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STUDYING ABROAD THIS SUMMER

KAYAK CLASS

LISTENING TO AGGIE RADIO

GAINING THE COURAGE TO ASK HER OUT

ULTIMATE FRISBEE UNIFORM

LEARNING TO PLAY THE SCOTSMAN

MIDNIGHT GAMING COMPETITIONS

SHOWING AGGIE PRIDE

MEMBER OF THE ART GUILD

WORKS AT THE STUDENT ORGANIC FARM

CLIMBED “CLIFFS OF INSANITY” AFTER CLASS

FREE SEMESTER BIKE RENTAL ASPIRING BREAK DANCER

SLEPT HERE LAST NIGHT WITH THE HURD


contents hrs 793 mi

Seattle :12 i :11 hrs 718 m Portland :2 hrs 145 mi ey ll Va ar St e s i Bo i: m 1 4 hrs 29 1.5 hrs 83 mi:

NYC :33.5 hrs hrs. 1,395 mi

Chicago :21 9 mi Washington DC :33 hrs 2,07

Denver :8 hrs 528 mi Salt Lake City Las Vegas :7.5 hrs 501 mi :11.5 hrs 702 mi 0 mi Atlanta :28.5 hrs 1,872 mi Albuquerque . .5 hrs 77 L.A:11 Mesa :12.5 hrs 750 mi i 5 hrs 1,541 m Houston :24. : Miami 39 hrs 2,567 mi

driving distances

2,169 mi

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Fast Facts Athletics Study Abroad Academics Majors Admissions & Financial Aid Involvement, Traditions, & Events Housing Campus Tours Events

You’re closer than you think.

Cover: Ciera Cox, Utah, Undeclared, and Daniel Robinson, Utah, Music Therapy.


Cache Valley elevation

infobits

Love USU but can’t come to Logan? UTAH STATE HAS REGIONAL CAMPUSES, EDUCATION CENTERS,

4 4,778’ free 48,174 85 #4 ( ) 21 112,656 34 #2 Best( college town West) Cache County

summer highs

winter highs

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Public transportation for Cache Valley

Most secure place to live

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies, 2010 IN THE

POPULATION Logan

AIER College Destination Index 2010-11, “75 Best College Towns,” Sept. 2010

... AND A COMPREHENSIVE REGIONAL COLLEGE:

Undergraduate degrees Undergraduate minors Graduate degrees

BRIGHAM CITY TOOELE USU EASTERN

student/faculty ratio

than

more

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students at Logan campus

more

16,000 28,000statewide

the Basics

Utah State

fast

LOGAN CAMPUS 160 880 FACULTY 400 Acres 94 STATEWIDE 1,948 STAFF 7,000 acres 140

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LOGAN UINTAH BASIN SAN JUAN

WWW.CEU.EDU


Discover your Adventure in cache valley.

Courtney McCann. Nevada. Accounting. Literally a one-minute drive from campus.


Athletics D IS C OVE R A G G I E P R I D E

CHEER AS AN AGGIE

PLAY AS AN AGGIE

WIN AS AN AGGIE See why ESPN says USU has the “best home court advantage in the west!”

B E THE N E X T W I L D B ILL

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Club sports

Hockey Ultimate Frisbee Men’s Lacrosse Baseball Bowling Cycling Racquetball

Rodeo Rugby Men’s Soccer Men’s Volleyball Swimming Wrestling


Ncaa Division 1 Sports

Basketball Cross Country

Football Men’s Golf

Women’s Gymnastics Women’s Soccer

Softball Tennis

Track and Field Women’s Volleyball

utahstateaggies.com

Intramural sports

Flag Football Soccer Volleyball Dodgeball Indoor Soccer

3-on-3 Basketball 5-on-5 Basketball Racquetball Softball Ultimate Frisbee

Badminton Table Tennis Tennis Kickball

Big Blue Race Series: 2 outdoor triathlons, 3 indoor triathlons, & 3 5K and 10K fun runs

More information on club and intramural sports at usu.edu/camprec.

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Study Abroad

More than 140 locations! For details, visit usu.edu/studyabroad.


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Academics discover your future

Melanie Rossiter. Utah. Liberal Arts.

Paul Urzagaste. Bolivia. Plant Science.


Degrees to everywhere

Utah State is a top-tier Carnegie research institution, which means your degree will take you anywhere you’re willing to go. With more than 160 degrees and 90 minors, plus the ability to dual major, it’s great to know where your options can take you.

JESSICA WELLS. Alumna. 2000, Marketing. Director of Brand Management Nickelodeon (International). Sr. Marketing Manager, TeenNick.

KAREN NIELSEN. Student. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. Goldwater Scholarship Honoree.

