Welcome to UGA!

The Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) provides genealogical education and information for researchers at all levels, supporting members from across the nation.




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The Utah Genealogical Association is not to be confused with the Genealogical Society of Utah, who microfilmed records and gathered them at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For those wishing to see what records they have, please visit FamilySearch.org.

Summit of Excellence 2022

"Climbing to new heights"

September 14-17, 2022

Join us for a four-day multi-track conference featuring dynamic speakers, in-depth topics, and quality education. Registration opens May 7th, 2022 at registration.ugagenealogy.org.

Invitation to Join

If you are not yet a member of UGA, we invite you to join. There is considerable value associated with membership, which is offered at a reasonable annual rate with discounts given for multiple-year renewals. Life memberships are also available, as are membership gifts for friends and family. SaveSave

Trouble Logging In?

If you are a UGA member and are having trouble logging in to our Members Area, please visit our FAQs page and scroll to the bottom for login instructions. If you still have trouble, contact our Adminstrative Assistant. Be sure to provide your name, phone number, and login information (if you have it).

Upcoming Events
February 7, 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Location Research in a Digital World
Presented by Craig Siulinski on 7 Feb 2023. Register Now Computers and technology provide today’s genealogists with many resources for basic research, and for communicating/collaborating ...

March 7, 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
It’s All About the Records: Understanding Ancestry’s Collections and More!
Presented by Kory Meyerink, AG on 7 Mar 2023. Register Now Without records there is no genealogy. But often, in our focus to find the ...

April 4, 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Starting on the Right Foot: SLCC’s One-Year Online Genealogy Certificate Program
Presented by Julia Anderson, AG on 4 Apr 2023. Register Now Did you know that Salt Lake Community College has a genealogy certificate program you ...

May 2, 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Running a Business: from Networking to Marketing
Presented by Cynthia Patton on 2 May 2023. Register Now Dream came true and you finally turned your hobby of genealogical research into a profession. ...

June 6, 2023
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Setting Yourself Up for Success: Creating a Business Plan
Presented by Jennifer Roodzant on 6 Jun 2023. Register Now Creating a business plan can be an overwhelming task—they are, however, the key to setting ...

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