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Academic Skills

Being successful in college requires the ability to learn effectively in a variety of learning contexts and to demonstrate what you have learned. The tools in this section will support you in strengthening your academic skills.

ACADEMIC ADVISING AND OTHER KEY SUPPORT SERVICES

Find the personalized support you need to get on track, stay on track, and make the most of your undergraduate experience!

Make an appointment

ADVISOR FINDER

Unsure who you should meet with for academic advising? Click here, and answer a few questions to find out!

FIND YOUR ADVISOR

ED PS 2600 STRATEGIES FOR COLLEGE SUCCESS

A course designed to support academic success by focusing on test taking skills, time scheduling, stress management, learning techniques, goal setting, etc.

LEARN MORE

LEARNING CENTER

Offers free and low-cost tutoring and free consultation with a learning specialist. LEARN MORE

SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION (SI)

Selected courses offer SI, providing organized study sessions open to all students in the course.

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MEET WITH A LEARNING SPECIALIST

Offered through the Learning Center. Consult with an expert about steps you can take to build and strengthen your learning and study skills.

SEND EMAIL TO schedule a consultation

WRITING CENTER

Can help you become a more skilled and confident writer. Offers individual consultations with peer tutors.

LEARN MORE

learning center resources page

Excellent academic resources compiled from several universities and learning web sites.

Link to web page

HOW TO distraction-proof your mind

Why is it so hard to avoid distractions? How can you get better at it? Here are five research-based tips to help you stay focused.

LINK TO VIDEO

HOW TO STAY LASER FOCUSED WHEN STUDYING

Rowan from Art of Smart TV shares how you can use a couple of simple study tips and tools to maintain concentration during study sessions.

LINK TO VIDEO

PART 1: FIND YOUR LEARNING STYLE QUESTIONNAIRE

This questionnaire for determining your learning style preference was developed by a professor of Engineering and an academic advising professional. After you complete it and receive your results, consult the “Learning Styles and Strategies” article linked in the next box.

LINK TO QUESTIONNAIRE

PART 2: LEARNING STYLES AND STRATEGIES

This brief article by a professor of Engineering and an academic advising professional describes distinct learning styles and offers practical strategies for learning effectively with each. Consult it after receiving your results from the ‘Find your Learning Styles’ questionnaire linked in the previous box.

LINK TO ARTICLE

HOW YOUR MEMORY WORKS

Rowan from Art of Smart TV describes how memory works and offers what may be the key to retaining academic material, repetition.

link to Video

MEMORY CHAMPS? THEY'RE JUST LIKE THE REST OF US

This story from NPR's Morning Edition describes the experience of a journalist who set out to write about mental athletes and ended up becoming one himself. He discovers the key is mnemonics (memory devices).

link to Podcast

SLEEP AND MEMORY

A brief and effective introduction to the science of sleep as it affects memory.

link to Video

CURVE OF FORGETTING

The Curve of Forgetting shows how quickly you forget what you learn if you're not intentional about retaining it.

Link to Web Page

GROWTH MINDSET

This short video introduces the importance of having a growth mindset, i.e., knowing that you can train your brain to get smarter.

LINK TO Video

HOW TO GROW YOUR BRAIN

This short video introduces brain science that explains why struggle is such a key part of learning and developing your intelligence.

LINK TO video

STRUGGLE FOR SMARTS?

This fascinating story from NPR's Morning Edition invites you to consider your view of the role of struggle in the learning process. The implication is that simply adjusting your mindset can make an important difference! (Includes link to transcript.)

LINK to Podcast

 

THE POWER OF BELIEF: MINDSET AND SUCCESS

Educator and scholar Eduardo Briceño discusses social science research and real life examples that reveal that one’s mindset is a key to success in college and in life.

LINK TO Video

STRATEGY BOX

Use this tool when you encounter a difficult challenge to identify transferable strategies you’ve successfully employed in other contexts.

download document

ABILITY, EFFORT OR MINDSET?

This brief excerpt from a book on college success introduces the idea that how you think about intelligence can powerfully affect your approach to learning.

Open Excerpt

ASSESS YOUR MINDSET

This assessment is a quick diagnostic tool drawn from research-validated measures. You will receive personalized feedback after you submit the assessment.

Take the Assessment

THE DIRTY LITTLE SECRET ABOUT GROWTH MINDSET

Zach Valenti gets to the heart of the matter quickly—the essential first step in developing a growth mindset.

LINK TO VIDEO

CHANGE YOUR MINDSET, CHANGE THE GAME

Professor, psychologist, and researcher Dr. Alia Crum discusses research that reveals why our mindsets matter in virtually every aspect of our lives, illuminating the power of one’s mindset to affect health and behavior.

link to video

ONLINE ED: IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

This video will help you determine if online education is a good choice for you. You'll learn what factors pose the biggest threats to success and how to manage them. It was created by a college professor who spent a year taking online classes and researching online education from the student's perspective.

Link to Video

HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL ONLINE STUDENT (THIS IS REALLY GOOD!)

Addresses three topics central to success online: Managing your Time, Communicating Effectively, and Taking Responsibility for Your Success.

Link to WEB PAGE

MARRIOTT LIBRARY RESEARCH CONSULTATION SERVICES

Don't go it alone! Schedule a consultation session, live chat with a librarian, or link to subject specialists and subject guides.

Learn More

OVERVIEW OF THE RESEARCH PROCESS

A graphic overview of the steps involved in the research process with a short description of each.

Link to Web Page

RESEARCH SKILLS FOR UNDERGRADUATE WRITERS

Organized into lessons,  offers guidance throughout the research process, including choosing/developing your topic, article databases, effective searches, avoiding plagiarism. (Tip: Hover over each lesson button for a list of topics covered.)

Link to Web Page

SUBJECT SPECIALISTS (U OF U LIBRARIES)

Connect with expert research assistance according to subject area.

LINK TO WEB PAGE

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM

This University of Utah program provides undergraduate students and mentors the opportunity to work together on research or creative projects.

