Installation of Christopher L. Eisgruber
Sept. 22, 2013
The installation of Christopher L. Eisgruber as the 20th president of Princeton University will be marked with a series of events Sunday, Sept. 22.
The installation ceremony is open to the public, as is a reception that follows on campus. The installation will be broadcast live on the University's WebMedia site,TigerNet Channel 7, 93.1 HD channel on campus, and on Channel 27 on Princeton cable television. Festivities conclude with an afternoon concert featuring Grace Potter & The Nocturnals that is open to students, faculty, staff and alumni.
Students will be admitted to the concert with a Princeton University identification card and may bring one guest each. Students bringing guests are required to register themselves and the guest in advance and to pick up their guest’s ticket at the ticket booth (West College). Details and registration are available at Installation Concert Admission and Guest Policies.
Faculty and staff will need to show a Princeton ID for admittance to the concert. They may each bring a guest but must present University ID and pick up a guest ticket at the ticket booth (West College).
Alumni are asked to register themselves and their guests for all events, including the concert, at: Alumni Registration for the Installation. Alumni must pick up their tickets at the ticket booth (West College).
Schedule of Events
9 a.m. Concert ticket booth opens. Faculty, staff and students who have registered may pick up 1 guest ticket for the concert; alumni may pick up a concert ticket for themselves and a guest. West College (until 3:30 p.m.) (Whig Hall in case of rain)
1 p.m. Installation ceremony. Guests are asked to be seated by 12:45 p.m. Open to all. Lawn in front of Nassau Hall (Alexander Hall in case of rain)
2:15 p.m. Reception. Open to all. Lawn behind Alexander Hall (Mathey Common Room in case of rain)
3 p.m. Gates open for the Grace Potter & The Nocturnals concert. University community members and ticketed guests only. Blair courtyard (Dillon Gym in case of rain)
3:30 p.m. Concert begins. Concert expected to end about 5 p.m.
Because it is Sunday, most University lots will be available for parking. Lot 10 (William Street), the West Garage and Lot 23 are the most convenient and are marked on the map. A free shuttle service will run continuously between West Garage/Lot 23 and Cannon Green from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Download a printable map (.pdf)