Every education institution that accepts Federal funding is required to celebrate Constitution Day on September 17 with an educational celebration about the United States Constitution (Section 111 of Division J of Pub. L. 108-447, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005,” Dec. 8, 2004; 118 Stat. 2809, 3344-45 (Section 111)).
The Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787. Constitution Day educational programs will be celebrated during the week before or after Constitution Day if September 17 occurs on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday. In compliance with the Notice of Implementation issued on May 24, 2005, FTCC offers yearly educational celebrations for Constitution Day.
- United States Constitution
- Charters of Freedom from the National Archives
- Constitution Quiz
- S. Constitution Fun Facts
- Interactive Constitution from the National Constitution Center
- Library of Congress
- Nationwide Locations of the National Archives’ Research Facilities
- Constitution Day Information from the U.S. Senate
- National Endowment for the Humanities
- Oath of Office for Federal Employee