Consistent with our aim to foster a diverse and inclusive environment at UCLA, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has produced the following list of Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Islamic, Jewish, and Orthodox Christian holidays and religious observances.

September 2017

1-4: Eid al-Adha – Islamic

21-22: Muharram (Al Hijrah – New Year) – Islamic

21-22: Rosh Hashanah – Jewish

21-29: Navaratri – Hindu

30: Dassehra – Hindu

30: Yom Kippur – Jewish

October 2017

5-11: Sukkoth – Jewish

12: Sh’mini Atzeret – Jewish

13: Simchat Torah – Jewish

19: Diwali – Hindu

November 2017

– none listed –

December 2017

1: Mawlid al-Nabi – Islamic

8: Bodhi Day (Rohastsu) – Buddhism

13-20: Hanukkah – Jewish

25: Christmas – Christian

January 2018

2-4: Mahayana New Year – Buddhist

7: Christmas – Orthodox Christian

February 2018

12: Beginning of Lent – Orthodox Christian

14: Ash Wednesday/Beginning of Lent –Christian

14: Maha Shivaratri – Hindu

15: Nirvana Day – Buddhist

March 2018

1: Purim – Jewish

3: Holi – Hindu

26: Ramanavami – Hindu

30: Good Friday – Christian

31: Magha Puja Day – Buddhist

31-April 7: Passover – Jewish

April 2018

1: Easter – Christian

6: Holy Friday – Orthodox Christian

8: Easter – Orthodox Christian

29: Visahka Puja – Buddha Day – Buddhist

30-May 2: Theravadin New Year – Buddhist

May 2018

16: Beginning of Ramadan – Islamic

20-21: Shavouth – Jewish

June 2018

11: Laylat al-Qadr – Islamic

15-17: Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) – Islamic

July 2018

13-15: Ulambana – Obon – Buddhist

27: Asalha Puja Day – Buddhist

August 2018

22-25: Eid al-Adha – Islamic