Annual Observances and Inclusion Events | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Annual Observances and Inclusion Events

Join us as we celebrate and observe the following


Poverty in America Awareness Month
Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month

  • New Year’s Day
  • National Braille Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Mahayana New Year (Buddhist)
  • International Day of Education
  • International Holocaust Remembrance Day


American Heart Month
Black History Month

  • National Freedom Day
  • Lunar New Year (Year of the Tiger)
  • Rosa Parks Day
  • Nirvana Day (Buddhist)
  • World Day of Social Justice


Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
Ethnic Equality Month
Gender Equality Month
Greek-American Heritage Month
Irish-American Heritage Month
National Women’s History Month

  • Maha Shivarati (Hindu)
  • Ash Wednesday (Christian)
  • International Women’s Day
  • Maha Shivarati (Hindu)
  • Purim (Jewish)
  • St. Patrick’s Day
  • Holi (Hindu)
  • World Down Syndrome Day
  • International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • International Transgender Day of Visibility


Arab-American Heritage Month
Autism Awareness Month
Celebrate Diversity Month
Earth Month

  • Ramadan begins (Muslim)
  • World Autism Awareness Day
  • Equal Pay Day
  • Palm Sunday (Christian)
  • Good Friday (Christian)
  • Passover (Jewish)
  • Easter (Christian)
  • Earth Day
  • National Day of Silence (LGBTQIAA+)
  • Yom Hashoah (Jewish)
  • Laylat al-Qadr (Muslim)
  • Ramadan ends (Muslim)


ALS Awareness Month
Haitian Heritage Month
Indian Heritage Month
Jewish-American Heritage Month
Mental Health Month
National Asian American and South Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Older Americans Month
South Asian American Heritage Month

  • Eid al-Fitr (Muslim)
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
  • World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development