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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.

High School Credit

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.  

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 for-credit courses for all majors in over 50 countries worldwide. On one-week to year-long programs, you’ll earn academic credit, gain invaluable skills for career progression and promotion, and have an experience you can use in your future career. Plus, with over $250K in scholarships, 1 in 4 students who learn abroad will receive a scholarship!


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.



Office for Diversity and Inclusion

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion 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 Orientation and Transition

The Office or Orientation and Transition 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.



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.

Last Updated: 4/15/21