Orange Central is Syracuse University’s annual reunion and homecoming celebration, and this year’s festivities drew nearly 1,500 attendees from 48 states to campus to celebrate their love of Syracuse. The weekend featured reunion gatherings, the much-anticipated Alumni Awards Celebration, “Back…
Syracuse University Libraries’ Fine Forgiveness for Veterans and Military Members
In honor of Veteran’s and Military Families Month, Syracuse University Libraries will forgive all veteran and active military service member Libraries’ fines up to $25 for the month of November. To participate, veterans and current members of the U.S. military must present their valid military identification to receive a one-time waiver of library fines.
Additional veteran-focused activities at the Libraries this month include:
- A collection of Service Newspapers of World War II available for campus use, including papers from The British Library, Imperial War Museums, U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, U.S. Army War College, Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand and Berlin State Library, Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation.
- A feature display of military and veteran-related books in the Diana entryway display case of Carnegie Library.
- Letter/card writing to a U.S. military service member from Nov. 11-15. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stop by the first floor of Bird Library. The Library will supply materials and collect notes to send to service people and veterans via Operation Gratitude.
About Syracuse University Libraries
Syracuse University Libraries provides expertise, information and tools for students, faculty and staff, alumni and the community. With over 4.8 million volumes of resources accessed by 1.2 million physical visits and 1.3 million online visits annually, the Libraries provides information services, responsive collections, knowledgeable staff, and safe and accessible physical and digital spaces that encourage intellectual exploration. In so doing, the Libraries enable the creation of new knowledge, catalyze scholarly collaboration and cultural exchange, and advance Syracuse University’s teaching, learning and research mission.