All Upcoming Events

Senior Art Exhibit: Passionate Perspectives (Virtual)


Cal Lutheran presents Passionate Perspectives, a collection of artwork from the Art Department’s senior class. This virtual exhibit explores each artist’s passion for environmental, political, cultural, or emotional subject matter.

Thingamajig VI: A Printmaking and Ceramics Exploration (Virtual)


Thingamajig is a virtual exhibition that features student printmaking and ceramic processes, from beginning and advanced classes, in a wide exploration of content and composition.

Thinh Nguyen: REORIENT

Virtual Exhibition

At the heart of this body of work is the ability to expand one’s focus. To rotate the lens in which we perceive the world (using artist Titus Kaphar’s metaphor) simply to benefit from additional, excluded narratives. Divided into three sections, Gendering, De-Centering, and Pandemic, this exhibit responds to our collective cultural moment.

Conversations: Korean Oral Histories and Folk Music
Prerecorded film on YouTube

A cultural journey told by several women who grew up in Korea. They will discuss their histories, traditions and culture. In addition to a book discussion by faculty and staff, there will be a musical presentation by faculty performing two Korean folk songs and a third song created by the faculty member’s grandfather.


National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Each October, NDEAM celebrates America’s workers with disabilities and reminds employers of the importance of inclusive hiring practices.

Loop da Lu 5K

Your Neighborhood

Sign up! Everyone is invited to participate in the Loop da Lu 5K. The official race day is Saturday, Oct. 24, but if that day doesn’t work for you, feel free to run any other day during the monthlong Homecoming celebration.

Free flu shots for students
Call Health Services for an appointment

Health Services

Students can get free flu shots at Health Services this year.

On-Demand Film: 'Black Memorabilia'

Black Memorabilia explores the world of racist material, both antique and newly produced, that propagates demeaning representations of African Americans.

Evangelica Lutheran Church in America ELCA WITTENBERG CENTER
Bringing the World to Wittenberg and Wittenberg to the World

Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary

Register Now 

You are invited to a 3-seminar series on The Freedom of a Christian. The dates are as follows: 

Session 1: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) 

Session 2: Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Session 3: Friday,  October 30, 2020 12:00 PM  Central Time ( US and Canada)

Finding Jesus: Opening Our Hearts to the Stories of Our Immigrant Neighbors
Homecoming 2020 Faculty Friday Presentation with Julia Lambert Fogg

Zoom PDT

This webinar will discuss stories of our immigrant neighbors at the border.

National American Indian Heritage Month

National American Indian Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of the peoples who were the original inhabitants, explorers and settlers of the United States. 

Día de los Muertos

Although most strongly identified with Mexico, Dia de los Muertos is celebrated throughout Latin America and everywhere with a Latino population, including Los Angeles, California.

How to Counsel Clients without Shaming them?
Next Gen Mentoring Webinar

Zoom PST

In this webinar, Chia-Li Chien, Ph.D., CFP, PMP, will interview Ekta Kumar on how to encourage clients to talk without shaming them when providing financial planning or counseling.

Video Recording: Light it up with the Lightboard


Come and witness the new light of your life: CLU’s Lightboard! Finally ready for those who have eagerly awaited it, PowerPoint integration is now included alongside your ability to write out your equations, draw your diagrams, and illustrate your thoughts.

How Corporations Adjust During a Global Pandemic
Forward Together Webinar

Zoom PST

In this webinar, alumnus Mike Colleran, senior vice president at Nissan Motor Corp., one of the largest automakers in the world, will share key learnings on navigating the pandemic while pointing toward a successful future.

International Film Series – Netflix Watch Party
'The Lighthouse of the Orcas' Argentinian drama (in Spanish with English subtitles)

Virtual programming via Netflix

Join the Center for Global Engagement to watch our second movie of the International Film Series.

CERF’s 2020 Ventura County Economic Forecast
Charting a Road to Recovery: COVID-19 Impacts on Ventura County

LIVE webcast

The Center for Economic Research and Forecasting (CERF) Annual Ventura County Economic Forecast LIVE webcast will include an in-depth analysis of the county’s economic performance and an assessment of its economic and demographic future.

Why is Aunt Jemima Retiring? Black Caricature as Mnemonic Device

Zoom PST

Panel discussion on African American caricatures such as "Mammies," paired with a free film screening, and dinners for students

Conservation at the Harvard Art Museums (Webinar)

Zoom PST

Join Ruby Awburn, Haddon Dine, and Julie Wertz at the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, where they will present paintings and objects along with materials and analysis on how science and art coincide in conservation work.

Franzen Organ Recital Series
Guest Artist: Samuel Soria

Pre-concert talk starts at 6:30 p.m., Live-streamed from Samuelson Chapel

Samuel Soria, organist for the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, will perform various organ repertoire in this concert live-streamed from Samuelson Chapel.


Veterens Day

Bach Organ Recital Series
Featuring the music of Bach, Buxtehude and more

30-minute organ recital by university organist Adan Fernandez, featuring the music of Bach, Buxtehude and more

Why Talent Management is important for Financial Planning Practices
Next Gen Mentoring Webinar

Zoom PST

In this webinar, Chia-Li Chien, Ph.D., CFP, PMP, will interview professor and associate dean for the School of Management Vlad Vaiman on the aging adviser population and the shortage of talent in the Financial Planning industry.