LEARN MORE

HOW TO USE YOUR TEXTBOOK (FOR SOMETHING OTHER THAN A DOORSTOP)

This video offers excellent guidance for reading academic material. It was created by a college professor for college students.

link to Video

SQ3R TEXTBOOK READING METHOD

A method of textbook reading to help you become a more effective reader by following specific steps: Survey, Question, Read, Recite and Review.

Link to Web Page

PREVIEW THE TEXT: T.H.I.E.V.E.S.

THIEVES is a pre-reading strategy that builds schema and sets the purpose for reading using an easily remembered acronym.

link to document

"READING GAMES: STRATEGIES FOR READING SCHOLARLY SOURCES"

TEXTBOOK STUDY

This article offers real-world, practical advice for how to get the most out of your academic reading. Following its counsel will help you become a more efficient and effective reader.

Download the Article

"GOOD NIGHT: 4 GOLDEN RULES OF GREAT SLEEP"

Read this short article to learn basic facts about sleep and four steps you can take in order to perform at your best.

DOWNLOAD ARTICLE

"COLLEGE STUDENTS AND SLEEP"

This short article includes a few simple strategies to help college students increase the quality of their sleep.

Download the Article

"BRIGHT SCREENS COULD DELAY SLEEP"

This short article discusses how using a tablet or computer before going to bed disrupts your sleep.

Link to Article

SLEEP AND MEMORY

A brief and effective introduction to the science of sleep as it affects memory.

link to Video

7 SLEEP SMART TIPS

Great tips for getting better sleep!

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"TO REMEMBER A LECTURE BETTER, TAKE NOTES BY HAND"

This short article discusses recent research indicating that taking notes by hand (rather than typing them) contributes to retention. See the next box for an interview with one of the researchers.

Link to Article

ATTENTION STUDENTS: PUT YOUR LAPTOP AWAY

In this short story from NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday, Pam Mueller of Princeton discusses her research that sought to test how note-taking by hand or by computer affects learning. (Includes text with description of the research.)

Link to Podcast

CORNELL NOTES

This video, created by a high school Biology professor, discusses why taking notes is necessary for effective retention of academic material and introduces the Cornell Notes method—an easy way to organize and process your notes that enables you to effectively use them for exam preparation!

Link to Video

CORNELL NOTES QUICK REFERENCE

Use this annotated template to guide your use of this powerful method for processing notes.

Open Document

USING A MIND MAP TO ORGANIZE STUDY NOTES

This video describes and demonstrates why and how to use mapping as a method for consolidating academic material for retention.

link to Video

TEST ANXIETY MANAGEMENT

A self-guided program for managing test anxiety offered by the Academic Resource Center at Utah State University. It includes attention to Preparation, Assessment (of the sources of anxiety), Strategies, and Stress Management (P.A.S.S.).

Link to Web Page

TEST TAKING CHECK LIST

Use this checklist to identify what you are already doing and what you can begin doing to become a more effective test taker.

open document

TEST-TAKING TIPS

In this textbook excerpt, discover a powerful set of strategies for strengthening test-taking skills, including managing test-anxiety. Includes attention to what to do before, during, and after an exam.

Open Excerpt

TEST TAKING TIPS FOR ENGINEERING STUDENTS (and anyone else looking for good advice)

Student-tested tips from two long-time engineering professors who noticed their students making serious mistakes preparing for and taking exams.

Open Docment

LEARNING CENTER TUTORING (FREE AND LOW-COST, INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP - ON CAMPUS)

Connect with a trained tutor at a time and place that's convenient for you. Every undergraduate student receives three free individual sessions each semester. After that, individual sessions are only $5.

Link to Web Page

 EVENING DROP-IN TUTORING IN MARRIOTT LIBRARY (FREE - ON CAMPUS)

Click "Drop-In Tutoring Schedule" button.

Link to Web Page

BIOLOGY LEARNING CENTER (FREE - ON CAMPUS)

Link to Web Page

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (FREE - ON CAMPUS)

Link to Web Page

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (FREE - ON CAMPUS)

Link to Web Page

 

MATH TUTORING CENTER (FREE - ON CAMPUS)

Link to Web Page

UNIVERSITY WRITING CENTER (FREE - ON CAMPUS)

Link to Web Page

CHEMISTRY HELP (FREE - ON CAMPUS)

See Departmental Resources on the web page linked below to find the Help Room schedule and a list of graduate student tutors.

Link to Web Page

ETUTORING AND EWRITING LAB (FREE)

Free online tutoring support in many subject areas, including Accounting, ASL, Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, Physics, Spanish, and Statistics.

Link to Web Page

CHEMISTRY - TYLER DEWITT'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL (FREE - WEB RESOURCE)

Link to Web Page

KHAN ACADEMY (FREE - WEB RESOURCE)

Link to Web Page

JUST MATH TUTORIALS BY PATRICK (FREE - WEB RESOURCE)

Link to Web Page

MATH LECTURE VIDEOS

The Department of Mathematics offers complete lecture videos for MATH 1010, 1030, 1050, 1060, 1090, 1210, 1220, and 2210.

LINK TO web page

WHAT IS ACADEMIC WRITING?

This video by a college professor offers a brief introduction to what academic writing entails. It includes attention to some common misunderstandings about collegiate level writing.

link to Video

UNIVERSITY WRITING CENTER (FREE - ON CAMPUS)

Link to Web Page

EWRITING LAB (FREE)

You can submit a paper anytime and receive feedback within 48 hours.

Link to Web Page

PURDUE OWL (ONLINE WRITING LAB)

The Writing Lab at Purdue University offers writing resources and instructional material as a free service to students and users worldwide. This is an awesome resource!

Link to Web Page

"SO YOU'VE GOT A WRITING ASSIGNMENT. NOW WHAT?"

This article offers practical guidelines for understanding college writing assignments. Following its counsel will help you approach writing assignments with more confidence.

Download the Article

ENGLISH GRAMMAR GUIDE

Comprehensive and award winning guide on English grammar.

Link to Web Page

 

Basic Needs

Getting your basic needs met is central to your success as a student. This section includes a variety of campus and community resources available to address your basic needs so that you can function at the highest level and give your full attention to learning and development.

CENTER FOR CHILD CARE AND FAMILY RESOURCES

Locate a child care option that works for you, potential financial support for child care, and discover family programs designed to support students with children.

Learn More

FINANCIAL WELLNESS CENTER

Provides education, guidance and counseling in matters of personal finance.

Learn More

OFFICE OF SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID

Offers financial aid counseling and loads of information to support you in figuring out how to fund your education, including the U's scholarship application.

Learn More

U OF U EMERGENCY FUND

If you are experiening an emergency situation and are in need of financial assistance, please complete the application linked below. The following are possible expenses for the emergency funds: tuition, fees, room and board, textbooks, required supplies or materials for classes, transportation, child care, and unexpected expenses, including COVID-19 related expenses.

LINK TO EMERGENCY FUND APPLICATION

FAFSA (FEDERAL APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID)

Submit a FAFSA to learn if you’re eligible for federal, state, or institutional grants, Work Study funds, and federal subsidized and unsubsidized loans. Many scholarships also require you to have a FAFSA on file.

Link to Application

STUDENT (CAMPUS) JOBS LIST

These job postings are continually updated. Also find helpful hints for your job search and a
resume tutorial.

Link to Jobs List

WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER (WRC) EMERGENCY FUNDS

Offers small grants to students who are in danger of discontinuing their education based on a small financial shortfall. Drop by the WRC in Union 411 for an application.

Link to Web Page

LGBT RESOURCE CENTER EMERGENCY FUNDS

U of U students can apply for up to $300 in emergency funds toward any matter that is getting in the way of their academics. (Find link to application at bottom right of their
web page.)

Link to Web Page

ASUU EMERGENCY LOAN

Offers small loans to U of U students. Repayment is required within the following calendar year. To learn more, connect with the ASUU Student Advocacy Board in Union 234 by calling 801-581-2788
or emailing
ASUU-SAB@utah.edu.

Send Email

BILL RISHEL LOAN

Up to $2,500 available annually. Interest is 5% fixed and does not accumulate until one year after graduation. Loan repayment begins one year after graduation.

Learn More

FREE TAX PREPARATION

This program is offered by the Financial Wellness Center.

Learn More

UTAH INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT NETWORK (UIDAN)

UIDAN offers Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) that match the deposits of hard-working low- and moderate income families. They will match your savings 3-to-1 when you save toward a first home, a small business, higher education or assistive technology devices.

Learn More

FACEBOOK PAGE FOR OFFICE OF SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID

A great resource! Scholarships are posted here as well as important financial aid deadlines and other useful information.

LINK TO FB PAGE

FEED U PANTRY (ON CAMPUS)

Provides non-perishable, nourishing food and hygiene kits for U of U students, their families, faculty and staff. To-go meals also available (ask at Union desk).

Learn More

LUNCH BOX - FIND FREE FOOD ON CAMPUS

Lunch Box is a free iPhone/Android app that connects students with free food on campus.

Learn More

LIST OF FOOD PANTRIES IN SALT LAKE CITY

List of Food Pantries in Salt Lake City

"FOOD STAMPS" (SNAP - SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM)

Students who meet certain requirements may be eligible for SNAP.

Learn More

DOUBLE UP FOOD BUCKS (FOR SNAP RECIPIENTS)

Farmers markets and farm stands across the state of Utah will match what you spend, up to $10 every market day, when you purchase Utah-grown fruits and vegetables, and plants that produce food.

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"ON CARROTS AND CURIOSITY"

This 2015 article published in the British Journal of Public Health reports on research that found that when people ate more fruits and vegetables, they reported greater well-being conducive to happiness, greater curiosity, and more creativity in their daily lives.

Link to Article

"WHY EATING THE RIGHT BREAKFAST IS SO IMPORTANT"

This 2015 article in Consumer Reports offers five good reasons to eat breakfast and explains why skipping the morning meal could lead to overeating later in the day.

Link to Article

HEALTHY EATING

Information and tips for healthy eating.

Link to Web Page

STUDENT HEALTH CENTER

Services include low-cost appointments for students and family members, HIV/STD testing and counseling, immunizations and low-cost TB Tests, Sports Medicine and Travel clinics, and Prescription Assistance to those who qualify.

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STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE

Learn More

AFFORDABLE
CARE ACT (INFORMATION FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS)

Link to Article

MEDICAID

Recently expanded in Utah, so you may qualitfy! A state/federal program that covers medical expenses for certain groups of people who have limited income and resources.

learn more/apply

FREE AND LOW-COST MEDICAL CLINICS

Explore this list to find a clinic that serves your needs.

Learn More

UNIVERSITY COUNSELING CENTER

Offers low-cost individual and group counseling services to University of Utah students, faculty and staff. Psychiatric services are also available.

LEARN MORE

 

CENTER FOR STUDENT WELLNESS

Offers information and links to resources for a number of health topics. Offers low-cost condoms and free HIV/STD testing at their mobile clinics.

link to web page

WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER

Offers low-cost individual counseling on a sliding scale and support groups to University of Utah students, faculty, and staff.

Learn More

UNIVERSITY NEUROPSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE

Offers behavioral and mental health care, including addiction recovery and crisis intervention services. If you’re in crisis, text or call 801-587-3000 anytime day or night.

learn more

EMERGENCY HOUSING

If you're currently homeless or displaced or anticipating an issue with housing, the U's Emergency Fund may be able to help. The application is linked below. If you are in this situation and are not eligible for federal financial aid, please contact a Student Success Advocate.

Link to Emergency fund Application

ON-CAMPUS HOUSING (HRE - HOUSING AND RESIDENTIAL EDUCATION)

Learn about the U of U’s residence halls, apartments, and living and learning communities.

Learn More

OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING

Register and search for off-campus housing options or connect with a potential roommate.

