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January is Poverty in America Awareness Month 
 

  • 1/27: OKC MLK Day Parade collaborating with BSA, BLSA, and NAACP/ Downtown OKC / 2 p.m.
  • 1/31: Lunar New year celebration collaborating with SAC, PIAAA, and SGA / Student Lounge / 6 - 8 p.m.
     

January Holidays: World Braille Day (1/4); Makar Sankranti (1/15); Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (1/15); World Religion Day (1/21); National Day of Racial Healing (1/16); International Holocaust Remembrance Day (1/27)


February is Black History and Heritage Month 
 

  • 2/8: Celebrate Lunar New Year partnering with PIAAA/ tabling outside the Caf/ 12 – 2 p.m.
  • 2/8: International and Graduate Student Night partnering with Petree, Meinders, Student Affairs, and Athletics / Freede / 7 - 9 p.m.
  • 2/13: Celebrate Black History & Heritage Month partnering with BSA / tabling outside the Caf/ 12 – 2 p.m.
  • 2/18: 2024 Miss OKC Indian Oklahoma Powwow Pageant partnering with NAS & NALSA / Freede / 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • 2/20: Lessons in Leadership Black History & Heritage Speaker with Clara Luper Legacy Committee partnering with Student Affairs and Alumni Relations / Great Hall / 1 - 2 p.m.

February Holidays: Lunar New Year (2/10); Ash Wednesday (2/14); Nirvana Day (2/15); World Day of Social Justice (2/20)


March is Women’s History Month

  • 3/7: OCU & Friends Market - Celebrating International Women's Day with SAC & Career Services / 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Great Hall & 5 - 7 p.m., Quad
  • 3/12: Women’s History Month Panel & OCU Influential Women Ceremony/ Great Hall / 12 - 2 p.m.
  • 3/28: Celebrate Holi collaborating with Student Affairs, ISA, and PIAAA /Quad/ 6 - 8 p.m.

March Holidays: Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month; Purim (3/6); International Women’s Day (3/8); Maha Shivarati (3/8); Ramadan begins (3/10); Holi (3/24); Palm Sunday (3/24); Good Friday (3/29); International Transgender Day of Visibility (3/31); Easter (3/31)


April is Volunteer Month

April Holidays: Arab American Heritage Month; Minority Health Month; Autism Awareness Month; Celebrate Diversity Month; World Autism Awareness Day (4/2); Laylat al-Qadr (4/5); Eid-al-Fitr/End of Ramadan (4/9); Passover begins (4/22); Passover ends (4/30);


May is Asian American Pacific Islander & Jewish American Heritage Month
 

  • 5/4: OCU Commencement
  • 5/11: OCU Law Commencement

May Holidays: Haitian Heritage Month; Indian Heritage Month; Mental Health Awareness Month; Speech and Hearing Awareness Month; Yom Hashoah (5/5); Declaration of the Bab (5/23); Memorial Day (5/27); Ascension of Baha’ullah (5/29)

 

The exact dates of events are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. However, we will do our best to maintain this schedule. If you or your organization would like to partner with us for any event, please email [email protected]!

We aim to facilitate inclusive opportunities for the OCU community. For accommodations, please contact us at [email protected] or call 405-208-5030.

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