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Why is there a Lighthouse in Cedar City?

By Southern Utah University on August 07, 2018

in Cedar City

Standing at 88 feet tall, developers claimed the Cedar City Providence Center Lighthouse was the tallest inland lighthouse in the United States when constructed in 2000. The lighthouse is 450 miles away from the nearest ocean, it's never guided any ships, and it doesn't have a lighthouse keeper. 

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7 Questions Students Have Before Going to SUU

By Southern Utah University on August 03, 2018

in High School

How is parking at SUU? Because SUU is a small town it might not be necessary to have car to get around town. There are numerous parking spots on SUU’s campus, however parking passes are limited. There are several free lots to park in around campus such as the lot down by the PE building and Eccles Stadium. The mission of Parking Services is to maintain a safe and efficient parking system that continuously adapts to growth of the University community and its visitors. If

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12 Questions Every Parent has About Sending Their Child to SUU

By Southern Utah University on August 03, 2018

in Parents

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What is the Student Help Center?

WHAT IS THE NEST? The Nest is SUU’s student help center created to answer any questions you may have, point you in the right direction, give you advice, a place to do homework and relax, and a one-stop-shop for all of your needs.

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Thunder U

By Southern Utah University on July 24, 2018

in High School

WHAT IS THUNDER U? Thunder U is the in-person orientation that takes place right before the start of school. During Thunder U, you will be placed in small interest-based groups while participating in campus traditions, informational sessions, social activities, and so much more. Thunder U is required for all incoming students to attend.

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Traffic and Parking Advisory: Tour of Utah Stage 1

By Southern Utah University on July 20, 2018

in Cedar City

Southern Utah University and Cedar City will host the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah August 4-7, 2018. Deemed “America’s Toughest Stage Race," the Tour of Utah is a weeklong, professional race for some of the best cycling teams in the world.

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Putting the YOU in Thunder U

By Southern Utah University on July 13, 2018

in High School

In just a few short weeks, you will be packing up your belongings, saying goodbye to Mom and Dad and saying “Hello!” to the best four years of your life.  On August 23rd, over 2000 incoming T-Birds will be flocking to SUU for Thunder U. Thunder U is an action packed 4-day course to help you transition from living at home with your family to making SUU your new home.

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First Year Advice from One College Student to Another

By Southern Utah University on July 13, 2018

in High School

College is right around the corner, and soon you be spending time in the library, going to football games and taking spontaneous trips all around southern Utah. Now it might seem like a giant scary transition to go from home life to campus life, but don’t worry - we have your back!

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Finals Week Survival Kit

You have made through the whole semester and now all you need to do before you can taste sweet freedom is pass all of your finals. This may be a little easier said than done, but with a little luck, a lot of studying and some advice you can breeze through your exams, papers, and presentations.

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Eating on A College Budget

One of the challenges of moving to college is learning how to eat on a college budget. As a student, when you're paying for school, fees, books, car, gas, rent, utilities, phone bills, and Netflix, it can be hard to make that paycheck stretch!

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