Sign Up

CAMPUS SECURITY ESCORT (U OF U DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY)

If you need to be on campus at night or at odd hours and feel nervous about walking to your vehicle, residence hall, or another building on campus, call 801-585-2677. Just tell the dispatcher where you are and request an escort to a particular campus location. They will dispatch a security officer to walk with you or to give you a ride to your desired location. (They are not able to provide escorts to off-campus locations.)

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SAFERIDE (OFFERED BY COMMUTER SERVICES)

Students, faculty and staff can request a SafeRide to and from any location on campus (except Research Park) Monday through Friday, 6 PM to 12:30 AM.

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CAMPUS POLICE (U OF U DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY)

If you're experiencing an emergency, call 911. Police or security response is also available by calling the main dispatch number, (801) 585-COPS (2677). Police officers are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Learn More

SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS & RESPONSE SUPPORT

This website seeks to provide accurate and comprehensive information regarding the reporting process and available resources for University of Utah students, faculty
and staff.

Link to Web Page

SEXUAL ASSAULT SUPPORT ADVOCATES

Assists University of Utah students, faculty, and staff who have experienced sexual violence, domestic violence, stalking, or interpersonal violence.

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SAFEUT APP

The SafeUT Crisis Text and Tip Line is a statewide service that provides real-time crisis intervention through texting and a confidential tip program – right from your smartphone.

Learn More about
the App

 

Find a Community at the U

Whether you are seeking familiarity, expanding your comfort zone, or exploring new interests, the programs in this section offer ways to connect with other students and make a big university feel more like a community.

Explore student groups, organizations, and events with Campus Connect.

BLOCK U (LEARNING COMMUNITY FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS)

Complete most general education requirements your first year! The small size, friendly environment, campus partnerships, and special activities of Block U help ease the transition to college.

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HONORS COLLEGE

The Honors College describes itself as a community of scholars, explorers, doers, and friends. It seeks intellectually curious students who are concerned with the world around them.

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LEAP (LEARNING COMMUNITY)

Fulfill graduation requirements in a small class with the same professor and students fall and spring, explore for (or get started in) your major, and connect with campus people and resources.

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LIVING LEARNING & THEME COMMUNITIES

Special on-campus housing options designed to bring together students with similar interests, majors, goals, and experiences.

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MAJORS, MINORS, ETC.

Get a quick view of majors, minors and certificates offered at the University of Utah.

START EXPLORING

MAJOR MAPS

Major Maps help you choose a major, find experiences that compliment your major, find the resources you need, consider potential career & post-degree pathways.

START EXPLORING

SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION (SI)

Offered in some large sections of popular courses, SI is a way to connect with classmates for an informal, personal, small group learning experience.

LEARN MORE

TRIO STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

For qualifying students who need and desire academic assistance and other services to be successful at the U. Must be first gen and/or low income and/or have a disability and be registered with CDA.

LEARN MORE

AMERICAN INDIAN RESOURCE CENTER (AIRC)

Offers cultural support for American Indian and Alaskan Native students, including cultural events to promote personal well-being, and a supportive “home-away-from-home” space for students.

LEARN MORE

BLACK CULTURAL CENTER

Supporting academic and cultural activities, this center is designed to promote and explore Blackness, equity, justice, and other progressive social change initiatives on campus and within the larger African diasporic community.

LEARN MORE

CENTER FOR DISABILITY & ACCESS (CDA)

Discover the services available to students with disabilities and how to qualify for accommodations.

LEARN MORE

CENTER FOR ETHNIC STUDENT AFFAIRS

Offers cultural support, a place to hang out, and multiple additional services.

LEARN MORE

DREAM CENTER

The U supports undocumented students. This program works holistically with undocumented students and their families from college access through graduation.

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FIRST GEN SCHOLARS

Home to many of the programming, events, and initiatives geared toward First-Generation Students at the U.

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LGBT RESOURCE CENTER

Offers a supportive community and space for identity exploration and development.

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MEDITATION SPACE

A room in the Union for all students, faculty, and staff for meditation and religious/spiritual observances.

LEARN MORE

OFFICE FOR STUDENT INCLUSION (OSI) IN THE SCHOOL 0F BUSINESS

Strives to cultivate an inclusive environment through the development of student and community-focused initiatives. Also provides a space for study and meeting up and a reflection room set aside for quiet contemplation.

LEARN MORE

UNIVERSITY NEIGHBORHOOD PARTNERS (UNP)

University and west side people and resources coming together in reciprocal learning, action, and benefit.

LEARN MORE

VETERANS SUPPORT CENTER

For veterans, service members, and their family members who attend the U.

LEARN MORE

WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER (WRC)

Offers educational and support services for women through programs, counseling, and training grounded in a commitment to advance social justice and equality.

LEARN MORE

ALTERNATIVE BREAKS

A great way to do something meaningful during fall or spring break and build connections with a small group of other students in the process.

LEARN MORE

ARTS PASS

All you need is your Ucard to get free or deeply-discounted access to exhibitions, performances, concerts, screenings, and virtual events at the U.

LEARN MORE

ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (ASUU)

As an enrolled student, you are automatically a member of the Associated Students of the University of Utah. ASUU is led and represented by students elected by you. Learn more about the U’s student government and how to get involved.

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ATHLETICS/THE MUSS

The MUSS is the U’s student fan club for several athletics teams on campus including football, men’s and women’s basketball, gymnastics, volleyball, and baseball. Note that the Football MUSS requires an official registration process.

LEARN MORE

BENNION CENTER (COMMUNITY SERVICE)

Connect with students motivated to make a positive impact in locally and beyond.

LEARN MORE

CAMPUS EVENT CALENDAR

All manner of events from job fairs to musicals to athletic events to lectures to support groups to info sessions, etc.

EXPLORE CAMPUS EVENTS

CAMPUS LIFE MENTORS

Connects first-year students with a network of peers and staff members to make the most of your experience at the U. Or become a mentor to support first-year students!

