10 Things to Do Before Graduation

Two female students take a selfie at Springfield College commencement in 2016
 

Class of 2017, you're nearly there: commencement is just a few weeks away. We know you're busy studying for finals and writing your final papers, but in between all of that, we hope you're also enjoying your last few weeks at Springfield College. 

To help you make the most of these last few weeks, PJ Andrews '16 has put together a list of 10 things to do before graduation.

Lake Massasoit in the fall
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Take in the view of the lake at Rally Hill.

Whether it's sledding down Rally Hill or simply looking out over Lake Massasoit, take a moment to enjoy the view. You may not want to swim in the lake, but it sure is pretty to look at from a distance. 

Friends hugging at Springfield College
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Enjoy having your best friends around.

Right now, most of your best friends are probably within a five-minute walk from you. Spend as much time with them as you can.

A career counselor works with a student at the Career Center at Springfield College
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Visit the Career Center.

Before graduation, we think it's important to take advance of all the Career Center has to offer. The center can help with everything from the job search to creating a resume and all that's in between.

Springfield College students on the green walk on a tight rope
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Hang out on the green.

Whether you're tossing around a football, studying, or just spending time with your friends, take advantage of the warmer weather by hanging out on the green.

Dunkin Donuts coffee at Springfield College
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Get one last treat from Dunkin' Donuts.

Stop by Dunkin' one last time and give thanks to all of those coffees that got you through the semester. (Don't forget to say hi to all of the awesome employees there, like Phyllis!)

Photo shoutout to @scdining.
Students on the ropes course enjoy East Campus at Springfield College
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Spend some time at East Campus.

Fifty-seven gorgeous acres await over at East Campus. If you haven't yet visited what we consider one of Springfield's hidden gems, what are you waiting for? 

Springfield College women's lacrosse players celebrate a win
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Show your pride at a sporting event.

You can cheer for any one of our 26 incredible athletic teams. Pick a game to attend, grab a few friends, and have fun. 

Statue of James Naismith at Springfield College
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Snag a photo with Naismith.

James Naismith is the guy (statue) who's always been there. Grab a photo with him before you graduate. 

President Mary-Beth Cooper takes a selfie with a Springfield College student
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Take a selfie with President Cooper.

We love the fact that President Cooper is always game for a great selfie and we know you do, too. If you haven't snagged your selfie with President Cooper yet, now is the time to do so. (But be sure to ask first!)

Students take a selfie at a Springfield College football game
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And take all the photos you can.

We mean it! Take more than you think you'll ever need so that one day you can look back and remember everything you loved about Springfield College.