Senior Checklist

  • Register for Senior Days Events
    • The registration deadline for Senior Ball has been extended to May 17 (no cost for graduates, $50 for guests). Members of the Class of 2022 can register using the above registration link. Guests should register HERE for Senior Ball. Please submit payment for guests to Ellen Lentine during the Senior Fair.
  • Name Coach
    • This tool allows graduates to record the pronunciation of their name so it will be read correctly at the Commencement ceremony. If you haven’t already, please take time to record your name.
  • First Destination Survey
  • HEDS Survey
    • Share your feedback about your undergraduate experience by completing the HEDS survey. A unique link was emailed to each graduating student from the Provost. All participants who complete the survey will be entered into a drawing for one of five $100 cash prizes.

Senior Days Schedule of Events

*Please note that this schedule is subject to change based on COVID-19 data, weather and other factors. We will communicate any change to you in a timely manner.

Wednesday, May 18

Senior Ball (8 p.m. to 12 a.m., Life Sports Center Deitrich Field House)

Grab your fanciest outfit and dance the night away with your classmates! For the first time ever, Senior Ball is completely free for members of the Class of 2022. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served.  Seniors may bring one guest each for an additional cost. More information about ticketing will be available in late April. 


Thursday, May 19

Senior Quad Party & Pub Night (8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Burkholder Quad)

Eat, drink and be merry! This Senior Days tradition includes drinks, dancing and team trivia out in the Freshmen Quad. Stop by to win amazing prizes, like a diploma frame and other ‘Berg alumni gear!

GCE Commencement Dinner, hosted by President Harring and Alumni Affairs (6-9 p.m., Seegers Union)

Come and celebrate your Commencement with GCE Staff and faculty. Cocktail hour will be followed by a seated dinner and celebration event. Students may bring one guest. Please RSVP via Paperless Post.

Friday, May 20

Baccalaureate (11 a.m.)

Baccalaureate is an interfaith candle lighting service that begins the Commencement weekend activities for our students. The 2022 Baccalaureate ceremony details will be announced shortly.

Senior Champagne Brunch (12 p.m. - 2 p.m., Wood Dining Commons)

Enjoy brunch with your classmates as you celebrate your graduation! 

Bell Tower Tours (2 p.m. - 5 p.m., Haas College Center)

Sign up for your time slot at the Senior Champagne Brunch. Report to Haas at your designated time.

Saturday, May 21

Class of 2022 Family Day (Seegers Union)

Enjoy your last day on campus with family and friends! We will have activities throughout the day including photo opportunities, live music, etc. This day is intended to be an opportunity for you to spend time with your family on-campus and will allow folks the time to schedule graduation parties, dinners and other celebratory gatherings.

Eats & Treats: Coffee and Donuts (9-12, Seegers Union Lobby),
Gourmet Popcorn Bar (12-3, Seegers Union Lobby)
Photo Stations (all day): Haas College Center steps, Victor's Lament, Egner Chapel. Props at each station!

Entertainment: '

Berg Pathways to Present Walking Tour (9-3, Seegers Union Lobby)
Music by Nelly's Echo (1-2, GQ Lounge)
'Berg Bookshop sales, including 22% off clothing (10-4)
Custom Graduate Tumblers (11-1, Seegers Union Light Lounge)


Sunday, May 22

Commencement Ceremony (10 a.m., PPL Center; doors open for guests at 9:15 a.m.)

Muhlenberg’s 174th Commencement Ceremony will be held Sunday, May 22 at 10 a.m. in the PPL Center in Allentown. The ceremony should last until approximately 12:30. Details regarding ticketing information will be shared once finalized. 

Move Out (7 p.m.)

Seniors who live on campus (including MILE houses and the Village apartments) need to be moved out by 7 p.m.