Schedule of Events

Please join us in demonstrating support and appreciation for the women and men who have served the U.S Armed Forces.

If you have any questions about this year’s Veterans Day Commemoration of Vet Week events, please call 801-587-7722. Also, watch this site for updates and information, including a full schedule of events and honoree bios. We are currently accepting nominations for our 2022 Commemoration.

NOVEMBER 8-12


Monday, November 8

Meet a Vet BBQ
FREE for students, staff, and faculty join us
Have lunch on us, meet a vet, and win some great prizes
Time:   11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Location:   Marriott Library Plaza

Tuesday, November 9

Movie Night
Come join us to watch Good Morning, Vietnam, in the Student Union Theatre. In 1965, an unorthodox and irreverent DJ named Adrian Cronauer (Robin Williams) begins to shake up things where he is assigned to the U.S Armed Services radio station in Vietnam. FREE for students, staff, and faculty – popcorn included
Time:  7:00 pm
Location:   Union Building Theater

Wednesday, November 10

Identifying America’s Unknown Soldiers
Presentation/Q&A session
Time:  Noon to 1:00 pm
Location:   Virtual
The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency will virtually present on the existing and evolving DNA technologies to aid in the identification of missing United Stated service members. This virtual presentation and Q&A session is in partnership with the Hinckley Institute of Politics and can be watched on its youtube channel. To participate please click on the following link: https://youtube.com/watch?v=AcOg2AiOMMw.

Thursday, November 11

24th Annual 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 am Bagpipe procession from Marriott Library
Time:  11:00 am Commemoration Ceremony
Location:   Union Ballroom
The event is open and free to the public

Friday, November 12

Strike Up a Conversation with a Vet Bowling Tournament
Come ‘strike’ up a conversation with the Student Veterans at the U and compete
in the bowling tournament to win a great prize! A donation of 2$ is requested but get a dollar off with your Meet a Vet BBQ raffle ticket. All proceeds support the Student Veterans at the U scholarship fund.
Time:   12:30 to 3:30 pm
Location:   Union Building Bowling Alley