Campus & Community

Inauguration at a glance

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Today, Oct. 11

  • 7 p.m. “Segue!…” Student performance in Sanders Theatre (invitation only but waiting line for potential available seats). Overflow room for video simulcast in Loker Commons and Science Center D. 

    Friday, Oct. 12


  • 9:45 – 11:30 a.m. Symposia, open to ticket holders only. A limited number of tickets will be available to the Harvard community (by showing Harvard ID) from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. at the Harvard Box Office in the Holyoke Arcade. 
  • 1:30 p.m. Faculty and delegates begin robing in Ticknor Lounge, Boylston Hall, and gathering for academic procession. 
  • 2 p.m. Academic procession begins at Boylston Hall. 
  • 2:30 p.m. Installation ceremony for Lawrence H. Summers, Harvard’s 27th president, in Tercentenary Theatre (open to all members of the Harvard community with a ticket or Harvard ID).