Deferred Admissions

By deferring your admission, You can admit now and start taking classes later

Why Should I Defer?

Deferred admission was created for students who need to delay their admission to a different semester than the one they were admitted for. Students defer for reasons including humanitarian or religious mission, military service, health, financial, and family responsibilities, just to name a few.

Deferring your admission offers several advantages including:

  • Holding your scholarship
  • Receiving priority registration upon returning
  • Designating someone to register you for classes prior to your return

If you return later than the semester you designate, you may be required to reapply and pay an additional re-admission fee.

Steps To Defer Your Admission

Once you have been admitted to UVU, complete the following steps to defer your admission:

  1. Complete the online Deferred Admission Application.

    Deferred Admission Application 

  2. If you need to designate someone to register you for classes and act on your behalf, submit the online Student Information Release Form

    Student Information Release Form 

  3. If you have been awarded a scholarship, accept the scholarship through myUVU and then complete the Request to Hold Scholarship Award form.

Contact the Office of Admissions with any questions or 801-863-8706

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Please log into your myUVU account at, find your academic advisor and review any holds you may have. Contact your academic advisor for help registering for classes. Please note that deferments are not required to remain an active student in the system. Your account will remain active for seven semesters from the semester you were admitted, or the last semester you attended.  If you have scholarship questions, please contact Financial Aid at for assistance.
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