West Virgini aUniversity will host a Senior Send-Off/Zero-Year Reunion for graduating seniors in Woodburn Circle on Saturday, April 21.

The first official alumni event for the Class of 2001 will get under way at 5 p.m., including free food, souvenirs and entertainment. A Class of 2001 banner, which will be displayed at future Homecoming weekends, will be on hand for seniors to sign.

In case of inclement weather, the send-off will be moved to E. Moore Hall.

“This is a way to thank our seniors for all their hard work and dedication during their years here,”said Alumni Association director Steve Douglas.”These students have helped make WVU a great university, and we hope they will always stay connected.”

Following the send-off, seniors can cross the street for SpringFest entertainment in the Mountainlair and outside on the plaza. A main stage concert begins at 8:30 p.m. Other activities include a 10 p.m. stage show in the ballrooms, two comedy caravans in Hatfields and films in the Gluck Theater. Gates open at 7:30 p.m.

SpringFest events are free to WVU students with valid Mountaineer card. For more information, contact Arts and Entertainment, 293-SHOW.

The Senior Send-Off/Zero Year Reunion is sponsored by the WVU Alumni Association, Student Affairs, Institutional Advancement, Student Support Services, Student Government Association, Printing Services, Athletics and ArtCarved rings.