University of Utah is on a 1,535-acre campus in the urban setting of Salt Lake City, Utah.
There are many activities and organizations for University of Utah students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? University of Utah has fraternities and sororities.
University of Utah has the Yellow for Life. In fact, more students participate in the 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.
University of Utah students' favorite campus events are Get Involved Fair/Plazafest, Redfest and Homecoming.
This table offers information on housing at University of Utah.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||15%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||5,837|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||3,419|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||85%|
University of Utah offers 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 2022, 15% of undergrads at University of Utah lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 85% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Utah. There are 5,837 spots available in on-campus housing for all 25,826 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 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|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cheerleading||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Skiing (Downhill)||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Skiing (Cross Country)||NCAA Division 1||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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