How Discomfort Drives You Forward
Entrepreneur Speaker Series

Zoom PST

How to turn a pain point into a real business and find resiliency in the entrepreneurial journey

Vulnerable Communities Speakers Panel

Zoom PST

Join a panel of experts from Cal Lutheran's Master of Public Policy and Administration program and the American Planning Association to learn about what more needs to be done to support our most vulnerable communities in Ventura County and elsewhere. 


Diwali is one of the major religious festivals in Hinduism, lasting for five days from the 13th day of the dark half of the lunar month Ashvina to the second day of the light half of Karttika. The name is derived from the Sanskrit term dipavali, meaning “row of lights,” which are lit to invite the presence of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth.

International Education Week

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

NdN Popular Culture: Decolonial Arts and the Futures of Indigenous Sovereignty
a College Dean's Lecture Series presentation with Kyle T. Mays, Ph.D.

Zoom PST

The focus of Dr. Mays' talk will be the importance of Indigenous popular culture, its connection to Black popular culture, and its importance in aiding in the liberation of Indigenous peoples for an anti-colonial future.

World Fair (Cal Lutheran)

The World Fair is an annual event hosted by the United Students of the World and the Center for Global Engagement. The community is invited to visit the fair, which features food, activities, dialogue and cultural performances from around the world and led by Cal Lutheran students.

The Center for Urban Education Ministries SPEAKS
Engaging Our Students to Learn in Virtual Spaces

Zoom PST

Professional development from the nation's leading urban education experts



Guru Nanak Jayanti

Guru Nanak Gurpurab, also known as Guru Nanak Jayanti and Guru Nanak ji’s Prakash Utsav, commemorates the anniversary of the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji. This festival falls on the full moon day of the Kartik month and is celebrated by the Sikh community across the globe.

World Aids Day

World AIDS Day takes place on 1 December each year. It is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.

The Contemporary Central American and Child Migrant Experience
With Special Guest Educator and Author Lauren Markham

Lundring Events Center

Guest educator and author Lauren Markham will discuss her book, The Far Away Brothers.

Video Recording: Tools for Recording


Your must have resource for all of our available recording tools online and tools available for rental! Join us to get a look at all the rentable cameras, microphones, and tablets for enhancing your recordings in your office or your classroom! We will also discuss resources for recording and posting to Blackboard or other websites for students and colleagues alike.

What is international financial planning?
Next Gen Mentoring Webinar

Zoom PST

In this webinar, Chia-Li Chien, Ph.D., CFP, PMP, will interview Ashley Murphy, CFP, AIF, on what financial planning professionals can do to help dual or multiple citizenship-holding clients, those with a non-US citizen spouse and find out why international financial planning is in demand.

Mohrenweiser Lecture Series
Learning to love other people's children: Climate justice, migration, and the ethics of care


Nancy Berlinger, PhD, MDiv, is a Hastings Center research scholar whose work focuses on two major themes: societal challenges arising from population aging, and the role of health practitioners, systems, and policymakers in the care and well being of migrants. These themes reflect her longstanding interests in decision-making and care concerning serious illness and near the end of life; safety and harm in health systems, and the moral dimensions of care work.

Year-End Investment Planning
Next Gen Mentoring Webinar

Zoom PST

In this webinar, Chia-Li Chien, Ph.D., CFP, PMP, will interview Jeremy D Witbeck, MBA, CFA, CFP, on tax codes for retirement accounts, Health Savings Accounts, tax-loss harvesting, asset location optimization and charitable donations.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

This day aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.


The eight-day Jewish celebration known as Hanukkah or Chanukah commemorates the rededication during the second century B.C. of the Second Temple in Jerusalem.


Christmas commemorates the anniversary of the birth of Jesus Christ. As a religious and cultural celebration, billions of Christians around the world celebrate this holiday. Christmas Day has been recognized as a federal holiday in the United States since 1870.


Kwanzaa is a celebration held in the United States and in other nations of the African diaspora in the Americas.


Many Orthodox Christians in the United States celebrate Christmas Day on or near January 7 in the Gregorian calendar. This date works to be December 25 in the Julian calendar.

World Religion Day

The aim of World Religion Day, held on the third Sunday in January every year, is to promote inter-faith understanding and harmony. Through a variety of events held around the globe, followers of every religion are encouraged to acknowledge the similarities that different faiths have.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 20, 2020, marked the 25th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy.

Holocaust Memorial Day

The United Nations General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Tu B'Shvat

Tu BiShvat or the "New Year of the Trees" is Jewish Arbor Day. The holiday is observed on the 15th (tu) of the Hebrew month of Shvat.

National Freedom Day

National Freedom Day is an observance in the United States that honors the signing of a resolution that proposed the 13th amendment of the nation's constitution on February 1, 1865. Abraham Lincoln, who was the president at the time, signed the resolution to outlaw slavery.

Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of blacks in U.S. history.

Lunar New Year

In China and in ethnic communities around the world, the lunar new year is the most important and most festive holiday of the year.

Ash Wednesday

Each year, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and is always 46 days before Easter Sunday. Lent is a 40-day season (not counting Sundays) marked by repentance, fasting, reflection, and ultimately celebration.

World Day of Social Justice

Since 2007, the World Day of Social Justice has been celebrated by the United Nations. Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations.