Summit of Excellence 2021

Celebrate our 50th Anniversary with us. Mark your calendars for September 15-18, 2021. The program will include multiple tracks, a free "getting started" day, and a 50th Anniversary celebration.

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

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
August 3, 2021
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Networking for Genealogists
Presented by Sara Cochran on 3 Aug 2021. Register Now Genealogy Societies, Conferences, and institutes are a great way to meet new genealogy friends, colleagues, ...

August 5, 2021
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hessian Soldiers – Where did they really come from?
Presented by Gina Palmer on 5 Aug 2021. Register Now Not all Hessian Soldiers who fought in the American Revolutionary War were Hessians. Who ...

August 14, 2021
10:00 am
SLIG 2022 Registration
Register and join us at the 2022 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, January 9-14, 2022. Course descriptions and additional information can be found at ...

August 14, 2021
2:00 pm
SLIG Academy for Professionals 2022 Registration
Register for the SLIG Academy for Professionals 2021, January 16-21, 2022, in Salt Lake City, UT. Course descriptions and additional information can be found at ...

August 19, 2021
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
In their Own Words: Genealogy In the Slave Narratives
Presented by Renate Yarborough Sanders on 19 Aug 2021 at 7:00pm MT. Register Now Slave narratives give readers a first-person account of the lives of ...

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