Heritage Calendar

The purpose of the CSSW heritage calendar is to highlight holidays and observances related to diversity and equity. It also serves to foster awareness about social injustices impacting marginalized communities. Please check out the descriptions page for more information on these dates.

Heritage Calendar Fall 2022

For information about each heritage event, please see our Heritage Calendar Descriptions page.


Fall SemesterDates
National Deaf Awareness Month9/1/2022
Hispanic Heritage Month9/15/2022 - 10/15/2022
Rosh Hashanah9/25/2022 - 9/27/2022
National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month10/1/2022
Domestic Violence Awareness Month10/1/2022
Down Syndrome Awareness Month10/1/2022
Filipino-American Heritage Month10/1/2022
LGBTQ+ History Month10/1/2022
Yom Kippur10/4/2022 - 10/5/2022
World Mental Health Day10/10/2022
Indigenous People's Day10/10/2022
National Coming Out Day10/11/2022
Native American Heritage Month11/1/2022
Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)11/1/2022 - 11/2/2022
Trans Day of Remembrance11/20/2022
Universal Human Rights Month12/1/2022
World AIDS Day12/1/2022
International Day of Persons with Disabilities12/3/2022
Human Rights Day12/10/2022
Hanukkah12/18/2022 - 12/26/2022
Kwanzaa12/26/2022 - 1/1/2023

Heritage Calendar Spring 2023

For information about each heritage event, please see our Heritage Calendar Descriptions page.


Spring SemesterDates
National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month1/1/2023
Human Trafficking Awareness Day1/11/2023
World Religion Day1/15/2023
Martin Luther King Day1/16/2023
Lunar New Year1/22/2023
Ethnic Equality Month2/1/2023
Black History Month2/1/2023
World Day of Social Justice2/20/2023
Lent2/22/2023 - 4/6/2023
Social Work Month3/1/2023
Women's History Month3/1/2023
International Women's Day3/8/2023
Ramadan3/22/2023 - 4/21/2023
International Transgender Day of Visibility3/31/2023
Equal Pay DayTBD
Arab American Heritage Month4/1/2023
Celebrate Diversity Month4/1/2023
Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month4/1/2023
World Autism Awareness Day4/2/2023
Passover4/5/2023 - 4/13/2023
World Health Day4/7/2023
Day of Silence (to protest silencing of LGBTQ students & their allies)4/14/2023
Holocaust Remembrance Day4/18/2023
Eid al-Fitr4/21/2023 - 4/22/2023
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month5/1/2023
Jewish American Heritage Month5/1/2023
National Mental Health Awareness Month5/1/2023
South Asian American Heritage Month5/1/2023
Speech and Hearing Awareness Month5/1/2023
National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls5/5/2023
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development5/21/2023
LGBTQ Pride Month6/1/2023
National Carribean American Heritage Month6/1/2023