COVID-19 Updates

The following information outlines changes to fall semester courses for our specific Continuing Education programs.

  • Registration is continuing for fall classes, and spring registration begins for most programs on Thurs, Nov 5th.
  • Classes will be offered in a variety of formats including in-person, hybrid, online, and remote.
  • Please visit this link for our course change and drop policy.


For more information specific to the University of Utah's response, what parts of campus remain open, and Testing Center accommodations due to the Corona Virus, visit the university's informational page.


Building Hours and off-site location hours - Until Further Notice

Continuing Education

540 Arapeen
Building Hours (reduced):
Closed to the Public until further notice.


Contact individual programs for any needs or email register@continue.utah.edu.

Sandy Center**

10011 Centenial Parkway, Suite 100
Sandy, Utah
*Fall 2020 Semester Hours:
Monday – Thursday, Noon to 10:00 pm


*Please email sandycenter@utah.edu if you have any questions.


The Graduate Center in St. George

1071 E. 100 So., Suite A100
St. George, Utah
To view current Graduate Center Hours click here.

Program Specific Information:

English Language Institute

The University of Utah has shifted to all-online instruction. Additional information, including instructions on how to access your courses, will be provided to you via email. Students should communicate with their instructors directly through Canvas with any questions relating to classes. The ELI office can be reached for any other reason via email eli@utah.edu.

Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning is hosting classes online via Zoom and in person. Students enrolled in classes will receive an email with additional information specific to their class and how to proceed. You can see the current list of classes at continue.utah.edu/lifelong/calendar

Osher Lifelong Learning

Osher members will receive an email with additional information specific to each individual's enrollment. The email will include instructions on how to proceed with each course. For those taking online courses via Zoom you can find the Osher Member guide for Learning with Zoom at THIS LINK.

Professional Education

This Fall, in light of the COVID-19 crisis, Professional Education will continue to offer all class offerings online. We will be using the platforms Canvas and Zoom to hold these classes. You will get access to the class Canvas page 3 business days before the class date. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us via email at ProEd@continue.utah.edu. Because we are still working remotely, an email will be the easiest way to contact Professional Education. If you call the Professional Education number, please leave a message so we can connect with you

Go Learn

Go Learn trips through May are being canceled at this time and notifications have already or will be going out to participants with more information. All other trips are currently expected to continue as planned.

Test Preparation

Test Preparation students will receive an email with additional information specific to each individual's enrollment. The email will include instructions on how to proceed with each course. We will be converting some courses to an online where it makes sense. If the course is not conducive to this format we will provide more information about your options moving forward.

Youth Education

Youth Education is offering online after-school camps for the fall semester. The team is hard at work planning for summer 2021, we encourage parents/guardians to sign-up for our mailing list to stay up to date.

Academic Credit (including FLEXU 1-week, Math 980/1010, and Sandy classes)

  • FLEXU one-week intensive classes will remain in person on main campus for spring semester in large lecture halls to allow for social distancing. These classes take place on main campus the week prior to the start of spring semester classes, Mon-Fri, Jan 11-15. Spring break is cancelled, so there will be no intensive classes offered during this time period.
  • Math 980 - we plan to offer three classes for spring semester in the following formats: online, Canvas (remote), and hybrid with lectures online and class time used for in-person or Canvas discussions.
  • MATH 1010 - classes held on main campus will be offered remotely in Canvas. There will be one in-person offering of MATH 1010 held at the Sandy Center, and one online section
  • Most Sandy Center classes have an in-person component; however, some will take place entirely in Canvas. For the most up to date class information, visitUniversity of Utah Spring schedule.
  • All spring semester classes will be offered either ONLINE, IVC, IVC-HYBRID, HYBRID, or IN PERSON, click the button below to learn more about each type of class

What is the difference between Online, IVC, Hybrid or In Person classes?

How do I access My Class in Canvas

Helpful links to help navigate recent changes due to COVID-19

Academic Noncredit (noncredit class that meets with a University credit course)

Spring semester Academic Noncredit classes will be a mixture of in-person, hybrid, online, and remote. Click the button below to learn more about each.

For the most up to date class information, visit the Academic Noncredit webpage or the University of Utah Spring Class Schedule and check it frequently as spring semester classes are still being updated.

To access your course in Canvas, the U’s learning management system, follow these steps:

  1. Go online to canvas.utah.edu.
  2. Enter your uNID and password and click on the "LOGIN" button. Note: your uNID is printed on your class confirmation email or call 801-581-6461 for assistance. If you need further help, contact the Campus Help Desk at 801-581-4000, option 1, or email helpdesk@utah.edu
  3. If you need help with your uNID, you can retrieve it here.
  4. Click on “Courses” on the left-hand side of the page, this will bring up a list of your courses and the associated coursework.
  5. You may also download the Canvas app to your smartphone.
For more detailed information on Canvas and other digital resources, visit the U’s New Student Guide to Digital Resources.

What is the difference between Online, IVC, Hybrid or In Person classes?

**Sandy Center

All courses for Spring 2021 in the Sandy Center will be held as hybrid classes (part in-person/part online). To view the Spring Schedule of classes click here.

Here are some helpful links for students and instructors to help navigate the recent changes due the COVID-19 pandemic:

Please email sandycenter@utah.edu if you have any questions.

St. George Graduate Center

All courses for Fall 2020 Semester will offer a variety in-person, online, or hybrid classes at some point during the fall. To view current Graduate Center Hours click here.