Events

List of Priority Events and Religious Holidays

Requests for event space should not be made if the event coincides with the University’s Priority Events. Priority Events are those events to which no student, faculty, or staff member may be denied the opportunity to attend because of a conflicting meeting or event. They include:

  • All Chapel, including weekly, Services: Thursdays 11:25 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
  • New Student & Parent Orientation (Matriculation): August 16–17, 2019
  • Homecoming: October 4–6, 2019
  • Shilling Lecture: October 4, 2019
  • Student Forums: TBD
  • Candlelight Services: December 5, 2019; 6 & 8 pm
  • Study Days: December 7–8, 2019
  • Exam Week: December 9–13, 2019
  • Brown Symposium - NA for 2020
  • Spring Family Day (Honors Convocation): February 22, 2020
  • Research & Creative Works Symposium: April 14, 2020
  • Study Days: April 30- May 3, 2020
  • Exam Week: May 4–8, 2020
  • Commencement: May 9, 2020

Religious Holidays

One-time University events should not be scheduled during the following holidays; these are events which either (1) require attendance, (2) may not be mandatory, but those not attending would miss an important opportunity to be included in a campus event, and/or (3) are one-time opportunities for participants to receive the services offered. Please note that these are the North American dates and the Islamic holidays are tentative and subject to change, based on the best visibility estimates of the lunar crescent.

  • Eid al-Fitr: June 4, 2019
  • Eid al-Adha: August 11, 2019
  • Rosh Hashanah:September 30–October 1, 2019
  • Yom Kippur: October 9, 2019
  • Christmas Day: December 25, 2019
  • Ash Wednesday: February 26, 2020, SU Service 12:30–1 p.m.
  • Good Friday: April 10, 2020
  • Pesach: April 9-10, 2020
  • Easter: April 12, 2020

Admission Events

Note that Admission Events will have priority over most other events so be aware of these dates when requesting your facilities.

  • Senior Visit Day: September 21, 2019
  • Pirate Previews: November 11, 2019
  • High School Counselor Visit: January 26-27, 2020
  • Admitted Student Day: February 16-17, 2020
  • Junior Visit Day: March 28, 2020
  • Top Scholar Weekend: March 1-2, 2020
  • Admitted Student Day: April 5-6 & 18, 2020
  • Sprog Events: April 25, May 16, and June 8, 2020
  • Legacy Visit Day: June 19, 2020