Welcome to the U!

Your student is about to start one of the biggest adventures of their life, and we are thrilled that they have selected the Univeristy of Utah. Parents can play a big role in their student's success, both in applying for admissions and starting classes.

As Utah's flagship institution for higher education, the U strives to give students an academic experience they won't find anywhere else. Through a large amount of degree options, undergraduate research, and unique programs like Learning Abroad, Business Scholars, New University Scholars, and the Bennion Center, your student will have everything they need for a great academic experience that prepares them for their future.

Here's just some things you should know about the U (image gallery below). See more of our rankings here.


Plan to Finish

Plan to Finish graphicThe U’s Plan to Finish campaign helps students earn a degree and find their dream career, while still saving time and money. Your student will receive the top quality education the U is known for while enjoying all the exciting activities Utah has to offer. With expanded course offerings, flexible schedules, mentoring, and knowledgeable advisors, Plan to Finish offers students the resources they need to achieve their goals sooner. Learn more here >

If you'd like to learn more about the U, and what we can offer your child, please browse our site or come and see for yourself by scheduling a visit


If your student was recently admitted to the U, make sure they confirm their intent to enroll. This saves their spot on campus and lets them sign up for mandatory orientation (where they'll register for classes).