This half-day event will give you keen insight into the many programs and services
available to students at UVU. All new students are required to attend one of the multiple
sessions held throughout the year.
Your academic advisor will help you understand what classes to take and when to take
them. As a new student, you’re required to meet with an advisor before you register
and you’ll meet with one every semester during your time at UVU.
Pick up a copy of My Dream of Stars to read before the fall semester starts. Book-related events are held all year beginning
with a discussion at the President’s home and a visit from the author.
You’ll be warmly welcomed to the university community in a celebration guaranteed
to open your eyes to the amazing opportunities that await you at UVU! All Freshmen,
admitted either in summer or fall, need to attend. Your families are also invited
to attend this commemorative event with you.
When you enroll in UVCommit you gain access to special activities, services and resources
specifically designed to help you graduate. You’ve made the decision to go to college;
now, commit to stay until you graduate.
This course teaches strategies for academic success like critical thinking, time management,
and how to work effectively with other students. All new freshman are strongly encouraged
to take this class during their first year at UVU.
A Learning Community is two freshman courses linked together so the same group of
students takes both courses together. You'll get to know your classmates in a more
friendly and comfortable classroom environment. It is true—two is better than one!
Each week during your first semester at UVU you will receive an email with helpful
information including campus deadlines, resources, reminders, study tips, and more.
Make sure you read them!
Service projects are a great way to connect your academic experience to real-life
challenges and opportunities. FYE Service Days also strengthen your connection to
your university community and your fellow students.
This end-of-the-year party celebrates your individual success, as well as the success
of your freshman class as a whole. You deserve to party—you survived your first year!
Besides, what college student ever turned down free food?