Topic: Campus life

Jenny smiling

A STEM-inist on a Mission

There’s nothing that can stop Jenny Herrera, a first-generation college student who has ambition down to a science.

Patrick smiling

Four Ways to Maximize Your Time Outside Class

Meet Patrick, a public management and policy major who shares his advice for making the most of your college experience.

three students smiling

My Wildcat Moment

How will you know you belong at the University of Arizona? Take these students’ word for it: you’ll just know.

Harrison standing in front of Old Main

Three Tips For First-Year Success, From a Graduating Student

Are you thinking about becoming a Wildcat? Meet Harrison, an Arizona senior and first-gen college student who’s ready to tell you all about his time in Tucson. What’s he discovered? What would he do differently? And what can you learn from his experiences at the University of Arizona?

Image of Molly Krantz, representing sorority programs

DITL of a Wildcat: Greek Edition

Meet Molly Krantz, president of the Panhellenic Executive Board, as she shares a day in her life as a Greek student.

University of Arizona campus map on a mobile device

Going Our Way?

If you're headed to campus, planning your trip can be half the fun with innovative transportation services to aid both the wanderer and hard-core commuter.

Video thumbnail for Arizona student Brach's "wildcat moment"

Making Friends – Virtually – at the University of Arizona

As a new student at the University of Arizona, Brach took a creative approach to meeting his classmates.

Student Andrea Cruz Dorame, smiling

Student Story: Attending the University of Arizona in Douglas, Arizona

This Psychology major transferred from community college to the University of Arizona at Douglas, determined to go far while staying close to home.

Alison: My Wildcat Moment

Freedom to Find the Perfect Fit

Allison was loving life as an Arizona Wildcat, but something didn’t feel quite right. Once she figured out what it was, there was no holding her back.

Student looking over her right shoulder

Take Advantage of AZ’s Perfect Weather

Temps hover in the 70s here when snow is falling from Montana to Maine. Once Wildcats catch spring fever, it never really goes away. Let’s get outside!

Evan smiles, looking to the right

Why You Shouldn’t Be Nervous to Attend Arizona

If you’re feeling anxious about starting college, there’s one thing Evan wants you to know: you aren’t alone.

ZonaZoo students having fun at a game

10 Rules for ZonaZoo

One of the most spirited student sections in the country is even better when you know how to join in on the fun.

Jason Dayee on campus

Meet First-Gen Wildcat Jason Dayee

The science major and future Neuro-Oncologist has advice for other first-generation students about fitting in, paying for college, and making the most of living on campus.

3 Student atheletes share a moment

What Black History Month Means to Me

Three student-athletes talk about family, school, sports, and what the month of February means to them.

Abstract graduation scene

Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Students from the Class of 2022 reflect on their time at Arizona and share advice for the next generation of Arizona Wildcats.

Post grad university student gives advice

Career Advice from a Graduating Wildcat

Before Aubrey starts her next chapter after graduation, she’s ready to share her tips for career success.

Indigenous student making their mark at Arizona.

Get Inspired by These Indigenous Wildcats

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, meet three Indigenous students who are making their mark at Arizona.

Students working out together at the RECcenter

The Ultimate Campus REC Guide

You don’t have to be a superstar athlete or health nut to find something to love about the University of Arizona’s Campus Recreation offerings.

Students raising Arizona flag

Tips for Your Campus Tour

Everything you need to know before your visit to our beautiful Tucson campus.

Student having a fun time in the sun

The Ultimate University of Arizona Bucket List

Here are the top University of Arizona experiences every Wildcat needs to do. How many can you check off the list?

Club hiking through a river

13 Unique Clubs at Arizona

Try something new! These clubs and organizations at the University of Arizona offer uncommon experiences – and may spark a new passion.

Students meet Wilbur

The Essential Guide for the First-Year Student’s First Weeks

What to know, what to pack, what to do, and who to follow. Updated for the Fall 2022 semester.

Students celebrating

Shining a Light on Our APIDA Community

We celebrate Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi American Heritage Month a few weeks early when most students and faculty are still on campus. But the community’s impact can be seen and felt all year long.

Students doing research in a lab

A Real-World Competition: Engineering Design Day

Go behind the scenes of Design Day, when soon-to-be graduates from different engineering disciplines collaborate to solve a problem.

Student enjoys the snow

How to Convince Your Parents to Let You Go to the University of Arizona

Going out of state is a big commitment – for you, and for your family. Here’s one Wildcat’s story of how Arizona became home

Students hiking Mount Lemon

Where to Go When It’s Hot

With an average of 350 sunny days a year, Tucson was made for fun in the sun! But where do Wildcats go when the heat is on? Let’s find out.

The most searched questions answered thumbnail

Students’ Most Asked Questions – Answered

Wildcats Kaila and Steven respond to incoming Wildcats’ most-asked questions, and talk about what they wish they had known before coming to campus.

Students enjoying Greek Life

Student’s Guide to Fraternities & Sororities

The inside scoop on fraternity and sorority programs at the University of Arizona.

Students studying in their dorm

Your Dorm Packing Guide

Here’s what to bring (and not bring) when moving into our dorms.

University of Arizona student Luis A. Esquer smiling

University Turns to Student Designer to Create Hispanic Heritage Merchandise

When asked to help develop merchandise celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Luis A. Esquer drew inspiration from his own experiences to create designs that speak to all of us.