LEARN MORE

CAMPUS RECREATION

Intramurals, fitness classes, esports, outdoor adventures, and more!

LEARN MORE

FRATERNITY & SORORITY LIFE

The University of Utah has 11 fraternities and 7 sororities with over 1,600 students involved.

LEARN MORE

HINCKLEY INSTITUTE

Brings together students, community leaders, and the general public through internships, forums, lecture series, publications, and university-level courses.

LEARN MORE

LASSONDE ENTREPRENEUR INSTITUTE

Discover opportunities to learn about entrepreneurship and innovation through workshops, networking events, business-plan competitions, startup support, innovation programs, seminars, scholarships, community outreach, etc.

LEARN MORE

OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH (OUR)

Collaborate with faculty on research and creative work in all disciplines, and join a community of undergrads building skills and gaining direct experience across campus.

 

LEARN MORE

UNION PROGRAMMING COUNCIL (UPC)

A great way to get involved on campus by envisioning, planning, and carrying out Union events and initiatives.

LEARN MORE

 

Learning Disabilities

Learning can be particularly challenging for some students, and it is not always clear why this is the case. The tools in this section will introduce you to useful resources for supporting your success in college and may invite you to re-think the term “learning disability.”

CENTER FOR DISABILITY AND ACCESS

Discover the services available to students with disabilities and how to qualify for accommodations.

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COUNSELING CENTER

Offers counseling services to address personal and academic stressors. See also Mindfulness Center.

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UTAH NEURODIVERSITY WORKFORCE PROGRAM

Increasing awareness, opportunities, and support in Utah's higher education and STEM industries for Utah's neurodiverse population.

LEARN MORE

MINDFULNESS CENTER

Offered through the University Counseling Center, includes cognitive coaching for students with ADHD or ADHD-like symptoms and other services, including coping skills workshops, drop in mindfulness meditation, and relaxation chairs.

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LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF UTAH RESOURCE LIST

Where to find educational assessment, tutoring, therapeutic services, etc.

LEARN MORE

LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Find websites and publications that will guide you to information on LD/ADHD, teaching, professionals in the field, disability rights and advocacy, and government agencies and resource centers.

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THE GIFT OF LEARNING DIFFERENTLY

DOWNLOAD THE ARTICLE

THE MANY STRENGTHS OF DYSLEXICS

Link to Web Page

ADHD: DISABILITY OR GIFT?

LINK TO ARTICLE

ENGINEERS AND AUTISM

Link to Web Page

SUCCESSFUL BECAUSE OF DYSLEXIA

Link to Web Page

 

Online Learning

The tools in this section are carefully selected to support your effectiveness in an online learning environment. Find additional learning resources and tools in other sections on this page.

Use the Prep for Success Checklist (Link Coming Soon) to identify steps you can take to ensure your readiness for online learning.

CAMPUS HELP DESK (UIT)

Search the Knowledge Base any time. Or email or call M-F, 7 AM – 10 PM, Sa/Su, 8 AM – 6 PM Mountain Time.

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CANVAS BROWSER REQUIREMENTS

For details about browsers and plug-ins that work best with Canvas.

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CANVAS STUDENT (MOBILE APP)

Canvas Student enables access to courses using a mobile device. This can be very helpful for staying connected to a course. Be aware, however, that not all functions are available, and submitting assignments, for example, is not always reliable with the app.

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STUDENT ORIENTATION TO CANVAS

Use this nifty resource created by the Office of Teaching & Learning Technologies to learn the basics including logging in, account settings, navigating, Canvas Support, and more.

LEARN MORE

KNOWLEDGE COMMONS (IN MARRIOT LIBRARY)

For technology assistance, computer labs, printing services, available software, and equipment check out.

LEARN MORE

FREE AND LOW-COST SOFTWARE AVAILABLE FROM THE U

The Office of Software Licensing provides Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office for free for students with special educational pricing for a variety of additional software.

LEARN MORE

ZOOM PRO USER LICENSE ACTIVATION

Available for free to all students at the University of Utah (only required if you plan to be a host and need more than 40 minutes).

LEARN MORE

ETUTORING & ONLINE WRITING LAB

Free and available to all undergraduate students at the U.

LEARN MORE

LEARNING CENTER (TUTORING)

Connect with a trained tutor at a time and place that's convenient for you. Every undergraduate student receives three free individual sessions each semester. After that, individual sessions are only $5.

LEARN MORE

CANVAS STUDENT GUIDES

From how to submit an assignment to how to view your grades, go here for the most up-to-date instructions.

LEARN MORE

SET NOTIFICATION PREFERENCES

Adjust these in order to be alerted to communication, announcements, and feedback from your instructor.

LEARN HOW

SET YOUR TIME ZONE

To ensure you are viewing due dates and events in the calendar correctly, set your time zone to your current location. If you do not change your time zone, all due dates and times listed in Canvas default to Mountain Time (MT).

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PROCTER U SET-UP INSTRUCTIONS

ProctorU is an online proctoring service that you will access through your Canvas quiz/exam. Be aware that it can take up to 48 hours for an account to be activated to allow you to log in, so get set up as soon as you know that your course is using ProctorU!

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HOW TO SUBMIT A VIDEO ASSIGNMENT

Step-by-step instructions for submitting a video assignment in Canvas.

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HOW TO CREATE AND POST A VIDEO TO A DISCUSSION

There are three options for creating a video for a Canvas discussion.

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POST A VIDEO

ONLINE ED: IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

This is a great video for determining if taking online classes is a good choice for you. You'll learn what factors pose the biggest threats to success and how to manage them.

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HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL ONLINE STUDENT (THIS IS REALLY GOOD!)

Addresses three topics central to success online: Managing your Time, Communicating Effectively, and Taking Responsibility for Your Success.

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5 TIPS TO SUCCEED IN AN ONLINE COURSE

Streamlined counsel for students taking an online class.

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4 TIME MANAGEMENT TIPS FOR ONLINE STUDENTS

Excellent counsel for online students—quickly gets to the heart of the matter.

