Student Activities Special Events/Important Information

Senior Week Activities - Class of 2016

Foxwoods Casino Trip
Date: Monday, May 16, 2016
Time: 12:30 PM departure from Donnelly Hall
Price: $10.00 per person
The casino package includes a $10 food voucher and $10 slot play. While you’re there, visit the Tanger Outlets for all your shopping needs. The bus will depart from Donnelly at 12:30 PM, arriving at the casino by 3:00 PM. The bus will depart the casino at 8 PM. The cost is $10 and incudes bus transportation.

Who’s Who Ceremony
Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: SC 3104 and 3105
The Office of Student Affairs will be hosting the Class of 2016 Who’s Who award recipients. The recipients will receive an e-mailed invitation to the ceremony by the end of April. A reception to follow ceremony. Congratulations to this year’s honorees!

Sunset BBQ
Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Longview Riverfront Property
Price: $10.00 per person
Join members of the Senior Class for one final BBQ by the river. Enjoy a boat cruise along the Hudson River with a complimentary drink on board. The cost is $10.  

Senior Toast
Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Time: 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Dining Hall
Price: $15.00 per person
Enjoy one last meal in the Dining Hall. The Senior Toast will feature a full brunch and champagne toast. The cost is $15 and includes a complimentary champagne glass.  

Senior Formal
Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: The Grandview, 176 Rinaldi Blvd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Price: $75.00 per person
Dress to IMPRESS!
The Class of 2016 Senior Formal ticket includes: coach bus transportation to and from The Grandview, 1 1/2 hours of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by a multiple stationed buffet, desserts, music, and plenty of dancing. Cash bar will be available upon completion of the meal. Due to the close proximity of The Grandview, we request all seniors take advantage to the coach buses, and not to drive their own vehicles due to limited parking space. Take advantage of the coach bus services.

The Night of Formal:
 -Departure will begin at 5:45 PM from the Beck Place Parking Lot.
 -Please have your formal tickets available in order to board the bus and gain entry into The Grandview.
 -Two forms of photo ID are required if you plan to consume alcoholic beverages. Please note The Grandview employees and security will be checking for proof of age.
 -Absolutely no alcohol or drugs can be brought to The Grandview or on the charter buses



Class of 2016 River Festival River Festival 2016

 Rain or shine, all undergraduate students, faculty, and administration, 21 years and older, are invited to Longview Park River Front Property for the 29th Annual River Festival on Friday, April 29, 2016 beginning at 5 PM. To purchase a ticket, you must be 21 years of age or older as of April 29, 2016. Students must present a Marist I.D. and a second government issued I.D. to purchase. The ticket entitles guests to four beverage tickets, food, music, and fireworks. A cash bar will be available for additional drink tickets.

The dates for pre-sale tickets are:

***Ticket Sales have been extended through Wednesday, April 27th @ 9 PM. ***

Tuesday, April 12 - Friday, April 22 from 10 AM - 9 PM
Student Activities Office

Please note, pre-sale tickets for River Festival are $15. Tickets purchased at the door will cost $20. We reserve the right to refuse bar service to individual who appear to be intoxicated. Cash, check, or Marist Money will be accepted.

If you have questions about River Festival, please contact the Student Activities Office at 845-575-3279.




Spring 2016 Activities Calendar

Please click here for the Spring 2016 Activities Calendar.

Printed copies of the calendar will be available at the Student Activities Office soon. Please check back for updates.Thank you.