CHaSS Week

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Welcome to CHaSS Week

Every year the College of Humanities and Social Sciences works with the CHaSS student council to host a series of events aimed at supporting our students, faculty, and alumni. These events range from casual fun to formal ceremony. Online the college also gives a good look at the people the make CHaSS from students of the year to award winning faculty and alumni. Check the schedule below to see what CHaSS Week has in store and be sure to follow us on social media to get updates.

CHaSS Chai

Caffe Ibis will be serving a special CHaSS Chai and the university's own Hazel's bread throughout the week.

Monday | March 21


11 AM – 1 PM | TSC Patio

Get ready for CHaSS Week! Meet the students in your CHaSS Council, grab a snack and learn about all the exciting events coming to campus during a weeklong celebration of our college!

Networking Night

Networking night written below a stylized picture of old main outlined by star constolations

6:30 – 8 PM | TSC Ballroom

Share dinner with returning CHaSS alumni and learn more about where their degrees have led them.



Tuesday | March 22

Slam Poetry Night

7 PM | TSC Ballroom

Spend an evening enjoying delicious food and award-winning poetry. First, fill your stomach with dinner, then fill your soul with a performance by poet Asia Samson.

ROTC Obstacle CourseSeal of the Utah State Army ROTC

12 PM | The Quad

Crawl, run, and tackle the physical challenges of an ROTC cadet by completing an exciting training course. 


Wednesday | March 23

Cup of Joe with Joe, Muffins with Mehdi

10AM – 12PM | Old Main

Come enjoy coffee, cocoa, and muffins with the dean and Dr. Mehdi Heravi, namesake to the newly announced building for the Department of World Languages and Cultures.

CHaSS Trivia Night

6:00 PM | TSC Hub

Flex your knowledge to win prizes at the CHaSS Week trivia night! Eat some food, compete with your fellow students and show off your trivia chops during an evening of fun for all.



Thursday | March 24

Global Picnic

Colorful tacos sit on a light blue plate

10 AM – 2 PM | TSC Patio

Expand your palate with food from around the world! Hosted by clubs from around campus, this multicultural event is a great chance to learn more about culture through a language we all understand.

CHaSS Awards Ceremony

Networking night written below a stylized picture of old main outlined by star constolations

2 PM | TSC Ballroom

Celebrate CHaSS and the people who make it so special. This annual awards ceremony recognizes the many hard working, dedicated members of our college. Several different awards will be given out, including the annual Giraffe Award which is awarded to someone who "sticks their neck out" for CHaSS.

Awards Homepage

Friday | March 25

Laughter Yoga

Drawing of a person in tree pose laughing

2:00 PM | Quad
(Time and location subject to change. In case of bad weather, the event will be moved to the HPER building)

Laugh your cares away with a session of laughter yoga! Get your body moving to relieve some of the stress of the semester.



CHaSS Gala

CHaSS Gala written above dancing clothes

7 – 9:30 PM | David B Haight Alumni Center

Put on your fanciest evening wear and get ready for a night of food, friends, mocktails and music. This CHaSS tradition is a perfect way to finish out CHaSS Week.

Saturday | March 26

Multicultural PoBev

Poetry and a beverage shaped like a fist with a microphone

9:00 PM | TSC Ballroom

This special installment of Poetry and a Beverage will feature multicultural music, dancing, poems and art displayed outide of the ballroom. Anyone can register to perform, but will open first to multicultural clubs and organizations on campus. Hosted by Traditions Commitee.