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Upcoming Events

The Department of Diversity Initiatives hosts many fun and educational events throughout campus each semester. Come visit us at one of our upcoming events below!

Turban Day at Market Days

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Osprey Plaza

Cost: Free!

Experience the taste of equality, love and humanity with the Sikh Society of North East Florida and the Interfaith Center.

Campus Community Suppers with OneJax

Thursday, October 25, 2018

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Delaney Student Union Ballrooms, Building 58W, Suite 3703CD

Cost: Free!

Share a meal with campus leadership and give voice to what matters to you on campus and in Jacksonville. Dinner served.

Friday Lounge: Open Discussion

Friday, October 26, 2018

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Women's Center, Building 2, Suite 2100

Cost: Free!

What’s on your mind? Join us Friday Lounge as we discuss today’s hot topic.

Interfaith Week Kickoff on the Green

Monday, October 29, 2018

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Location: The Green

Cost: Free!

Meet us at our table on the Green for breakfast and coffee and share with us how you make magic every day! With guest appearance by THE DOME.

The Mask You Live In Film Screening and Discussion

Monday, October 29, 2018

6 - 8 p.m.

Location: Delaney Student Union Auditorium, Building 58W, Suite 2704

Cost: Free!

Join us at the Student Union Auditorium to view and discuss The Mask You Live In, a film that documents the stories of boys and young men as they struggle to stay who they are while navigating American society's narrow definition of masculinity. 

Interfaith Week: Harry Potter and the Sacred Texts

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Delaney Student Union Auditorium, Building 58W, Suite 2704

Cost: Free!

Co-host of the podcast Harry Potter and the Sacred Text, Vanessa Zoltan leads us through a chapter of the books as if it was a sacred text from which we could learn valuable lessons.

Interfaith Week: Coffee and Conversation: Speed-Faithing

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Interfaith Center, Building 2, Suite 1400

Cost: Free!

A round robin where you can learn from various worldviews such as Muslim, Pagan, Jewish, Christian, Atheist, Baha’i and more!

All Hallows Fang-tastic Feast

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Delaney Student Union, Building 58W, Suite 3805

Cost: Free!

Come join Asian Students in Alliance for a spooky Halloween party and costume competition.

Interfaith Week: Interfaith Storytelling at Market Days

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Osprey Plaza

Cost: Free!

Come hear and share stories of faith and worldviews over refreshments at Market Days.

Spiritual Practices Fair

Thursday, November 1, 2018

5 - 7 p.m.

Location: Delaney Student Union Ballrooms, Building 58W, Suite 3703

Cost: Free!

What is a “spiritual practice”? Come explore a variety of ways to pray, reflect, meditate, and practice spirituality with the Chaplains and students from various religious traditions. Feel free to stop in as you are available to check out a variety of facilitated and self-guided stations. Snacks will be provided.

Celebration of Women in the Arts

Friday, November 2, 2018

2 - 4 p.m.

Location: Andrew Robinson Theatre

Cost: Free!

Join us for an amazing night of entertainment and fun as we celebrate the artistic talents of women from around the globe.

Friday Lounge: General Discussion

Friday, November 2, 2018

2 - 4 p.m.

Location: Women's Center, Building 2, Suite 2100

Cost: Free!

Come hang out in the Women’s Center Lounge and meet new friends as we discuss today’s hot topics.

SAID Movie Night: Crazy Rich Asians

Monday, November 5, 2018

6 - 8 p.m.

Location: Delaney Student Union Auditorium, Building 58W, Suite 2704

Cost: Free!

Hang out with SAID as we watch ‘Crazy Rich Asians.’ Popcorn, candy, and drinks provided.

Black Student Union (BSU) General Body Meeting

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

6 - 8 p.m.

Location: Delaney Student Union Ballroom, Building 58W, Suite 3703A

Cost: Free!

Join us for our last general body meeting of the year! We will be going through the specifics of Wild N’ Out and reviewing the semester.

Diwali

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

6 - 9 p.m.

Location: Delaney Student Union Ballroom, Building 58W, Suite 3703A

Cost: Free!

Come join Asia to celebrate the Indian holiday of lights Diwali.

Chew On This: Earth

Thursday, November 8, 2018

1 - 2 p.m.

Location: Interfaith Center, Building 2, Suite 1400

Cost: Free!

Come to the Interfaith Center for dinner and text study on what Earth means to different religious and non-religious traditions.

Wild N' Out

Friday, November 9, 2018

6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Location: Delaney Student Union Ballrooms, Building 58W, Suite 3703AB

Cost: Free!

Come join us for a night of laughs as the BSU brings the funny. This event puts Ospreys through different improve scenarios to see just who is the funniest in the nest.

Friday Lounge: Open Discussion

Friday, November 9, 2018

2 - 4 p.m.

Location: Women's Center, Building 2, Suite 2100

Cost: Free!

What’s on your mind? Join us Friday Lounge as we discuss today’s hot topic.

Coffee and Conversation: Music of the Soul

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

1 - 2 p.m.

Location: Interfaith Center, Building 2, Suite 1400

Cost: Free!

What music moves you? The Interfaith Center will be serving coffee and tea as we listen to music to inspire the soul.

Final Friday Lounge

Friday, November 16, 2018

2 - 4 p.m.

Location: Women's Center, Building 2, Suite 2100

Cost: Free!

Join us for our final Friday Lounge of the semester! We will reflect on the amazing things that happened this year, say goodbye to our graduating seniors and of course enjoy some good food and conversation.

Friendsgiving

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

3 - 5:30 p.m.

Location: Delaney Student Union, Building 58W, Suite 3804

Cost: Free!

Come join Asia for Friendsgiving! Anyone is invited and we encourage you to bring your own food potluck style!

Connections Get-Together Brunch

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

10 - 11 a.m.

Location: Delaney Student Union Ballrooms, Building 58W, Suite 3703

Cost: Free

Students, Faculty and Staff who have participated in Connections: Student Mentoring Program will have the opportunity to connect with other participants. Brunch will be provided.

Coffee and Conversation: Non-religious at the Holidays

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

1 - 2 p.m.

Location: Interfaith Center, Building 2, Suite 1400

Cost: Free!

Join the Interfaith Center for coffee, tea, and a conversation about what it’s like to be non-religious during the holidays.

Swoop Latin Dance

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

7 - 9 p.m.

Location: Delaney Student Union Ballrooms, Building 58W, Suite 3703

Cost: Free

Dancing instructors will teach salsa, bachata, merengue, and other Latin dances to any students who want to learn.

I-Dinner

Thursday, November 29, 2018

6 - 8 p.m.

Location: Osprey Clubhouse

Cost: Free!

Looking for a great way to try new food and make new friends? Check out I-Dinner, a UNF tradition that celebrates the interfaith, intercultural and international environment on campus. Join the Interfaith Center and Residence Life at the Osprey Clubhouse for dinner, trivia, and games.