University Governance, Ethics, Integrity, and Legal Compliance
Policy on Lowering the United States and Syracuse University Flags
The Department of Public Safety is responsible for raising and lowering the United States and Syracuse University flags displayed on the Quad in front of Hendricks Chapel.
Federal law stipulates when the United States flag must be displayed at half-mast, including:
Requests to lower the Syracuse University flag as a memorial to individuals affiliated with the University must be directed to Public Safety. For such memorials the United States flag will remain at full-mast, unless federal law is also applicable.
Date: May 1994
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