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CREATE A CONDUCIVE STUDY ENVIRONMENT

A simple guide to this fundamental component for online success.

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COMMUNICATE CLEARLY (AND OFTEN) WITH YOUR PROFESSOR

Straightforward explanation and example of effective online communication.

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PARTICIPATING IN ONLINE DISCUSSIONS

Here are two excellent sources of guidance for getting the most out of this common type of online assignment and feeling good about your contributions.

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Personal Growth

College is an extraordinary time for exploring, discovering, and developing your ‘self’! The tools in this section offer specific attention to multiple aspects of your personal growth.

BRENE BROWN ON EMPATHY

In this popular short, animated video, Dr. Brene Brown introduces the importance of empathy by distinguishing it from sympathy.

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WHAT IS EMPATHY?

The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley provides an excellent introduction to what empathy is, why practice it, and how to cultivate it. Includes short videos and links to relevant research.

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WHAT IS MINDFULNESS... AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU?

This short video effectively introduces the concept of mindfulness and describes its three key elements.

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WHAT IS MINDFULNESS?

You'll learn more about the concept of mindfulness here. You'll also find simple step-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness.

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3 TIPS TO BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE

A short video that describes the factors that influence confidence, points to the part we have control over, and offers practical tips for cultivating confidence.

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THE PROBLEM WITH ONLY LIKING THINGS WE FIND RELATABLE

Novelist and Professor of Creative Writing, Charmaine Craig, discusses the importance of exposing ourselves to things we might not automatically like or find relatable.

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WHAT IS IMPOSTER SYNDROME AND HOW CAN I COMBAT IT?

This short video describes imposterism, introduces its basis in research, and offers guidance for addressing this surprisingly common experience.

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DEFEATING THE INNER IMPOSTER

Dr. Knatokie Ford tells her story and offers practical and powerful guidance for combating imposterism.

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THE EBB AND FLOW OF IMPOSTERISM THROUGHOUT LIFE

Recent UNC graduate Ryan Lawton describes his experience of imposterism and offers insightful advice for all of us, whether we feel like the imposter or are in a position to respond to someone who does.

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NINE WAYS TO FIGHT IMPOSTER SYNDROME

This 2017 Psychology Today article explains imposterism and offers excellent counsel for addressing its effects.

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 HIDDEN BIAS

Here's a great video from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas that explains the concept of hidden bias (also known as implicit bias), offering helpful examples.

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THE DANGER OF A SINGLE STORY

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice—and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

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HOW UNINTENTIONAL BUT INSIDIOUS BIAS CAN BE MOST HARMFUL

Dr. Derald Sue of Columbia University explains how microagressions are not the same as the everyday incivility and rudeness that all people face.

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HOW TO OVERCOME OUR BIASES? WALK BOLDLY TOWARD THEM

Diversity advocate Vernā Myers offers specific steps each of us can take to move from well-meaning to well-doing.

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A SELF-MADE SUCCESS? LET'S KILL THAT MYTH

In this short video, millionaire tech entrepreneur Jason Ford gives his humble opinion on how community, race and privilege make a big difference in whether we get to the top.

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WHY I BROKE THE RULE OF SURVIVAL FOR BLACK AMERICANS

In this short video, author and attorney Riley Temple shares his humble opinion on being made to feel like a trespasser and the legacy of slavery.

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THE WHITE SUPREMACY OF BEING ASKED WHERE I'M FROM

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase "white supremacy"? For actor comedian Peter Kim, it's facing the commonplace cultural assumption that white is the default race in America. He explains in this short video.

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FIVE TIPS FOR BEING AN ALLY

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WHAT IS GOAL SETTING AND HOW TO DO IT WELL

The Positive Psychology Program organized this online article to make it easy to explore many different dimensions of goal setting..

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7 TIPS FOR SETTING ACHIEVABLE GOALS

This 2017 Psychology Today article offers practical guidance for effectively creating and managing goals.

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WHY YOU SHOULD DEFINE YOUR FEARS

The hard choices—what we most fear doing, asking, saying—are very often exactly what we need to do. Tim Ferriss offers an approach to overcoming self-paralysis in order to take action.

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USING GOAL SETTING TO DREAM BIG

Brendon Burchard uses the idea of goal setting to invite us to dream big. He argues that SMART goals can keep us playing small and should be used in service of grand aspirations and creating a meaningful life.

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CREATING GOAL CARDS

A simple method for writing achievable goals. Includes the important dimensions of motivation, time frame, and resources.

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SMART GOALS

This short video describes key characteristics of effective goal setting.

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6 HIGH SCHOOL HABITS TO BREAK BEFORE COLLEGE

This short video focuses on the difference between college and high school. You'll learn that, while you may have gotten away with these bad habits before, it's time to ditch them in order to be successful in college!

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"CHANGE YOUR BAD HABITS TO GOOD"

A short article that offers a research-based set of principles for changing habits.

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HOW TO CREATE GOOD HABITS: 3 TIPS

This short video describes three key components involved in creating new habits.

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"HOW LONG DOES IT ACTUALLY TAKE TO FORM A NEW HABIT?"

This short article offers research-based insights into the habit-formation process.

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NEUROPLASTICITY

This short video describes neuroplasticity and it's key role in habit development.

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JOHARI WINDOW

This video introduces a useful tool for learning about yourself through feedback, self-disclosure, and self-discovery.

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PERSONALITY TYPES & INTEREST INVENTORIES

Take a personality test or interest inventory, and meet with an advisor in the Academic Advising Center to discuss the results.

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DEFINING YOUR VALUES

A multi-step exercise for identifying one’s core values. Includes a substantive list of values to aid in discernment.

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MAJOR EXPLORATION PROGRAM

The U of U's Academic Advising Center offers guidance for exploring potential majors, minors, and certificate programs.

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LGBT RESOURCE CENTER

Offers a supportive community and space for identity exploration and development, including a Mentor/Mentee program, Queer Peers (an anonymous email Q&A service), and a searchable media library.

