Diversity and Inclusion CouncilCalendar and events

The Diversity and Inclusion Council organizes monthly brown bag discussions on topics ranging from microaggressions and difficult conversations to LGBTQ+ pride.

You can also find upcoming events on the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s racial justice page. Below are some upcoming events, along with a diversity awareness calendar. However, this is by no means an exhaustive list. If you have suggestions of other events or additions to the calendar you’d like to see here, please email OSASD&I@osu.edu.

Upcoming events

No upcoming events are scheduled.

Diversity awareness calendar


  • January 20 Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday (Ohio State observed holiday)


  • Black History Month


  • Deaf History Month
  • Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • Gender Equality Month
  • Greek American Heritage Month
  • Irish American Heritage Month
  • Women’s History Month
  • March 8 International Women’s Day
  • March 17 St. Patrick’s Day


  • Arab American Heritage Month
  • Autism Awareness Month
  • Celebrate Diversity Month


  • Asian American and Pacific Island Heritage Month
  • Haitian Heritage Month
  • Indian Heritage Month
  • Jewish American Heritage Month
  • Mental Health Awareness Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • South Asian Heritage Month
  • May 5 Cinco de Mayo
  • May 25 Memorial Day (Ohio State observed holiday)


  • AIDS Awareness Month
  • Black Music Month
  • National Caribbean American Heritage Month
  • LGTBQ Pride Month
  • June 19 Juneteenth


  • French American Heritage Month
  • July 4 Independence Day (Ohio State observed holiday)


  • National Civility Month


  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • September 7 Labor Day (Ohio State observed holiday)
  • September 16–23 Bisexual Awareness Week
  • September 23 Bisexual Visibility Day


  • Filipino American Heritage Month
  • Italian American Heritage Month
  • Polish American Heritage Month
  • October 11 National Coming Out Day
  • Second Monday in October Indigenous People’s Day


  • National Native American Heritage Month
  • National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month
  • November 11 Veterans Day (Ohio State observed holiday)


  • December 1 World AIDS Day
  • December 25 Christmas (Ohio State observed holiday)
  • December 26–January 1 Kwanzaa

Dates that vary

  • Lunar New Year (typically in January or February)
  • Passover (typically in March or April)
  • Easter (typically in March or April)
  • Eid al-Fitr (varies)
  • Eid al-Adha (varies)
  • Rosh Hashanah (typically in September or October)
  • Yom Kippur (typically in September or October)
  • Hanukkah (typically in December)