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Workshops, Seminars & Skills Development

Free Computer Classes!

Contact: Nick Harris at (504) 816-4205 or

LSAT Preparation Workshops

Contact: Dr. Dawn Williams x 4914 or

SOAR 2014

Students are required to attend only ONE SOAR session.

SOAR Session I: Thursday-Friday May 29-30

SOAR Session II: Thursday-Friday June 12-13

SOAR Session III: Thursday-Friday June 19-20 (Emerging Scholars only)

SOAR Session IV: Friday-Saturday July 18-19

SOAR Session V: Monday-Tuesday August 18-19

SOAR Welcome Week: Wednesday-Friday August 20-22

*Fall Move-In Day, Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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To view student vacation days, final exam schedules and more, please visit our Academic Calendars.

To view the 2014-2015 Dillard Bleu Devils Athletics Schedule, please click here or visit

September 2014

Sept. 27, NACAC Mini Camp, PSB: 115, 131,135,136,164, 8a.m.-1p.m.

Sept. 27, Ray Charles Institute-Cooking Demo w/ Community Developement: Intro to Basic Gardening, PSB 112, 9a.m. - 10a.m

Sept. 27, Lady Bleu Devils Volleyball Game vs. Xavier University, 12p.m.

Sept. 29 - Oct. 6, Melton Foundation's Global Citizens Conference, contact Dr. Lana Chambliss, (504) 816-4243 for details. 

October 2014

Oct. 2, One Book, One New Orleans, Community Book Discussion with Dr. Megan Holt, Professor of English, Tulane University. Featured book is Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas, by Rebecca Solinett and Rebecca Snedeker, 6-8:30 p.m., Will W. Alexander Library, Dillard University. For more information visit the One Book, One New Orleans website at:

Oct. 10, Local Guidance Counselors and Principals Appreciation Luncheon, Student , 9-Noon.

Oct. 10, DU Volleyball vs. Concordia

Oct. 11, UNCF 5-K and Walk-a-Thon - Audubon Park, 8 a.m.

Oct. 14, Presidential Lecture Series presents BRAIN FOOD featuring Maggie Anderson - Professional Schools & Sciences Building Georges Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Oct. 15, Book Reading and Signing: “Black Gold: An Anthology of Black Poets”, with Editor, Ja A. Jahannes: a literary event hosted by Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy and the English Program of Dillard University, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

Oct. 19, Founders Day Event - Lawless Chapel, contact the Academic Affairs office for details

Oct. 20, DU Volleyball vs. Tougaloo College

Oct. 22, DU Volleyball vs. SUNO @ SUNO

Oct. 25, 8th Annual Housing & Home Improvement Festival - Professional Schools & Sciences Building Atrium Area, contact the Community & Church Relations office for details

Oct. 28, Take Back the Night Spoken Word featuring guest artist Tova Charles, 6 p.m., Will W. Alexander Library

Oct. 29, Take Back the Night to End Sexual Assault, 5 p.m. buses leave Dillard for Loyola and Tulane Universities; March begins at 7 p.m. 

November 2014

Nov. 1, Dr. Dixon will also be featured in panel discussing her book, N.O. Lit: 200 Years of New Orleans Literature at the Louisiana Book Festival on Saturday, November 1, from 11-11:45 with a book signing to follow.

Nov. 13-16, Homecoming Activities -  Campus Wide, contact the Student Engagement office for details

Nov. 14, High School Senior Shadow Day, all day, campus wide. 

Nov. 20-24, Dr. Dixon will be presenting her essay, “Lyle Saxon’s ‘The Centaur Plays Croquet,’ an Improvised Life,” at the Faulkner Words and Music Festival, November 20-24, and her essay has been published in the online journal, Double Dealer Redux.

December 2014 

Dec. 2,  Justice Revious O. Ortique, Jr. Lecture Series featuring Benjamin Crump - Professional Schools & Sciences Building Georges Auditorium, 7 p.m.


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