Ibram X. Kendi speaks at NC State in January, 2020

Signature Events

We invite the campus community to join us for these university-wide events.

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity hosts numerous events throughout the year to engage, educate, celebrate and inform students, faculty and staff about diversity, equity and inclusion and their importance at NC State.

Fall 2022

August 16-18, 2022
Symposium for Multicultural Scholars
The Symposium for Multicultural Scholars is an educational and transitional experience for incoming undergraduate first-year and transfer students of color. Registration required.

August 20, 2022
GLBT Symposium
The Symposium is a half-day welcome and community-building experience designed to help provide incoming and transfer students connect to resources, learn about campus supports and get connected to GLBT Center-affiliated student organizations. Registration is required.

August 22, 2022
Campus Community Centers Open House
Meet staff and students, and learn how to get involved and connected with each Center.

September 15 – October 15, 2022
Latinx Heritage Month
A celebration of Latinx Heritage and culture on campus and beyond.

October 2022
LGBTQ+ History Month 
Coincides with National Coming out day and is a month-long celebration of GLBTQ+ history, advocacy and community.

October 2022
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Join us for a variety of events including peer-facilitated learning opportunities, educational workshops, activism and healing through art, film screenings, podcasts and/or discussions.

October 3, 2022
Pride Walk
The Pride Walk is a visible and active way for the NC State campus community to show their pride and allyship on campus.

October 10, 2022
Indigenous People’s Day
A day of visibility and appreciation, Indigenous People’s Day centers on the rich history and culture of indigenous peoples.

October 22–23, 2022
Women of Color Retreat
Works to create a community focused on finding meaning, healing, support, and trust amongst women of color* in the NC State community. Registration is required.

November 2022
Native American Heritage Month
During this month, we take the time to recognize Native American people, culture, traditions, crafts, and music, as well as explore current-day issues relevant to Indigenous peoples.

November 4, 2022
Harambee! welcomes students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members at the beginning of each new academic year.

November 10, 2022
Native American Culture Night
A celebration of Native American culture.

November 11 – 18, 2022
Kwanzaa Celebration
Our week-long Kwanzaa event celebrates the contributions of the African diaspora, family and the community through the seven principles of the Nguzo Saba.

November 17, 2022
Transgender Day of Remembrance
Raises public awareness of hate crimes against transgender people, mourns and honors the lives of our brothers and sisters who might otherwise be forgotten, and gives allies a chance to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community.