Deferred Student Checklist



Welcome back to the University of Utah! Now that your deferment is winding down, it's time to start thinking about school again.


All students returning from a deferment are required to attend an Orientation session prior to registering and attending classes. Orientation will give you a chance to learn more about programs, activities, and life at the U. You will also meet other new students form a variety of programs and get a taste of living on campus.

Register for Orientation

  • Register

    Register for your required Orientation session and pay the Orientation fee.

At Orientation

  • Immunization

    Turn in a current immunization form.

  • Advisors

    Meet with your advisor.

  • Register

    Register for classes.


The U has plenty of on-campus housing options for first-year students. Living in the residence halls is a great way to get connected with campus programs and organizations, meet other first-year students, and experience everything the University of Utah has to offer. Freshmen living in the residence halls must also sign up for a meal plan.

Housing Application Dates

  • Housing Options

    Follow the link to learn more about the different types of housing options available to you. You can view floor plans and video tours of the residence halls here.

  • Living Learning Community Housing

    If you are interested in a special Living Learning Community housing experience.

  • Meal Plans

    Sign up for a meal plan. There are a number of plans to choose from and special dietary needs can be accommodated. Learn more about meal plans here.