UConn Remembers

The anniversary of the 9/11 attacks is a time to reflect, honor, remember, and learn. It is also a time to come together in solidarity and remember what we all have in common.

On this day, we remember those who were lost, recognize all who survived, honor the sacrifices of the first responders and recovery workers, and recapture the spirit of unity and service that arose in the immediate aftermath of the attacks.

SEPTEMBER 11TH

Bell Ceremony

8:40 am

Public Safety Complex

126 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT

Bell Ceremony in remembrance of the victims of the attacks on the United States of America on September 11th, 2001.

Sponsored by Public Safety.

 

Field of Flags

All day

Fairfield Way

After 9/11, many people across the country and around the world utilized the flag of the United States as a symbol of solidarity, support, and resilience. 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

Student Union

The Student Union has four wreaths on display, symbolizing the four planes that were lost that day. Take a moment to tie a ribbon on one or all of the wreaths to remember those that were lost.

 

University Carillon at Storrs Congregational Church Will Ring

8:46am

This time marks the moment American Airlines Flight 11 struck the North Tower of the World

Trade Center in New York City.

 

Questions or requests for accommodations can be made by calling The Division of Student Affairs, 860.486.2265