The Office of Major Events can provide the assistance and resources you need to plan a successful event at Syracuse University.

We work primarily to help simplify complex event details by providing guidance in the following areas:

  • Event design and production
  • Event management for high-impact special events
  • Security planning support
  • Staffing and volunteer considerations
  • Strategic event goals analysis
  • Venue considerations and logistics
  • Resources for faculty, staff and students regarding university event planning, policies and diplomatic protocol
  • Budget review
  • Diplomatic protocol
  • Dignitary visits

The Office of Major Events is primarily responsible for, or involved in:

  • Commencement
  • Convocations
  • Large/High-level University Events
  • Donor and Philanthropic Development Events
  • Campaign Events
  • Groundbreakings
  • Dedications
  • Installations