Almost Alumni Week (April 25 - 29)

Congrats on your upcoming accomplishment - Graduating from the Tippie College of Business! You have worked hard to get to where you are and now it's time to celebrate all you have achieved during your time as a Tippie student. Below are all the amazing Almost Alumni Week activities planned exclusively for May 2022 graduates. The week comes to an end our traditional, Tippie Toast to Graduation. We hope you'll attend one or all of these events.

As a reminder, you MUST take the Graduation Survey to pick up your Pat's Too FREE Coffee/Drink Coupon and your Tippie Graduation Gift. UPO front office staff will verify that you have completed the survey before we give you either gift. You only need to fill out the survey ONE TIME. You’ll see the survey promoted in different communications, but once you have completed the survey your response is recorded. Thank you, and Congratulations!

Take the Graduation Survey

All Week Long - Kick start your week with a special coffee or beverage

Available only to May Graduates at Pat's Too, 3rd Floor, PBB

Stop by the UPO starting Monday, April 25, and pick up a coffee/drink coupon valid for a drink of your choice at Pat's Too during the entire Almost Alumni Week. You MUST complete the Graduation Survey before you can get your coffee/drink coupon. Thank you to University Housing and Dining and the Tippie Alumni Relations Office for co-sponsoring this event. Graduates can choose from:

  • Hawk Chocolate - hot chocolate with steamed milk
  • Senioritis Whip Mocha
  • Merit Macchiato
  • Skinny Scholar Latte – latte with skim milk

Coupons are valid ONLY at Pats Too from Monday, April 25 – Friday, April 29. You must complete your Graduation Survey to pick up your coupon.

Monday, April 25 - Tippie Top 21 Awards Presentation

Tippie Patio (Rain Location: Howe Galleria) 
3:30 pm

The nominations are in and the winners announced! Join us for the presentation of the Tippie Top 21 Awards where we will recognize 21 of Tippie’s outstanding student leaders. These students all demonstrate excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, experiential learning, and advancing diversity, inclusion, and global engagement. 

Monday, April 25 - 2nd Annual Tippie Darty and Bags Tournament hosted by Tippie Senate

Tippie Courtyard (Rain Date: Tuesday, April 26) 
4:00 - 7:00 p.m. - RSVP Required

What's better than hanging out and enjoying a competitive game of bags in the PBB courtyard? Sign up and if your team is a winner, you not only get bragging rights but a cool prize! 
Pizza will be provided. 

RSVP now

Tuesday, April 26 - "Navigating the Change to Post-Grad" presentation 

W401 PBB
10:30 - 11:20 a.m. 

Transitioning from college student to real-world professional is a big change. There's a lot to think about and frankly, there's a lot to get anxious about. In this presentation, Kati Schneider, the Tippie College's embedded counselor will provide suggestions that will make the big move not so intimidating. 
Light refreshments will be provided. 

Wednesday, April 27 - Professional Headshots

W401 PBB
11:30 - 12:30 p.m. 

Make sure that LinkedIn profile is up-to-date with a professional headshot. After you get your photo taken, stay in W401 and join the YAB Lunch 'n Learn Event. 

Wednesday, April 27 - YAB Lunch n' Learn event: Your First Job - What the Recruiter Didn't Tell You

W401 PBB
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. - RSVP Required

Join members of the Tippie Young Alumni Board as they host a panel discussion on “Your First Job – What the Recruiter Didn’t Tell You” over the lunch hour. YAB participants include Sydney Alexander (BBA18), Michael Korobov (BBA15), Rita Guzman (BBA18), and Santino Morena (BBA17). Recent grads will share what they learned as they entered the next chapter of life after college and will host a 20-minute Q&A session. A RSVP is required to attend as space is limited. 

RSVP now

Thursday, April 28 - Tippie Toast to Graduation

Hosted by the Tippie Alumni Relations department with support from the Tippie Young Alumni Board

Hilton Garden Inn Ballroom, 328 S. Clinton Street 
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Come raise a glass to the May Tippie Class of 2022. We’ll hear toasts from faculty member Mark Winkler, Tippie advisor Lindsey Aldrich, and a short commencement message from graduating senior Hannah Gorsline. Prizes will be handed out to five seniors in attendance, including two custom Tippie diploma frames ($150 value/each). You’ll also be able to pick up your new Tippie alumni T-shirt, the senior gift, at this event. In order to receive your senior gift you must have completed the Graduation Survey.

RSVP to participate! Don’t forget to bring a valid ID as the hotel will be checking all IDs. We look forward to celebrating all that the Class of 2022 has achieved and overcome!

RSVP now

If you're unable to attend the Tippie Toast and pick up your graduation gift, you can pick up your T-shirt starting Monday, May 2 through Friday, May 13 in the Dean's Office (PBB C120). You must have taken the Tippie Graduation survey to claim your graduation gift.