Special Events and Receptions

  • 9/11 UConn Remembers September 11th


    On this day, we remember those who were lost, recognize all who survived, honor the sacrifices of the first responders and recovery workers, and seek to recapture the spirit of unity and service that arose in the immediate aftermath of the attacks.  You are welcome to participate in the following events:


    Bell Ceremony

    8:40 am

    Public Safety

    126 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT


    Carillon Ringing at Storrs Congregational Church

    8:46 am

    This time marks the moment American Airlines Flight 11 struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City.


    Field of Flags

    All Day

    Visit the Field of Flags on Fairfield Way, a symbolic way to remind us of our ability to come together in the face of tragedy.


    Wreath Ribbon Tying

    All Day

    The Student Union will have four wreaths on display, symbolizing the four planes that were lost on 9.11.  Take a moment to tie a ribbon on one or more of the wreaths to remember those who were lost. 


    For more information, contact: Division of Student Affairs at 860-486-2265