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Campus Events, Arts and Culture    Free events and holidays   Sports, Outdoors and Dining


 Campus Events

Department of Art & Art History Annual Student Art Exhibition: May 1 – 3, 8AM – 5PM, Alvin Gittins Gallery Art & Art History Building


Ballet Senior Show: May 1, 6:00PM,            Marriott Center for Dance - Alice Sheets (MCD)


Understanding Your Core Values to Manage Priorities: May 6, 12-1PM, HSEB 3420

A professional development workshop with Tony Tsai -- part of the Creating a Meaningful Career in Academic Medicine Series.


Therapy Animals of Utah: May 7, 11AM-1PM, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library

Please join us and the Therapy Animals of Utah for some stress relief from final exams!


Free Yoga: Wednesdays and Fridays 12:05PM – 1:05PM, Eccles Health Sciences Library

Stretch and relax before class or an exam! Bring your own mat because there are only three available for check-out!


Fabulous Friday: Every Friday 3 – 5PM, Union- A. Ray Olpin (UNION) Rm. 409

End your school week with the LGBT Center! During the Spring and Fall semesters, the LGBT Center holds Fabulous Fridays from 3:00-5:00 PM. Come eat free food, play board games, meet new people, and celebrate another week past.


Star Party: Every Wednesday 8 – 10PM, Physics Building (PHYS)

Come view the night sky through the Dept. Physics and Astronomy's Observatory. We'll show you the planets, stars, galaxies, clusters and nebulae from an on campus location. The South Physics Observatory is open to all ages. The opening times change throughout the year depending on sunset so check our webpage for current opening times. Star parties usually last for two hours or more and are outside, so dress appropriately.


*There are lots of other events happening on campus, check out the New to the U mobile app for more!

Arts, Culture, Concerts

Cinemark Movie Theaters: Discount Tuesday

Ticket prices range from $1 - $5.75 (3D films may have an upcharge) but may not apply on holidays or on the opening day for new movies.


Disney’s Aladdin

When: April 25 - May 12, 2019

Where: Eccles Theater / Delta Hall



Sweetheart Come

When: May 3 - 18, 2019

Where: Rose Wagner Center / Black Box



Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

When: May 9 - 13, 2019

Where: Abravanel Hall



School of Rock

When: May 28 - June 2, 2019

Where: Eccles Theater / Delta Hall


Events Nearby

What: Simple Treasures Mother's Day Boutique in Farmington

When: May 8-11
Where: Legacy Events Center in Farmington (151 South 1100 West, Farmington, UT 84025)


Check out our events happening in downtown SLC and all over the valley for the holidays:

Important Dates

  • May 2nd – 3rd: University Commencement & Convocation Exercises
  • May 13th: Grades Due


What: Utah Baseball

Where: Smith’s Ballpark

When: Through May



What: University of Utah Outdoor Adventures



Try some of City Weekly’s (Local Mag) Best Of Brunch



Breakfast: Finn’s Cafe

Where: 1624 1100 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105


Coffee: Salt Lake Roasting Co

Where: 820 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84102


Lunch: Asia Palace 2

Where: 1446 State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84115


Dinner: Laziz Kitchen

Where: 912 Jefferson St W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101


Last Updated: 5/2/19