Tickets and Parking

Tickets: You will need a ticket to attend the keynote address. This year's keynote speaker has not yet been named. 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), Nicholas Kristof (2015), David Eagleman (2016), Margot Lee Shetterly (2017), and the duo of Jessica Lackley and Reza Aslan (2018).

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 MCC students. For further information, call the Campus Center office at 585-292-2534.

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.