Utah Tech University


Basic Needs and Resources

Basic Needs - Food, Clothing, Housing

The Student Resource Center advocates for a campus community that actively nurtures the physical, intellectual, social, and personal development of its student body. To assist students with their academic journey, the Student Resource Center connects students to physical resources such as the campus food pantry, clothing closet, and child care. Additional services are available for first generation and non-traditional students.

  • Blazer Pantry: The on campus food pantry available to faculty, staff, and students experiencing food insecurity. The purpose of the Food Pantry is to decrease student food insecurity, increase healthy eating choices, and help improve student retention.  Click HERE for pantry information.
  • Clothing Closet: New to campus this year is the Clothing Closet. The purpose of this resource is to assist in providing basic necessities for students. Access to the Clothing Closet is through the Student Resource Center at 435-879-4489 or foodpantry@utahtech.edu or office #106 and #107.
  • To assist students with access to financial resources, the Student Resource Center is available to help students apply for WIC and SNAP benefits.
  • Come & Get It: Supports students by providing free food and reducing food waste on campus. Students can opt in to this service to receive text messages when extra meals are available from catered events on campus. Click HERE to register for this service.

The Student Resource Center offers a variety of other services. Please see a member of our team for assistance.  Additional services include:

  • Childcare, family support, and non-traditional student support
  • Help with navigating technology resources on campus
  • FAFSA guidance
  • Housing referrals
  • Scholarship exploration and technology grants
  • Sexual assault and domestic violence advocacy
  • Feminine hygiene supplies
  • Access to campus Mother’s Rooms

Childcare for Students

Child care subsidies available for qualifying students. Apply now for fall 2024 services.

Child Care Application

Legal Clinic

The purpose of Utah Tech’s Legal Clinic is to provide FREE one-on-one instruction & assistance to students on an array of legal topics:

  • Dating Violence
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family
  • Housing
  • Food Stamps
  • Family Employment Programs
  • Medicaid
  • Social Security
  • Consumer (Bankruptcy; Credit Reports; Debt Collection; Exempt Property; Foreclosure; Identity Theft)
  • Estate Plans & Senior

Through a partnership with the Southern Utah Bar Association, attorneys come to campus and provide free legal advice to Utah Tech University students.

Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month from 5pm to 7pm.

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Community Resource Hub

The United Way provides a collaborative list of resources for Utah. Search by city or zip code for resources in your area. United Way sponsors the 211Utah app for easy access.

211 Utah

Community Resources

Recent data shows that as many as 3 in 5 U.S. college are experiencing basic needs insecurity, ranging from financial, medical and mental health services, housing insecurity, food insecurity and other forms of insecurity. Utah Tech University and Washington County have a number of available resources. Please use the link below for a list of available resources.

Community Resources

Aid and Scholarships

Find out scholarship opportunities from the community and the state (e.g. AAUW Scholarship, PEO Scholarship) offered to female students. COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS

AAUW Scholarship – American Association of University Women St George Branch advances equity for women and girls in Southern Utah through philanthropy, advocacy, and education. Each year we award scholarships, up to $1,000 each, to eligible female Utah Residents in the greater St George area who demonstrate a financial need and ability to finish their degree(Bachelors or Masters).

Utah PEO – P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) is an organization of women, by women and for women. It supports women through friendships and the bonds of sisterhood and through educational scholarships, grants, awards, and loans.

High Impact Student Scholarship – This scholarship is designed to improve student success by providing financial assistance to UT students participating in high impact practices.  This will cover no more than 50% of the total cost with a maximum amount of $500. Application Form

Careers and Internships – The Utah Tech University Career Center serves as the local, regional, and national career networking hub for students, alumni, employers and the community.




