A magnificent gift

Swasey turns 💯

The highest point on campus, Swasey Chapel has served as a lodestar for generations of students returning home to The Hill.

Dedicated in 1924 and funded by trustee Ambrose Swasey, the chapel was built as a house of worship and served as the centerpiece of the Greater Denison expansion plan. Today, it hosts ceremonies both spiritual and secular, performances and artists of all genres, and too many weddings to count.

In times of joy and sorrow, in days of celebration and remembrance, no place on campus has united us like Swasey.

A true campus icon.

A century of Swasey

Upcoming Events at Swasey

Support the next century of Swasey

Swasey Chapel has undergone more than a half dozen significant renovations, including the recent rebuilding of the pipe organ. As it begins its second century, the campus icon will need further work to retain its beauty and relevance.  

Make a gift today to support renovations and maintenance!

Picture-perfect celebrations

Weddings, award ceremonies, standing ovations: the chapel is a place for joy.

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