Levin Calendar of Events

The Levin College of Public Affairs and Education collaborates with community leaders and organizations to address key challenges facing Northeast Ohio and beyond. We facilitate this through the exchange of ideas and fostering a thriving academic environment that values thoughtful public debate. Together with our partners Levin offers a variety of public events annually, including forums, morning briefings, roundtables, conferences, gallery exhibits, and more. Most of our events are recorded. Visit our Calendar Archive for past events.  

Upcoming events are listed below, along with significant holidays, and important dates by semester. To see what is happening University-wide, please see the University calendar. Please note that not all Levin events appear on the University calendar. 

Upcoming Events

 November 2022

Tuesday, November 1: Sustainable Development Goals: A Roadmap for Collective Impact - Learn more. »

Friday, November 4: The Helpers' Help: Learn to Identify, Assess, and Treat Caregiver Burnout - Learn more. »

Monday, November 7: Critical Thinking for Democratic Citizenship - Learn more. »

Wednesday, November 9: TESOL and DREAM meet and greet - Learn more. »  

Wednesday, November 9: Leveraging Difference workshop - Learn more. » 

Thursday, November 10: Urban Affairs Graduate Programs Virtual Open House - Learn more. »

Thursday, November 10: Investing in the Middle - Learn more. »

Friday, November 11: Veterans Day (University Holiday) – Cleveland State University is closed.

Thursday, November 15: Financial Health of Community Based Development Organizations, a conversation with the Urban Institute - Learn more. »

Wednesday, November 16: Privilege, Power and Society workshop - Learn more. »

Wednesday, November 30: Bias in Action workshop - Learn more. »

December 2022

Friday, December 2: The Intersection of Grief and Sexuality: A Double-Barreled Taboo

Grief and sexuality have something in common: their vulnerable nature of each of them make it extremely challenging to address. When these elements intersect, the challenge is multiplied exponentially. This training will discuss the necessity for those in helping professions to be able to recognize the distinct nuances involved in working with the intersection of sexuality and grief. This training will emphasize the role of mental health stigma, challenges relevant to the impact of illness on sexuality, and ways in which sexuality and grief can be addressed from a practitioner-lead- Learn more & Register here. »

Tuesday, December 6: Economic Growth: Redefining Success for Midwestern Cities from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM - Learn more & Register here. »

Wednesday, December 7: Allyship and Solidarity workshop - Learn more. »

Thrusday, December 8: District Demographics & Other Key Issues Faced By First Ring Communities - Learn more. »

Friday, December 9: Last Day of Classes of the Fall 2022 Semester.

Monday, December 12 through Saturday, December 17: Finals Week.

Thursday, December 15: All Faculty and Staff Winter Social from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Sunday, December 18: Fall 2022 Commencement

January 2023

Thursday, January 12: All Faculty and Staff Retreat from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Saturday, January 14: Spring 2023 Semester begins.

Monday, January 16: Marting Luther King Jr. Day - University Holiday. No classes and University offices are closed.

Friday, January 20: Criminalization of Children's Mental Health: Navigating the Juvenile Court Competency Hearing Process - Learn more. »

Thursday, January 26: The Ethics of Dr. Victor Frankesnstein - Learn more. » 

Monday, January 30, 2023: Preparing For Effective Fundraising - Learn more. » 

 February 2023

Wednesday, February 1: Preparing For Effective Fundraising - Learn more. » 

Monday, February 20: President's Day - University Holiday. No classes and University offices are closed.

Friday, February 24: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy: The Basics and Beyond - Learn more. »

 March 2023

Sunday, March 12th through Sunday, March 19: Spring Recess

 May 2023

Friday, May 5: Last day of classes for the Spring 2023 Semester

Saturday, May 6 through Friday, March 12: Finals Week

Saturday, May 13: Commencement

Saturday, May 20: Summer Session Begins for all sessions (Six week, Eight Week, Ten Week and Twelve Week sessions).

Monday, May 29: Memorial Day (University Holiday).

 June 2023 

Monday, June 19: Juneteenth (University Holiday)

Friday, June 30: Last day of classes for Six Week 1 session

 July 2023 

Monday, July 3: First Weekday Class for Six Week 2 session

Tuesday, July 4: Independence Day (University Holiday)

Friday, July 14: Last day of classes for Eight Week session

Friday, July 28: Last day of classes for Tenth Week session

 August 2023 

Friday, August 11: Last day of classes for Six Week 2 Session & Twelve Week session.