Welcome Veterans!

The University of Utah is a top university with extensive academic and student support capabilities.  In 2015, USA Today named the University of Utah one of the top ten most veteran-friendly universities in the nation. We’re proud to help our service men and women achieve their academic goals.

Veterans Day


  • GI Bill/VA educational program services
  • VA counseling and benefits advising
  • Career Coaching
  • Peer mentoring
  • Free tutoring
  • Free SWAG, coffee, and refreshments
  • Free printing and computer lab with CAC card readers
  • Veteran-only lounge and study area
  • Veterans yoga
  • Student veteran organization
  • Scholarship and financial aid assistance
  • Work-study opportunities
  • Student Veteran of the Year recognition
  • Many other veteran-only services and events


  • Eligible out-of-state veterans may apply for resident student status to receive in-state tuition.
  • Student veterans receive priority registration after orientation.
  • Credit may be awarded for certain military service training and experience. You can learn more here.
  • The state of Utah offers the Tuition Gap program, which pays tuition for qualifying veterans who have established Utah residency, have no VA educational benefits available, and have only a year left before earning their first bachelor’s degree.
  • The U is across the street from a regional VA office and one of the top VA hospitals.
  • A top-ranked school that is located in a beautiful veteran-friendly state, the U is an excellent institution for veterans to attend.