High School Counselors




Welcome, Counselors!

From application to scholarship information, we have gathered some useful links for high school counselors. This quick reference site is an exciting resource, keeping you up-to-date on the latest and most important information the University of Utah has to offer!

If there is any additional information you would like to see added to our Counselor's Page, please contact Moana Hansen by email at moana.hansen@utah.edu. You can join our contact list here!

2020 test optional update

The University of Utah is Test Optional for freshman applications for Fall 2021 admission. ACT/SAT scores are not required for admission, merit scholarships (including department scholarships), or direct admission programs (including Engineering). Freshman applications to the University of Utah for Fall 2021 will be evaluated using a holistic review process that takes into consideration factors such as a student’s high school GPA, course rigor, etc.

Learn More About Test Optional


2020 Virtual High School Counselor Conferences

Join us for the 2020 Virtual High School Counselor Conferences! Our virtual conference for Utah counselors will take place on Wednesday, September 30 and our virtual event for out-of-state counselors will take place on Thursday, October 1.

Each day we will be meeting from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm MDT.  You will have the opportunity to hear from the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, Housing and Residential Education, and the Office of Admissions.  These will be live virtual sessions, so you will be able to ask questions of the presenters and in an associated chat room. This is your chance to gain inside information that will help your students be successful applicants to the U.

An email with login information to each event will be sent to your inbox approximately 30 minutes prior to the conference. Didn't get an email? Contact us at UofUCounselorConference@utah.edu.

Click Here For An Agenda And Details



Sending transcripts

Students can submit a transcript by selecting a recommender through the Common App, or other ways to submit transcripts include:

Paper transcripts can be mailed directly from the high school or brought in an envelope sealed by the high school to:

             The University of Utah
             Office of Admissions
             201 South 1460 East, Room 250s
             Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Electronic transcripts can be requested through one of the following services:

             Credentials Solutions
             National Student Clearinghouse

If prompted for a recipient email address when ordering a transcript, please use admisstranscripts@utah.edu. Transcripts sent directly through email or fax will not be considered official.

2020-21 Prospective student Guide


digital materials

Want to get an inside look at campus and learn more about the opportunities available to you at the U? Click the link below to check out our Prospective Student Guide!

2020-2021 Prospective Student Guide

2020-2021 Counselor Info Guide



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