Information for Delegates

We are very excited to have you participate in Inauguration Weekend as a representative of your distinguished institution. The following information is a general overview of the events and logistics for the day. If you have any questions, contact Anne Chism, Assistant to the Vice President for University Communications, achism@stlawu.edu or 315-229-5656.  Thank you for sharing in this very special day!

Hotels:  Special arrangements have been made to reserve a block of rooms at a local hotel for Inauguration delegates.  Please indicate your need for lodging during the registration process and someone will follow-up with you.

Shuttle Service: Shuttle service will be available to and from the Syracuse, Massena and Ogdensburg airports.  Please indicate your interest in an airport shuttle during the registration process and someone will follow-up with you.  Shuttles will also be provided to campus from Canton-area hotels.

Getting to St. Lawrence:  Use 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY 13617 for your travel plans.  Meanwhile, visit our interactive campus map for a better understanding of campus:  https://www.stlawu.edu/campus-map 

Academic Regalia: All delegates in the academic procession are expected to wear academic attire. If you do not have a cap and gown, please contact the college or university you are representing so that they may provide you with the necessary academic regalia.

Robing: Robing will begin at 9:00 a.m. Each delegate will have an assigned position in the procession according to the year of the institution’s founding. We ask that you be robed no later than 9:40 a.m. so that we can assure the appropriate order of the procession. St. Lawrence University staff members will be available to assist you. A secure room will be provided for robing and personal belongings that will be staffed during the ceremony and reception immediately following.

Inauguration ceremony: The Inaugural procession will form at 9:45 a.m. and the procession will begin at 10:00 a.m. We anticipate the ceremony concluding at noon.

Post-ceremony reception: Join President Morris and fellow guests for a post-ceremony reception.  Lunch on-the-go will be available.

Campus Contact: Anne Chism, Assistant to the Vice President for University Communications, achism@stlawu.edu or 315-229-5656.