NNAMDI GWACHAM. Graduate Student. Health, PE, & Recreation. Lowe’s Senior CLASS Candidate. Anaerobic Power Researcher.

L. JOHN WILKERSON. Alumnus. 1965, Biological Sciences. National Board of the Smithsonian Institute. Exec. Committee Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics.

DANI BABBEL. Alumna. 2010 Anthropology, Geography. Rhodes Scholarship Finalist. Medical Student, Oregon Health & Science University.

VIJAY KANNAN. Faculty. Business, Economics. Fulbright Scholar.

LAURIE MCNEIL. Faculty. Civil & Environmental Engineering. 2010 Carnegie Professor of the Year.

KRISTOPHER KING. Student. International Service Volunteer. Bass/Baritone USU Opera Theatre.

Research Matters

Research at USU lets students dirty their hands before stepping into a career. Boasting the nation’s 2nd oldest undergraduate research program, Aggies maintain a tradition of being on the cutting edge of what is driving their field of study.

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DISCOVER YOUR COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

Agribusiness Agricultural Communications & Journalism Agricultural Economics Agriculture Machinery Tech. (AAS/Cert.) Agriculture Systems Technology Agriculture Education Animal, Dairy, & Veterinary Science Animal and Dairy Science Biotechnology Bioveterinary Science Equine Science & Management Environmental Soil/Water Science Family and Consumer Science Education General Agriculture Undecided (Pre) International Agribusiness Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning Nutrition, Dietetics, & Food Sciences Ornamental Horticulture (AAS/Cert.) Plant Science Residential Landscape Design & Construction

CAINE COLLEGE OF THE ARTS Art Art History Ceramics Drawing & Painting Graphic Design Interior Design Photography Printmaking Sculpture Music Music Education Music Performance Music Therapy Theatre Arts Acting General Theatre Studies Theatre Design & Tech. Theatre Teaching

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JON M. HUNTSMAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Accounting Business Business Administration Economics Entrepreneurship Finance Human Resource Management International Business Management Information Systems Marketing Operations Management

EMMA ECCLES JONES COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES Communicative Disorders & Deaf Ed. Deaf Education & Early Childhood Ed. Deaf Education & Elementary Ed. Early Childhood Education Elementary Education Family, Consumer, & Human Development Family & Consumer Sciences Family Life Studies Health Education & Promotion School Health Community Health Human Movement Science Exercise Science Pre-Physical Therapy P.E. Teaching Parks & Recreation Psychology Psychology Teaching Social Studies Composite Teaching Special Education

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Aviation Tech. Maintenance Mgt. Aviation Tech. Professional Pilot Biological Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Engineering & Technology Education Environmental Engineering General Engineering Undecided (Pre) Mechanical Engineering Aerospace Engineering

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES American Studies Anthropology Asian Studies English French German History International Studies Journalism Law & Constitutional Studies Liberal Arts Philosophy Political Science Religious Studies Social Work Sociology Spanish Speech Communication

COLLEGE OF NATURAL RESOURCES Conservation & Restoration Ecology Environmental Studies Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences Forestry Geography Natural Resources Undecided (Pre) Rangeland Resources Recreation Resource Management Watershed & Earth Systems Wildlife Science

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

Applied Environmental Geoscience Biochemistry Biological Science Composite Teaching Biology (Premedical, Predental, Prehealth Professions Programs) Cellular/Molecular Ecolology/Biodiversity Environmental Chemistry Computer Science Earth Science Composite Teaching Geology Mathematics Mathematics Education Mathematics/Statistics Composite Mathematics/Statistics Composite Teaching Nursing Physical Science Composite Teaching Physics Public Health Environmental Health Industrial Hygiene Public Health Education Statistics

For a complete list of degrees and emphases, see usu.edu/degrees.


CHECKLIST OCT.

TODAY

JAN.

NOV.

ATTEND AN OPEN HOUSE

&

FEB.

TIMELINE MAR.

APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

usu.edu/admissions/openhouse

usu.edu/finaid

APPLY FOR ADMISSION usu.edu/admissions

CHEER AT AN AGGIE BASKETBALL GAME

usu.edu/admissions/freetickets

YOU NEED

APPLY FOR HOUSING Application Official ACT Score Official Transcripts $40 Application Fee

housing.usu.edu

JUN.

AUG. COME TO CONNECTIONS

START SCHOOL! PAY DEPOSIT AND SIGN UP FOR STUDENT ORIENTATION, ADVISING, AND REGISTRATION (SOAR)*

ATTEND SOAR

usu.edu/soar

* Required for all new freshmen Jake Keogh. Nevada. Forestry.

