Beaux Arts Ball-FAQs
In case you have some questions about the Ball, here are some answers to the ones most frequently asked.
Can I bring a guest? Do they have to go to Wentworth?
Each Wentworth student can bring one non-WIT guests. Guests must be 18 years or older and students and guests should arrive together. (See below for information on filling out guest waivers)
Does the DJ take requests?
Yes, the DJ takes requests. Tweet your song requests to @WITevents with the hashtag #playmysong, or stop by the WEB table on 2/11, 2/16, 2/17, 2/18 and 2/19 to submit your request.
How do I get there?
A map and directions can be found here. We suggest taking public transportation to avoid steep parking fees.
Is it a Costume Ball? What's the difference between a costume ball and a masquerade ball?
It is not a Costume Ball. A Costume ball implies full on costumes like you'd wear on Halloween. As masquerade is a a ball where guests can choose to wear masks that coordinate with their attire. See the dress code below for more information.
What is the dress code?
Though it is billed as semi-formal, the range of attire for the Ball varies. Some students will go all out and may wear suits or prom dresses, but most opt for dress pants or a casual to semi formal dress. Wear whatever you feel comfortable in. Masks are encouraged but not required.
What's on the menu?
The menu has not been finalized but expect passed appetizers or appetizer stations, and desserts. (There will not be a full meal). There will be vegetarian options, but if you have additional meal questions or dietary restrictions please email Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Will there be a bar?
There will be a cash bar for those that are 21+. There will be free soda, water and juice for everyone.
Where do I fill out a waiver?
Wentworth students can fill out an online waiver. This can be done online here
If you choose to bring a guest, you are responsible for ensuring that your guest fills out their waiver. You will be emailed guest waiver instructions after purchasing a ticket.