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    Multicultural Welcome Reception

    This annual welcome reception is a celebration that welcomes underrepresented first-year and transfer students to SCU. This event is a great opportunity to meet current students, faculty, and staff who can provide more information about cultural programs, activities, and resources on campus.  Entertainment and Refreshments provided. Students, staff, faculty and alumni please RSVP here.



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    Heritage Months

    OML collaborates with various student organizations and departments across campus to host a series of events to celebrate Chicanx/Latinx Heritage Month (September/October), Native American Heritage Month (November), Black History Month (February), National Arab American Heritage Month (April) and Asian Pacific Islander South Asian American Heritage Month (May).

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    MLK Day of Service Toiletry Drive

    Every year on January 21st, the nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This celebration was created to acknowledge the contribution that Dr. King’s legacy has left on the United States and the world at large. Since Spring 2019, OML collabrates with various offices and departments on campus for MLK Day of Service by throwing a camppus-wide toiletry drive. All donations are given to community organizations throughout the Santa Clara/San Jose area.

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    Senior Ceremonies

    OML coordinates a series of senior recognition ceremonies to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating students of color and LGBTQIA+ students. Graduating seniors are invited to participate in these unique celebrations with their families and friends. If you are a graduating senior who is interested in participating in OML's Virtual Senior Ceremonies, or a faculty/staff/alum who would like to be in attendance - please RSVP here


    Nominate a graduating senior for the OML Senior Leadership Award!

    During the ceremony OML recognizes a graduating senior for their leadership contributions to the community. To nominate an outstanding graduating senior for OML's Senior Leadership Recognition, click here.

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    Virtual Racial/Ethnic Senior Recognition Ceremonies

    • Black/African American (Sunday, June 7th, 12pm-1pm)
    • Chicanx/Latinx (Saturday, June 6th, 11am-12pm)
    • Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) (Friday, June 5th, 2pm-3pm)
    • Native American (Friday, June 5th, 12pm-1pm)
    • Pan Asian (Saturday, June 6th, 5pm-6pm)


    Virtual LGBTQIA+ Senior Ceremony

    • Lavender Graduation (Thursday, June 4, 2020, 6pm-7pm)


    *OML is aware of the many students that identify as multi-ethnic and/or multi-racial. Please note that graduating seniors are encouraged to register for multiple senior ceremonies in which they identify. Please check out these Frequently Asked Questions for more information.