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Student and Staff Tickets Available for Chancellor Syverud’s Inauguration Ceremony in Hendricks Chapel
A limited number of tickets for Chancellor Syverud’s inauguration ceremony on Friday, April 11, at 4 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel are available for students and staff.
The ceremony begins with a procession at 3:30 p.m. and will include greetings from student, faculty and alumni representatives; reflections by special guest U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (retired); and remarks by Chancellor Syverud. The official charge of office and medal presentation to the Chancellor will be given by Chairman of the Board of Trustees Richard L. Thompson G’67. Music will be provided by members of the University Singers. The ceremony is expected to conclude no later than 5:15 p.m.
This special ticket opportunity is available to SU students and staff only on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are available at the Schine Box Office in the Schine Student Center. An SU I.D. is required and only one ticket will be issued per I.D.
Those who obtain tickets are required to present them for entry into the chapel on inauguration day.
For those unable to attend in person, the inauguration ceremony will be available via live webcast at inauguration.syr.edu and will be broadcast to viewing locations on campus at Watson Theater, Newhouse 3 Room 141, Crouse-Hinds Hall Auditorium and Grant Auditorium at the College of Law. A large screen under the heated tent on the Shaw Quad will also show the ceremony live, and Orange Television Network will broadcast it live.
Following the ceremony, all members of the campus community are invited to attend a reception with Chancellor Syverud and enjoy food, music and entertainment under the tent on the Quad. Tickets are not required for this event.