10 Things You Should Know About the University of Utah: Fall 2014 Edition

UofUIf you are considering college at the University of Utah, there are some great upcoming events and important deadlines you should know about:

  1. Major Expo on September 24 from 10 am- 2 pm:  Information about majors, minors and certificates, as well as research, study abroad programs, student support services and involvement activities will be represented.
  2. Science Day at the U on November 15 from 8am – 1:30 pm:  Students attend science workshops and experience first hand the exciting research and educational opportunities available at the University of Utah.
  3. Frontiers of Science Lecture Series on September 24, November 6, December 4, and March 26 from 6pm – 7:30 pm:  Students and teachers interested in science will love this lecture series.  Frontiers of Science brings leading scientists from around the world to Salt Lake to share their research with the community.
  4. Connecting U Days September 13, October 4, November 1, November 15:  These events provide a “snapshot” of the U via an abbreviated campus tour, info session about admissions, info on the financial aid and scholarship process, as well as first-year student programs.
  5.  Connecting U Day Honors on September 20:  Connecting U Day specifically for high achieving students.
  6.  Honors College Admission Deadline on November 1: The Honors College application is fully integrated with the general admissions application of the U of U,  but make sure you submit by November 1.
  7. Priority Application Deadline on December 1.
  8. University Merit and Diversity Scholarships Deadline on December 1:  Students who submit an admissions application by the priority deadline will also be automatically considered for these scholarships.
  9. Campus visits on September 20, October 4, November 15, and December 6 at 1 pm:  Campus visits are one of the best ways a student can determine the fit of any school.  Each visit includes a campus tour, an info session with an Admissions Counselor, and a visit to Housing.
  10. Create a My U Page:  This is one of the best ways for a student to get more personalized information about the programs and majors that are most interesting to them.  In addition, it offers helpful functions, like the application checklist which tracks items to complete, and contact info for each student’s personal admissions counselor.



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