Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month Sept. 15 – Oct. 15

2023 Latinx Heritage Month begins this week. This year’s theme is Transplanting Traditions, and programs and celebrations will take place throughout the month. Connect with the schedule at, at or through the Latinx Cultural Center’s Instagram at @uwlatinxcc

Kick-off event information:

New (Latine/x) Student Orientation – Join the Latinx Cultural Center as they welcome the incoming class of Latinx students (first years and transfers)! They will have food, games, prizes and the chance to connect with students, staff and resources. Thursday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. Register here:

March Up Bascom 2023 – March Up Bascom will take place on Friday, Sept. 15. It is the annual kick-off event to Latinx/e Heritage Month. This event is intended for Latinx/e identifying students, staff, faculty and allies to celebrate the individuality of Latinx/e cultures and the importance of the land the school resides on. Participants will lift up heritage and culture through marching up the hill with the flags and enjoying the music of Latinx/e cultures along the way. Meet at the bottom of Bascom Hill at 4:00 p.m. At the top, enjoy games, networking and paletas.