We hope you join us to show our veterans how proud we are to recognize them on this special day and to show our great respect for all men and women serving in uniform—those currently active, those retired, and those who never come home. If you have any questions about this year’s Veterans Day events, please call 801-587-7722. Also, watch this site for updates and information, including a full schedule of events, honoree bios, and deadlines and application for next year’s nominations.


Schedule of University of Utah Events


November 6-11

Wall of Honor
Say “Thank You for Your Service!” by signing the wall in honor of a vet you know
Location: Union Lobby

Monday, November 6

Meet a Vet BBQ
Have lunch on us and meet a vet
Time: 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Union Plaza; free for students, staff & faculty

Tuesday, November 7

Veteran’s Cup Dodgeball Tournament
Come challenge the Student Veterans @ the U for dodgeball supremacy and the Veteran’s Cup!
Time: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Student Life Building; donation required

Wednesday, November 8

Identity and Service: The Experiences of Unexpected Minorities in the US Military
Panel Discussion
12 p.m.
Location: Hinckley Institute Caucus Room; free to public

Thursday, November 9

When War Comes Home
Film about war’s aftereffects on veterans and their families; with commentary from a producer and the U’s National Center for Veterans Studies
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Ft. Douglas Post Theater; free to public

Friday, November 10

20th Annual Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony
Eleven Utah veterans will be honored in a full military dress ceremony that includes bagpipe procession, medallion presentation, and cannon salute
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Union Ballroom; free to public

23rd Army Band Annual Veterans Day Concert
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Salt Lake Tabernacle; free to public; presented by the UT National Guard

Saturday, November 11

Veterans Day Tailgate Party
Sponsored by the U’s Auxiliary Business Development Office for all service members, veterans, and family members attending the football game
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Ft. Douglas #621, 1945 De Trobriand Street, SLC, UT 84113

Veterans Day Football Game
Utah vs. Washington State with commemorative events
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Rice-Eccles Stadium

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