When can I get to campus?

We hear this question every day from international students like you. With the coronavirus pandemic, we understand that visa availability and travel plans may have been impacted. As always, the University of Utah has you covered.

We are working to get you to campus as soon as possible, in ways that ensure your health and safety. Utah Global is prepared to support you in beginning your university journey in a way that is tailored to you. Explore our start options below.

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Option 1

On-Campus Spring Semester — Regular Start

The University of will remain open for the Spring 2021 semester. You are welcome to arrive on campus at the start of the regular semester in January, if that is possible for you. Our team will be available to support you during your transition to life in the U.S.

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Option 2

Virtual Start

If you are unable to arrive on campus for the spring semester, you can take your first semester online—no study delays or interruptions—and transition smoothly to the University of Utah next semester.

Find a Solution that Works

Explore which path to your university degree makes the most sense for you:

Question 1: Are you able to get a visa appointment for this fall?

Answer: Yes

Question 2: Are you able to book travel plans for January?

Answer: Yes


On Campus Spring Semester — Regular Start

Question 1: Are you able to get a visa to arrive on campus this spring?

Answer: No

Question 2: Are you able to begin your University of Utah degree virtually from your home?

Answer: Yes


Virtual Start

Why Start with Utah Now?

1. Start on-time

Don’t delay—start your degree program now, with no interruptions.

2. Utah credits

Take the same credits you would take if you were on-campus

3. An engaging real-time classroom

Learn from professors in real time, and get more engagement than in a typical classroom!

4. Dedicated support

Get academic assistance with Utah advisors, plus guidance on your transition to campus.

5. A connection to campus

Become part of the University of Utah community with regularly scheduled virtual events with other Utah students.

Stay Informed

During this time of uncertainty, we are here for you. See how we have been supporting our students this semester:

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COVID Safety Checklist

Review the return to campus checklist

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Stay Updated on COVID-19

News updates about COVID-19

Explore more of our COVID-19 resources