Join Utah Tech as we celebrate

Founders' Weekend

September 15-16, 2023

Celebrating Our Heritage and Future

What is Founders’ Weekend?

Founders’ weekend is celebrated every year around mid-September, commemorating the day the St. George Stake Academy opened its doors. During this weekend celebration we will honor the trailblazers that founded our institution. All events are free and open to students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Sep 15, 2023 Special Collections Showcase

12:00 pm
Holland Centennial Commons, 3rd Floor, Lobby & Special Collections Library

Explore the rich history of Utah Tech with exclusive exhibits.

Sep 15, 2023 Encampment Mall Campout (UT Students only)

7:30 pm
North Encampment Mall

Enjoy a night under the stars with fellow students. Bring your camping gear!

Sep 16, 2023 Heritage Cove Ribbon Cutting

9:30 am
North Encampment Mall

Breakfast will be served at 9:00 a.m. and we will celebrate the unveiling of our new landmark following.

Sep 16, 2023 Preservation & Progress: The Story of Utah's Dixie Movie Premiere

10:30 am
Dunford Auditorium

Witness the premiere of a film chronicling our region’s unique story.

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Sep 16, 2023 Scavenger Hunt

St. George Area

Participate in a scavenger hunt around St. George for your chance to win big prizes!

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Founders' Weekend Celebration

Sep 15, 2023 12:00:00


For questions or more information, please contact the University Events Office.

Events Office


Phone: 435-879-4561