Event Planning

Programming Considerations

Some things to consider when planning a program are:
-the purpose of your event
-student needs
-your org budget
-space availability and reservations
-other events that are simultaneously being planned

Look at the calendar for a full listing of events taking place on the Macalester campus.

Helpful guides:
Student Organization Handbook 2013-2014

Some annual MACALESTER events include:

September - Latino Heritage Month
MCSG LB Elections
Student Organization/Involvement Fair
Welcome Week
Opening Convocation

October - Disabilities Awareness Month, National Coming Out Week
Alcohol Awareness Week
Family Weekend
Health Awareness Week
International Roundtable

November - Native American Awareness Month
Hunger & Homelessness Week

Winter Ball
World AIDS Day
Midnight Breakfast

Welcome Back Week

February - Black History Month
African American Studies Conference
International Week
MCSG Exec Elections (FAC and PB)
Black History programming

March - Women’s History Month
African Awareness Week
Founders' Day Celebration
Spring Break

April - Asian American Awareness Month
Caribbean Heritage Week
Earth Day
Latino Heritage Week
MCSG Exec Elections (SOC, AAC, Vice-President and President)
Community Recognition Ceremony

Senior Week
Alumni Reunions