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.


We’re ready to think with you.

You’re back! Dean Stockton shares her excitement for this academic year and the “righteous anger” we must harness in our actions this semester.

Need Another Elective?

Looking to round out your degree? These classes still have seats available!

Pacific Islands Studies Certificate

It’s official! Starting in the Fall 2020 Semester, we will be offering an Interdisciplinary Certificate in Pacific Islands (PI) Studies.

Current News

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.


As the Latinx community continues to confront structural inequities present long before the COVID-19 outbreak, what is the role of Latinx educators during pandemic?

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.


Gardner Commons, Suite 4200
260 Central Campus Dr
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Phone: 801-581-5206