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ADMISSIONS:

DISCOVER YOUR 1 ST STEP

ADMISSION DEADLINES SUMMER SEMESTER FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER

NEW FRESHMEN APR 1 APR 1 OCT 1

TRANSFER APR 1 JUN 1 OCT 1

NEW FRESHMEN DEC 1

TRANSFER FEB 1

SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINES FRESHMEN – need an 18 ACT, 2.5 GPA, and a 90 index score to be admitted. TRANSFER STUDENTS – need at least a 2.2 GPA and meet the minimum GPA requirements for their desired major.

If you don’t meet the criteria, contact us for options at 800.488.8108 or visit usu.edu/admissions.

TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS:

Academic – Based on academic achievement. Need-based – Based on financial need (separate online application required). Involvement – Based on outstanding involvement, leadership, and service experience (separate online application required). Departmental – Check with your department for details once you’ve declared a major. Alumni – Based on family legacy. Offered by Alumni Office at usu.edu/alumni.

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See additional scholarship information here.

ADMISSION INDEX

FALL SEMESTER ONLY


Types

of AID

LOANS – Need to be repaid. SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS –

Free money (that’s worth the work). The greatest amount of federal aid goes to students with the greatest financial need. USU awards more than $75 million in scholarships and financial aid each year, so don’t let the price tag keep you out of college.

FINANCIAL AID:

COSTS TUITION & FEES:

SEMESTER

RESIDENT NONRESIDENT*

$2,781 $8,039

YEAR $5,562 $16,078

&TRICKS: Find your personal financial aid counselor: usu.edu/finaid/about. Get the financial aid application checklist: usu.edu/finaid/applying. Try out the USU cost calculator: usu.edu/costcalculator.

MONEY

WELL

SPENT

ESTIMATED EXPENSES: ** ROOM & BOARD BOOKS & SUPPLIES

$2,500 $400

$5,000 $800

$5,681 $10,939

$11,362 $21,878

FAFSA

TOTAL: RESIDENT NONRESIDENT

NOTE: Costs may vary based on your program of

TIPS

DISCOVER

study and are subject to change. The figures

CHECKLIST

1.

Go to www.pin.ed.gov to apply for a PIN.

2.

Fill out the FREE application at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

3.

Check your email often for updates, and don’t forget to accept the aid you want.

provided are estimates. For current tuition rates go to usu.edu/tuition. * If an out-of-state student gains Utah residency after living in the state for one year, the student only pays nonresident tuition for the first year (making the tuition and fees for a four-year degree only $32,764). **Does not include personal expenses. For International Student information visit: usu.edu/oiss.

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Involvement, Traditions, & Events Article

Discussion

Student Life From Aggiepedia, the USUseful college guide For other uses, see Student Life (disambiguation).

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A GGIEPEDI A From Aggiepedia, the USUseful college guide

Tr aditions Ev ents Inv olv eme nt usu.e du/asusu

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Student life at Utah State [1] is defined by traditions, events, and involvement. Whether you’re becoming a True Aggie, [2] attending the HOWL, [3] or going shoeless with Aggies for Africa, [4] the activities outside of the classroom will help define your college experience. Contents [hide] 1 Traditions 2 Events 3 Involvement

Traditions The “A” (pron. /e/) is the location where students participate in the long-standing True Aggie tradition. Aggie Ice Cream (pron. /ˈægi aɪs krim/), made on campus, has been a USU rite of passage since 1921.


Traditions cont...

Involvement / ASUSU

Old Main (pron. /oʊld meɪn/) was built in 1890 and is USU’s most iconic building. On nights of Aggie victory, Old Main’s tower shines blue.

Student Government, Clubs, Service Center, Greek Life, Aggie BLUE The Student Involvement & Leadership Center is the hub for extracurricular opportunities at Utah State.

Big Blue (pron. /bɪg blu/) is Utah State’s official mascot; look for him on the side lines or rappelling from the jumbotron.

Academic & Political

Pre-Professional

Events

Arts & Media

Service

Athletics & Recreational

Social

Ethnic & Cultural

Social Awareness

The HOWL (pron. /haʊl/) is USU’s annual Halloween party, said to be the largest west of the Mississippi River. Day on the Quad (pron. /deɪ ɒn ðə kwod/) is a day of food, games, clubs, and organizations in the shadow of Old Main. [5] Mardi Gras (pron. /ˈmɑrdi ˈgrɑ/) continues as the university’s largest winter celebration. Concerts (pron. /k ɒ ns ɜ rts/) are major components to events like the “End of Year Bash” and “Week of Welcome,” which have included performances by Sean Kingston and The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus.

