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Employee Appreciation Day 2019

Staff and faculty are invited to a day of fun and recognition on Thursday, Sept. 26, at Rice-Eccles Stadium between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Come let the university show appreciation for all you do as faculty and staff for the campus community. Take a break from work, stretch your legs and don’t forget your lucky charm to help your chances at winning a number of new prizes.

The U’s leadership team, University of Utah Human Resources Management and your Employee Appreciation Day Committees have a great day of fun planned—rain or shine!

Employee Appreciation Day
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Rice-Eccles Stadium (Click here for Shuttle Tracker details and click here for the BSB/Hospital shuttle information).

Come enjoy free food, swag, a picture booth, kick a field goal, relax in a massage chair and fulfill a WellU requirement with a flu shot. Get hooked up with Hooked on Books (donations from King’s English and the U’s English Department), show your U pride with an airbrush tattoo and sign up to give back to a local charity while you’re at it. Campaign For Our Community will be available to answer any questions.

There will be NEW prize giveaways up to $500 this year, but you must be present to win.

Lahjit will be performing at Employee Appreciation Day.

All items are donated by community partners, and amazing departments like the University Campus Book Store and exhibitors have pulled out their best swag.

Clear bags will be provided for most staff in keeping with our strategic goals: PLEASE help us keep our campus sustainable and earth friendly. If you have a clear bag from EAD 2018, please bring it back and receive a small thank you when you do.

Inquire by email to

Pepsi, the U’s official sponsor, donated a great selection of soda, water and sports drinks to help wash down your pizza slice. Gluten-free pizza available upon request. Please inquire with a volunteer.

In addition to all the swag and giveaways, come listen to some LAHJIT music.

Please come and let us Salute U!

For more details, go here.

Unable to make this event? Check out #SafeU: for details on staff Lunch & Learn events the week of Oct. 7, 2019.  Check social media for updates and chances for more prizes.

#SafeU will have a table on the plaza by pizza and prizes for those who want to inquire in person.