Campus Life

New @theU look

You’ll notice @theU has a new look and feel. Take a minute to familiarize yourself with the updated newsletter and website.

Adventure awaits

For more than 40 years, Outdoor Adventures has been taking advantage of the University of Utah’s prime, central location for outdoor adventuring—see what’s in store this summer.

Welcome Week grants

The Office of Orientation and Transition is offering two, one-time, grants of $500 to help fund Welcome Week programs that provide a glimpse into academic, social, athletic, cultural, artistic and wellness facets of life on campus.

Feed U Pantry open during the summer

If you are unable to come during our scheduled hours you have the option to pick up a bag of food at the Union Services Desk.

New student tours

This summer, the campus will be filled with New Student Orientation session students so when you see wide-eyed students wandering the campus, give them an encouraging smile and flash them the U.

Commencement 2019 recap

If you missed out on this year’s event, read or listen to Rev. France A. Davis’ speech on unity and student speaker Alisa Cloward’s message about hard work and supporting the success of others.

‘Be what you is and not what you ain’t’

Civil rights activist Rev. France A. Davis gave the keynote address at commencement and challenged graduates to “find a way to bring us together.”

‘Our successes are never solely our own’

Alisa Cloward, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, was chosen as the student speaker.

Service to the scientific community

Chemistry Chair Cynthia Burrows received the 2019 Rosenblatt Prize and was honored during the 2019 commencement ceremony for transcending ordinary teaching, research and administrative efforts.

Watch commencement live

Thursday’s commencement address from civil rights veteran and U alum Rev. France A. Davis can be watched live at