English Language Learning
EnglishConnect is a program provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to help individuals around the world increase self-reliance and expand opportunities through learning English. To find which stakes have EnglishConnect 1 & 2 gatherings go to https://www.englishconnect.org/join and click Find a Group.
EnglishConnect 3 is provided through BYU-Pathway Worldwide with support from local members and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. EnglishConnect 3 is a self-paced online course with a student-led weekly gathering held online or in a local meetinghouse. Registering gives learners 14 weeks of access to online learning resources with individualized feedback on listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
IELI provides an opportunity for English language learners who reside in the United States. A person can study in IELI if they are a graduate of a U.S. high school and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Students who finish the program can take classes in a major at USU. Financial aid is available while attending IELI because IELI classes are credit bearing.
The University of Utah offers the English Language Institute for students who want to live in the United States on a student visa, as well as general and community language programs.
UVU offers the Intensive English Program (ELL) that is accredited by the CEA as well as a non-credit ESL Community Education program.
This free 60-question career assessment asks questions related to likes and dislikes. It’s administered by the United States Department of Labor. The assessment provides a list of task options such as “Buy and sell stocks and bonds” or “Develop a new medicine.” A person is provided career options at the end of the test.
Truity’s Career Personality Profiler will help a person find a career with its career test that measures both interests and personality traits.
This site provides related technical or academic programs that give students the opportunity to become acquainted with potential careers or programs that align with their interests.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
This step-by-step video produced both in English and Spanish, explains the ins and outs of the FASFA application.
See the Utah College Guide pages 33-34 for more information
Utah Institution Information
Learn about each institution, applying to Church schools, the ecclesiastical endorsement process, and other educational opportunities.
This fact sheet of the Utah System of Higher Education lists all major colleges and technical schools. It includes information on fees, admission requirements, degrees offered, and deadlines for applications.
Presentations provided by representatives from the major state universities. Additional information about the eight technical colleges can be found in the video at 1:46:49 to 2:06:02.
A comparison of certificates offered by Utah’s technical colleges. Discover if a certificate is offered at more than one location.
A compilation of tutorials regarding college applications. The channel focuses on students rather than college/university advisers.
The Utah College Guide informs about universities, colleges, and technical schools in Utah.
Information regarding Utah Colleges and universities, technical colleges, private institutions, and other institutions with a link to each institution’s website.
Federal Student Aid webpage with sources of financial aid to veterans, future military personnel, active-duty personnel, or those related to veterans or active-duty personnel.
MyCAA provides education benefits for military spouses up to $4,000.
Offers accessible and achievable higher education to military, veterans, and their spouses and dependents.
Information on the comprehensive benefits package from the US Army to support growth and success both while serving and after.
The Rural Online Initiative provides specialized remote work training to individuals for success in a rapidly changing economy.