Are you or your non-profit organization interested in becoming a jobsite for the 2015 Big Event? Please visit our Jobsite page in the lefthand menu for more information, or click here for the 2015 jobsite request form.
2015 Jobsite Request Form
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.
Shirt Design Contest
This year The Big Event is hosting a t-shirt design contest in attempt to tap into the talent of the OU community. Each year, the shirts incorporate positive service slogans such as: "one big day, one big thanks", "committed to community", and "make a big difference." Please visit our Facebook page to vote for your favorite design. The winning design will be our 2015 volunteer shirt! Voting ends this Friday, December 12, at 5pm, so make sure to visit the Facebook page and vote now!
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
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.