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Programs & Services

History & Heritage Months

The Center for Multicultural Excellence within the Division of Campus Life & Inclusive Excellence coordinates and develops nationally recognized history and heritage month programs that celebrate the rich cultural, social and political contributions of diverse groups in our society.

CME compiles a common calendar for each month; the specific events are coordinated by various campus offices, organizations and groups. Listed contacts for each event can provide more information.

Learn more about each month and the people who make up the DU community:

  • Latinx Heritage Month (Sept 15 – Oct 15) strives to increase awareness about Latino and Latin American histories, identities, cultures, accomplishments and contemporary issues.
  • LGBT History Month (Oct) strives to increase awareness about the LGBTQIA histories, identities, cultures, accomplishments and contemporary issues.
  • Native American Heritage Month (Nov) strives to increase awareness about Native America histories, identities, cultures, accomplishments and contemporary issues.
  • Black History Month (Feb) strives to increase awareness about Black and African American histories, identities, cultures, accomplishments and contemporary issues.
  • Women's History Month (Mar) strives to increase awareness about women's histories, identities, cultures, accomplishments and contemporary issues.
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April) strives to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent it.
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (May) strives to increase awareness about Asian and Pacific Islander histories, identities, cultures, accomplishments and contemporary issues.

See our Publications page for respective Bulletin Boards in a Bag.