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a school for cultural and social transformation

The School for Cultural and Social Transformation will have limited operating hours for immediate assistance only. The student lounge will remain closed. Please follow your professors’ directions on how to best reach them for issues related to coursework. Click here to see a list of contacts for all other Transform matters.


Gender Studies Scholarship

The Gender Studies Scholarship application is now open! Apply by March 1st!

Pasifika Scholars Institute goes year-round and online.

You’ve read that right! The bridge experience will be extended to the fall and spring following the summer intensive portion of the Pasifika Scholars Institute.

Save the Dates!

Make sure to make note of these events during the spring semester!

Current News

Scary Is How You Act, Not Look, Disability Advocates Tell Filmmakers

“The Witches,” a film in which Anne Hathaway’s character has disfigured hands, has resurfaced the debate over depicting evil as disabled.

Utah Women’s Mural

Dean Stockton can be seen in a new SLC mural by Jann Haworth that honors inspirational Utah women for the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification.

New book questions how we view migrants

“Migrant Crossings: Witnessing Human Trafficking in the U.S.” by Ethnic Studies Assistant Professor Annie Isabel Fukushima recently received a 2020 book award from the American Sociological Association’s Section on Asia and Asian America.

What is

Our full name is the School for Cultural and Social Transformation, but that’s awfully long, so we’ve adopted the nickname Transform. We feel like it embodies what we are, do, and feel.

Our divisions and programs share cutting-edge concepts, faculty, and space. Our goal is to forge the wave of the future for the study of shifting sexualities, changing genders, dynamic immigrations, and emergent struggles against all racist thought and actions.