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Inauguration of U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan

 

Installation Ceremony

The installation ceremony begins at 3 p.m. with a procession and is expected to conclude by 4:30 p.m. The ceremony will be followed by a reception on the lawn of the Chapel, adjacent to the Rotunda.

Parking for the installation ceremony is available at John Paul Jones Arena. Shuttles will be available starting at 12:30 p.m. to transport guests from the arena to the installation ceremony on the Lawn. Return shuttles will be available at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Should the weather prevent us from holding the ceremony outdoors, it will take place in John Paul Jones Arena. The decision regarding the weather plan will be made at 9:00 a.m. As soon as the weather decision is made, it will be posted to the inauguration web site or call 434-924-SNOW (924-7669), 434-243-SNOW (243-7669).

Those marching in the procession will begin robing at 2:00 p.m. at various locations near the ceremony:

Delegates representing other universities and colleges will robe in Pavilion VII
(Inclement Weather: Courtside Club, Floor level, John Paul Jones Arena)

Representatives of learned societies, educational, and governmental organizations will robe in Jefferson Hall
(Inclement Weather: Press Room, Floor level, John Paul Jones Arena)

President's party (Board of Visitors, Vice Presidents, Deans, Platform party) will robe in The Rotunda
(Inclement Weather: Dining Hall, Suite level, John Paul Jones Arena)

U.Va. faculty members will robe in Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room
(Inclement Weather: Arena Floor behind the Stage, John Paul Jones Arena)

U.Va. students will robe in Newcomb Hall, Commonwealth Room
(Inclement Weather: Arena Floor behind the Stage, John Paul Jones Arena)

Download the Inauguration Assembly Procession Diagram