The university uses a holistic admissions process and weighs standardized act/SAT test scores, GPA, grade trend, strict AP/IB/Honor classes in high school, academic results, as well as other “personal benefits and qualities.”  The University hosts the Neal A. Maxwell Lecture Series in Political Theory and Contemporary Politics, a forum for political theorists to share their most recent theoretical work and hosts the Hinckley Institute of Politics, which annually welcomes more than 350 students to local, government, national and global internships.  The university houses 10 solar panels, including a 330-kilowatt rooftop installation at the Utah Museum of Natural History and a 262-kilowatt facility in the HPER East building. The combined tables produce 1,096,340 kilowatt hours per year and are supported by a Student Fee sustainability program in 2008.   The University of Utah is a four-year research university accredited since 1933 by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.  The U organizes its 150 university departments and programs in 17 colleges and schools.  The School of Cultural and Social Transformation is the university`s last college with the first year of senior year in 2018.  Due to the large number of LDS church members at the university, there is an LDS religious institute near the main campus, as well as several LDS student groups and 46 campus stations.  About 650 students belong to 6 sororities and 8 fraternities at the university, most of whom have chapter houses on the “Greek series” right next to campus.   The University of Utah has a dry campus, which means that alcohol is prohibited on campus.  In 2004, Utah became the first state to have a law explicitly authorizing hidden weapons on public campuses.  The University of Utah tried to ban it, but the Utah Supreme Court rejected the ban in 2006.  In 2002, the university was one of 20 schools that made the U.S.
News – World Report Sports Honor Roll.  In 2005, Utah was the first school to establish number one in the NFL and NBA Draft selections for the same year. In the 2005 NFL Draft, Alex Smith was selected first by the San Francisco 49ers, the milwaukee Bucks` first in the 2005 NBA Draft.  The university has won 13 NCAA ski championships, the last in 2019, and the 1977 National Women`s Championship.  The current student activity center, the A.