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UVU promotes engagement on campus and throughout the community at both the local and global level. Partnering in this way allows UVU to create more meaningful educational experiences of impact for thousands of students. 
 

GRANTS FOR ENGAGED LEARNING

UVU’s Grants for Engaged Learning program has supported a wide range of engaged learning projects that strengthen the community in a broad and enduring way.
Community Impact
 
Community Impact
Source: Economic Impact Study conducted by Jack Faucett Associates.
 
Community Inpact
PERCENT OF UVU GRADUATES WHO REMAIN IN UTAH AT LEAST ONE YEAR AFTER GRADUATION (highest in the state)
Economic Inpact
EVERY DOLLAR INVESTED IN UVU HAS AN EIGHT-DOLLAR ECONOMIC IMPACT TO THE STATE

BUSINESS ENGAGEMENT

UVU’s business engagement strategy, crafted by a panel of business, education, and civic leaders, utilizes practical strategies to help fuel the growth of local businesses.

PARTNERING WITH SCHOOLS

Gov. Gary Herbert, who signed STEM legislation at UVU this spring, learns firsthand about an after-school robotics program taught by UVU education majors.

UNIVERSITY PROJECT

The University Project for Civic Engagement is committed to addressing literacy and math achievement among K–12 students. UVU has an active partnership with Utah County United Way.

FOCUS ON AUTISM

UVU is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for individuals with autism and their families, as well as academic programs to train and certify professionals.

GLOBAL SPOTLIGHT

The global spotlight program, the peace & justice studies program, and study abroad opportunities bring the global community to UVU and UVU to the global community.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

UVU’s involvement with Habitat for Humanity of Utah County engages students, faculty, and staff as they provide service to the community.

VOLUNTEER & SERVICE LEARNING

UVU is dedicated to providing service opportunities for students that build a sense of community commitment and enhance academic skills.