The mission of the College of Architecture + Planning is to
nurture a culture of discovery, design and innovation in our
designed world rooted in an ethic of care, community and
commitment. Our efforts will be the spark for positive
transformation in our designed world to promote the health and
well-being of our society and environment through research,
community engagement and educational experiences shaped to nurture
the agile, inventive minds necessary to address global challenges
that are yet unknown.
College of Health
The College of Health is among the largest of the colleges
and schools at the University with 2,500 undergraduates and 600
graduate students. Degree options include 18 BA/BS degree
emphases, 16 master’s degree programs, three clinical doctorates,
and five PhD programs. This combination of graduate degrees,
professional programs, and undergraduate majors uniquely positions
the College to contribute to the clinical and research missions of
University of Utah Health and high impact educational practices on
the main campus.
College of Science Department of Physics and Astronomy
The mission of the University of Utah Department of Physics
& Astronomy is to advance knowledge about the appearances and
interactions of energy and matter and of celestial objects and
phenomena. We strive to share this knowledge with students and the
wider community through a continuous effort in undergraduate and
graduate teaching and by achieving research excellence in
theoretical physics, experimental physics and astronomy.
Entertainment Arts and Engineering (EAE)
Entertainment Arts & Engineering is the overarching term
used to describe the interdisciplinary work between the College of
Engineering and the College of Fine Arts. Encompassing the array
of fields in video game design and development, students from both
colleges work together throughout their academic careers. This
partnership reflects the current state of the interactive
entertainment business world.
Department of Philosophy
The Department of Philosophy offers a well-balanced program in the major areas of Philosophy and has particular areas of strength in Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, Ancient Greek Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy, Practical Reason, Philosophy of Law, Political Philosophy, International Justice and Early Modern Philosophy. At our partner camps, they give high school students a unique opportunity to engage in philosophical thought and discussion before they get to college.
Higher Ground Learning
Higher Ground Learning provides students with educational
alternatives that stimulate the intellect and imagination. We have
something for every student with our one-on-one academic tutoring,
summer workshops, and test prep classes. We specialize in
experiential and innovative curricula.
Camp Kostopulos (Camp K)
Camp Kostopulos is dedicated to improving the quality of
life for people of all abilities through recreation, education and
growth opportunities. At our partner camps, the kids spend half
their time at the U of U, and half their time at Camp K
participating in outdoor learning adventures, nature education,
and 21st century skills. We switch sites in the middle of the day
so that the campers can get the best of both worlds!
Click here to learn more about our partner camps.
The Paint Mixer
The Paint Mixer, located in Park City, and Sugar House, is
“Utah’s Favorite Art Studio” (Utah Family Magazine, 2014). Our
workshops for kids and teens are led by a professional instructors
who guide students to develop and strengthen their technical
skills while exploring the world of acrylic and canvas. In a fun,
supportive, and structured atmosphere, students produce
display-worthy pieces and showcase their masterpieces at an artist
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA)
The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) advances and
elevates the community of contemporary arts and culture,
establishing Utah as a leading voice for the spirit of innovation,
experimentation and dialogue surrounding the issues of our time.
At our partner camps, participants get an unique opportunity to
hone their artistry in a behind-the-scenes weeklong residency.
Game Night Games
Game Night Games carries a large selection of strategy board
games and card games, particularly Euro games such as Settlers of
Catan and Ticket to Ride (as well as traditional games such as
Chess, Go, and Backgammon). Game Night Games features an in-store
gaming area and regular game nights. At our partner camps,
instructors create a positive learning environment by using
cooperative board and card games to engage participants.
Learning Through Robotics
Learning Through Robotics partners with global STEM
education curriculum leaders to teach and reinforce STEM concepts
through “hands on” activities using robotics technology. Youth who
like engineering subjects, maths, and sciences will love our
partner camps because of the interaction they will have with
several types of robots. Participants will actually build mini
robots using building models, attaching sensors and motors that
are plugged into a computer and configure its behavior using a
simple programming tool developed by world’s leading research
institutions and robotic companies.
FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake
The mission of FRIENDS is to preserve and protect the Great
Salt Lake Ecosystem and to increase public awareness and
appreciation of the lake through education, research, advocacy and
the arts. Our partner camps are rooted in inquiry-based learning
and emphasizes learning through participation. They combine
informal environmental education strategies while incorporating
science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) to
reinforce the Utah Common Core State Science Standards.
Salt Lake City Golf
The Salt Lake City Golf Division provides exciting golfing
opportunities at nine full-service public golf courses
conveniently located throughout the Salt Lake valley. Salt Lake
City golf courses offer PGA Certified golf instruction with
excellent practice facilities that can help you get the most out
of your golfing experience. Salt Lake City golf courses offer
quality conditions, convenient locations and excellent value.
Public golf as it should be.