In an abundance of caution due to COVID-19, 2020 Senior Week will take on a unique look and be brought to graduating seniors through mail, text, email and social media. Be sure to stay tuned to the Stetson Alumni Instagram to participate in raffle and giveaway opportunities.
For information and the latest updates about Stetson and COVID-19, visit our COVID-19 website.
Senior Week 2020 Schedule
Monday, March 30: Senior Celebration - Postponed Until Further Notice
5 p.m. – Meadows Alumni House
Join Stetson Alumni staff and your fellow graduating seniors in celebration of becoming Stetson Alumni! In this biergarten-style event, you will have the opportunity to enjoy FREE dinner, beer and learn how to stay #Foreverconnected with your alma mater!
In addition to a good time, graduating seniors will have the opportunity to pick up their regalia and have their professional headshots taken.
Tuesday, March 31: Senior Toast - Postponed Until Further Notice
5 p.m. - President's House
Senior Week's signature event, the Senior Toast, will take place at the President's Home beginning at 5 p.m. The toast, which also includes hors d'oeuvres and desserts, will celebrate your time at Stetson as a Hatter and induct you into a very select group of people we call Stetson Alumni.
Seniors, you'll also have the chance to have your professional photos taken. Remember to celebrate responsibly and bring your government issued ID. Attire is business professional. The event is open to only senior students and no family members or guests.
Wednesday, April 1: Cappy Hour & Sign Out - Postponed Until Further Notice
2 p.m. – Lee’s Garage, CUB - Postponed Until Further Notice
Decorate your graduation cap to ensure you cross the stage in style! All cap decorating supplies will be provided, as well as FREE food. All you need is to bring your own graduation cap and a little creativity.
Information will be on hand to enter your cap into the graduation cap contest! Make sure you follow @stetsonalumni on Instagram, post a picture of your decorated cap using #SUGradCap20, and direct message @stetsonalumni your photo. All entries are due Monday, May 4. The top three winners will be selected by Alumni staff and announced on Instagram Wednesday, May 6.
Prizes will be awarded for the grad cap with the most Stetson pride, best inspirational quote, and most creative design. The winners will get to choose among a Stetson diploma frame, an Amazon Echo, and a $75 Amazon gift card.
Additionally, students will have the opportunity to sign out of the Book of Seniors, a large, leather-bound book where the signatures of outgoing seniors are kept. Students are allowed to write whatever they like - draw pictures, write quotes, etc. The book is kept and passed down each year to the next class. Most students write encouraging words to future graduating classes!
Thursday, April 2: Night Out - Postponed Until Further Notice
8 p.m. - Persimmon Hollow
The folks at the Hollow have invited us to join them for a night of fun! If you need a ride, a shuttle service will be available to pick you up from the LBC (running from 8 p.m. until 12 a.m.). There will be raffle drawings every 15 minutes. Prizes include but aren’t limited to a free dinner downtown, two vouchers from DynoClimb, and a $300 Southwest gift card. Feel free to invite faculty and staff!
Remember to celebrate responsibly and bring your government-issued ID!
Friday, April 3: Senior Send-Off - Postponed Until Further Notice
5 p.m. – Stetson Green
In Roaring 20’s fashion, come wrap up Senior Week with a night on the Stetson Green. The heart of campus will be transformed into a speakeasy, and seniors will be able to enjoy FREE dinner, 1920’s inspired drinks, games and a screening of the Great Gatsby.