Tickets and Parking

Tickets: You will need a ticket to attend the keynote address. This year's keynote speaker speakers are Jessica Lackley and Reza Aslan. In the past we have hosted: Alan Lightman (2009), Jared Diamond (2010), Barbara Ehrenreich (2011), Spencer Wells (2012), Robert Ballard (2013), Neil deGrasse Tyson (2014), and Nicholas Kristof (2015), David Eagleman (2016), and Margot Lee Shetterly (2017).

MCC students, staff, and faculty can purchase tickets at the Information Desk in the Campus Center. Members of the general public can purchase tickets online as soon as they are available at, at the Campus Center Service Desk in the R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center, Building 3, or at the Downtown Campus Bookstore. Student discount is offered for all students (not just MCC). For further information, call the Campus Center office at 585-292-2534.

Tickets are also required for the keynote at the Downtown Campus on April 11, featuring Leslie Youngblood, and these are free to students and the public.

Tickets are not required for any of the other events during Scholars' Day (e.g., the conference presentations, the Legacy Lecture, etc.).

Parking: Will be available free. To see the lots on a campus map, click here - lots G and M are near the top of the map.

If you are attending the Downtown Campus event on April 11, parking is available in lot CC of the old Kodak parking lots beside Frontier Field.