History of Campus Rec

Recreation on campus at the University of Arizona has had a long history, dating back to the late 1800's.  Today, the Department of Campus Recreation plays a key role in both student academic success and student recruitment and retention.  This all started in 1985—the year the Arizona Board of Regents approved the building of student recreation facilities on campus.

Read the full story in the magazine below.


Visit the Hall of History on the main floor of the Student Recreation Center to view the entire timeline of Campus Recreation.