Inauguration Information

The inauguration of Chadron State College’s 12th President, Dr. Ron K. Patterson, is set for Friday, April 5, at 3 p.m. at Memorial Hall.

Lindeken Clock TowerParking: Reserved parking will be available for delegates. Accessible parking is available and for further accommodations, contact Julie Hasz at or 308-432-6201.

Campus transportation: Shuttle service will run on a continuous loop beginning at 1 p.m. at the Student Center. Student hosts will be at the shuttle stop to assist you.

Delegate tours: Inauguration delegates and their guests are invited to tour Chadron State College’s campus on the morning of April 5. Walking tours will leave from the Crites Hall at the beginning of each hour, starting at 9 a.m. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Robing: A secure room will be provided for robing and personal belongings that will be staffed during all inauguration events. The robing will be in the Student Center. The room will open at 9 a.m.

Academic attire: All delegates in the procession are expected to wear academic attire.

Inauguration ceremony: Robing will begin at 2 p.m. Each delegate will have an assigned position in the procession according to the year of founding of his/her institution. We ask that you be robed no later than 2:15 p.m. so that we can assure the appropriate order of the procession. CSC staff will be available to assist you. The Inaugural Procession will form at 2:30 p.m.

Reception: Following the investiture, all guests are invited to a reception at the Math Science Center of Innovative Learning. If needed, transportation will be provided from Memorial Hall to the MS COIL.

Campus Contact: Julie Hasz, Administrative Assistant, Office of the President. | 308-432-6201