Student and UNT President standing with a sign that says "Big"

The Big Event

BIG Event 2020 has been canceled.

The Big Event is a nationally recognized day of service celebrated by the UNT community. Each spring, volunteers contribute over 10,000 hours of service in over 7 cities in Denton County. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and student organizations are all welcome to participate.

Day of information

Join the thousands of UNT Eagles as we join together in helping our community. All Big Event volunteers are encouraged to come to the Breakfast and Kick-off at the Library Mall from 7:30-8:30 AM before departing for service sites.


Sign up as an individual or your student organization to participate on the big day!

or join a Committee

Big Event and Make a Difference Day’s success relies on the passionate members who help with event planning and execution, recruitment, and other programming throughout the year leading up to the main events.

Host a Site

The Center for Leadership and Service is seeking community organizations to host volunteers on the day of The Big Event.

View photos of The Big Event 2018 here.