How to Apply

Welcome to the Utah Valley University Application How-To Guide! Think of the UVU Admissions Counselors as your personal sidekick while you complete the UVU admissions application. Through these video tutorials, they will guide you through each step of the application with answers to all of the most common questions. If you still have questions after going through the how-to videos, please feel free to reach out to the team. We are here to help!

Application Fee Waiver

Students can receive an application fee waiver during UCAW or at the following events:

  • Attend a Campus Tour during the month of October 2023
  • UVU Davis Open House @ TBD: November 2, 2023
  • UVU St. George Open House @ Dixie High School: November 9, 2023
  • UVU Orem Open House @ Utah Valley University: November16, 2023

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Electronic Transfer Information & Instructions

Scholarships to Consider

GreenLight Scholarship: Helps to bridge the gap between what a Pell Grant covers and what you still owe for tuition.

Important Deadlines

Mar 1


Aug 1

Fall Semester Admissions

Dec 1

Spring Semester Admissions

Admissions Guide for New Incoming Students

Step through this in-depth video guide on how to complete the UVU admissions application. You can also download a PDF version of these instructions below.

UVU Admissions Application Guide


Admissions Counselor Kaitlyn Russell takes you through some important information to consider about the application before you get started. Specifically she discusses what to do if you are a concurrent enrollment student, how to get started with the application, and more!

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Section 1 | Create Your Account

Admissions Counselor Geoff Goffe takes you through the first and second sections of the application which deals with your personal information. 

Learn more about majors at UVU

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Section 2 | Personal Info & Demographics

Admissions Counselor Kay Stasinos takes you through the next section of the application that deals with your academic plans moving forward and what you have done already. 

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Section 3 | Residency

Admissions Counselor Kaitlyn Russell takes you through the section of the application where we gain a greater understanding of your resident status. Residency status determines the amount of tuition you will pay while a student at Utah Valley University, so make sure to fill this out correctly.

Learn more about residency

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What's Next

Admissions Counselor Geoff Goffe will take you through the fifth and sixth sections of the application which will help us to learn more about who to contact in an emergency and a few additional pieces of information.

Learn more about deferring your admissions

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