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The Women’s Resource Center works with many agencies and organizations both on campus and in the Salt Lake City community to ensure that students receive the support and assistance they need in order to be successful and thrive at the University of Utah. Below are just some of the offices, organizations and agencies we collaborate with.


Academic Support- Undergraduate 

The Academic Advising Center assists students to achieve educational goals.

 

ASUU Tutoring Center provides individual tutoring ($7/hour) and group sessions ($4/hour) for enrolled students.

LEAP is a two-semester course that enables new students to transition more confidently to college.

The LSC is an academic support program designed to give students the assistance they need to have a successful academic experience.

The J. Willard Marriott Library provides research tools, collections, technology, and other services for students, faculty, and researchers. 

The OUR hosts workshops on research-related topics, offers small research grants, travel grants, and advising for aspiring student-researchers.

In Pre-Professional Advising, advisors help students prepare for professional programs (medicine, law, dental, etc.) and guide them through the application process.

SPUR provides undergraduate students with an intensive, 10-week research and mentorship experience with a U of U faculty member.

The Writing Center helps students become a more confident writer, in all topics, by providing individual consultations with peer tutors - for free!

The Utah Women and Education Initiative (UWEI) is the outcome of a need to increase the number of Utah women holding postsecondary degrees and certificates.

 

Academic Support - Adult Learners 

Credit, noncredit, and professional courses offered in a wide range of topics. Certification courses also available.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers a rich and evolving array of courses, lectures, and special activities, taught by distinguished emeritus faculty, scholars, and community experts. If you're age 50 or better, come and join us!

 

Basic Needs

211 is a state-wide intiative that connects Utahns with ways to get and give aid. 

Located in the Union basement, the Feed U Food Pantry aims to minimize hunger among U students, faculty, staff, and their families. All you need is your Ucard to access goods. 

 

The Task Force provides direct services and referrals to students experience homelessness, those who are displaced, or believe they may be homeless soon. 

 

SNAP provides a monthly supplement for purchasing nutrition food based on financial need. 

WIC offers services and supplemental food to pregnant individuals, new mothers, infants, and children up to their fifth birthday. 

 

Finances 

Apply for scholarships or financial aid based on your merit, experiences, and/or need at any stage in your academic career. 

FASFA determines a students financial need and is used as a tool to disperse scholarships, loans, and grants. 

Provides resources from one-on-one counseling about budgeting to workshops on salary negotiation. 

On-campus jobs offer flexibility and helpful resources to accommodate student needs. Jobs are often hourly and/or work-study awarded (work-study requires application and FASFA). 

Student Loan Hero (external support) helps student loan borrowers manage and eliminate their debt and gain financial knowledge. 

 

Leadership & Involvement

Take the lead as an elected official in student government or become a board member.

The Tanner Center is dedicated to providing inspiration and education needed to become advocates for peace, nonviolence, and human rights. 

Offers one-time and long-term civic engagement and Alternative Break opportunities. 

FSL aims to empower fraternal men and women to achieve their full potential through fostering a culture of diversity and acceptance, promoting an elevated level of acadmic achievement, and challenging their members to live their values. 

Explore study aboad and international internship opportunities across the globe. 

 

The Institute is dedicated to engaging students in transformative experiences and providing political thought leadership.

Work on upper campus as a Resident Advisor, Programming Assistant, Social Justice Advocate, or Housing Ambassador. 

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is a nationally ranked hub for student entrepreneurs and innovators at the U. 

Learning Abroad seeks to positively impact students, the campus, and the community by fostering connections between the U and the world. 

My Utah Signature Experience (MUSE) Scholars is a dynamic cohort of students who are highly engaged in campus activities. 

Welcome new students and their supports to the U as an Orientation Leader or Campus Life Mentor. 

Student Leadership & Involvement incites students to action, encourages engagement in campus and community service, and provides opportunities that enrich and support personal and academic growth. 

SCIF is the University of Utah's green grant program. Students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines are invited to propose projects that enhance the sustainability of our campus and community. 

The Mighty Utah Student Section is the fan club for a number of Utah athletic teams. 

UPC facilitates programs in the heart of campus, the A. Ray Olpin Union. 

 

Health and Wellbeing

From intramural sports to fitness classes, Campus Rechas something for everyone. 

Health education, programming, and testing are provided by the Center for Student Wellness. Students can get help in all dimensions of wellness.

The Student Health Center supports students who are ill, looking for health insurance, or traveling and need special medical tests.

The UCC offers development, preventative, and therapeutic services and programs that promote the intellectual, emotional, cultural, and social development of students. 

