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McDaniel College Class of 2023

Senior Celebration #MCDANIEL23

Congratulations, Class of 2023!

You made it. Now, it's time to CELEBRATE!


Celebrate all you have accomplished and have some fun during Senior Week, May 15-19, 2023. The list of Senior Week events and descriptions are also available on Whatsup McDaniel. Check back periodically as new events are added! 


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May 15-19, 2023 Senior Week Schedule of Events

The Office of Student Engagement will be hosting senior week events the week of May 15 leading up to our May 20 Commencement ceremonies. Advance registration is required for some events. Please note, some events do have a cost. Discounts are available for purchasing tickets to multiple events


Late Night Breakfast Monday, May 15

Late Night Breakfast in GLAR with Games!
Time: 9 - 11 p.m.
Cost: Free! 
Registration: Strongly encouraged
CEO Career Services Sessions with Daniel DeHollander
Cost: Free!
Registration: Strongly encouraged
Are you graduating in May and looking for a job?! Bring your laptop and charger, and let’s get to work! This full-day event will feature hands-on workshops led by the CEO, Enterprise Holdings, Handshake, Goodwill of Monocacy Valley, and the University of Maryland Extension. The more you engage, the more prizes you could win! Space is limited, so register on Handshake today!
9-9:45 a.m. Check-In, Headshots, and Breakfast
9:45-9:55 a.m. Welcome and Career Foundations PRIZE DRAWING!
10-10:55 a.m. Workshop Session #1 - PRIZE DRAWING! Option A: Graduates will complete/update their Handshake Profile Option B: Graduates will learn how to leverage a LinkedIn profile to connect with employers
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Workshop Session #2
Option A: Graduates will create their resume and cover letter
Option B: Graduates will revise and tailor their resume with Alumni
12:15-12:4 5p.m. Working Lunch Learn about career development and employment opportunities at Enterprise! PRIZE DRAWING!
1-1:55 p.m. Workshop Session #3
Graduates will practice traditional interview questions
2-2:55 p.m. Workshop Session #4
Graduates will begin a dual search strategy and track applications
3-3:55 p.m. Workshop Session #5
Graduates will discuss salary negotiations, financial literacy, and how to transition from college to career
3:55-4 p.m. Closing and Grand Prize Drawing!
Please contact with any questions or accessibility needs.
Cast the Vision: Vision Boards
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Innovation Lab
This activity is a fun way to highlight your hopes and dreams. In this activity you will uses magazine cut-outs and other materials to create a vision board. Vision boards have been known to help with setting clear goals of what you want to achieve. They can serve as motivation as you work towards your goals for the future. Vision boards also helps to shift your mindset and help you become more intentional about planning for your future. As you prepare for graduation, this is a perfect time to look at what lies ahead. Hope to see you at this fun activity.
The Flood Zone Brewery
Time: 5 - 9 p.m.
Cost: $25/person for 2 drinks, one entrée and appetizer buffet (purchase tickets at OSE)
Location: Flood Zone Brewery, New Windsor, MD
Shuttle Transportation provided (specific information about drop-off and pick-up locations to come!)
ODEI Green Table Talk
Time: 10 a.m. .
Location: Glar Porch.
“Now what?” During this Green Table Talk, students will be able to converse with BIPOC alumni who will share with them about navigating the transition from college to career.
Flag Football and Pickleball Tournament 
Team sign up information to come!
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Mindfullness and Karaoke Wednesday, May 17

Moments of Mindfulness with Wellness
Time: 1-2:30 p.m.
Location: Merritt 257
Students will learn how to lower stress levels by engaging in a mindfulness meditation with Wellness counselors. Mindfulness helps people stay anchored in the present moment and keep from automatically engaging with the unhealthy chatter our brains produce.
Senior Sings Karaoke
Food Truck and Drinks provided
Date: Wednesday, May 17
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Gill Gym Lobby
Cost: Free!
Registration: Strongly encouraged 
Baltimore Orioles Baseball vs. Los Angeles Angels
Time: Bus departs at 11 a.m. 
Transportation: Bus will depart campus at 11am from the water tower lot. Bus will depart Camden Yards following the end of the game.
Cost: $55 (Purchase tickets from OSE)
Registration: Required
Join us as the Baltimore Orioles take on the Los Angeles Angels. Included with your game ticket is access to the exclusive club level, a Left Field Club seat, an unlimited food menu that includes: soft drinks & water, hot dogs, pulled pork BBQ, nacho bar, popcorn, fresh cut fruit, garden salad, and frozen treats) and transportation to and from the game. *Please see additional details below.

Graduation Traditions Friday, May 19

Don't miss out on all the senior traditions! We will begin the celebrations with the Arch Processional that is immediately followed by the Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation. The All-Campus Party concludes the Friday evening events and it will be a fun time for all! 
Timeline for Traditions
Arch Processional: 5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Arrive at Baker Memorial Chapel and gather around the flagpole. Wear your cap and gown (but not hood). Stoles, honor cords, activity cords, pins, badges, etc. may be worn for this ceremony. The Arch Processional will begin from here. 
Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Once you have completed the Arch Processional with Dr. Jasken, the College Marshals will lead you into Baker Memorial Chapel. Please tell your family and friends who plan to attend the Senior Investiture and Honors Convocation that the doors to Baker Memorial Chapel will open at 6:00pm. 
All-Campus Party: 8:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Graduating seniors and their families are invited to join faculty and staff at the traditional All-Campus Party. Connect with the campus community that supported the students during their time on the Hill. Light refreshments and beverages will be served. Fire pits will be out to make s’mores under the stars on the Hill and a deejay will be playing some jams for the dance floor under the Ensor Terrace Tent.

Senior Week Event Tickets & Registration

Advanced registration recommended for the following events: Late Night Breakfast & Games, Flag Football, Pickleball and Senior Sings Karaoke. Register Now!

How to Purchase Senior Week Individual Tickets/Ticket Package
  • Ticket sales begin: April 23 | Ticket sales end: May 12
  • Stop by OSE (across from the Pub) starting Monday, April 23. Tickets will be available between 1:00-4:30PM every day for purchase.
  • You can purchase single event tickets, a Champion brand class of 2023 sweatshirt or a full ticket package. Pricing for events is below.
  • Purchase tickets online
  • Stop by OSE to pay by cash or McDaniel Bucks (Load money on your McDaniel 1Card)
Tickets Prices
Champion Class Sweatshirt | $30.00
Flood Zone | $25.00
*Day with the Orioles | $55.00
Full Package + Sweatshirt | $100.00

*Please note ballpark policies:

  • To limit touch points, Oriole Park at Camden Yards will now be a completely cashless ballpark.

  • Guests can bring food and non-alcoholic beverages into Oriole Park at Camden Yards using the following guidelines.

  • Guests may bring in food and non-alcoholic beverages, all of which must be contained in a single approved bag, per Oriole Park Bag Policy.

  • Food items should resemble individual portions and not bulk quantities.

  • Guests may bring in a factory-sealed, plastic, non-alcoholic beverage, no larger than 20 oz. Cans and glass bottles are prohibited.

  • Frozen water bottles are prohibited for safety purposes.

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Class of 2023 Sweatshirt
Cost: $30
Members of the Class of 2023 are invited to purchase a class sweatshirt.
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#McDaniel23 Spirit Kit Social Media Graphics


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Green Terror Yard Sign

Choose from 4 Designs! Celebrate Your Graduate with a Yard Sign! #McDaniel23

Show your McDaniel Pride with a personalized yard signs to celebrate your Class of 2023 graduate. Choose from 4 designs.

Delivery and pickup available from FastSigns of Westminster.