VU Seniors

The VU Seniors Program is a series of social, professional, and spiritual activities designed to unify the Senior class while preparing them for life after graduation.

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The VU Seniors Committee would like to welcome you to what we're sure you'll feel is your best year yet at Villanova University. Take time to relax and enjoy your senior year with friends old and new. Stay committed to your academics, and don't get discouraged with the job search!

Kickoff to Homecoming 2017 

Monday, October 23, 11:00 am-2:00 pm
Outside of the Connelly Center

Make sure to stop by outside of the Connelly Center on Monday to kick-off homecoming week. Members of the Student Advancement Ambassadors & Senior Class Gift Program will have Villanova give-a-ways and a fall treat. Learn about the exciting opportunities taking place during the week and what is means to be a TRUE Villanovan \\//!.


SAA Philanthropy Challenge

Wednesday, October 25, 2:00 pm
The Connelly Center

The Fall Career Fair is the largest recruiting event of the year.  The Fair regularly attracts more than 1,700 students & alumni and 175+ recruiting organizations. Speak with employers recruiting candidates of ALL majors for post-graduate opportunities in a wide variety of industries and geographic locations. 


Homecoming Student and Alumni Networking Reception

Friday, October 27,  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Garey Hall Events Room

Limited to 150 students.  Registration deadline: October 21.

Register by visitng this link.

Connect with the professionals from a variety of industries including healthcare, business, pharmaceuticals, engineering, communication, IT and more at the second annual Homecoming Student & Alumni Networking event.  60-100 alumni including the Villanova University Board of Directors will be on campus gearing up for an amazing Homecoming Weekend. What better way to kick off the weekend than to start professional relationships with them? Categorized into 15 industry clusters, our alumni are eager to share with you their professional experience and advice.

Last year’s event was an overwhelming success.  So, register early on Handshake as space is limited. For more information, email Sheila Doherty,



Homecoming Festival

Friday, October 27, Noon - 4:00 pm
Join other students, alumni and families at the largest event of the weekend! Entry into the Festival area is FREE. Activities will include food/beverage, performances, live music, lawn games, and MORE!


Villanova Football vs Elon

Saturday, October 28,  3:30 pm
Villanova Stadium
Join fellow Wildcats in the Villanova Stadium to see the Villanova Wildcats vs. Elon.
Go Cats!   


Post-Grad Information Session

Wednesday, November 1,  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Rita Community Room
Thinking about Post-Grad Service after graduation and don’t know where to start? Heard of Post-Grad Service but are unsure if it a good fit for you? Come and learn more about programs, application processes, benefits, and much more! Pizza dinner provided.

*This session will be repeated on Friday, 11/17, 2-3pm, St. Rita Community Room. Snacks provided.


Post-Grad Year of Service Fair

Tuesday, November 14,  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Villanova Room

Stop in at the fair and meet 50+ staff and alumni of post-grad service programs and see if a year of service is right for you. Many Villanova seniors commit to a year or more of service after graduation... be part of the tradition! Serving in a post-graduate volunteer program after Villanova can be a meaningful way to serve in marginalized communities and engage questions of social justice and solidarity while gaining valuable job skills and experience

Followed by:

Theology on Tap featuring a Panel of Volunteer Alumni

8 p.m. - Flip & Bailey’s
Theology on Tap, featuring a panel of volunteer alumni, will be at 8 p.m. at Flip & Bailey’s pub near campus. To learn more, contact campus minister for retreats and post-grad service, Michelle Sherman.



Upcoming VU Senior Events

  • Red Wine Tasting on November 2 at 6pm in the West Lounge, Dougherty Hall
    Tickets are on sale now! Click here to purchase tickets.
  • Theology on Tap on November 14 at 8pm, Flip and Bailey's
  • Post Graduation Volunteer Fair on November 14 from 5pm - 7pm, Villanova Room
  • Senior Retreat - January 19-21, 2018, Long Beach Island  Sign ups starting soon!

Click Here for the Yearbook Website

Since 1922, the Belle Air Yearbook has captured the many faces and life stories of students and Villanova University.  We proudly continue the tradition of commemorating the journeys on which each member of the Villanova community embarks on each year.



VU Seniors Committee
Rm. 217 Dougherty Hall

Future Commencement Weekend Dates

Year 2019: May 17-18
Year 2020: May 15-16
Year 2021: May 14-15

Senior Service

VU Senior Committee

JJ Brown
Chair of VU Seniors Director
Office of Student Involvement

Laura Altimari
Compliance Coordinator
Villanova Athletics

Jeanette Anthony
Assistant Director of Student Philanthropy 
&Young Alumni Giving

Joe Citera
Assistant Director of Student Involvement
Campus Programs

Brian McCabe
Associate Director for Outreach & Student Formation
Campus Ministry

Beth Cahill
Assistant Director
Student Service

VU Seniors eNews

VU Seniors eNews

Check the weekly eNews for up to date announcements and events for Seniors!