Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Signature Events

Our Signature Events demonstrate the Multicultural Center’s strong tradition of building community and raising visibility every year. The Signature Events for Trans Awareness Week focus to educate students, faculty and allies on the Trans community while striving to promote the equality and visibility that it fights to achieve today.


Join us for a month of events celebrating and recognizing the LGBTQ community on campus.


QPOC Talent Show - Wednesday, April 4 at 8 p.m.

Location Hale Hall, MLK Lounge

Hosted by SHADES - 

Support LGBTQ+ students of color!

Watch the amazing performances of QPOC showcasing their talents on stage! Come and enjoy free food, drinks and enter our raffle to win a special prize! Cap off the evening with the musical talents of Wriply Bennet-- a local Black trans woman, artist and activist-- as the final act of the show


Rainbow Seder - Monday, April 9 at 7 p.m.

Denney Hall Room 311

Hosted by B'nai Keshet - Explore a queer Haggadah (Jewish text that contains the order of the Seder), and enjoy dinner. All are welcome to come learn about Jewish LGBT culture!

Queernival - Friday, April 13 at 1 p.m.

South Oval 

Hosted by LGBTQ Initiatives in collaboration with student organizations and community partners 


AIDS Walk – Ohio State Contingent - Saturday, April 14

Starts at McFerson Commons

Registration opens at 9 a.m.


San Junipero Inclusive Dance Party - Saturday, April 14 at 8:30 p.m.

RPAC Meeting Rooms

Hosted by GRL - The dance party will be held in the RPAC Meeting Rooms. Tickets to this dance will be 10$ for OSU student and 15$ for non-OSU student(for non-OSU students, the cost of getting into the RPAC is covered in the cost of the ticket). We will be accepting payments via venmo @GRL_OSU and cash but then cash only at the door. As this is our philanthropy event for the semester, all proceeds will be donated to The Trevor Project and the Kaleidoscope Youth Center.


Lavender Graduation and Rainbow Celebration - Tuesday, April 24 at 6 p.m.

Longaberger Alumni House

Hosted by LGBTQ Initiatives and Scarlet and Gay (the GLBT Alumni Society)