Dartmouth Hall Exterior Lighting Policy

Summary of Policy

This policy outlines the criteria for lighting the exterior of the Dartmouth Hall façade.

Affected Parties

All Groups

Policy Statement

The purpose of lighting the exterior of the Dartmouth Hall façade is to complement the appearance of this iconic campus building. The façade may also be lit with specialty lighting for the specific institutional events listed below, or – under exceptional circumstances – at the discretion of the Dartmouth president.

  • Candlelight ceremony during orientation
  • Inauguration
  • Homecoming
  • Commencement
  • Reunions

The Dartmouth community will be notified in Vox Daily of the date(s) and reason for lighting Dartmouth Hall with specialty lighting.

Inquiries can be directed to conferences.and.events@dartmouth.edu.

Policy ID


Effective Date

July 1, 2023



Office of Primary Responsibility

Conferences and Events

Last Reviewed Date

March 12, 2024

Next Review Date