Summit of Excellence 2020

The Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) recently announced "Summit of Excellence" as the permanent title selected for their annual Conference.

This year's program will be held in a virtual format on Friday and Saturday, September 11-12 under the theme Paths of Discovery.

Registration opens on June 20, 2020.

Self-Isolation Membership Special

UGA is offering a one-time 50% discount off on all new individual annual memberships (digital) while self-isolation orders are in effect to support genealogists during this time. This membership would give the new member access to over 100 archived webinars from the Virtual Chapter, UGA DNA and Genealogy Pro Talk. The new member would also have access to our library of Crossroads and the Genealogical Journal online.

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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

SLIG Announces 2021 Courses

SLIG has announced 16 courses to be offered at SLIG 2021 and 4 virtual courses to be held in the fall of 2020.

Academy for Professionals courses will be announced on March 1st.

For more information, click here: SLIG

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

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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 20, 2020
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Researching your tree when you're adopted: have you ever found your ‘real’ family?
Presented by Dr. Penny Walters, PhD on 20 August 2020 at 6:00pm MT. Register Now Some people are told they were adopted; others find out ...

August 25, 2020
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
The Client's DNA: Strategies and Tools for the Professional
Presented by Zachary Hamilton on 25 August 2020. Register Now DNA is an integral part of client-based research for every professional. From adoption cases to ...

September 1, 2020
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
A Genealogists Guide to Digital Marketing
Presented by David Ryan, MA, DipGen on 1 Sep 2020. Register Now The advent of digital marketing has changed how we connect with potential clients ...

September 11, 2020
UGA Summit of Excellence 2020
The Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) is pleased to announce “Summit of Excellence” as the permanent title selected for the annual UGA Conference. Summit of Excellence ...

September 16, 2020
11:00 am to 2:15 pm
In-Depth Swedish and Finnish Research
Elaine E. Hasleton, AG, and Jeff Svare, Coordinators This in-depth, institute-length course will be delivered over nine weeks.  More Information  

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