Campus life at the University of Utah is as varied and diverse as the students who attend the U. Campus life is what you make of it and the experience is unique for every student. There are many opportunities for students to get involved on campus, and you will find campus life happening wherever you look. The following are some of the involvement opportunities found at the U.
Leadership Development strives to provide opportunities for all students to grow and enhance their capacity to be leaders. The office provides opportunities such as the Leadership Studies Minor, ULEAD Program, Learning to Lead Conference and other opportunities to grow as leaders and get connected to campus. For additional information please visit deanofstudents.utah.edu/leadership/.
The Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) is YOUR student government. The mission is to enhance your college experience by increasing involvement in student clubs and organizations, university committees, and within ASUU. Want to get involved on campus? Want to enhance your college experience? Want to spice up your resume? Want to have fun? Come by ASUU and find out how! Contact ASUU by visiting asuu.utah.edu or room 234 of the Union.
The University of Utah has over 600 student organizations to choose from, offering something for everyone. There are many benefits to joining a student organization - making new friends, developing new skills and abilities, working as part of a team, learning to set and achieve goals, sharing your time and talents, as well as having fun. To view a list of these student groups visit: https://leadership.utah.edu/find-an-org.php.
The Union Programming Council is a student based organization responsible for programming events such as Crimson Nights, the largest late night event in the country. It also features community-based events such as Oktoberfest, Rail Jam, and Date Night. Please visit the website upc.utah.edu for more information about upcoming events and how to get involved!
Campus Recreation Services offers a wide variety of leisure activities for the University community (students, faculty, staff, their families, and guests). Students can get involved in the Fitness Program, Intramural Sports, the Field House, the HPER Complex and Pool, Outdoor Adeventures, and Sports Clubs. For additional information visit campusrec.utah.edu.
The Publication Council, appointed by the University’s Board of Trustees, acts on funding and policy advisement to Utah Daily Chronicle, an independent student newspaper; to Quarterly West, a student-sponsored literary magazine; and to other student publications. The Chronicle is printed every day when classes are in session and weekly during summer term. For additional information on the Chronicle please visit dailyutahchronicle.com.
The Departments of Ballet and Modern Dance offer performing opportunities to students and unique cultural experiences for the entire University community. The Alice Sheets Marriott Center for Dance, one of the finest University facilities for dance in the nation, houses the Departments of Ballet and Modern Dance. The departments also offer ballet technique, jazz, and tap classes for non-majors. For additional information visit dance.utah.edu or ballet.utah.edu.
The School of Music sponsors a number of performing organizations open to all University students, regardless of major. Many of these performing organizations also welcome faculty, staff, and the general public to their membership. All groups perform regularly, both on and off campus. A number of them tour throughout the state and region, and several have engaged in international tours. For more information about the available performing opportunities visit music.utah.edu.