Culture at ASU


Celebrating each student and the unique qualities, traditions and customs they bring to the ASU community.

Experience Culture at ASU

Engage in opportunities to experience culture through food, music, fine arts, languages, religion, literature, academic discourse and theatre – producing a community that values, appreciates and accepts others. Make the most of every interaction at ASU, participate in events, activities and programs to develop new friendships, connect to a world greater than yourself.



A student reading from a piece of paper behind a microphone outside of the Memorial Union

Express Yourself

The Express Yourself performance series in Tempe takes place every Monday between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on the MU North Stage. Upcoming performances are scheduled for Feb. 21 and March 21 at 11 a.m. at the West campus; Feb. 21 and March 15 at 11:30 a.m. at the Downtown campus; and Feb. 22 and March 29 at 4 p.m. at the Polytechnic campus. The series showcases the talents of ASU students in various art forms, including music, spoken-word, comedy, dance, and visual art. If you would like to share your talent, please provide your information and we’ll contact you.


A student playing an electric guitar outside of the Memorial Union

ASU’s Got Talent: Visual Arts

ASU’s Got Talent: Visual Arts Edition seeks to celebrate student artists working in paint, sculpture, pen and ink, graphic design, architecture, jewelry, quilting and other visual arts. Do you create? Enter your masterpiece for a chance to win up to $1,000 and be featured on the ASU’s Got Talent Digital Gallery. Submit your work.

Online voting will open the week of April 16 when the digital gallery launches. Check back to experience the gallery and cast your vote.



Two students playnig traditional cultural insturments

Culture@ASU Festival

Each Fall The Culture@ASU Festival introduces our newest Sun Devils to the rich diversity and culture they can find here at ASU. The festival features food, music and performances from around the world. Don't miss this tradition that immediately follows Sun Devil Welcome, whether you are new or continuing at ASU! Plan to join us at Wells Fargo Arena, Fall Semester 2017.


In addition to the signature events above, culture at ASU is supported through many student groups and organizations that celebrate the diversity and interests of ASU Students.