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Bilateral Exchange Partners

Welcome

The University of Utah has formal, reciprocal agreements with a number of overseas institutions. With these bilateral student exchange partners, we both send and receive students each year. The information below is designed to assist our partner institutions and their coordinators in advising future incoming exchange students to the University of Utah!

Your students should visit the Incoming Exchange Students section of our website for more information as well.

APPLICATION

Information about the application process for students coming to the University of Utah.

Incoming Exchange Student Page

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Important dates and deadlines, class sessions, registration, and exams.

HOUSING & RESIDENTIAL EDUCATION

All exchange students are required to live on campus. The Exchange Team reserves space for exchange students according to the preferences given in the exchange applications. To guarantee a reserved room, exchange students ust complete their exchange application by the deadline. Instructions on how to complete a housing application are included in student's acceptance packet from the Learning Abroad Exchange Team.

Housing & Residential Education Website

COURSE CATALOGUE

Exchange students take between 12 - 15 credits (4-5 courses) per semester. See the University of Utah Class Catalog to review available classes for upcoming semesters or classes that have been offered in the past.

Course Catalogue

 

HEALTH INSURANCE

The University of Utah wants to ensure that international students are fully covered by adequate health insurance while in the U.S. For this reason, all international students on F and J visas will automatically be enrolled in the University of Utah Student Health Insurance Plan administered by United Healthcare.

International Student Health and Insurance Information

ORIENTATION

Students will be required to complete two mandatory orientations: One for Learning Abroad, and one for International Student & Scholars Services.

Learning Abroad Orientation Information

ISSS Orientation Information

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Academic Calendar

Fall Semester: August - December
Spring Semester: January - May

For exact dates for upcoming semesters, click here.

Accommodations

Housing

All exchange students are required to live on campus. The Exchange Team reserves space for exchange students according to the preferences given in exchange applications. To guarantee a reserved room, exchange students must complete their exchange application by the deadline.

Instructions on how to complete a housing application are included in student's acceptance packet from the Learning Abroad Exchange Team. More information about accommodations can be found here.

Meal Plans

More information about meal plans can be found here

Coursework

Exchange students take between 12-15 credits (4-5 courses) per semester. See the University of Utah Class Catalog to review available classes for upcoming semesters or classes that have been offered in the past.

Health Insurance

The University of Utah wants to ensure that international students are fully covered by adequate health insurance while in the U.S. For this reason, all international students on F and J visas will automatically be enrolled in the University of Utah Student Health Insurance Plan administered by United Healthcare. The cost for this insurance will be included as a separate item in students' tuition bill. Students MUST PAY for this insurance by the tuition due day or a registration hold will prevent them from registering for future semesters. More information can be found on the Student Health Center page here: http://studenthealth.utah.edu/. Click on links under the International Students tab. Full policy information can also be found at www.uhcsr.com/utah. Note that rates are subject to change.

Orientation

Exchange Student Orientation
One week before classes begin, the University of Utah offers orientation programs for all incoming international students. Workshops and sessions during orientation will cover course registration, visa regulations, benefits, and cultural issues. The program will also focus on university procedures, rules and regulations. A social activity and campus tour will be included as part of orientation.
 
International Student & Scholar Services Orientation
Mandatory for all new International Students, Learning Abroad incoming exchange students will be required to attend ONE orientation offered by International Student & Scholar Services. This orientation is for all new international students and scholars at the U of U including graduates, undergraduates, exchange students and visiting scholars. At orientation, you will learn about important resources available to you as a U student, have an opportunity to meet other local and international students, and discover Salt Lake City!

Transcripts

University of Utah Outgoing Students

Once University of Utah students have completed their study at a host institution, the exchange coordinator at this institution should mail the student's transcript to the Learning Abroad Office at the University of Utah:

Learning Abroad
200 South Central Campus Drive
Union Room 159
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
USA

Incoming Students from Institutional Partners

At the end of a student's exchange program, the Exchange Team will mail one official transcript to each student's home institution. This process may take about 1-2 months. If you have any questions about this process, you may write the Exchange Team.

Contact Info

Email: exchanges@utah.edu (for both incoming and outgoing students)

Mailing Address:

Learning Abroad
Attn: Exchange Team
200 South Central Campus Drive
Union Room 159
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
USA

Last Updated: 5/28/21