A. Ray Olpin Student Union

The University of Utah

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Festivus for the Rest of Us

Festivus for the Rest of Us

Don’t miss out on the Union’s annual Festivus Celebration! On December 21st from 9 -11 a.m. in the Union lobby, the Union Administration will be hosting Festivus for the Rest of Us, a free event for the entire University community. 19 years ago, Frank Costanza’s eccentricity led to the popularization of Festivus, the world’s greatest fake holiday. Created in a…

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What Roads Lead to the Union?

What Roads Lead to the Union?

The A. Ray Olpin Union is the community center of campus that complements the academic mission of the University. The Union cultivates an environment that serves students by providing social, cultural, leadership and co-curricular opportunities. The Union values diversity and promotes a safe and welcoming atmosphere where students are inspired to realize their potential. Originally located in David Gardner Hall,…

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The Union Programming Council Continues to Grow

The Union Programming Council Continues to Grow

The Union Programming Council serves as the heart of the Union, inviting every student to come participate, serve, and learn while enhancing their educational experience. We seek to provide exciting opportunities for students to make the Union their home. This year the Union Programming Council has set out to advance this vision further. Collectively, we have decided to make connecting…

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A Student Leader Scholar: Continuation of Success

A Student Leader Scholar: Continuation of Success

Awarded a Union Student Leader scholarship in March 2016, Amr Mohamed discusses how the scholarship not only allowed him pursue multiple student leadership roles, but also influenced him personally. This allowed him to gain success as a current research assistant and PhD candidate. Amr was involved in the international and scholar services department in the Union building as an international…

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Fulfilling a Growing Need: New CESA Lounge

Comprised of three components in the areas of outreach, retention, and scholarship, the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) at the University of Utah is welcoming of all individuals from all identities and backgrounds. Located in the Involvement Wing of the A. Ray Olpin University Union, the CESA office features an array of support services to help students navigate and…

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Food Pantry Moves to the Union

Food Pantry Moves to the Union

Coming up on the 2nd year anniversary, the Feed U Food Pantry at the University of Utah is a program crafted to engage and fulfill the duty of making sure no individuals at the university go hungry. With the program’s beginnings crafted by the Office of Engagement with the wildly successful “Kitchen Shelves Project” in 2014, students at the university…

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