UNI's mental and behavioral health services offer patient-centered care to treat all elements essential to achieving balance in mental health. 

Offering routine checkups and treatment for specialty conditions, Women's Health Services offer quality healthcare for women of all ages. 

 

Student Support

The CPDC is charged with educating students and alumni in the discovery and realization of meaningful careers. 

The Center for Child Care and Family Services works to assist University students, faculty, and staff in their search for quality child care services. 

The Center for Disability and Access is dedicated to students with disabilities by providing the opportunity for success and equal access at the U. 

The Office of the Dean of Students is dedicated to assisting students, staff, faculty, family members, and the community with questions, issues, and concerns regarding student life at the Universiont of Utah. 

The Dream Center works holistically with undocument students and their families from college access to gradution. 

HRE serves the University community by encouraging, facilitating, and supporting the learning and development of all residence while creating an inclusive and safe living environment. 

The LGBT Resource Center seeks to provide a safe environment for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members to promote, educate, and develop programs centering on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. 

The Utah Pride Center is a catalyst for building and celebrating the strength, equality, dignity and self-determination of the LGBTQ community throughout Utah. We are committed to excellence in execution and the continuing improvement of all programs, services, education and advocacy. We value and support individuals, families, and allies and building partnerships across communities

SafeU provides easily accessible and comprehensive information on a range of topics.

Supporting students to create success is the most important thing the Student Success Advocates do. They support students holistically and are able to meet students anywhere on campus. 

USA fosters individual lifestyles and educational opportunities within a framework of responsible freedom. Residents enjoy children's programs, cultural activities, and individual participation in community affairs. 

The VSC serves "student veterans," a collective term for U Vets, veterans' partners and children attending the U, and contracted ROTC students. 

 

Title IX

Mandatory reporters, private resource at the University of Utah. The Dean of Students supports respondents and enforces the student code of conduct. 

Mandatory reporters, private resource at the University of Utah. OEO resource dedicated to the U's commitment to provide a fair and equitable enviornment for individuals to pursue their academic and professional endeavors to equally access university programs. 

Planned Parenthood facilitates personal choice for all and provides sexual health care. 

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) is the home of the National Sexual Assault Hotline and other resources. Hotline: 1-800-656-4673

The RRC provides local support that empowers those victimized by sexual violence through advocacy, crisis intervention, and therapy and to educate the community about the cause, impact and prevention of sexual violence. Hotline:  801-467-7273

South Valley Sanctuary strives to empowering those victimized by sexual violence through advocacy, crisis intervention, and therapy and to educate the community about the cause, impact, and prevention of sexual violence.

Confidential resource at the University of Utah. Through the Center for Student Wellness, the Victim-Survivor Advocates assist students, faculty, and staff who have experienced sexual violence, domestic violence, stalking, or interpersonal violence. 

UCASA works to advance a society in which sexual violence is not tolerated through advocacy, service, and education. UCASA also hosts the 40-hour response certification. 

UDVC Works to create a state where domestic and sexual violence are intolerable through advocacy, collaboration, and education. 

Confidential resource (clinical staff) at the University of Utah. 

The YWCA is home to the Family Justice Center, which provides shelter and services for survivors of domestic violence and their children. 

 

Women's Organizations on Campus

Works to support women premedical and medical students, and physicians through school careers and beyond. For more info, email them at amwa.utah@gmail.com 

AWM encourages women to study and have active careers in mathematical sciences. 

Educates, supports, and empowers women to advance within the medical field. For more information, email them at utah.affp@gmail.com

Encourages women to take up a dentistry career through networking, support, volunteer opportunities, and mentoring. For more information, email them at uofufwd@gmail.com

GALS provides women with the tools necessary for fulfilling and successful career experiences in science through networking, seminars, social events, and supportive mentoring. 

Her Campus serves as a career launching point for its team of college journalists.

IWA offers a platform for intercultural exchange and interaction for women at the University of Utah.

Multicultural organizations develop community leadership through events and cultural focus. 

Panhellenic organizations offer leadership, scholarship, and social opportunities.

SURF educates students on reproductive health, rights, and justice. 

WiHMS fosters the academic progress of women faculty, housestaff, graduate students and medical students through education, advocacy, mentoring and networking.

WIM is a program for all women and men that are interested in mining and diversifying the field.

WOMPA increases the visibility of women in physics and astronomy at the University of Utah 

WOT focuses on the supporting and nurturing marginalized women on campus. 

 

Last Updated: 6/7/19