There are two types of Memorial Services
held by the University and the Anatomical Gift Program: Interment
Memorial Programs and Student
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Every eighteen months to two years the University
inters the ashes of those individuals who donated their bodies
to us and who requested that their ashes be interred in the
University Cemetery Plots. As part of the program the University
purchased a series of grave sites in the Skinnersville Cemetery
which is adjacent to the North Campus.
ceremony remembering those individual whose
unselfish gift made it possible for our students,
faculty and staff to further their education
or advance the practice of medicine is conducted
in the Little White Chapel. Students, Faculty,
Staff, and Campus Ministers speak and express
the gratitude of the University . Family
members of those individuals whose cremains
are being interred are invited to attend.
Family members are encouraged to consider
this site as a family site and are permitted
to visit the site at their discretion and
are permitted to place flowers at this time
or anytime they would like.
A short reception follows the
ceremony during which the families of the donors have an
opportunity to speak to each other and to the University
staff about their loved one and that individual's choice
to donate themselves to science.