 2011

senior days events

The Class of 2015 has planned a number of fun-filled events for graduates during their last week together on campus, in addition to the College's schedule of Commencement events. Listed below is that schedule of events.


Eligible seniors can purchase tickets for Senior Days events by vising the College's storefront or clicking here. The base ticket price is $20 per student, and there is a $10 add-on fee for those attending the Portsmouth Day & Evening Harbor Cruise.

Schedule of Events

Monday, May 5, 2014

Casino Night | 6:00pm - 10:00pm | Wheeler Hall
Why travel to Las Vegas when you can test your luck right here at Casino Colby-Sawyer? Join Monte Carlo Entertainment for our first event of senior week Monday from 6-10pm in Wheeler Hall. You will have the opportunity to play (and learn) Black Jack, Texas Hold'em, and Roulette. Throughout the night, prizes will be given and we will celebrate the faculty and staff's commitment to our class. Hors d'oeuvres will be served throughout the night, and cash bar available to those 21+.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Portsmouth Day & Evening Harbor Cruise | 1:00pm | Portsmouth, NH
Spend the day shopping and walking around Portsmouth before setting sail for a 3 hour sunset cruise by The Isle of Shoals Steamship Company. We will set sail at 7:00pm and return to shore at 10:00pm before returning to Colby-Sawyer. Light hors d'oeuvres will be served and there will be a cash bar available to those 21+.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Mountain Day | 10:05am - 1:00pm | Mount Kearsarge
While we're not going to climb every mountain, we're going to climb Mount Kearsarge for one last time as a class. Busses will leave campus at 10:05am as the bells atop Colgate ring, and will return to campus at 1:00pm.

Night on the Quad | 4:00pm - 10:00pm | Burpee Beach
Sponsored by the Alumni & Annual Giving Office and Liberty Mutual, join us for an evening lobster bake on the quad. There will be live entertainment on the quad, as well as different evening activities. A beer garden will be available to those 21+.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Save the Last Dance for Me! | 9:00pm - 1:00am | Wheeler Hall
Join Elite Entertainment for our last dance together as a class in Wheeler Hall. There will be a cash bar available to those 21+.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Comedy Show | 7:30pm | Wheeler Hall
He welcomed us to campus in 2010, and now he's back for one more show. Join Michael Dean Ester for Colby-Sawyer's first family comedy night. Michael was voted Comedian of the Year by NACA, Performer of the Year by APCA, and Best Male Performer by Campus Activities Magazine. There will be a cash bar available to those 21+.