The Diversity Dance is a longstanding tradition at the IC, where the SMC community comes together to celebrate diversity in all forms. This is a semi-formal, off-campus event that is open to students, faculty, staff and their guests!

Dance Details

  • "Night at the Circus: Many Acts, One Show"
  • Friday, November 16th 7:30pm-12am (midnight)
  • Walnut Creek Marriott
      • Address:
        2355 North Main Street 
        Walnut Creek, CA 94596
  • Full-Course Dinner (Mediterranean Platter, Dim Sum, Thai Salad, Pasta, Jambalaya, Carnitas, Tiramisu, Tres Leches Cake, & more!) 
  • DJ & Photobooth provided by Verducci Entertainment

Tickets for the 2012 Diversity Dance are on sale from 10/29 through 11/12*. The ticket prices are as follows:

  • $20 per ticket from 10/29 through 11/7
  • $25 per ticket from 11/8 through 11/14*
  • *Tickets are subject to sell out before these dates

To register for a ticket, you must sign up online using one of the linked buttons on the left.

  • Event Parking:
      • Registered guest valet parking is available at the discounted rate of $11 per day, with unlimited in-and-out privileges;
      • Limited on-site self-parking is available at the hotel;
      • Self-parking is available at no charge a short walk from the hotel under the BART tracks;
  • Overnight Rooms:
      • Please contact the Marriott Hotel for room reservation information:(925) 934-2000

Rules and Policies:

  1. A pre-paid ticket is required for admission.
  2. No tickets will be sold at the door.
  3. All tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  4. Everyone must present a valid photo I.D. at the door.
  5. Off-campus guests must be at least 18 years old.
  6. All Saint Mary's students and their off-campus guests are subject to the code of conduct and policies stipulated in Saint Mary's College Undergraduate Student Handbook.
  7. All Saint Mary's students will be held accountable for their guest's behavior.
  8. No alcohol or drugs will be allowed.
  9. The IC reserves the right to refuse entrance to anyone for intoxication or rude behavior.
  10. Semi-formal attire is required.

And a BIG thank you to the 2012 Diversity Dance Planning Committee for making this event happen!

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