Join us in the celebration of such a special moment in our school’s history as we welcome the 24th president of Marquette University. Stay up to date by following #MUPrez on Twitter and send a welcome to President Lovell!
Monday, September 15 - Dinner in Cobeen Hall with President Lovell
What is it? Join President Lovell for dinner with students. Meet with the president and
What time does it begin? 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where is it? Cobeen Dining Hall
Tuesday, September 16 - Hot cookie night at McCormick Hall and Late Night School Carnival
What is it? Join President Lovell and take part in a Marquette tradition…the coveted Hot Cookie Night! Share your Marquette experiences with the new university president and don’t be shy to introduce yourself to him.
What time does it begin?7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where is it? McCormick Hall
Later that night…
Light Night Carnival
What is it? Join President Lovell for a carnival-themed social gathering with lawn games and contests. Carnival activities will include a tie-dye station (students need to bring their own items to tie dye), a dunk tank, a duck pond, lawn bowling, a photo booth, a bounce house, and free treats, including cotton candy, popcorn and snow cones.
What time does it begin? 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where is it at? Westowne Square
The event is sponsored by the Residence Hall Association and Hall Councils.
Wednesday, September 17 - MU Soccer and Glow in the Dark BINGO
What is it? It is the Battle for Milwaukee! Marquette men’s soccer will go head to head with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). Cheer on the Marquette Golden Eagles as we compete for bragging rights and the title of owning Milwaukee.
What time does it begin?Kick off is at 7:05 p.m.
Where is it at? Valley Fields
What should I wear? Any and all of your Marquette Spirit gear! Show your pride for your university and support our athletes.
Later that night…
Glow BINGO at Central Mall
What is it? Join President Lovell and Mrs. Amy Lovell for glow-in-the-dark BINGO to support her charity,REDGen, a community action group committed to promoting balance and resiliency in the lives of youth and families.
What time does it begin? 9:00p.m. to 10:30p.m.
Where is it? Central Mall
What are some of the prizes? BINGO prizes will include a meal with the Lovells and men’s basketball season tickets.
This event is sponsored by Active Minds, Marquette’s student group dedicated to mental health awareness, the Residence Hall Association, the Counseling Center and Sigma Phi Epsilon.
Thursday, September 18 - Inaugural Mass
What is going on? The president’s Inaugural Mass will be at the Church of Gesu. Registration is not required for faculty, staff and students. Off-campus guests can register using this form.
What time does it begin? 4:00 p.m.doors will open at 2:30 p.m. Seating is limited.
Inaugural Mass Reception at Eckstein Hall from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.Off-campus guests can register using this form.
Friday, September 19 - President Lovell’s Inauguration
When time does it begin? Doors open at 2 p.m. Classes beginning at 3 p.m are cancelled.
Where is it? Al McGuire Center
What do I wear? Business Casual attire is suggested. 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 and are encouraged to wear to the ceremony.
How do I get tickets? One ticket per Marquette ID for staff, students and faculty not participating in the academic procession can be picked up in the Alumni Memorial Union, Brooks Lounge.
Faculty participating in the academic procession do not need a ticket for the Inauguration Ceremony.
Reception for the Marquette community from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Helfaer Recreational Center. Off-campus guests can register using this form.
Saturday, September 20 - We Are One - Inauguration Music Festival
What is it? This Saturday, celebrate the conclusion of Inauguration Week with the We Are One music festival with President Lovell. DJs Palladium and CFANS. It will also be the ending celebration 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.
When time does it begin? 9:00 p.m.
Where is it? Central Mall