Schedule of Events

Monday, October 7, 2013 to Friday, October 11, 2013
Departmental Receptions/Drop Ins

Campus receptions hosted by various individual Yale communities. President Salovey and Marta Elisa Moret to visit these receptions held in their honor.
For all Yale faculty and staff

Thursday, October 10, 2013
3 – 5 PM Celebration for Yale Faculty and Staff

For all Yale faculty and staff


Beinecke Plaza See map
Friday, October 11, 2013
1 – 3:30 PM Symposia

A special opportunity to step into a Yale classroom, with a sampling from several of Yale’s great teachers that illustrates the range of scholarship, creativity, and subject matter that shape a Yale education.
By invitation only, to be recorded for future viewing

8 – 9:30 PM Celebration Concert

A musical celebration of all that is Yale, hosted by Master of Ceremony Robert Blocker, Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of Music.
By invitation only


Woolsey Hall (corner of College and Grove Streets) See map
Saturday, October 12, 2013
10 AM – 5 PM Inspiring Connections: Campus-wide Open House

All are invited to explore the Yale campus in New Haven — both the many parts that are open to the public and the spaces where access is regularly limited.
Everyone is welcome

1 – 5 PM Symposia

A special opportunity to step into a Yale classroom, with a sampling from several of Yale's great teachers that illustrates the range of scholarship, creativity, and subject matter that shape a Yale education.
By invitation only, to be recorded for future viewing

6 – 9 PM Cocktails & Dinner

A festive gathering with cocktails on Beinecke Plaza (weather permitting), followed by dinner in Yale Commons. Cocktail attire.
By invitation only


Beinecke Plaza, Yale Commons (corner of College and Grove Streets) See map
9 PM Celebrations for Yale Students

Open to all Yale students


Old Campus (undergraduate students) See map
HGS Courtyard (graduate and professional students) See map
Sunday, October 13, 2013
11 AM – 1 PM Brunch

Brunch and Bluegrass in Yale Commons.
By invitation only


Yale Commons (corner of College and Grove Streets) See map
1 PM Procession

Robing for the procession will take place in Yale Law School. Fellows of the Corporation, former Fellows, Officers, and former Officers will meet in Woodbridge Hall for robing before procession.

Academic regalia is required and must be supplied by participant.


Law School (127 Wall Street) to Woolsey Hall (corner of College and Grove Streets) See map
2 – 3:30 PM Inauguration Ceremony



By invitation only, live webcast available


Woolsey Hall See map
3:30 PM Procession
Woolsey Hall to Hillhouse Avenue See map
3 – 5 PM Block Party

A block party in honor of President Salovey and Marta Elisa Moret, with music, food, and dancing.
Everyone is welcome


Hillhouse Ave See map