To celebrate the graduating Class of 2024 and launch Syracuse University commencement activities, the chaplains and staff of Hendricks Chapel will host a “Blessing of Students” on May 5th at 4 p.m.

The program will include musical performances from the Hendricks Chapel Choir and others, spoken reflections from Dean Brian Konkol and chaplains of Hendricks Chapel, and recognition of students.

This event is free and open to all, including Syracuse University students, parents, alumni, and community members. Communication Action Realtime Translation (CART) and American Sign Language (ASL) will be provided, and complimentary parking is available in the Quad Lot and Irving Garage. Preregistration is not required, and the program can also be live-streamed on the Hendricks Chapel YouTube Channel.

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