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The New U Student Experience

Student Programs

Bachelor of University Studies

The BUS program provides students with the flexibility of creating an individualized major in an area not otherwise available at the University.

Bennion Center

The Bennion Center fosters lifelong service and civic participation by engaging the university with the greater community in action, change and learning.

BlockU Program

The BlockU Program is comprised of a set schedule of two semesters (15 hours each semester) that bundles General Education, support for student success, and integrated learning.

Capstone Programs

Capstone courses integrate coursework, knowledge, skills, and experiential learning for the purpose of enabling students to demonstrate their synthesis of knowledge in real-world applications.

Continuing Education & Community Engagement

Continuing Education offers credit, noncredit, and professional courses in a wide range of topics, from art to recreation to languages to technology to cooking.

Honors College

The liberal arts and sciences tradition of the Honors College is a curriculum and community in the truest sense of the word.

Leadership Studies Minor

The minor in Leadership Studies utilizes expertise and courses throughout the university community in an effort to provide students with a variety of opportunities to explore leadership philosophies, theories, case examples, and practices. Through the Leadership Studies Minor students will develop knowledge and skills that are useful and transferable to any major, discipline, or career.

LEAP Learning Communities

LEAP is a two semester course that enables new students to transition more confidently to college and to play an active role in their own education. Students work with outstanding faculty in small classes and participate in social and service activities with other students and with Peer Advisors. LEAP offers students the opportunity to satisfy graduation requirements, explore your major or college, and meet people on campus.

Learning Abroad

Learning Abroad offers students for-credit opportunities to participate on 500+ programs in 50+ countries. On one-week to year-long programs, students earn academic credit and gain skills in career development, community engagement, language immersion, and research experience that they can use both upon their return to the U and in their future careers.

MUSE Project

The MUSE Project (My "U" Signature Experience) is dedicated to helping all undergraduate students create a genuinely personal education. We provide opportunities for mentored learning across campus and educational experiences that help you develop your unique potential for intellectual and imaginative work.

National Student Exchange

National Student Exchange (NSE) is a study away program for undergraduate students that fits into university initiatives for globalization, diversity, and engagement. Instead of crossing oceans, NSE students cross state, regional, provincial, and cultural borders for one semester or academic year at another campus partner.

New Student & Family Programs

The Center for New Student & Family Programs welcomes each new University of Utah student and their family and connects them to personalized support and meaningful opportunities by promoting academic excellence and successful transitions.

New University Scholars

New University Scholars are able to take advantage of specifically designed learning opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom. The program combines traditional in-class instruction along with opportunities to learn outside of the classroom, too.

Office of Engagement

The Office of Engagement connects community with the promises of higher education through first helping young people imagine and really believe they can go to college, then by mentoring and preparing them through the process, and finally by helping them DO.

Office of Undergraduate Research

The mission of the Office of Undergraduate Research is to facilitate and promote undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and creative works in all disciplines throughout the University of Utah campus.

Last Updated: 10/31/16