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Constitution Day: About

Commemorating the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787.

Campus Activities

Portland Campus

Donuts for Democracy

  • When: Friday, September 15
  • What: donuts, discussion of the Constitution (pocket versions of the Constitution!)
  • Sponsored by: Student Affairs

Informational Display

  • When: Friday, September 15 through Friday, September 22
  • Where: GRW Lobby
  • Sponsored by: Concordia University Libraries

Boise Campus

Informational Display

  • When: Monday, September 10 through Friday, September 15

What's Constitution Day?

U.S. ConstitutionOn September, 17, 1787, the delegates of the Constitutional Convention signed the U.S. Constitution.

In 1956, Congress established Constitution Week, which begins on September 17th of each year. In 2004, September 17th was designated as Constitution Day—a day to learn about the U.S. Constitution and develop a better understanding of the documents behind the creation of the U.S. government.

Here are more resources about Constitution Day and ways to celebrate it.