Photo: President Barack Obama
On Inauguration Day, the President-elect and Vice President-elect swear in and take office.
Visit USA.gov’s President Barack Obama page for information about Inauguration Day events. You can also learn about inaugural history, download the 57th Presidential Inauguration mobile app, and view a video about the ceremony location.
The President’s term of office officially begins on January 20, but since that date falls on a Sunday, the public swearing in ceremony will be held on Monday, January 21.