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.
The Bennion Center fosters lifelong service and civic participation by engaging the university with the greater community in action, change and learning.
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It is possible for high school students to acquire university credit through their high school with one of the following programs at the University of Utah.
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.
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.
Office of Engagement
The Office of Engagement broadens access to college-going information and higher education for K-12 students, families and communities, and incarcerated youth and adults.
Office for First Generation Access
The Office for First Generation Access was established in 2019 to promote inclusive culture, relationships, and practices to support the growing diversity of our student body and to maximize opportunities and contributions by and for students.
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.
Here at the U, we believe a “Strong Start” leads to a strong finish. Our summer academic and residential programs will provide an engaging and transformative experience to a diverse group of 300 first-year students. Our goal is to not only help you acclimate yourself to life at the U, but thrive in your college experience, setting you up for a bright academic career.
U LIFE Mentors
U Life Mentors (ULMs) provide guidance, resources, advice, connections, and support to new U of U students. Through a shared identity of being a student, the mentor and mentee relationship improves the first-year experience and builds a connection to the U.
Veterans Studies Certificate
This undergraduate certificate enables students to develop a better understanding of veterans and their experiences by exploring the political, social, emotional, and historical aspects of military service and their implications for veterans and society.