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WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER (WRC)

Offers educational and support services for women through programs, counseling, and training grounded in a commitment to advance social justice and equality.

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CENTER FOR ETHNIC STUDENTS AFFAIRS (CESA)

Offers cultural support, a place to hang out, and numerous additional services.

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AMERICAN INDIAN RESOURCE CENTER (AIRC)

Offers cultural support for American Indian and Alaskan Native students, including cultural events to promote personal well being, and a supportive “home-away-from-home” space for students.

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BLACK CULTURAL CENTER

Supporting academic and cultural activities, this center is designed to promote and explore Blackness, equity, justice, and other progressive social change initiatives on campus and within the larger African diasporic community.

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HINCKLEY INTERNSHIPS

Do a local, national or global internship to explore you interest in a career field. Course credit is available, as are scholarships for all students.

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leadership STUDIES MINOR

Provides students with a variety of opportunities to explore leadership philosophies, theories, case examples, and practices.

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Student leadership & involvement

Discover programs and resources for developing and practicing your leadership skills.

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Goff StRategic Leadership Center

Supports education and conducts research in strategic leadership. Offers the Goff Scholars program for undergraduates.

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Own Your Awesome!

Soccer star Julie Foudy explains that leadership is personal not positional. You just have to find your unique way.

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8 Habits of resilient leaders

Leadership can be stressful. In this short video, the Mayo Clinic offers eight doable high-return practices for sustainable and resilient leadership.

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effective organizational leadership

Patty McCord spent years as an executive at Netflix. In this short video she offers several powerful insights for effective organizational leadership.

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First Follower Principle

Check out this fascinating video about how a movement is made.

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how great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek presents a simple model for how the most effective leaders inspire action by starting with the question "Why?"

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Stress Management

Stress is a normal part of life. For college students, it can be significantly heightened at times. Acknowledging and learning how to manage your stress will make you a more effective student.

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE

No matter what problems you are dealing with, there are reason to keep living. Call 800-273-8255 (TALK) and you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

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LOCAL 24-HOUR CRISIS LINE (TEXT OR CALL)

Text or Call 801-587-3000 anytime day or night and connect with the University Neuropsychiatric Institute's Crisis Line.

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WARM LINE

If you're not in crisis but are seeking support, engagement, or encouragement, call 801-587-1055 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Certified Peer Specialists offer support and empower callers to resolve problems by fostering a sense of hope, dignity, and self-respect.

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RECEIVING CENTER (UNIVERSITY NEUROPSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE - UNI)

A short-term (up to 23 hours) secure center providing therapeutic crisis management. Click on "learn more" and scroll down.

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UNI MOBILE CRISIS OUTREACH TEAM (MCOT)

Provides a free, prompt, face-to-face response to any resident of Salt Lake County who is experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Call the Crisis Line at 801-587-3000.

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SAFEUT APP

The SafeUT Crisis Text and Tip Line is a statewide service that provides real-time crisis intervention through texting and a confidential tip program – right from your

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UNIVERSITY COUNSELING CENTER

Offers low-cost individual and group counseling services. Psychiatric services are also available. See also Mindfulness Center.

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WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER (WRC)

Offers educational and support services for women through programs, counseling, and training grounded in a commitment to advance social justice and equality.

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MINDFULNESS CENTER

Offered through the University Counseling Center, includes cognitive coaching for students with ADHD or ADHD-like symptoms and other services, including coping skills workshops, drop in mindfulness meditation, and relaxation chairs.

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DREAM CENTER

The U supports undocumented students. This program works holistically with undocumented students and their families from college access through graduation.

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FINANCIAL WELLNESS CENTER

Provides education, guidance and counseling in matters of personal finance.

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SEXUAL ASSAULT SUPPORT ADVOCATES

Assists University of Utah students, faculty, and staff who have experienced sexual violence, domestic violence, stalking, or interpersonal violence.

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WELLNESS COACHING

Offered by the Center for Student Wellness, wellness coaching supports people in finding balance in life by building a plan to reach their wellness goals.

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SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS & RESPONSE SUPPORT

This website seeks to provide accurate and comprehensive information regarding the reporting process and available resources for University of Utah students, faculty and staff.

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WALK THE LABYRINTH (COURTYARD BEHIND CTIHB)

Labyrinths are ancient structures found in many cultural and spiritual traditions. Walking the labyrinth can reduce your stress and help you regain focus. It can be a profoundly calming experience.

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HOW TO MAKE STRESS YOUR FRIEND

Psychologist Kelly McGonigal discusses new research that reveals that how you view stress may be more important (in terms of its impact) than the stress itself.

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STRUGGLE FOR SMARTS?

This fascinating story from NPR's Morning Edition invites you to consider your view of the role of struggle in the learning process. The implication is that simply adjusting your mindset can make an important difference!

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RESILIENCE: HOW DO WE PIECE OURSELVES BACK TOGETHER?

This short video, created by students, captures the power of resilience in word and image.

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ACTION PLAN: STRESSORS, SOLUTIONS, RESOURCES

A worksheet for identifying sources of stress in multiple domains of your life, relevant resources for addressing each, and potential solutions.

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WHAT IS MINDFULNESS... AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU?

This short video effectively introduces the concept of mindfulness and describes its three key elements.

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WHAT IS MINDFULNESS?

You'll learn more about the concept of mindfulness here. You'll also find simple step-by-step guidance for developing mindfulness.

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Time Management

Managing and using your time effectively is a skill that can be learned and strengthened. Whatever your particular situation, you can become more effective with the help of the tools in this section.

HOW TO MANAGE TIME, REDUCE STRESS, AND INCREASE HAPPINESS

This video effectively introduces several key principles of time management. It was created by a college professor for college students.

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POWER IDEAS FROM THE WISE

A good idea can change everything.

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TIME MANAGEMENT SELF ASSESSMENT

Use these ten questions to assess what you are doing well and what needs some attention.