  • UT Women’s Resource Center and Student Inclusiveness Videos (2020)
  • UT Women’s Resource Center Online Blender Services/Events Information with the Women’s Resource Center Staff, Zoom Webinar, March 3, 2021, 12 – 1 p.m.
  • AAUW – St. George: Opportunities for Women” by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) – St. George Branch, Holland Centennial Commons 550, February 21, 2018, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
  • Finding Your Voice” with Prof. Susan Ertel, UWHEN-UT President Elect and Associate Professor of English, Gardner Conference Room D, October 23, 2015, 11: 00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • International Women in Focus” in collaboration with Dixie Forum, Introduction by Dr. Florence Elizabeth Bacabac (WRC director) and Panelists Dr. Leonor Ceballos (Spain), Dr. Chizu Matsubara (Japan), Dr. Theda Wrede (Germany), and Prof. Olga Pilkington (Russia), Browning 101 – Dunford Auditorium, September 22, 2015, 12 – 12:50 p.m.
  • “Mentoring Future Researchers: Identifying and Fostering Potential” with Dr. Olga A. Pilkington, Asst. Professor of English and Asst. Director of Undergraduate Research Program (Zoom Webinar, September 23, 2020, 2-3 p.m.)
  • Mentoring Panel Discussion, Holland Centennial Commons 550, March 23, 2018, 11 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
  • PEO Scholarships for Women by Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Utah State Chapter, Zoom Webinar, January 27, 2021, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • “Preparing Yourself to Influence and Lead” with Dr. Susan Madsen, Orin R. Woodbury Professor of Leadership & Ethics at Utah Valley University (Gardner Cottam Conference Room, October 5, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
  • “Raising the (Wo)mentoring Bar” with Donna Dillingham-Evans, Special Assistant to the Provost at Utah State University; Terry Metcalf-Peterson, Academic Advisor of Communication Studies at Utah Tech University; and Sondra Fraleigh, Professor Emeritus of Dance and Somatic Studies at SUNY-Brockport (Holland 537 – Zion Room, August 19, 2016, 1 – 2:30 p.m.)​
  • “Response and Responsibility” with Courtney Cannon, DOVE Center Education Coordinator, Zoom Webinar, April 7, 2021, 12 – 1 p.m
  • “Succeeding as a Woman in STEM” with Karen Purcell, author of Unlocking Your Brilliance (Dunford Auditorium, November 4, 2013, 12-1 p.m.)
  • “Sustaining a Culture for Feminist Mentoring: A Plan for Action” with Dr. Kristine Lisa Blair, Professor of English at Bowling Green State University, BGSU Center for Leadership’s 2014 Women of Distinction Awardee, and Editor of Computers and Composition and Computers and Composition Online (Holland 537 – Zion Room, August 22, 2014, 1-2:30 p.m.)
  • “Women Entrepreneur Stories: Mentoring” with the Women’s Business Center of Utah, Zoom Webinar, February 3, 2021, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Women and Money: Earn, Save, and Invest” with Karen S. McMullin, Investor Education Coordinator of Utah Division of Securities (Zoom Webinar, November 4, 2020, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • “Women Entrepreneur Stories: Mentoring” with the Women’s Business Center of Utah, Zoom Webinar, February 3, 2021, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • “Women in the Humanities” in collaboration with Dixie Forum with Panelists Dr. Florence Elizabeth Bacabac (Rhetoric), Dr. Melanie Hinton (Humanities), and Dr. Amijo Comeford (Literature), Browning 101 – Dunford Auditorium, September 20, 2016, 12 – 12:50 p.m.


  • “Conversations on Mentoring” with Dr. Donna Dillingham-Evans, Dean of Utah State University-Toole and former executive vice president and VP of academic services of Utah Tech University (Holland 537 – Zion Room, August 16, 2013, 1-2 p.m.)

Women's Groups and Advocacies

Work Smart Project

WorkSmart is an advocacy partnership designed to elevate women in the workforce with assistance from community partners. This program from AAUW was developed to combat the gender pay disparity directly by training women to negotiate for the salary, benefits and promotions they deserve.

Start now your 90 minutes of online training and start Working Smart!

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