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October Strategy Refresh

U faculty, staff, students, alumni and community supporters are invited to engage in a conversation about how the U can successfully achieve its primary goals, elevating our university as a model for the nation.


University of Utah to host 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced that the University of Utah has been selected to host the vice presidential debate on Oct. 7, 2020, at Kingsbury Hall. This is the first time a national debate will be hosted in Utah.


On the value of a college degree

The worth of a bachelor’s degree is openly debated nationally given strong employment, the rising cost of a college education and other workforce training options. But the research is clear: A four-year degree offers exceptional value, both personally and to society at large.


Kahlert Village

Work is well under way on what will be a signature project for the U—a new housing village composed of three residential towers, each named after a remarkable and generous woman in our state.


Let’s get this celebration started!

Welcome to a new academic year. Whether you’re a student starting your first year at the U or a colleague returning to campus after a well-deserved summer break, you’ve worked hard to be here.


Strategy Refresh

It’s time to reset the U’s aspirations and your help is needed by bringing your ideas to the second town hall meeting on May 15.


Watch commencement live

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


Park Building

Update from President Watkins on alleged sexual assault on campus

A sexual assault was reported to U campus police just after midnight on March 26, 2019.


University of Utah Birds Eye View

Our university: For Utah

As the U rises in stature as a model public university, its dedication to serving the state is unwavering.


Healthier Campus Initiative

The U has adopted guidelines to promote better health on campus through nutrition, physical activity and programming over the next three years.