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GET TO KNOW YOURSELF

Answer these question to gain important insight as you work to strengthen your time management. 

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3-DAY TIME MONITOR

Provides a way to record activities in thirty minute increments for three full days and a simple method for analyzing the data in order to assess how effectively you are using your time.

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NAMING YOUR PRIORITIES & GETTING REAL(ISTIC)

These simple worksheets are designed to assist in discerning what matters most to you, what you may need to let go of, and what you will keep in your life as you seek to give full attention to college.

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COVEY'S TIME MANAGEMENT GRID

A brief primer on how to use Covey’s Time Management Grid to organize priorities.

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ASSIGNMENT TRACKING SHEET: WEEK-AT-A-GLANCE

A simple, easily-adapted form for keeping track of assignments due in multiple classes. Can work well if you prefer to track your assignments on paper, rather than on a computer. Adapt and print all you need for the term!

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ASSIGNMENT TRACKING SHEET: SEMESTER-AT-A-GLANCE

A simple, easily-adapted form for keeping track of assignments due in multiple classes. Allows for the entire semester to be visible on a single page.

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WEEKLY SCHEDULE FORM

A simple, easily-adapted form for creating a  schedule for a full week, however detailed you choose. Each day is presented in 30 minute increments.

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"TO DO" LISTS

Get in the habit of creating daily, weekly, and semester to do lists.

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PROCRASTINATION - THE MUSICAL

An entertaining introduction to procrastination, perhaps the number one nemesis of college students! (Sometimes it helps to laugh at ourselves a little.)

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THE SCIENCE OF PROCRASTINATION AND HOW TO MANAGE IT

This short video explains why you may procrastinate and offers some concrete ways to manage this tendency.

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STOP PROCRASTINATING: TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

A simple exercise for addressing procrastination. Acknowledges that procrastination is often situation specific and so is the solution.

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University Policies and Procedures

 

A TO Z INDEX

A quick way to locate all things U of U—departments, programs, resources, information, etc.

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CAMPUS HELP DESK (UIT)

Search the Knowledge Base any time. Or email or call M-F, 7 AM – 10 PM and Sa Su, 8 AM – 6 PM Mountain Time.

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HOW TO NAVIGATE CAMPUS INFORMATION SYSTEM (CIS)

Learn how to make CIS your friend with this video created by the Academic Advising Center.

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CANVAS STUDENT GUIDES

Nearly every class at the U includes a Canvas component, and every online class is taught using Canvas. From how to submit an assignment to how to view your grades, go here for the most up-to-date instructions.

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GENERAL EDUCATION AND BACHELOR DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

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DEGREE AUDIT

Use this tool to track your progress towards graduation. You can also use it to explore different majors and plan future semesters.

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PARKING AND COMMUTER SERVICES

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U OF U EMERGENCY ALERT

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STUDENT HANDBOOK

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ATTENDANCE POLICY

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GRADING POLICIES

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ACADEMIC CALENDARS

Academic calendars provide essential information for students, including when classes begin and end, last day to add, drop (delete), elect CR/NC, or audit classes, last day to withdraw from classes, final exam period and schedule, etc.

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DROP DEADLINE POLICY

If you are enrolled in a course and wish to drop (delete) it, you must officially drop the class by the drop deadline or you will be charged full tuition and subject to the course's grading policy.

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FINAL EXAM SCHEDULES

Find final exam schedules at the bottom of the web page linked here:

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WITHDRAW (W) FROM CLASS AFTER DROP DEADLINE

You can officially withdraw (W) from a course after the drop deadline up to the midpoint of the course. A “W” grade will be recorded on your transcript, and unlike when deleting a course, tuition is still owed when withdrawing from a course.

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DROP OR WITHDRAW (W) FROM  A MISCELLANEOUS SESSION COURSE

Miscellaneous session courses have different add, drop, and withdraw dates determined by the length of the course. It's important to be alert to  this if you enroll in such a course.

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MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH AN ACADEMIC ADVISOR

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CLASS SCHEDULES

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HOW TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES

Learn how to register for classes with this video created by the Academic Advising Center.

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HAVE A REGISTRATION HOLD?

Holds may be placed on your record for a variety of reasons including but not limited to: a balance on your U of U account, missing immunization records, parking tickets, mandatory advising, or missing admissions credentials.

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SCHEDULE BUILDER

A tool for building a class schedule according to your particular needs and preferences.

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HOW TO USE SCHEDULE BUILDER

Learn how to use Schedule Builder with this video created by the Academic Advising Center.

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WAIT LISTING

If a class is full when you register, wait listing allows you to add your name to an electronic wait list and potentially be added to the class if space opens up and you meet the requirements (does not guarantee enrollment in the class).

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FINANCIAL AID CHECKLIST

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SUMMER FINANCIAL AID

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SCHOLARSHIPS

FIND SCHOLARSHIPS

WORK STUDY

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TUITION AND FEES

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CENTER FOR DISABILITY & ACCESS

Discover the services available to students with disabilities and how to qualify for accommodations.

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REQUESTING EXCEPTION TO UNIVERSITY POLICY

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REQUESTING A LEAVE OF ABSENCE

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RESIDENCY FOR TUITION PURPOSES

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TRANSCRIPTS AND VERIFICATIONS

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APPLYING FOR GRADUATION

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STUDENT CODE

As students of the University of Utah, you are afforded rights and are accountable to act in a way that is in keeping with specific expectations.

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REPORT A BIAS INCIDENT

Any act of intolerance, motivated wholly or in part by bias or prejudice against an individual’s race, color, ethnicity, age, religion, size, disability, national origin, language, gender, veteran status, identity expression, sexual orientation or age—regardless of severity—can be reported using this form.

SUBMIT A REPORT

SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS & RESPONSE SUPPORT

Provides accurate and comprehensive information regarding available resources and the reporting process for students, faculty and staff.

GET SUPPORT

DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, OR SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

Contains a wealth of information about the policies and processes for addressing discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct.

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Last Updated: 8/4/20