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Inaugural Convocation Ceremony | Webcast | All-Campus Celebration | Dinner | Luncheon

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slideshowInaugural Convocation Ceremony

The entire University community is welcome to view the inaugural convocation ceremony via a live video feed in Mandel Hall, 1131 East 57th Street or Max Palevsky Cinema in Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 East 59th Street.

Friday, October 27, 2006
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
5850 South Woodlawn Avenue

Seating in the chapel is very limited and by invitation only. Please reply on the response card included in your invitation.

Find more information about marching in the academic procession.

Webcast

A live webcast of the inaugural convocation ceremony will be available on Friday, October 27, 2006 at 10:00 a.m.

All-Campus Inaugural Celebration
All members of the University of Chicago and neighboring communities are invited to attend.

Friday, October 27, 2006
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Quadrangles, Rain or Shine
Come enjoy food and entertainment, as well as an opportunity to meet President Zimmer.

No response required.

Details about the event are available here.

The following events are by invitation only:

Inauguration Dinner
Hosted by The Chicago Society

Thursday, October 26, 2006
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Field Museum of Natural History
1400 South Lakeshore Drive
Please reply on the response card included in your invitation.

Luncheon
Honoring Robert and Terese Zimmer & Recipients of Honorary Degrees

Friday, October 27, 2006
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Bartlett Dining Commons
5640 South University Avenue
Please reply on the response card included in your invitation.