Academic Affairs

Mailing Address
2121 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60201

Phone: (847) 866-3903
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Luis Rivera.2 copyThe installation of Dr. Luis R. Rivera as academic dean of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary will take place today, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful.

We hope you will join us for this momentous occasion in the life of the institution. Below you will find the schedule of events, hotel information, and directions. We also encouage you to learn more about Dr. Rivera and the institution's history using the links in the navigational window on the right.

If you plan to attend installation events, please use the response form (on the right panel) to RSVP. If you will be attending the installation as a delegate, please use the delegate response form. Please reply by March 19, 2014.

For additional questions or needs related to the installation, contact Ms. Krista McNeil, Administrator for Academic Affairs, at 847.866.3903 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Installation Schedule



Installation Ceremony
4:00 p.m. | Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful

Installation Dinner
5:30 p.m. | Loder Hall

Performance by Africaribe (learn more about the group here)
7:00 p.m. | Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful

Hotel Information

Hotels in Evanston and Skokie, Illinois:

Hilton Garden Inn Evanston
1818 Maple Avenue
Evanston, IL  60201


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
9599 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, IL 60077

Hilton Orrington
1710 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201


Hampton Inn and Suites
5201 Old Orchard Road
Skokie, IL 60077

The Homestead Hotel
1625 Hinman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201


Directions and Parking

Directions and Parking to Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

If you need parking on Wednesday, April 9, prior to 4 p.m. you can purchase a parking pass at the main desk at Garrett-Evangelical for $7.25.


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