Fri, May 12, 2023 8:00 PM –

Sat, May 13, 2023 12:00 AM EDT (GMT-4)

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The Westin Copley

10 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116, United States

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The Senior Class Cabinet is excited to host the Commencement Ball for the Class of 2023 to celebrate the close of our Bentley experience. Join us on the Greenspace for a pre-event reception and photos beginning at 6:00 PM. Buses will begin loading at 7:00 PM.


Event Details

§ Friday, May 12, 2023, 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM

§ The Westin Copley (10 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116)

§ Buses Leave from the Bentley Greenspace starting at 7:15 PM

§ Buses Leave The Westin Copley starting at 11:30 PM


Ticket Registration

§ Tickets on sale Tuesday, April 11 at 2:00 PM
§ Tickets close on Friday, April 21 at 12:00 PM

§ All tickets are non-refundable

§ Ticket Options:

o Bahamas Trip Attendee ($0) – If you are participating in the Bentley in the Bahamas trip, your Commencement Ball ticket is included in the cost. Purchase the $0 ticket option to confirm your attendance at the ball.

o Senior Ticket ($80) – If you are not participating in the Bentley in the Bahamas trip, but you are a graduating senior, purchase a Senior Commencement Ball ticket to attend.

o Guest Ticket ($95) – Seniors are able to purchase one guest ticket, which may include a Bentley student who is not graduating or a non-Bentley guest.



§ All Commencement Ball attendees will be required to have a wristband in order to board the bus and enter the venue.

§ Bentley students must be present a Bentley ID to pick up their wristbands. Bentley Seniors may pick up wristbands for their guests.

§ Wristband Times:

o Thursday, May 11 – 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, SP&E Office (STU 330)

o Friday, May 12 – 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, SP&E Office (STU 330)


Event Policies and FAQs

§ Ticket Includes: A ticket to the Commencement Ball includes bus transportation to and from The Westin Copley, dinner food stations, and entertainment.

§ Bars: There will be several bars throughout the event. Credit cards are accepted.

§ Entry: All attendees must have a wristband to enter the event. Venue security will deny access to any student they assess to be intoxicated. No entry will be permitted to the event after 10:30 PM.

§ Re-Entry: The Westin Copley does not allow guests to leave the floor of the event and then return. While we recognize this might provide some inconvenience to guests, it is something we do not have the ability to change. Please be aware that you will not be allowed back into the event if you leave the event space to go to another level of the hotel.

§ Attire: The Commencement Ball is a formal celebration and we encourage attendees to dress accordingly.

§ Bags: No bags allowed. Small purses will be permitted.

§ Alcohol: No alcohol will be permitted onto the buses or into the venue. Those found violating this policy will be asked to leave the event.

§ Arrival and Transportation: Students are not required to take the buses from Bentley to the venue. However, attendees arriving by their own means of transportation will not be permitted into the event after 10:30 PM. While buses will be transporting students to the event, we recognize that students may be coming from other locations where it is more convenient for them to head to the Westin Copley directly. If you choose to drive, you are responsible for your parking. We encourage all students to choose safe means of travel and not drive if they have consumed any alcohol.

§ Acceptable IDs: Only state issued driver’s license (and identification cards) and Passports will be accepted as valid forms of identification.

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The Westin Copley

10 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116, United States

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