COVID-19 Updates

Office of Admissions Changes Due to COVID-19

CAMPUS COVID-19 HOTLINE: 801-213-2874


office of admissions updates

Last updated June 26, 2020
New Admissions criteria:

Test Optional is now in effect for high school seniors applying to the University of Utah for fall 2021 through fall 2023 admission. The new program waives the previously required ACT/SAT test scores as part of the application requirement for most prospective students. Click here for more information.

Office closure:

The Office of Admissions is currently closed to walk-in traffic. If you have questions about the admissions process please email us or call us at (801) 581-8761. Undergraduate students can email, graduate students can email, and international students can email

Virtual events:

Although we were hoping to see you on campus, due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we have moved all our events online. You can find our virtual event schedule here.

Events & Tours Update:

Due to COVID-19 regulations, campus tours and visits have been postponed until further notice. We hope to reschedule these events in the near future. Dates and times will be posted as soon as they are released, so please check back with us frequently for the latest news and updates or join our email list for the latest updates.

LATE application FEES:

Late application fees for undergraduate applicants have been suspended.

deadline change for Confirming Your Intent to Enroll & paying your deposit:

Due to ongoing concerns and the changing environment surrounding COVID-19, we understand admitted students may need a little extra time with their college selection process.  To help ease some of the anxiety our future students are feeling right now, the University of Utah is extending the deadline for admitted students to confirm their intent to enroll and pay their enrollment deposit from May 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020. More information about the enrollment confirmation and deposit process can be found at

Orientation updates

Due to the changing nature of COVID-19, New Student Orientations for summer and fall 2020 will be facilitated virtually via canvas. If you have already registered, please check your UMail for further instructions.

More information can be found at

financial aid updates

The most up to date deadlines for the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid can be found here.

Asia campus

The most up to date information on the University of Utah Asia Campus can be found here.