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Salote Halatoa

Salote at Rice Eccles

Admissions Counselor



(801) 581-5952

Recruiting Territories:

Montana, Northern California, North Dakota, South Dakota, WyomingUtah School Districts: Granite, Murray


West Jordan, UT

Alma Mater:

University of Utah

Number of years at the U:

I've worked for the U of U for five years in different positions. I started at the Office of Admissions in June 2015.

Why did you decide to work at the U?

I graduated from the U and I have pride in the U and wanted to represent it. They also have great benefits and opportunities both educationally and professionally.

Favorite Ute memory:

My husband asked me to be his girlfriend freshman year in college. We dated for a year before we got married and we've been happily married since!

Most memorable college class:

Being a T.A. for Professor Theresa Martinez's undergraduate sociology classes. She was the best and her classes were inspiring!

Best part of your job's location:

I get to see the best of both worlds: the beautiful outdoor scenery of Utah as well as the city life of downtown Salt Lake.

Favorite Salt Lake restaurant:

Tucanos at the Gateway Mall

Best part of your job:

Representing the U and helping students gain access to higher education.

Tips for college:

Stay focused, work hard, and never give up!

What do you do in your free-time:

Spend time with my family doing anything and everything. I also love working out and eating (perfect combination, I know).

Last Updated: 7/13/18