The ninth month of the Islamic calendar observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (Sawm) to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief. Celebrated with community iftars (meals) and prayers. Some Muslim employees and students observing Ramadan may be fasting during this period, and may request schedule adjustments in order to observe. Your department may find that more employees require space or time for prayer during this period.
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This calendar contains Religious Observances and is maintained by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for consideration by those planning campus events, as well as to build awareness of religious and cultural observances.