- In honor of Autism Awareness Day, the exterior lights of Tillman Hall, the Eagle sculpture and the main university entrance on Oakland Avenue will have a blue gel cover placed over them.
- The Chrysalis Autism Center is encouraging individuals to replace their exterior home lights with blue light bulbs to show support in addition to wearing blue articles of clothing on April 2.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop to Turn Blue on April 2 for Autism Awareness Day" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 53.