SAVE THE DATE
2020 Virtual High School Counselor Conferences
Wednesday, September 30, for in-state counselors
Thursday, October 1, for out-of-state counselors
Did not get the email with the link to join our counselor conference today? No worries – you can create your login credentials here and join us.
We are excited to be offering our annual High School Counselor Conference again this year and with it some new ways for you to get updates and important information to help you as you work with students interested in the University of Utah.
As a result of COVID-19, our Counselor Conference will be virtual this year. However, we know the last thing you want to do is sit in-front of your computer all day long. Thus, we are making changes to our program that will offer live content the morning of the conference (which will also be recorded and available for viewing later) and then on-going opportunities to view new content on-demand throughout the year.
Because we are going virtual we are offering our conference on two consecutive days, Wednesday, Sept. 30, for in-state counselors, and Thursday, Oct. 1, for out-of-state counselors. While most of the information shared each day will be the same, there will be some nuanced differences based on the high school counselor group.
The Day’s Agenda
We are putting the final touches on each day’s schedule, but the tentative agenda for each day is as follows.
8:30 am to 8:45 am Welcome
8:45 am to 9:30 am Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid
9:35 am to 10:05 am Housing and Residential Education
10:05 am to 10:20 am Break
10:20 am to 11:30 am Office of Admissions
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Open Questions and Answers Time
Since we are doing our conference virtually, we are not asking you to pre-register. Instead, you will get an email about 30 minutes prior to the start of our day’s events that will contain the links to access each of the sessions. You will want to save this email as these links will be used after the day’s events to access the recordings of our live sessions and the on-demand content that we will be adding throughout the year.
Continuing Education Credit for Participating
We will once again be offering one credit hour of continuing education credit for participating in the conference. However, another new change is that we will not be charging for the credit this year. You read that right—free credit for participating. In order to receive the credit, counselors will have to register for the credit through continuing education at https://continue.utah.edu/contracts/EDPS2/1208 and attend the live sessions either day of the conferences.
We can’t wait for you to join us. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us at (801) 581-8761, option 1, or UofUCounselorConference@utah.edu.