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Upcoming Religious Holidays and Cultural Observances Events


This listing includes upcoming events in the Religious Holidays and Cultural Observances category. To see all events, go to the Master Calendar.

Jul 01

Canada Day (Canada)

Saturday, July 1, 2017

All day event: Canada Day (Canada) - On July 1,1867, the British North America Act created the Canadian federal government.Campus is closed.This calendar lists several religious holidays and cultural observances which may require scheduling consideration. Some are work-restricted and others are not work-restricted. This list is not all-encompassing. Faculty, staff, students, and administrators at Cal Poly Pomona may use this reference to aid in making reasonable accommodations in the scheduling of tests or examinations* and campus events.Please click here to read more about Religious Holidays & Cultural Observances.

Canada Day (Canada)

Jul 04

Independence Day (USA)

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

All day event: Independence Day (USA) - A federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.Campus is ClosedThis calendar lists several religious holidays and cultural observances which may require scheduling consideration. Some are work-restricted and others are not work-restricted. This list is not all-encompassing. Faculty, staff, students, and administrators at Cal Poly Pomona may use this reference to aid in making reasonable accommodations in the scheduling of tests or examinations* and campus events.Please click here to read more about Religious Holidays & Cultural Observances.

Independence Day (USA)

Aug 17

Now-Ruz (Shenshai)

Thursday, August 17, 2017

All day event: Now-Ruz (Shenshai) - Now Ruz means 'new day' and is celebrted by Zoroastrians who follow the Shenshai calendar and by all the Ismaili Muslims around the world. The new year celebrates the creation of fire on this day on which Zarathura received his relevation. Campus is open.This calendar lists several religious holidays and cultural observances which may require scheduling consideration. Some are work-restricted and others are not work-restricted. This list is not all-encompassing. Faculty, staff, students, and administrators at Cal Poly Pomona may use this reference to aid in making reasonable accommodations in the scheduling of tests or examinations* and campus events.Please click here to read more about Religious Holidays & Cultural Observances.

Now-Ruz (Shenshai)

Aug 17

Now-Ruz (Shenshai)

Thursday, August 17, 2017

All day event: Now-Ruz (Shenshai) - Now Ruz means 'new day' and is celebrted by Zoroastrians who follow the Shenshai calendar and by all the Ismaili Muslims around the world. The new year celebrates the creation of fire on this day on which Zarathura received his relevation. Campus is open.This calendar lists several religious holidays and cultural observances which may require scheduling consideration. Some are work-restricted and others are not work-restricted. This list is not all-encompassing. Faculty, staff, students, and administrators at Cal Poly Pomona may use this reference to aid in making reasonable accommodations in the scheduling of tests or examinations* and campus events.Please click here to read more about Religious Holidays & Cultural Observances.

Now-Ruz (Shenshai)

Aug 19

Paryushana-Parva

Saturday, August 19, 2017

All day event: Paryushana-Parva (Jain) Celebrated for eight days, Paryushana-Parva is the holiest time of the year and is marked by fasting and worship of the 24 realized teachers of the Jain faith known as Tirthankaras or Jinas. Campus is closed.This calendar lists several religious holidays and cultural observances which may require scheduling consideration. Some are work-restricted and others are not work-restricted. This list is not all-encompassing. Faculty, staff, students, and administrators at Cal Poly Pomona may use this reference to aid in making reasonable accommodations in the scheduling of tests or examinations* and campus events.Please click here to read more about Religious Holidays & Cultural Observances.

Paryushana-Parva

Sep 21

Rosh Hashanah/NewYear

Thursday, September 21, 2017

All day event: Rosh Hashanah/New Year (Jewish) - Begins previous sundown at 6pm and observed for two days. Literally 'Head of the Year' marks the first abd second day of the Jewish New Year and the anniversary of the creation of the world. It, ends 10 days later with Yom Kippur. It is celebrated with prayers and religious services.Campus is Open. This calendar lists several religious holidays and cultural observances which may require scheduling consideration. Some are work-restricted and others are not work-restricted. This list is not all-encompassing. Faculty, staff, students, and administrators at Cal Poly Pomona may use this reference to aid in making reasonable accommodations in the scheduling of tests or examinations* and campus events.

 Rosh Hashanah/NewYear

Sep 21

Rosh Hashanah/NewYear

Thursday, September 21, 2017

All day event: Rosh Hashanah/New Year (Jewish) - Begins previous sundown at 6pm and observed for two days. Literally 'Head of the Year' marks the first abd second day of the Jewish New Year and the anniversary of the creation of the world. It, ends 10 days later with Yom Kippur. It is celebrated with prayers and religious services.Campus is Open. This calendar lists several religious holidays and cultural observances which may require scheduling consideration. Some are work-restricted and others are not work-restricted. This list is not all-encompassing. Faculty, staff, students, and administrators at Cal Poly Pomona may use this reference to aid in making reasonable accommodations in the scheduling of tests or examinations* and campus events.

 Rosh Hashanah/NewYear

Sep 22

Rosh Hashanah/NewYear

Friday, September 22, 2017

All day event: Rosh Hashanah/New Year (Jewish) - Begins previous sundown at 6pm and observed for two days. Literally 'Head of the Year' marks the first abd second day of the Jewish New Year and the anniversary of the creation of the world. It, ends 10 days later with Yom Kippur. It is celebrated with prayers and religious services.Campus is Open. This calendar lists several religious holidays and cultural observances which may require scheduling consideration. Some are work-restricted and others are not work-restricted. This list is not all-encompassing. Faculty, staff, students, and administrators at Cal Poly Pomona may use this reference to aid in making reasonable accommodations in the scheduling of tests or examinations* and campus events.

 Rosh Hashanah/NewYear

Sep 22

Rosh Hashanah/NewYear

Friday, September 22, 2017

All day event: Rosh Hashanah/New Year (Jewish) - Begins previous sundown at 6pm and observed for two days. Literally 'Head of the Year' marks the first abd second day of the Jewish New Year and the anniversary of the creation of the world. It, ends 10 days later with Yom Kippur. It is celebrated with prayers and religious services.Campus is Open. This calendar lists several religious holidays and cultural observances which may require scheduling consideration. Some are work-restricted and others are not work-restricted. This list is not all-encompassing. Faculty, staff, students, and administrators at Cal Poly Pomona may use this reference to aid in making reasonable accommodations in the scheduling of tests or examinations* and campus events.

 Rosh Hashanah/NewYear

Sep 30

Yom Kippur (Jewish)

Saturday, September 30, 2017

All day event: Yom Kippur (Jewish) - The Day of Atonement is the holiest and most solemn of all days in the Jeiwsh Year. They believe that once you atone for your mistakes, you can be 'at one' with Gid. Jews do not work and fast from sunset to sunset.Campus is Closed. This calendar lists several religious holidays and cultural observances which may require scheduling consideration. Some are work-restricted and others are not work-restricted. This list is not all-encompassing. Faculty, staff, students, and administrators at Cal Poly Pomona may use this reference to aid in making reasonable accommodations in the scheduling of tests or examinations* and campus events.

Yom Kippur (Jewish)
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