If you are thinking about coming to school at UVU, this information is for YOU!
Getting Started at UVU
Apply to UVU by completing the online application and paying the application fee (online or through the Cashier's). The admissions
deadline for Fall is August 15 and for Spring is December 20. A late fee will be charged
if applications are received after these deadlines.
Access Your UVU Student E-mail Account
Login to uvlink.uvu.edu. This e-mail account is where ALL OFFICIAL UVU communications will be sent. Be sure
to check often for news, notices, etc.
Complete Webstart Pre-Advisement
Login to uvlink.uvu.edu (note there is no "www" in the address). If you have not yet obtained your UV ID,
click on the link titled "How do I find my UV ID?". The first time you login to UV
Link your Password will be your birthday (mmddyy).
Next click "Student" tab. When in the student menu, click "Webstart" and begin the
pre-advisement session (be sure to submit either your UVU or personal e-mail account
when it is requested).
Upon completing Webstart, print out your completion certificate and bring it to your
meeting with your advisor.
For questions regarding Webstart completion, call 801-863-8425.
Submit ACT or SAT Scores Prior to Registering for Classes
This is required for all students under the age of 21 by the admissions deadline (Fall
is August 15, and Spring is December 20). Students with 15 or more college credits
do not have to take the ACT. All students can still attend UVU regardless of ACT scores.
You will be required to take the New Student Assessment if:
ACT scores in English, Reading, and/or Math are less than 19 or SAT scores are less
than 500 in Verbal and/or Math. English scores must be less than 3 years old and Math
scores must be less than 2 years old.College credit equivalent to UVU's ENGL 1010
and/or MAT 1010 is not posted to your UVU transcript.
If you have not taken the ACT, UVU Testing Services offers the ACT Residual. You must
register 24 hours in advance. The cost of the test is $35 and will take approximately
3 1/2 hours to complete. The scores from this test will be valid only at UVU.
If needed, the UVU New Student Assessment is available to new students at no charge
at Testing Services in WS 101. The hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Friday, 8
a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. The complete
assessment takes approximately two hours. The last test is handed out two hours prior
Please call UVU Testing Services at 801-863-8269 for more information.
Meet With Your Academic Advisor
After completing the above steps, you will meet with an advisor to get personalized
help and be cleared for registration. If you need help locating your advisor, contact
Career and Academic Counseling in WB-147 (801-863-8425).
Register for Classes
...using UVLink at uvlink.uvu.edu. You may also go to the One Stop Center or Instant Info for help with registering
...through UVLink or by calling 801-863-8299, or through the UVU Cashier's Office
(BA-109). For further tuition payment options go to the Cashier's Office website.
Obtain a "UV ID Card"
...at Campus Connection in the Student Center. A UV Card gives you access to many
things such as: the UVU Library, BYU Library, labs, bookstore, many free activities,
and a 5% discount at UVU Food Services.
Purchase a Parking Permit
...from Parking Services at 939 South 400 West (East of UVU) 801-863-8188, on-line
or at One Stop.
Students beginning Fall Semester must also attend UV Experience! which is held the
day before classes begin. For questions about this or other orientation options, call
Other information and links you might need as a new student: