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Important Update:

Campus buildings reopened to the public effective July 1. Services are available virtually or by appointment only. Visitors should reach out to individual departments regarding appointments. Masks and social distancing are required while on campus. To learn more about current operations, view the university's summer reopening plan

Big Event

Save the Date! The 19th Annual Big Event is Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Big Event is a student-led service opportunity held every spring by the Big Event student organization. The mission of Big Event is simply One Big Day. One Big Thanks. One Big Event.

UCO students head out into the community to say thank you to residents through service. Students can clean up trash, do yard work, paint, garden and various other light labor activities inside or outside. Big Event averages between 600-800 students and 100 service sites each spring.

This means we need your help! So please consider being a worksite, volunteer or team leader this year. We look forward to seeing you in March!

Volunteer with Big Event

Event Schedule

Meet in Parking Lot North of Liberal Arts Building.

Check In: 8:30 - 9 a.m.

Kick Off: 9 - 9:30 a.m.

Service: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

UCO Students

Sign up to participate in The Big Event as a Team Leader or Volunteer. Applications will be available in early spring.

Team Leader ApplicationStudent Volunteer Sign-Up

UCO Alumni

Continuing in 2021, UCO Alumni are invited to sign up as volunteers with their fellow alumni for UCO’s 19th Annual Big Event. This partnership is made available through a partnership between your UCO Alumni Association and The Big Event at UCO.

Alumni Volunteer Sign-Up

Community Residents/Agencies

Thank you, Edmond and Oklahoma City metro residents and community partners, for all that you do! To apply to be a work site for The Big Event, please fill out the form below. We accept job sites for The Big Event on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Work Site Request Form

For questions on how to request a work site or to sign up to volunteer, contact The Big Event or call 405-974-2621.