SUU First Year Experience and Orientation

Fast Facts

  • More than 1,600 first year students and parents attended orientation in 2014.
  • "Students who attend orientation programs are more successful [in college] than those who do not participate." Orientation Planning Manual: 2010 Edition
  • SUU is within 1/2 day's drive of at least 13 national and state parks, national monuments and recreational areas, and it's only 30 minutes from Brian Head Ski Resort.
  • SUU has over 140 clubs and campus organizations available to students.
  • SUU has 15 NCAA athletic teams, and SUU students get into athletic events FREE with a current student I.D.
  • 83% of all SUU classes have less than 30 students, and more than half have less than 20 students.
  • All SUU faculty members hold regular office hours to meet with students outside of class.
  • SUU is recognized as one of the top 100 schools in the nation for pre-dentistry.
  • SUU's Sorensen P.E. Center has an Olympic-sized swimming pool.