Includes Huntsman Scholars, and College Democrats or Republicans. Includes Aggie Radio, USU Art Guild, Independent Music, and Theatre.

Includes bowling, hockey, racquetball, and cycling.

Includes Anthropology, Black Student Union, and Middle East Club.

Includes Ag Tech, Aviation, and Entrepreneur.

Includes Aggies for Africa, Special Olympics, and Operation Smile. Includes Agribusiness, HURD, Snowboard, Book Club, and Vegan News. Includes Child Rights, Concerned Youth of America, and American Sign Language.

Other

If you couldn’t find it in any other category and it already exists, it’s here. Take a sneak peek into USU’s largest fall event.


Discover your new home:

Sign up today; call 800.863.1085 or visit housing.usu.edu.

Housing

Hous Daphne Jones. Georgia. Psychology. With a view like this, living on campus was an easy choice.

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Apartment

6 People Kitchen & Bathroom Living Room Common Lounge

Traditional

1-2 People Community Kitchen Study Rooms & Lounge Meal Plan Requirement

(Towers)

(Snow Hall)

Housing Styles Housing shoot sing

Interior housing photos LLC Aerials

[COST FOR THE YEAR] Rent ranges: $1,700 - $3,050 Food ranges: $2,500 - $3,580

(LLC)

Suite

8 People 2 Bathrooms & Kitchenette Two-Story Lounge w/ Kitchen Meal Plan Requirement

(Living Learning Center)

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Discover

Campus Sign up for a tour at usu.edu/campustour. Walk around with a current student. Meet with an advisor. Tour housing and enjoy lunch on us. Get free Aggie Ice Cream...YUM! Get a taste of campus with this one-minute video tour.

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Campus


Tour

Bball/football photos - Crowd or player? Aerial Shot

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USU

COMING TO YOU

OPEN HOUSES & RECEPTIONS Oct. 5 Oct. 11 Oct. 12 Oct. 13 Oct. 18 Oct. 19 Oct. 20 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 2 Nov. 8 Nov. 9 Nov. 10 Nov. 15 Nov. 16 Dec. 6 Dec. 7 22

Phoenix, AZ Layton, UT Star Valley, WY Chicago, IL Provo, UT Preston, ID Burley, ID Denver, CO Logan, UT Salt Lake, UT Seattle, WA Portland, OR Boise, ID Idaho Falls, ID Pocatello, ID St. George, UT Las Vegas, NV

usu.edu/admissions/openhouse

YOU

COMING TO USU

ADMISSIONS EVENTS Nov. 4 Nov. 12 Nov. 18 Jan. 28 Feb. 24 Mar. 22 Mar. 23

Aggie Leadership Extravaganza Aggie Leadership Extravaganza Diversity Day Ultimate Aggie Experience Hispanic Leadership Conference Scholars Day Admitted Student Day (A Day) Learn more about these events at usu.edu/admissions/aae

Coming here, going there? There are plenty of chances to visit Utah State.

Ambur Orozco. California. Public Health.


DIRECTORY

COME TO A FOOTBALL OR MEN’S BASKETBALL GAME FREE! SIGN UP ONLINE AT usu.edu/admissions/freetickets AND BRING YOUR FRIENDS.

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Admissions, Scholarships, & Residency

800.488.8108, 797.1079 email: admit@usu.edu 797.1728 797.2055 797.1850 800.662.3950, 797.1666 797.7777

Access & Diversity Center Alumni Relations Athletics Bookstore Career Services Colleges College of Agriculture 797.2215 Caine College of the Arts 797.7985 Jon M. Huntsman School of Business 797.2272 Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services 797.1437 College of Engineering 797.2705 College of Humanities & Social Sciences 797.1195 College of Natural Resources 797.2448 College of Science 797.2478 Disability Resource Center 797.2444 Distance Education 797.9700 Financial Aid 797.0173 Honors 797.1322 Housing & Dining Services 800.863.1085, 797.3113 Office of International Students & Scholars 797.1124 Registration 797.1116 ROTC – Air Force 797.8723 ROTC – Army 797.3637 SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, & Registration) 800.806.4878, 797.0283 School of Graduate Studies 797.1189 Student Involvement & Leadership Center 797.2912 Student Health & Wellness Center 797.1660 Study Abroad 797.0601 Testing Services 797.1004 University Advising 797.3373 University Inn 797.0017 University Operator 797.1000 USU Eastern 435.613.5000


DISCOVER YOURSELF AS AN

AGGIE!

Office of Admissions Taggart Student Center, Rm. 102 0160 Old Main Hill Logan, UT 84322-0160 www.usu.edu

Phone: 435.797.1079 Toll-free: 800.488.8108 Fax: 435.797.3708 Email: admit@usu.edu

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