Giving Day 2020 Events

Celebrate Giving Day across campus! Learn more about all the events, swag, free food, and opportunities to imagine more. 

GIVING DAY KICKOFF

Tuesday, February 25, 10 a.m.
A. Ray Olpin Student Union Lobby
Help kick off Giving Day by joining Swoop and others for a kickoff rally with swag giveaways, free hot cocoa, and more.

PHILANTHROPY FAIR

Tuesday, February 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
A. Ray Olpin Student Union Lobby
Learn about philanthropy at the U, do a service with the Bennion Center, win swag, free drinks and snacks, see live Giving Day results, and more. 

ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS SCHOLARSHIP TOURNAMENT

Tuesday, February 25, at 12 noon
A. Ray Olpin Student Union Lobby
For U of U students only! Compete in rock, paper, scissors contests to win a $500 scholarship. 

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SWOOP SEARCH (x2)

Tuesday, February 25, in the afternoon, and Wednesday, February 26, in the morning
Across campus and on Instagram by following @UofUGiving
For U of U students only! Follow @UofUGiving on Instagram for clues on where to find Swoop on campus. The student who finds Swoop has the opportunity to give $250 to their choice of Giving Day projects. 

COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS EXTRAVAGANZA

Tuesday, February 25, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. & Wednesday, February 26, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Marriott Center for Dance Lobby (2/25) & Alvin Gittins Gallery Lobby (2/26)
Cookies, puppies, live music and more! Join the College of Fine Arts tabling sessions for Giving Day to hear how CFA students are creating a community of support and creativity, and advancing their fellow peers via giving, no matter the size of gift. With drop-in performances by the School of Music Red Hots, visiting therapy dogs from Intermountain Therapy Animals, Einstein Bros. Bagels, and delicious RubySnap Cookies, you won’t want to miss these exciting opportunities to be involved during the 2020 U Giving Day!

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION TABLING EVENT

Tuesday, February 25, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. & Wednesday, February 26, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
College of Education – 1st Level in the Red Chair Cafe
College of Education U Giving Day celebration, with cookies, brownies, and giveaways. Enter to win a gift basket full of goodies!

THANKFUL THOUGHTS WITH THE ECCLES SCHOOL

Tuesday, February 25, and Wednesday, February 26
Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building
Join us for a Thank U video montage sharing your gratitude for U Giving Day donors. There will be treats, swag, and a social media challenge for the chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card!

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY TABLING EVENT

Tuesday, February 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Health Sciences Education Building Lobby
College of Pharmacy U Giving Day tabling celebration; bagels, coffee, and hot chocolate will be provided.

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES TABLING EVENT

Tuesday, February 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Language and Communication Building Lobby (LNCO)
College of Humanities tabling celebration with button giveaways & more. 

BENNION CENTER SERVICE PROJECTS OPEN HOUSE

Tuesday, February 25, and Wednesday, February 26, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bennion Center, Union Room 101
Stop by the Bennion Center to donate your time to Service Corner Projects. Follow us on Instagram (@BennionCenter) for live updates and food announcements. 

SWAG CART

Wednesday, February 26, throughout the day
Around the U of U campus
Get a ride on the Swag Cart to class or anywhere else on campus, answer questions about the U in honor of Founders Day, and win prizes. 

Other ways to get involved during Giving Day

CAMPUS STORE ROUND-UP

Throughout the entire Giving Day event
University of Utah Campus Store
Shopping at the campus bookstore? Round up the cents on your purchase and make a gift on Giving Day. 

EAT TO GIVE

Wednesday, February 26, throughout the day
At Utah Even Stevens locations
Eat at Utah Even Stevens locations on the 26th and 10% of all sales will be donated to the U’s Feed U Pantry. 

UGURT: SUPPORT STUDENT WELLNESS CENTER EVENT

Wednesday, February 26, 12 noon – 10 p.m.
UGURT, 1330 E. 200 South
Treat yourself and help the Student Wellness Center at the same time: 20% of UGURT sales will benefit the Student Wellness Center’s Giving Day project. 

UNIVERSITY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SUPPORTING SCHOLARSHIPS

Throughout the entire Giving Day event
University Campus Bookstore Branch
Open up a new account with UFCU, get $25 for yourself, and UFCU will also donate $25 to general university scholarships. 

DRESS UP TO GIVE

Tuesday and Wednesday, February 25–26
59 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
UWM Men’s Shop (formerly Utah Woolen Mills), experts in high-end men’s fashion, will donate 20% of all proceeds from February 25–26 sales to Pioneer Theatre Company.

COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND PEAK FITNESS

Tuesday, February 25, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Library Plaza
College of Health will be hosting a vertical jump challenge put on by PEAK fitness. Come and test your jumping skills! We will award the record holder(s) with a Cafe Rio gift card.