orientation

It's Complicated
orientation

It’s Complicated: How to identify and report sexual assault

Dear Reagan, If I or a friend experience sexual harassment or sexual assault on campus, or aren’t sure that we have, where can we turn? Dear reader, According to a Campus Climate Survey done in 2017, almost 1 in 3 female students and 1 in 7 male students have experienced some form of sexual misconduct […]

Read More
orientation

UVU Promotes Wellness

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] The Student Life and Wellness Center is full of  features meant to serve one overall purpose: promote becoming a “healthy” student. “We have something to offer every for every student to help them be successful inside and out,” said DaSheek Akwenye, director of campus recreation and wellness. “My […]

Read More
orientation

Your First Two Weeks

If you want to get to know campus, win prizes, eat free food and have an unforgettable first few weeks of school, opportunities abound. Here are campus events you should know about if you want to make memories. Monday, Aug. 19 First Wolverine Wednesday of the semester When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Where: Centre Stage What: […]

Read More
orientation

No Place Like Home: a guide to housing as a new student

Unlike most universities, UVU has no on-campus housing. Incoming students have to navigate all of the housing options Orem and Provo have to offer without having many of them in one location. Here is a quick guide to make that process easier. Where do I start? Come up with your list of must-have features for […]

Read More
Arts & Culture
orientation

Introducing the Noorda, UVU’s new haven for performing artists

Before the spring of 2019, students performed, worked and rehearsed in any space they could find in the crowded Gunther Technology building. Actors pushed aside desks in empty classrooms to rehearse scenes; dancers gave performances in small studio spaces; and musicians had to load their instruments onto a truck and transport them across campus for […]

Read More
orientation

How to Finesse Financial Aid

Even with UVU’s relatively low tuition, it can still be scary seeing the numbers when paying for school. Here at UVU, students need not face these numbers alone.  To make this process easier, the Financial Aid office has provided a checklist for working with Aid.  Step 1 Fill out a free application for Federal Student […]

Read More
orientation

Campus Police: What can they do for you?

Campus police are here to serve and protect all students and faculty on campus. The department provides 24-hour patrol and security protection. If you feel unsafe at any time, the police and dispatch center can be reached by calling 801-863-5555.  The dispatch center is located in the Gunther Trade building in room 331. In addition […]

Read More
Arts & Culture
orientation

The Music Scene: Where to Catch a Good Show

When looking for things to do in Utah Valley, a crowd favorite is live music. According to graduate student Julia Chiou, an avid attendee of shows, live music is a way to bring people together. “Local music isn’t just about the music; it’s about the people, It is all about authenticity and storytelling. The performers […]

Read More
News
orientation

Try something new with UVU recreation

College isn’t just about papers and deadlines. It’s also about the experience, and the UVU campus recreation department has plenty of opportunities to try something new, from gaming to rock climbing.  Student Life and Wellness Center The Student Life and Wellness Center has a large array of classes for students to try any type of […]

Read More
orientation

Earn credits through internships

Is it ever too early? Interning is not just for upperclassmen – they can be beneficial at any time during an academic career and are a requirement for many majors. “It’s never too early,” said Jessica McArthur, internship coordinator at the Woodbury School of Business.  Internship Services, located in Losee Center 409, helps students explore […]

Read More