Social Impact Scholar gives UVU undergraduates of all majors an opportunity to use their skills and interests to make a meaningful, sustainable difference with their communities. As you learn more about principles and pathways of social impact through classes and your experiential impact hours, you'll leave UVU understanding more deeply how you might engage in being an active citizen in pursuit of lasting social impact.

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Students who complete this distinction will:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to mindful engagement with their communities
  • Be able to evaluate the effectiveness of social impact initiatives in a variety of fields
  • Gain practical, hands-on social impact experience
  • Design a plan for lifelong involvement in social
  • impact initiatives based on their personal talents, interests, and skills

Other Benefits:

  • Social Impact Scholar distinction on transcript
  • Recognition at annual Center for Social Impact luncheon
  • Networking & resume building experience
  • Honor cords at graduation

General Requirements


  • Take MGMT 494R: Social Impact Seminar (1 credit)


  • 200 hours of approved social impact work + reflections
  • 9 credits of service-learning courses + reflections


  • Complete a proposal, 40-hour social impact project, and an analysis/reflection paper

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How to Enroll

To enroll in the Social Impact Scholar program, please fill out this enrollment form and you will be contacted shortly at the email address you provide! 

Need Help? Contact Dr. Sean Crossland
[email protected]