The schedule will be updated as events are confirmed.

Saturday, September 13

Brigg's and Al's Run | 10:30 a.m., Wisconsin Avenue
President Lovell and Men's Basketball Head Coach Steve Wojciechowski will participate in Al's Run. Members of the Marquette community can register online. Student runners who are registered with the Marquette team and beat President Lovell's time will receive a special t-shirt, sponsored by MUSG.

Inaugural Ball | 8:00 p.m. to midnight, Alumni Memorial Union Monaghan Ballroom
Inaugural Ball for the Lovell family, students, faculty, staff and alumni

Sunday, September 14

Interfaith Day of Service | 1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., location TBD
A small group of student leaders will volunteer at a Milwaukee non-profit organization and engage in reflection afterward. President Lovell will participate in this invitation-only event.

Interfaith Prayer Service | 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., Westowne Square
Campus Ministry will sponsor an opportunity for students of all faith backgrounds to share in prayer. Please RSVP to

Monday, September 15

Sign a welcome banner for President Lovell | Throughout Inauguration Week, Alumni Memorial Union lobby
Members of the Marquette community can sign a welcome banner for President Lovell and view a display about the history and tradition associated with academic inaugurations, sponsored by MUSG, University Archives and the Office of International Education.

Dinner in Cobeen Hall with President Lovell | 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Cobeen Hall
Join President Lovell for dinner with students in Cobeen Hall

Tuesday, September 16

Hot cookie night at McCormick Hall | 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., McCormick Hall
Join President Lovell for a Marquette tradition, hot cookie night in McCormick Hall

Residence Hall Association Carnival | 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Westowne Square
Join President Lovell for a carnival-themed social gathering with lawn games and contests, sponsored by the Residence Hall Association and Hall Councils.

Wednesday, September 17

Men's soccer game vs. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee | 7:05 p.m., Valley Fields

Glow BINGO | 9:00 p.m. to midnight, Central Mall
Join President Lovell and Amy Lovell for glow-in-the-dark BINGO to support Amy Lovell's charity, REDGen, a community action group committed to promoting balance and resiliency in the lives of youth and families. This event is sponsored by Active Minds, Marquette's student group dedicated to mental health awareness, the Residence Hall Association and the Counseling Center.

Thursday, September 18

Inaugural Mass | 4:00 p.m., Church of the Gesu

Inaugural Mass Reception | 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Eckstein Hall

Friday, September 19

Inauguration Ceremony | 3:00 p.m., Al McGuire Center
MUSG is sponsoring a "gold out" for the Inauguration Ceremony. The first 500 students to pick up their Inauguration tickets will receive a free, gold Inauguration t-shirt to wear to the ceremony.

Reception for the Marquette community | 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Helfaer Recreational Center
Join students, faculty, staff, alumni, delegates from peer institutions and friends of the university for light refreshments and conversation to celebrate the next chapter in Marquette's history.

Saturday, September 20

Greek Week concert | 9:00 p.m., Central Mall
This event will be the culmination of Greek Week, a series of competitive events held during the previous week for members of the Greek community on campus. The concert is free and open to all students.

Sunday, September 21

President Lovell gives keynote address at Student Organization Institute | 1:00 p.m.,
Alumni Memorial Union
President Lovell will give the keynote address at this required, by invitation only institute for all student organization leaders, which provides foundational leadership training for student organization leaders.

Monday, October 27

Presidential Inauguration Academic Symposium
Answering the Call: Marquette’s Response to the Civil Rights Movement |
4:00 p.m.,
Weasler Auditorium
The Presidential Inauguration Academic Symposium will tell the story of Marquette students’ response to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in the spring of 1968, the founding of the Educational Opportunity Program at Marquette in 1969 and how the university helped take the program nationwide with the founding of the Council for Opportunity in Education in 1981.

Panelists, each of whom played a distinct role in the promotion of social justice by supporting the civil rights movement at Marquette, will be interviewed by award-winning journalist and Distinguished Fellow in Law and Public Policy Mike Gousha.

Marquette University campus


Save the Date

Inaugural Mass

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
4 p.m., Church of the Gesu

Inauguration Ceremony

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
3 p.m., Al McGuire Center


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