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students volunteering at the 2012 Big Event

Welcome to the Big Event, the University of Oklahoma's official day of community service.  Mission Statement: The Big Event strives to unify campus and community through one big day of service and gratitude.

Big Event Ops Staff 2015 Applications

Thank you to all who applied for Big Event Operations Staff!  Please check back again next fall for the opportunity to apply for the Executive Team or Operations Staff.

One Big Day, One Big Thanks, One Big Event

On April 5th, 2014, 5,557 OU volunteers went to 151 different jobsites around the Norman and Oklahoma City metro. Volunteers completed over 20,000 hours of community service on this day, making it the largest single-day community service effort in the state of Oklahoma. Thank you to everyone who made OU's Big Event 2014 a success!

We would like to thank our Big Event 2014 Sponsors: ConocoPhillips, Rudy's, The Ave, Kaplan, ID Solutions, University Silkscreen Second Wind, Fuzzy's, Chipotle, Sonic, Pickleman's, Classic 50s, Balfour, Target, and Embassy Suites. We would also like to thank our OU sponsors: Sooner Parents, Student Affairs, OU IT, Leadership Development & Volunteerism, Student Alumni Association, Office of the President, Office of the Provost and the College of Geology & Geophysics.


Big Event in Arezzo

Big Event in Arezzo, Italy

While the University of Oklahoma main campus was serving around Norman and Oklahoma City, there were also Big Events put on at the OU Health Science center, Schusterman Center, and abroad at OU in Arezzo. Below, OU students and community members put on Big Event in Arezzo, Italy.