UConn Remembers 9/11: Events

September 9, 2021

9/11 Tower Challenge

September 9, 2021
8:15am

Sherman Family Sports Complex
The University of Connecticut Office of Veteran Affairs and Military Programs invites you to their stair walk in memory of those who sacrificed their lives 20 years ago during the attacks on September 11, 2001. We will be walking 2,071 stairs in honor of those that traversed each of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center.
https://veterans.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2021/09/9_11-Tower-Challenge.pdf

September 11, 2021

Bell Ceremony

September 11, 2021
8:30am

Public Safety Complex
126 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT
UConn Public Safety will host a remembrance ceremony for the victims of the attacks on September 11th, 2001.

The University Carillon at Storrs Congregational Church Will Ring

September 11, 2021
8:46am
Storrs Congregational Church

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

September 11, 2021
All day

Fairfield Way
The Student Union will host the Field of Flags on Fairfield Way with the placement of 3,000 flags.

Wreath Ribbon Tying

September 11, 2021
All day

Student Union
Four wreaths will be on display in the Student Union, decorated in memorial ribbons to honor the lives lost on the four downed planes.

Illumination of the Rec Center

September 11, 2021
Dusk
Student Recreation Center
To conclude the day of remembrance, UConn Recreation will illuminate the Student Rec Center in the colors of the American flag.