This year, Ramadan begins the evening of April 1 and ends the evening of May 1. During this time, those of Islamic faith fast from sunrise to sunset, and focus on contemplation and reflection. Eid al-Fitr is the celebration of the end of this fasting period.
There is a non-denominational Reflection Room on the 3rd floor of the William Pitt Union available for prayer and meditation. Should there be a need additional space for prayer/mediation, please speak with a supervisor and/or building managers.
Halal food is available from Za’tar located in The Market at The Towers. Hours of operation are 11am-10pm. Halal Guys is a restaurant serving halal food near campus at 3621 Forbes Ave. Hours of operation are: 10:45am-10pm Sun-Thurs and 10:45am-11pm Fri-Sat.
Please also refer to the University’s guidelines on religious observances for guidance on possible accommodations during this time.
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