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The mission of Senior Week is to provide events and opportunities for graduating seniors to celebrate the accomplishment of graduating from The University of Akron. The purpose of Senior Week is to instill pride into and appreciate the graduating students as they finish their degrees at The University of Akron by hosting events promoting an engaging environment.

Seniors—click the link below to sign-up for the different activities!

2019 Class Pins

Available at The Department of Student Life, Career Services, Barnes & Noble, and at all programs during the week! (1 per graduate) 

Grad Cap Decorating

Bring your graduation cap and let us help you do the decorating!


Simmons Hall, 1st Floor Lobby

Career Services Walk In

Working on your job search? Don’t forget the FREE services provided by Career Services.

8am-5pm Monday, Thursday, & Friday

8am-7pm Tuesday & Wednesday

SU Room 211

Professional Headshots

Come get your free professional headshot taken for LinkedIn at Career Services! Remember to dress professionally.

8am-5pm Monday, Thursday, & Friday

8am-7pm Tuesday & Wednesday

SU Room 211

Career Closet

Borrow a suit jacket from the Career Closet for an interview, LinkedIn photo, career fair, or networking event. 

8am-5pm Monday, Thursday, & Friday

8am-7pm Tuesday & Wednesday

SU Room 211

Social Media Challenge

Show us your pictures of you as a freshman and a picture of you as a graduating senior and tag #foreverzip #UAseniorweek to be entered into a raffle. 

Forever a Zip: Student to Professional


SU Piano Lounge

VIP Tour


*RVSP Required

Art & Appetite: Paint n' Sip

Share an evening with friends, appetizers, and art in a relaxed setting to make your next Akron masterpiece! Limited spots available. 


Barley House Akron

*RVSP Required

Campus to Career Presentation


Career Services | SU Room 211

Founder's Day Museum


Buchtel Hall

Sponsors: University Ambassadors, University of Akron Alumni Association

Senior Service Project


Student Union International Lounge

Greek Life Senior Night


Akronym Brewing

*Must be a member of Fraternity & Society 

*RVSP Preferred

Happy Hour at Thirsty


*RVSP Preferred



Coleman Common

Rubber Ducks Game


Canal Park

*RVSP Required

Remember to purchase Graduation Caps & Gowns at the Bookstore