Fairfield University Presidential Seal

Information for Procession Participants of
The Inauguration of Fairfield University’s Ninth President

Thank you for being a part of the investiture of Fairfield University’s Ninth President, Mark R. Nemec, PhD. Below, please find detailed information for your participation in this formal academic event.

All events are located on Fairfield University’s campus
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Friday, October 20, 2017

Check-in, 8:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Barone Campus Center Dogwood Room

Mass, 10 a.m.
Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola

Luncheon, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Barone Campus Center Oak Room

Robing and Procession staging, 1 p.m.
Assigned rooms:

  • Representatives from Higher Education Institutions and Learned Societies – Barone Campus Center Dogwood Room
  • Fairfield University Faculty – Barone Campus Center Lower Level
  • Fairfield University Alumni Association Board – Barone Campus Center Room 204
  • Fairfield University Staff Representatives – Barone Campus Center Room 206
  • Fairfield University Students Representing Honor Societies – Barone Campus Center Room 200
  • Gonfaloniers – Donnarumma, outside of International Studies Office
  • Platform Party – Bellarmine Hall

Procession, 1:30 p.m.
From designated rooms to the Bellarmine Lawn

General Reception immediately following ceremony in the Barone Campus Center Oak Room

Instructions for Procession Participants

Instructions for Procession Participants in the Event of Rain


Parking will be reserved for university representatives behind the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at Bellarmine Pond (46 on the Campus Map). The lot is located closest to the Barlow Road entrance gate and the Round Hill Road gate.

As we update information for the ceremony, we will communicate with you directly. For any questions, please email inauguration@fairfield.edu.

For additional information on the Town of Fairfield – including dining, town events, and more please visit experiencefairfieldct.org