The university's common read program is designed to spark conversation between students across majors on campus. This program strives to take educational concepts learned in the classroom and provide meaningful connections with out-of-the-classroom programs and activities.

2021-2022 Book

What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha

Events and Programs

  • First-Year Seminar
  • English 101
  • Academic Convocation
  • Pre/Post Convocation Events
  • Honors 101
  • Leadership Trainings
  • ...more coming soon! 

Past Books

» View a list of past Common Read Books

Nominate a Book for Common Read

Have a book that you would like to suggest for consideration or want to learn more about the nomination and selection process?

» Nominate a book for the Common Read program

Library Resources

The Common Read Library Guides provide more information on the common read program, the book, and related topics, materials and initiatives.

» Library Guide