Women's Resource Center

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) at the University of Utah serves as the central resource for educational and support services for women.  Honoring the complexities of women’s identities, the WRC facilitates choices and changes through programs, counseling, and training grounded in a commitment to advance social justice and equality.

Sorenson Legacy Foundation

The Women’s Resource Center would like to thank the Sorenson Legacy Foundation for their generous and ongoing support of scholarships and emergency funds for students at the University of Utah. The Sorenson Legacy Foundation has supported the WRC efforts to retain and graduate women students since 2006. The Sorenson Legacy Foundation was created to improve the lives of others and the world in which we live. Founded by the late biotechnology pioneer and entrepreneur James LeVoy Sorenson and his wife, education philanthropist Beverley Taylor Sorenson, the foundation provides support for a wide range of endeavors, from community development and education to health care, scientific and artistic pursuits.

We are so grateful to have been the recipient of the support of the Sorenson Legacy Foundation for the last eight years. Their support has allow us to support women students to be successful in their academic pursuits. 

Thanks so much to the Sorenson Legacy Foundation!

Utah Women's Forum Provides Support for Continuation Grants for the WRC

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Thank You Willa's Workshop

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Women’s liberation continues today: Resource Center a catalyst for female advancement

Read the article written by Rose Jones for The Utah Daily Chronicle.


Scholarship Deadline has been Extended

We are pleased to announce that the Women's Resource Center has extended the due date for the Simmons Family Foundation, Osher Re-Entry, and Boundless Opportunity scholarships.  Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2014 at 5:00pm.  Please visit our scholarship page for more information and to download a scholarship application.

Thank you Lawrence T. & Janet T. Dee Foundation

The Women’s Resource Center would like to thank the Lawrence T. & Janet T. Dee Foundation for their generous support of the Go Girlz Community Initiative.

In its ninth year, the Go Girlz Community Initiative is a program developed to target first generation, minority, economically disadvantaged female students, grades 6-12, in the Salt Lake City school district, with the goal of early exposure to higher education at the U of U. We see this as an early intervention, early recruitment effort to address not only the goal of educating young women who have historically fallen through the cracks of public education, but also to address the stated goal of the University of Utah to recruit and retain women and  minority students.

We so appreciate the financial support to allow us to offer fun, exciting and educational opportunities to our Go Girlz Students!

Thanks so much to the Lawrence T. & Janet T. Dee Foundation.

Go Girlz Community Initiative

The Go Girlz Community Initiative is a program the Women's Resource Center developed in 2004 to target underserved populations, primarily minority, first generation, economically disadvantaged female students.

U START: Student Access and Retention Initiative

The Women’s Resource Center has been sponsoring students for over 10 years as a part of our initiative to recruit, retain and graduate underserved students.

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A. Ray Olpin Union
200 S. Central Campus Dr
Room 411
Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Monday - Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Closed Tuesday 8:30am – 10:30am


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Introducing the Women's Resource Center

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Last Updated: 4/10/14