Utah Valley University

  • 800 West University Parkway
  • Orem, UT 84058
  • (801) 863-4636
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When Utah Valley State College became Utah Valley University in 2008, some wondered what could remain of its humble roots. But through the college's growth and expansion, its commitment to bringing education and prosperity to the community has remained the same since the day it was founded. As World War II loomed, the U.S. needed skilled craftsmen to produce arms and ammunition for the Allied Forces. For this purpose, in 1941 Hyrum E. Johnson brought vocational classes offered around Utah to one central Provo location (now the site of the East Bay Business Park). After the war, the State Legislature made the school a permanent state institution and named Wilson W. Sorensen director in 1945. The next two decades were filled with expansion; enrollment skyrocketed after Sorenson moved the school to 1300 North University Avenue in Provo, overloading campus capacities. After several name changes, in 1967 the school became Utah Technical College at Provo and began awarding associate degrees. The demand for more space prompted college officials to purchase and begin building on a large piece of farmland in southwest Orem adjacent to Interstate 15, the site UVU occupies today. In 1982, J. Marvin Higbee became the third president of the institution. During Higbee’s five years as president, the College increased its offerings and in 1987 became Utah Valley Community College. Kerry D. Romesburg was appointed president in 1988. He emphasized international education, arts and humanities, and short-term training throughout the college’s curriculum and improved the face of campus by adding and expanding buildings. Through his efforts, voter-approved funding was obtained for an 8,500-seat special events center on campus as well as the Wasatch Mountain Campus. Under his leadership, the institution became Utah Valley State College in 1993 and began offering bachelor degrees. In 2003, College officials conducted a national search for a new president, ultimately welcoming William A. Sederburg to the helm of UVSC. Sederburg wasted no time in working with local and state officials to put in place a plan for obtaining university status. To become a university, the school needed to build a new expansive library and start offering master’s degrees. After only a year and a half, the feat was accomplished. Utah State Legislature unanimously granted UVSC university status and on July 1, 2008 the school became Utah Valley University. New Beginnings As UVU embarks on its new journey as a university, it has a new state of the art library/digital learning center to go with it. With 190,000 square feet and five levels, it provides students, faculty and community members with classrooms, labs, study rooms and offices. UVU also has its first master’s program in Education. In the near future, master’s programs in business and nursing will be offered. Soon after university status was granted, President Sederburg was named Utah’s Commissioner of Higher Education, and Matthew S. Holland currently serves as president of Utah Valley University.

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UVU Men's Soccer vs. CSU Bakersfield

  • October 6, 2016
  • Utah Valley University

Come support our wolverines as they take on CSU Bakersfield in men's soccer.

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UVU Women's Soccer vs. CSU Bakersfield

  • October 7, 2016
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: 801-863-7474

Come cheer on our wolverines as the women's soccer team takes on CSU Bakersfield.

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UVU Women's Soccer vs. Southern Utah

  • October 7, 2016
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: 801-863-7474

Come cheer on our wolverines as the women's soccer team takes on Southern Utah.

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UVU Men's Soccer vs. UT Rio Grande Valley

  • October 8, 2016
  • Utah Valley University

Come support our wolverines as they take on UT Rio Grande Valley in men's soccer.

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UVU Men's Soccer vs. Houston Baptist

  • October 21, 2016
  • Utah Valley University

Come support our wolverines as they take on Houston Baptist in men's soccer.

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UVU Women's Soccer vs. Missouri - Kansas City

  • October 22, 2016
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: 801-863-7474

Come cheer on our wolverines as the women's soccer team takes on Missouri - Kansas City.

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UVU Men's Soccer vs. Grand Canyon

  • October 27, 2016
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Come support our wolverines as they take on Grand Canyon in men's soccer.

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UVU Men's Soccer vs. UNLV

  • October 29, 2016
  • Utah Valley University

Come support our wolverines as they take on UNLV in men's soccer.

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UVU Men's Basketball vs. Idaho State

  • November 16, 2016
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: (801) 863-7474

Utah Valley University Men's Basketball is playing Idaho State on Wednesday, November 16th at 7 PM. Get your tickets and bring the whole family to this spectacular event!

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UVU Men's Basketball vs. Benedictine

  • November 19, 2016
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: (801) 863-7474

Utah Valley University Men's Basketball is playing Benedictine (Mesa) at the UCCU Center on Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 7 PM. This is a game you won't want to miss!

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UVU Men's Basketball vs. UTSA

  • December 3, 2016
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  • Phone: (801) 863-7474

Utah Valley University Men's Basketball plays University of Texas San Antonio at the UCCU Center in Orem. The game starts at 8 PM on Saturday December 3, 2016.

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UVU Men's Basketball vs. Utah State

  • December 10, 2016
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  • Phone: (801) 863-7474

Utah Valley University Men's Basketball plays Utah State at the UCCU Center in Orem on Saturday, December 10th, 2016 at 7 PM. Get your tickets and bring your family for this big game!

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UVU Men's Basketball vs. Montana Tech

  • December 23, 2016
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: (801) 863-7474

Utah Valley University Men's Basketball plays Montana Tech at the UCCU Center in Orem on Friday, December 23rd, 2016 at 7 PM. Celebrate the holiday season by cheering on the UVU Wolverines!

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UVU Men's Basketball vs. Antelope Valley

  • January 2, 2017
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: (801) 863-7474

Utah Valley University Men's Basketball plays Antelope Valley at the UCCU Center in Orem on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 7 PM. Celebrate the new year by getting tickets and rooting for your team!

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UVU Men's Basketball vs. Chicago State

  • January 12, 2017
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: (801) 863-7474

Utah Valley University Men's Basketball plays Chicago State at the UCCU Center in Orem on Thursday, January 12th, at 7 PM. Get your tickets, bring your friends, and cheer on your team!

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UVU Men's Basketball vs. UMKC

  • January 14, 2017
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: (801) 863-7474

Utah Valley University Men's Basketball plays University of Missouri- Kansas City on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 at 7 PM. The game will be held at the UCCU Center in Orem so get your tickets... Read More

UVU Men's Basketball vs. UT-Rio Grande Valley

  • January 26, 2017
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: (801) 863-7474

Utah Valley University Men's Basketball will play UT- Rio Grande Valley at the UCCU Center in Orem on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 7 PM. Grab your tickets and bring your friends!

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UVU Men's Basketball vs. New Mexico State

  • January 28, 2017
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: (801) 863-7474

Utah Valley University Men's Basketball is playing New Mexico State at the UCCU Center in Orem on Saturday January 28th, 2017 at 7 PM. Come cheer on your team!

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UVU Men's Basketball vs. CSU Bakersfield

  • February 16, 2017
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: (801) 863-7474

Utah Valley University Men's Basketball plays CSU Bakersfield at the UCCU Center in Orem on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7 PM. Come to the court and cheer on your team!

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UVU Men's Basketball vs. Grand Canyon

  • February 18, 2017
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: (801) 863-7474

Utah Valley University Men's Basketball plays Grand Canyon at the UCCU Center in Orem on Saturday, February 18th at 7 PM. Come to the game and cheer on your team!

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UVU Men's Basketball vs. Seattle U

  • March 4, 2017
  • Utah Valley University
  • Phone: (801) 863-7474

Utah Valley University Men's Basketball plays Seattle University at the UCCU Center in Orem on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7 PM. This will be the UVU Wolverine's last home basketball game of the... Read More