Shuttle Service Information

There will be continuous shuttle services for patrons (students, faculty, guests, and alumni), attending the celebration of the 85th Annual Charter Day Dinner at the Hilton Washington and Towers Hotel located at 1919 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20009 on Saturday, March 14, 2009. Shuttle services will be running from the Main Campus (Howard Center parking lot) to The Hilton Washington and Towers Hotel (Terrace Entrance) starting at 5:30 p.m. to 11:45 p.m., two shuttles will run every 20 minutes.


President Sidney A. Ribeau and the Board of Trustees of
Howard University Request the Pleasure of Your Company at the

Eighty-Fifth Annual Charter Day Dinner

Commemorating the One Hundred and Forty-Second
Anniversary of the Founding of the University

Saturday Evening, March 14th, 2009
The Hilton Washington and Towers Hotel

1919 Connecticut Avenue, Northwest
Washington, in the District of Columbia

Reception at Six O’Clock – International Terrace
Dinner at Seven O’Clock – International Ballroom

Special Performance
BeBe & CeCe Winans

Attire: Black Tie

Download the Dinner Reservation Form (PDF)

Valet Parking Available


Charter Day Convocation

Friday Morning, March 13th, 2009
Cramton Auditorium
University Campus
Eleven O’Clock

Convocation Oratrix
Ms. Phylicia Rashad


Charter Day 2009 Honorees

MR. SYLESTER FLOWERS
Business and Public Health Service

DR. EON NIGEL HARRIS
In the Fields of Medical Research and Education

DR. MARIAN JOHNSON-THOMPSON
In the Fields of Government and Public Service

CHARLES D. KING, ESQ.
In the Field of Entertainment Law

DR. WILLIAM E. MATORY (POSTHUMOUSLY)
In the Field of Health Education

DR. BERNICE JOHNSON REAGON
In the Fields of Humanities, Civil Rights and the Arts

ABE & IRENE POLLIN
2009 Corporate Honorees


Members of the Howard University Board of Trustees