The UCCU Center at Utah Valley University, located in Orem Utah is an 8,500 seat multi-purpose venue which opened in 1996. It is home to the UVU Division 1 Wolverine Athletics Teams, and Orem Owlz, the Pioneer League rookie team for the Los Angeles Angels.
The UCCU Center has grown to host many top touring shows such as ZZ Top, Boston, Lonestar, Styx, Maroon 5, Lifehouse, INXS, One Republic, Jimmy Eat World, Paramore, Kelly Clarkson and more along with family shows like Wasatch Christmas, Bar J Wranglers, Jordan World Circus, The Forgotten Carols and Kurt Bestor. This multi-purpose facility can host basketball, football, family shows, concert settings with various capacities, trade shows, Expos, and several set ups to accommodate just about any event. The UCCU Center is located near the beautiful Wasatch Mountains in Utah County, is less than an hour’s drive south of Salt Lake City and within 20 miles you can enjoy winter sports, hiking, mountain biking, camping, water recreation and more.
The UCCU Center is part of the Utah Valley University’s 250+ acre Campus which started in 1945 as Utah Technical College. In 1987 as the school continued to flourish it became Utah Valley Community College and over the years with continued growth through curriculum, building expansion and the new UCCU Center the institution became Utah Valley State College in 1993. William A. Sederburg became the new president in 2003 and wasted no time in working with local and state officials to obtain university status. With the new expansive Library, Digital Learning Center and the school offering masters degrees on July 1, 2008 the school became Utah Valley University.