Schedule of Events:
- Friday, May 14
Commemorative Glass Reception
UVM Alumni Relations
Grasse Mount, 411 Main Street 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Finals are officially over and you are now a UVM graduate. Come have punch and mingle with your classmates and the Alumni Relations staff. It will be a great time with some wonderful people, so be sure to stop by and get your free Class of 2004 glass. Ticket book holders only**
**Any remaining glasses will be sold for $5 each later in the week.
Quarry Hill Club 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
$15 without ticket
Doors close at 11 p.m., so get there early.
21+ only with valid ID
Enjoy an evening of dancing and fun at this beautiful location. Formal attire is encouraged, but not required. The UVM CAT Shuttle will be running from 9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Shuttles will be running ALL night (stops are at major intersections between College, Union and Pearl Streets). *There is limited parking, so be sure to take a shuttle!
- Saturday, May 15
Catamount Baseball Game
Centennial Field 12 p.m.
Support the Catamount baseball team at one of their last home games of the season. The members of the baseball team would love to have your enthusiasm when they take on the Binghamton Bearcats.
- Sunday, May 16
UVM Senior Class Block Party
Community Service Event
Location: University Drive (in front of Billings) Time: TBA
Kick off Senior Week with an awesome Block Party, complete with music, food, games, and plenty of fun. Bring some non-perishable food items to be donated to local food banks in Burlington.
Catholic Center at UVM 9:30 a.m.
All graduates are invited to a Senior Mass at the Catholic Center on Redstone campus. Please wear caps and gowns and assemble at 9 a.m. for the procession. For more information, call the Catholic Center at 862-8403.
- Monday, May 17
Senior Sneak Peak
Fleming Museum 5-7 p.m.
$5 without ticket
Enjoy a sneak preview just for Seniors and see how many of the proverbs you recognize in this special exhibit at the Fleming Museum - The Netherlandish Proverbs by Pieter Brueghel the Younger. Positive ID required for the cash bar.
Ira Allen Chapel 8:30 p.m.
$10 without ticket.
Be sure to be on time to watch your classmates fall under the spell of hypnotist Dr. Steve Taubman. You may even be hypnotized yourself!
Senior Athletes Banquet
By invitation only from the Athletics Department
Spirit of Ethan Allen III Cruise, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Any questions, please call Joe Fischer at 656-7707
- Tuesday, May 18
Class of 2004 5K Run/Walk
Rec. Sports Complex 12 p.m. registration; 1 p.m. race
$10 without ticket.
Get in gear and join your friends and fellow classmates for a great run around UVM. Pre-register on line at alumni.uvm.edu/2004 or register at noon the day of the race. Bring your friends, favorite faculty/staff member, or family to join you. Even if running isn't your thing, join us to cheer everyone on. Tickets or payment must be presented for participation.
- Wednesday, May 19
Spirit of Ethan Allen III Cruise
$15 without ticket.
Light snacks, ALL AGES cruise, must bring ID for the cash bar.
Head down to the Boathouse Ferry Dock to join your classmates for a memorable cruise aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen III. Relax or dance the cruise away while enjoying the beautiful scenes of Lake Champlain. Arrive at the dock 30 minutes prior to cruise departure time. (3:30, 5:30, or 7:30 p.m.; check your ticket books) Positive ID required for the cash bar. Any remaining tickets will be sold at cruise time. The best bet for extra space is on the 3:30 cruise.
- Thursday, May 20
Sunset Movie Theatre 8 p.m.-Midnight (gates open at 7 p.m.)
$5 without ticket
A double feature movie for the Class of 2004 - pack up the car, grab a lawn chair, and bring all your pals for a night of watching movies under the stars.
- Friday, May 21
Farewell to Church Street
Various downtown locations, afternoon through late evening
No question - some of your best times in Burlington were on Church Street. Bring your friends downtown to reminisce about "the good ole days!" UVM Seniors will receive discounts at certain restaurants, stores, and bars throughout the day. Check out the Class of 2004 website in the next few weeks for a list of places that will be providing discounts - alumni.uvm.edu/2004. Bring your UVM ID to take advantage of some great deals.
- Saturday, May 22
Senior Classic Golf Tournament
Williston Golf Club Tee-offs begin at 9 a.m. (pre-registration required)
Please call 656-2010 for reservations
$50 per person (Not included in ticket book)
Families are invited to participate in a great day of golf. Included in the $50 price are cart rental, greens fees, bag lunch, and various prizes. Invitations were mailed to your families, who can make reservations by calling Alumni Relations at 802-656-2010. Tee time begins at 9 a.m. and will continue scramble-style until 1 p.m. Reserve your space early; times will book up fast. This event is not included in your ticket book. You must register prior to the date of the event. The course takes approximately 4 - hours to complete, so plan accordingly. Be sure to arrive 15 minutes before your tee time. In the event of rain, if the course is open, play will continue.
Alumni & Parent Association Reception
By invitation only
Waterman Manor 5-6:30 p.m.
This special reception (by invitation) is sponsored by the UVM Alumni Association for student leaders, donors to the Class of 2004 gift, and parent volunteers and donors.
UVM Catholic Center 5 p.m.
All graduates and their families are invited to a baccalaureate mass, followed by refreshments on the patio of the Catholic Center. Please wear caps and gowns and assemble at 4:30 p.m. for the procession. For more information, call 862-8403.
Midnight Graduation Toast
Sheraton Hotel 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
$15 per person (Not included in ticket book)
This elegant evening includes a dessert reception, music, dancing, a cash bar, and a midnight champagne toast to commemorate the Class of 2004. All tickets for this semi-formal event, including yours, must be purchased independently from your Senior Week ticket book and prior to the event. Tickets are $15 per person. Invitations were mailed home to your families, who can make reservations by using the RSVP form on their invitation; you can also make reservations by calling Alumni Relations at 656-2010. Make your reservations early - tickets sell out. Please park toward the back of the Sheraton and enter through the University of Vermont Conference Center.
- Sunday, May 23
University Green (between Waterman and University Drive)
Can you believe it? It's been more 50 years since Commencement took place on the Green. Leave it to you, the Class of 2004, to bring back that glorious tradition. This wonderful and entertaining event to celebrate the beginning of the next chapter of our lives will feature director, essayist, novelist, poet, and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet as Commencement speaker. For further information, visit the Commencement website at www.uvm.edu/commencement.