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Upcoming Events

Join ASI for an event! Here's what's coming up...

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER

First Night Celebration

August 31st • 5:30pm • USU Amphitheater

Come celebrate the beginning of a new school year! There will be free food for the first 350 students, face-painting, balloon art, games, and a photo booth!


USU Extravaganza

September 3rd • 4:00–9:00pm • University Student Union

Come see all the USU has to offer including cool spaces to eat, study, relax, and play. You can also find a lot of great resources here including: Student Life & Leadership, Associated Students Inc., Dean of Students, Pride Center, Gender Equity Center, Cross-Cultural Center, and the new Latin@ Center. Visit all of the stops in this open house scavenger hunt, and you just might win some prizes!


GEC Open House

September 9th • 10:00am–7:00pm • Gender Equity Center (USU 3200)

Please visit us in the GEC and learn about our services!


CougArt Rooftop Social

September 9th • 4:00—6:00pm • USU Green Rooftop

Create artwork and make new friends while enjoying the sunset!


LGBTQA Open House

September 10th • 7am–10:00pm • LGBTQA Pride Center (USU 3100)

Please visit us in the LGBTQA Pride Center learn more about our space!


Ultimate Cougar

September 11th • 7pm • Forum Plaza

Please join us at the Ultimate Cougar for obstacle courses, jousting competitions, henna artists, games, food, and prizes!


Queer Discussion: LGBTQ 101

September 14th • 5pm • LGBTQA Pride Center (USU 3100)

Queer Discussions are student-led conversations on a variety of topics. Visit the Pride Center for interesting conversation and snacks!


Throwback Thursdays: Board Game Night

September 17th • 5:00pm – 8:00pm • Gender Equity Center (USU 3200)

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the GEC! Every other Thursday night.


Gender Café: Gender Equity 101

September 22nd • 12:00pm – 1:00pm • Gender Equity Center (USU 3200)

Gender Cafes are student-led conversations on a variety of topics. Visit the GEC for interesting conversation and snacks!


Bi Visibility Day

September 22 & 23 • USU Arcade

Learn about and celebrate bisexual, pansexual, and more non-monosexual identities on Bi-Visibility Day. Come to our table and get some free Bi swag!


Queer Nights Out: Karaoke Night

September 23rd • 5:00pm – 8:00pm • LGBTQA Pride Center (USU 3100)

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the Pride Center! Every other Wednesday night.


SD Aids Walk/Run

September 26th • 4:00am • Transportation Provided

Volunteer and help with registration, hand out shirts, and give incentives to runners! You can also join the CSUSM team and register for the AIDS Walks and Run! Our goal is to raise at least $500 for AIDS Services in San Diego. More information can be found at bit.ly/ASIDSWalkCSUSM.


Queer Discussion: Passing Privilege

September 28th • 5:00pm • LGBTQA Pride Center (USU 3100)

Queer Discussions are student-led conversations on a variety of topics. Visit the Pride Center for interesting conversation and snacks!


OCTOBER

Throwback Thursdays: Karaoke

October 1st • 5:00pm – 8:00pm • Gender Equity Center (USU 3200)

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the GEC! Every other Thursday night.


Drag Show

October 2nd • 7:00pm • USU Ballroom

ASI and Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity, Chi Chapter, present their 2nd annual Drag Show on October 2nd in the USU Ballroom at 7:00pm! Tickets are $10. Presale Only! Contact Hunter Chanove at hunter.chanove@gmail.com.


Gender Café: Ruby, Miley, Gender, and Fluidity

October 6th • 12:00pm - • Gender Equity Center (USU 3200)

Gender Cafes are student-led conversations on a variety of topics. Visit the GEC for interesting conversation and snacks!


Free Movie Night (Movie/Time TBA)

October 6th • Edwards San Marcos 18

Please join us for a free movie at Edwards Cinema in San Marcos! Movies and times will be announed on ASI's social media a few days before the event!


Queer Nights Out: Smash Bros. Tournament

October 7th • 5:00pm – 8:00pm • LGBTQA Pride Center (USU 3100)

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the Pride Center! Every other Wednesday night.


Swag Swap

October 8th • 11:30am – 1:30pm • Kellogg Plaza

Come turn in your shirts/sweatshirts form high school or other colleges for a FREE CSUSM Shirt! *First 100 Students*


Queer Discussion: Coming Out!

October 12th • 5:00pm – 7:00pm• LGBTQA Pride center (USU 3100)

Queer Discussions are student-led conversations on a variety of topics. Visit the Pride Center for interesting conversation and snacks!


Throwback Thursdays: 90’s Movies

October 15th • 5:00pm – 8:00pm • Gender Equity Center (USU 3200)

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the GEC! Every other Thursday night.


Gender café: Sushi Rolls not Gender Roles

October 20th • 12:00pm – 1:00pm • Gender Equity Center (USU 3200)

Gender Cafes are student-led conversations on a variety of topics. Visit the GEC for interesting conversation and snacks!


Queer Nights Out: Board Games Galore

October 21st • 5:00pm – 8:00pm • LGBTQA Pride Center (USU 3100)

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the Pride Center! Every other Wednesday night.


Queer Discussion: LGBTQA: All for One or One for All?

October 26th • 5:00pm – 7:00pm • LGBTQA Pride Center (USU 3100)

Queer Discussions are student-led conversations on a variety of topics. Visit the Pride Center for interesting conversation and snacks!


Throwback Thursdays: Throwback Jams

October 29th • 5:00pm – 8:00pm • Gender Equity Center (USU 3200)

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the GEC! Every other Thursday night.


NOVEMBER

Queer Nights Out: Movie Night

November 4th • 5:00pm – 8:00pm • LGBTQA Pride Center (USU 3100)

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the Pride Center! Every other Wednesday night.


Free Movie Night (Movie/Time TBA)

November 6th • Edwards San Marcos 18

Please join us for a free movie at Edwards Cinema in San Marcos! Movies and times will be announed on ASI's social media a few days before the event!


Queer Discussion: Polyamory

November 9th • 5:00pm – 7:00pm • LGBTQA Pride Center (USU 3100)

Queer Discussions are student-led conversations on a variety of topics. Visit the Pride Center for interesting conversation and snacks!


Throwback Thursdays: Arts and Crafts

November 12th • 5:00pm – 8:00pm • Gender Equity Center (USU 3200)

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the GEC! Every other Thursday night.


Gender Café: Tough Guys

November 17th • 12:00pm – 1:00pm • Gender Equity Center (USU 3200)

Gender Cafes are student-led conversations on a variety of topics. Visit the GEC for interesting conversation and snacks!


Queer Nights Out: Craft Night

November 18th • 5:00pm – 8:00pm • LGBTQA Pride Center (USU 3100)

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the Pride Center! Every other Wednesday night.


DECEMBER

Throwback Thursdays: Hide and Seek!

December 3rd • 5:00pm – 8:00pm • Gender Equity Center (USU 3200)

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the GEC! Every other Thursday night.


Free Movie Night (Movie/Time TBA)

December 8th • Edwards San Marcos 18

Please join us for a free movie at Edwards Cinema in San Marcos! Movies and times will be announed on ASI's social media a few days before the event!


Individuals with disabilities who would like to attend any ASI event, please contact asimarketing@csusm.edu regarding any special accommodation needs. It is requested that individuals requiring auxiliary aids, such as sign language interpreters and alternative format materials, notify the event sponsor at least seven working days in advance of the event. Every reasonable effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations in an effective and timely manner.