Campus life at Westminster College consists on more than just going to class and studying in the library. We believe that personal growth is also a fundamental part of college, and we want your experience in here to be the most enriching one possible. The learning you do outside of the classroom is just as integral as your academics.
Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation
Become American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid certified for a job, personal knowledge, or to fulfill certain degree requirements/prerequisites.
Learn to ski or snowboard, get lifeguard certified, Scuba certified, or learn how to shoot photography in the outdoors. Community Ed classes are open to everyone.
Bring your children and/or friends to the Center for free. The climbing Wall and Aquatic Center are available to anyone during Family Night or Family and Friends Day.
Surround yourself with like-minded individuals who are interested in working out, eating right and living an overall healthy lifestyle.
Our annual Wellness Fair, held every September, is a fun opportunity for students to connect with local wellness resources.
See what jobs are currently available in the Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation Department as well as all the job descriptions from every job in the department.
Over 30 Group Exercise classes are offered each week including weekend classes. Classes are included in your Eccles HWAC membership.
Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation Department
Intramural Sports provide fun and friendly competition in a variety of individual and team sports and activities.
Katherine W. Dumke Center Center for Civic Engagement
Learning becomes an adventure when we share our knowledge with others. Practice your math skills while volunteering in local schools.
Get outside and learn how to use the knowledge you are gaining in your education and apply it to the community.
A chance to open up a child's imagination and share with them the adventures that come from reading during a tutoring session.
Katherine W. Dumke Center for Civic Engagement
Get out of your comfort zone and bring smiles to others faces while connecting with high school students and sharing your college experience with them.
Making a difference in your community is not always cheap. Apply for this funding to make that dream come true.
Need a job and love service? Get paid to work for a local non-profit.
Have an idea for a community project? Apply for a $500 grant to implement your project.
Office for Global Engagement
Explore the world next May with your favorite Westminster faculty. Short-term programs designed for a variety of budgets and majors.
Learn beyond the classroom. Spend a summer, semester, or academic year living and studying in another country.
Get paid to support and coordinate student environmental efforts across campus.
Get paid to make campus more environmentally sustainable.
Get paid to help put on events and run center programs.
Join us each April to learn about environmental groups and opportunities on and off campus.
Let our expert mechanics teach you how to maintain your bike or check out a cruiser for free.
Help grow healthy, organic food right on our campus. Volunteer and share in the harvest.
Live on campus and care about the environment? Help educate and motivate others in your hall to live greener!
The Outdoor Leadership Fellows lend their experience and knowledge back to the college in a post-bac role by assisting with field courses and mentoring newer leaders.
Step Out is the Outdoor Program’s partnership with Promise South Salt Lake dedicated to getting youth outside. Westminster students, along with PSSL staff lead trips during the summer.
Most of our trips are student-led and students can gain valuable leadership and outdoor skills through the trip leader process. Many students have even designed their own trips!
Start your Westminster experience exploring the Intermountain West's amazing wilderness with fellow first-year students! We offer several trips open to all skill levels.
Office of Residence Life
If you want to have a great living experience as a first year student, join one of our six Connection Communities and meet people with similar interests.
Participate in a campus-wide pageant in which we crown Mx. Westminster on campus. Activities included are formal wear, talent show, and interview. Contestants will be judged on creativity and poise.
Have an amazing talent? Come showcase your skills in front of your peers at our campus-wide talent show.
Come get involved with RHA. RHA serves as the voice to all on-campus students in an effort to make their experience amazing.
Want a job as a first-year student? Apply to sit and protect the residence halls while working on homework.
Become a Resident Advisor to help students transition to college and have a successful college experience.
Learn about different beliefs, be inspired, and serve with others.
Gain spiritual understandings and uplift their spirits, and help give inspiration for the work they will do in and out of the classroom.
Each Semester a panel presentation on a social or spiritual issue supported by student leadership.
Mentorship training and practice with 11–14 year olds in after school programs to increase their power of expression and ability to create sustainable service minded adults.
Want to make money between classes? The student job board continuously posts new positions at Westminster where you can work for campus departments who provide flexible schedules and great environments to work.
Associated Students of Westminster (ASW)
A dedicated group of students committed to making sure you have fun stuff to do every week on campus! ASW Events programs happen on different days and times to give you options to continuously get involved and have fun with your Westminster community.
Join one of our 60-plus clubs, encompassing broad areas of interest. Don’t see the club that you want? Grab a few friends and the Dean of Students office and ASW will help you build your own!
First-Year Student Orientation
Our unique Pre-Orientation program gets you on the right track and helps with your pre-college jitters. Join us on campus for a day of great information and stay for the night in a cabin, as we head up to an unforgettable overnight in the Wasatch mountains.
New Students get to tour Sugarhouse area as part of this orientation experience. Groups will explore different areas of Sugarhouse and Salt Lake like the Leonardo Museum, Rio Tinto Stadium, and Smith’s Ballpark, Coffee Roasters and more.
Explore some of our Sugarhouse Shops on us! ASW Events will provide a time and place, you just head over with some friends for free coffee, ice cream, or other snacks of your choice.
The Associated Students of Westminster host several dances each year in venues around Salt Lake. Foam Dance parties, Light Shows, Great Gatsby, and other themes provide for a fun night dancing the night away with friends.
One of the biggest traditions to start the Fall Semester! Glow sticks light up the night as hundreds of students join the First Year students on an all-campus wide Capture the Flag competition.
A culminating event of the New Student Orientation programs put on by the Associated Students of Westminster—Events Team (ASW Events). Food Trucks, Games, Music, and more means you don’t want to miss this party!
A condensed orientation program specifically for transfer and returning students. We focus this program on what to expect from Westminster and prepare you for your transition to a new institution.
The kick-off event for all new incoming students to get to know our campus. Several days of fun events geared at informing your experience and building relationships with new classmates, staff, and faculty.