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Policy moves student groups from ASUU to SLI

Previously, all Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) were maintained and supported by the Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU). As of May 2018, University Rule 6-401A moves student organizations from ASUU to the Department of Student Leadership & Involvement (SLI). This University Rule has been developed to explain the University’s recognition process and to clearly establish, define, and formalize the relationship shared between Recognized Student Organizations and...

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On-Campus Housing Applications Open—Saturday, Feb. 9!

Hello from Housing & Residential Education,

We hope your semester is off to a great start! The 2019-2020 Academic Year housing application opens on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 9:00 am MST. There are a variety of housing options for current students located on-campus and in the nearby downtown SLC area. Check out our website to view photos and floor plans of all our upper-class apartment options.

Living with HRE is convenient, fun, and puts the all community and...

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CAMPUS CLOSURE—Wed., February 6

The following is a safety message for our campus community. The university will remain closed and classes are cancelled for the rest of the day (Wed., Feb. 6) due to hazardous driving conditions and to give crews time to safely clear roadways and sidewalks. The university's health care system and hospitals will remain open, as will essential university functions. Groups who have scheduled events or meetings on campus are encouraged to reschedule. Continue to watch alert.utah.edu for...

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Health and Wellness Fair

Tuesday, Feb 19, 10 am
2nd Floor of the Campus Store

Join the Campus Store for their first ever Wellness Fair—including giveaways, snacks, drinks, and more. Explore the variety of important campus resources available for students, staff and faculty. Vendors from the Salt Lake Valley as well as Campus will be at this event with special offers and promotions only for University employees and students. This is a great opportunity to shop the healthy options the Campus store provides in outdoor gear, apparel, and wellness...

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Women's Leadership Summit 2019—Registration NOW OPEN!

Conference Co-Chairs Jessica Ashcraft, Associate Director of Student Leadership & Involvement, and Kirstin Maanum, Women's Education Specialist of the Women's Resource Center, invite YOU to the 2019 Women’s Leadership Summit (WLS). WLS aims for women to feel more confident as leaders by helping them build valuable skills and support networks. The program will include a keynote speaker, program sessions, and the opportunity to network with others interested in supporting women’s...

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STUDENT NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR IVORY PRIZE

By Erica Marken, director of undergraduate advancement. 

We are pleased to announce the annual call for nominations for the Ivory Prize for Excellence in Student Leadership.

The Prize was established by Clark Ivory, former chair of the University of Utah Board of Trustees, and recognizes the extraordinary student accomplishments and leadership that impact student success and positively affect campus and/or the broader community. This Prize encourages student involvement and...

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Condemning Racism & Supporting the U Community

As we conclude our week-long celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we are reminded of the importance of a collective voice against racism, bigotry, and hate. In the past couple of days, stickers from a national hate group were found on our campus – reported, removed and openly discussed with student groups. While our campus is an open forum where individuals may express their views, the rhetoric used by this group does not align with or reflect the University...

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COMMIT, ORGANIZE, TAKE ACTION

For several years since the Civil Rights movement and beyond, young leaders have worked together to challenge political agendas, fight for justice, and organize community activism. Today is no different. When we think about local action, young leaders have taken a grassroots approach to organize communities and mobilize initiatives.

This year’s MLK Week (Jan 19 – 24) is a call to action for young people across our campus to engage in grassroots movements and communities that...

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PlazaFest: Happening NOW!

Whether you're looking for friends or building your resume, getting involved with student organizations can be one of the most valuable experiences during your time at the U.

Come to PlazaFest, the Student Orgs Fair, happening NOW until 2 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the Student Union! There are more than one hundred student organizations tabling looking to recruit new members, handing our free swag, and serving popcorn! 

See you soon!

-Organization Resource...

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New Student Group Logo Usage Memo

The Auxiliary Business Development Office governs the use of The University of Utah’s trademarks. This memo addresses the use of the University’s trademarks by all recognized student organizations in accordance with University Rule 6-401A: Recognized Student Organization Classifications. The Department of Student Leadership & Involvement (SLI) is the portal for recognized student organizations interested in organizing on campus and, as such, the SLI has developed a...

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SafeUT—Call or Chat 24/7

Students, Faculty, & Staff, 

Wishing you all the best for a restful, fun, and restorative holiday break and a Happy New Year. We also want to remind you of an important resource—the SafeUT app. A free app connecting you to licensed mental health counselors, available 24/7, for phone calls or chats. Please share with other students as stress can still be significant during breaks, especially the holidays.

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SafeUT—Call or Chat 24/7

Students, Faculty, & Staff, 

Wishing you all the best for a restful, fun, and restorative holiday break and a Happy New Year. We also want to remind you of an important resource—the SafeUT app. A free app connecting you to licensed mental health counselors, available 24/7, for phone calls or chats. Please share with other students as stress can still be significant during breaks, especially the holidays.

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MLK Day of Service

Saturday, Jan 19, 8:30 am
Bennion Center

The Bennion Center is sponsoring a Day of Service in conjunction with a variety of local organizations, including For the Kids, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Crossroads Urban Center, Ronald McDonald House, and more.

Volunteers can pre-register and arrive to their sites for check-in, breakfast, and an explanation of the project by 8:30 a.m.

Sponsored by the Office for Equity & Diversity and the Bennion Center 

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Last Recognition Period of the 18-19 Academic Year

As of May 2018, the department of Student Leadership & Involvement recognizes, educates, and supports the student organization community at the U. To qualify as a student organization, they must select their own leadership, and the leaders must not be financially compensated by a University department for their involvement with the organization. Benefits to registering and being recognized include tabling at PlazaFest, free or discounted-room reservations on-campus, the ability to...

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Student Art Solicitation for South Campus Housing & Dining

Housing & Residential Education has launched a call for student art submissions! Construction has begun on Housing & Residential Education’s newest residence hall set to open Fall of 2020. This new 992-bed residence hall will be a gathering place and a fully functioning livable community. It will be located just west of the Donna Garff Marriott Honors Residential Scholars Community (MHC), and just south of the Student Life Center.

The University of Utah’s Housing and &...

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Women's Leadership Summit 2019

Tuesday, Mar 5, 1 pm
200 Central Campus Dr, Union Ballroom, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!

Conference Co-Chairs Jessica Ashcraft, Associate Director of Student Leadership & Involvement, and Kirstin Maanum, Women's Education Specialist of the Women's Resource Center, invite you to the Women’s Leadership Summit (WLS). WLS aims for women to feel more confident as leaders by helping them build valuable skills and support networks. The program will include a keynote speaker, program sessions, and the opportunity to network with others interested in...

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