Incoming First-year and Transfer Students
If you have not yet submitted your University of Utah general admission application:
You can apply to the Honors College through the University of Utah general admissions application. The Honors College has two essay prompts. The prompts are provided within the application and essays should be uploaded to the U application.
If you have already submitted your University of Utah general admission application:
Please use this form to amend your application of admission to the University of Utah to add intent to apply to the Honors College.
This form must be completed by December 1 for priority consideration. The final deadline for consideration is February 1. When completing this form, you will need to upload one PDF with both of the following prompts answered:
- (In no more than 350 words) Intellectual Tradition courses in the Honors College help prepare students to make informed decisions about complex, interdisciplinary problems. Each course asks big or universal questions that transcend historical bounds. You are tasked with creating a new Intellectual Traditions course. Please name your course and describe the topics and questions it would cover.
*Please review the Honors College website to get more information about Intellectual Traditions courses before responding to the prompts.
- (In no more than 350 words) What is it that interests you about the Liberal Arts and Sciences education (hint: look this term up) offered by the Honors College?
This application should be completed in one sitting. You will not be able to return to the application if you leave before completing it.
This application is for current University of Utah students who are interested in applying to the Honors College.
First-year students may apply as early as the end of their first full semester at the University of Utah, after grades post.
This application should be completed in one sitting. You will not be able to return to the application if you leave before completing it. You should have your essay complete and ready to put in the application, along with an unofficial copy of your University of Utah Transcript.