University of Utah is on a 1,535-acre campus in an urban setting in Salt Lake City, Utah. University of Utah has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
University of Utah also has fraternities and sororities.
University of Utah has a thriving Yellow for Life. In fact, more students participate in Yellow for Life than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at University of Utah include Women in Business, Tek Club, Red Cross at the U and Campus Contraceptive Initiative.
The University of Utah community comes together each year for Get Involved Fair/Plazafest, Redfest and Homecoming.
University of Utah offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most University of Utah students live off campus. In 2021, 12% of undergrads at University of Utah lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 88% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Utah. There are 5,837 spots available in on-campus housing for all 24,643 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 3,419 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Utah offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At University of Utah there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Utah:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Cheerleading||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Lacrosse||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||Intercollegiate Club Teams||√|
|Skiing (Cross Country)||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Skiing (Downhill)||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Volleyball||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Water Polo||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Utah is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Utah campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
University of Utah offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Utah, take Interstate 80 and Interstate 15 to Salt Lake City, UT. If you need to fly, book your flight to Salt Lake City International airport.
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