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The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is proud to host an annual obervance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. 

Since the inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance at UMSL on January 18, 1988, our campus community has celebrated the life, legacy and message of Dr. King with prolific speakers, inspiring music, song and dance, and the presentation of scholarships. A theme is selected each year that becomes the focus of the program. We invite you to explore past events and join us for future observances each January.

Explore Past Observances:

2018 UMSL Dr. King, Jr. Observance

2017 UMSL Dr. King, Jr. Observance

2013 UMSL Dr. King, Jr. Observance

2012 UMSL Dr. King, Jr. Observance

2010 UMSL Dr. King, Jr. Observance

2009 UMSL Dr. King Jr. Observance

2009 Dr. King Student Essay Contest

2005 UMSL Dr. King Jr. Observance