Fall@Eccles 2021

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Fall Semester at the Eccles School will offer incredible opportunities for you to continue to pursue your business education, build your network, and hone the skills employers are looking for in their top candidates. The Eccles School will continue to offer the flexibility of in-person and online courses, and our professors will keep providing the world-class education you have come to expect.

We know that the new normal is just on the horizon, and we are working hard to prepare you to succeed in whatever new landscape the world has to offer. Building on the grit, determination, and perseverance you have shown throughout the pandemic will serve you well as you finish your degree and enter the professional world. We are excited to see all the incredible work and accomplishments we know are in store for you this semester!

Let’s get things done, together.

Student Engagement

Get involved with the many opportunities that the Eccles School has to offer, from leadership opportunities to learning abroad to experiential learning, we have something that’s just right for you!

A great thing for a college student can do is to get involved with the community around them, and an excellent way to do that is through student clubs. TheEccles School provides numerous opportunities for engagement, including more than 30 student clubs and organizations.

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All students are invited to explore remarkable leadership opportunities to serve the Eccles Community as student employees. No matter your current level, sharpen your skills with leadership development opportunities and resources.

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Business Scholars at the Eccles School bond with their cohort, gain real-world business experience, and are some of the brightest up-and-comers in the business world.

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Eccles Global Learning Abroad (EGLA) is the learning abroad program for the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Eccles Global is committed to creating a safe, affordable learning abroad program to engage students in worldwide business education that instills the skill set students need to compete internationally. Our programs are unique in that all of our classes are taught by the same top-ranked faculty at the Eccles School. Students, staff, and faculty spend one week to one semester studying business with an international focus. Students often participate in weekend excursions and make lifelong friends.

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All students at the University of Utah are welcome to participate in programs, workshops, competitions, and more at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, a top-ranked and interdisciplinary division of the David Eccles School of Business. Participating is a great way to learn by doing, launch a company, join a team, and have some fun.

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All students are welcome to live at Lassonde Studios and join the Lassonde 400 residential group. Residents live in the middle of it all and get additional access to tools and programs. Lassonde Studios is a five-story home for student entrepreneurs, innovators, and creators at the University of Utah. The priority application period to live here for the 2021-22 academic year is Oct. 1, 2020, to Jan. 15, 2021.

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Pitch your startup or product idea at these regular events for a chance to receive seed funding for your new venture. All university students in Utah are welcome.

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Participate in the Make program at Lassonde Studios to learn how to use prototyping tools and see your idea come to life! Tools include 3D printers, laser cutters, a wood shop, and more.

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Attend regular workshops at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute to learn new skills. Topics vary greatly. Browse our online calendar for details and to find out what’s next.

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Academic Opportunities

The Eccles School is home to several Top 25 programs, and our world-class faculty bring you curriculum developed to keep you on the cutting-edge of industry needs.

The David Eccles School of Business has nine different majors, arming you with the essential skills to succeed in business.

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The David Eccles School of Business offers several minor programs to enhance your undergraduate degree.

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The two-semester Goff Scholars program allows students to

The Goff Scholars program offers a unique, cross-disciplinary class open to juniors and seniors from every school/major on campus that allows for deep dives into multiple projects. The Goff Scholars course is a two-semester, six-credit hour program reserved for students with a minimum 3.5 GPA. University of Utah students from any college and major who are interested in unlocking their strategic leadership potential are encouraged to apply. Students selected to participate will receive a $1,000 scholarship award per semester for a total of $2,000 in scholarship funds.

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Goff Trailblazers is a one-semester, project-based course for Spring Semester 2021. The program is open to students with any experience and skill level, and a minimum GPA of 2.8. University of Utah students from any college and major are encouraged to apply. Students selected will receive a $1,000 scholarship award for the semester they participate.

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Lassonde+X is an introductory academic program for all undergraduate students from all backgrounds and majors (the X) to explore and practice entrepreneurship. It is provided by the David Eccles School of Business and Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah, which have an entrepreneur program ranked among the top 10 in the nation.

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Go Beyond Your Undergraduate Degree

Opportunities at the Eccles School go well beyond your time as an undergraduate. Check out the experiences and support we offer throughout your career.

The Eccles School offers a variety of specialized master’s degrees – business graduate programs that are focused in one area of business. Specialized degrees are a great fit for working students and recent graduates – most programs don’t require work experience, offer evening classes and can be completed in as little as one year. In many cases, just one additional year of school can increase your earning potential up to 40%.

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The Eccles School has four great MBA options, designed to suit every type of student and professional looking to earn their MBA.

Whether you are looking to build a foundation of fundamental business skills, take your career to the next level while balancing existing work and life commitments, or excel with a flexible program that works around your life – we have something for you.

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Whether you’re looking to sharpen your skills or learn new ones, Executive Education has experiential-based, impact-driven programs for all career stages.

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Upgrade your skill set! Learn the foundational principles of Six Sigma and earn a Green Belt Certification.

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The Eccles School Alumni Network is your community! Our goal is to connect with current Eccles School students, fellow alumni, engage in alumni events across the country, and provide resources to those within the Eccles School Alumni Network. Take advantage of these resources to research jobs, network with fellow alums, seek career advice, and more.

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Student Support

The Eccles School is dedicated to providing the services that help you navigate your path and provide the professional and student opportunities you need.

Your Academic Advisor is here to support you. Academic Advisors partner with students to foster a deeper understanding of their academic programs and connect them with experiential opportunities to meet their goals and needs.

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Don’t go through your career adventure alone, schedule a time to meet with your dedicated Career Coach. Business Career Services is here for you from career exploration to salary negotiation. There are several other resources offered, ranging from a career closet to professional headshots to career fairs.

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The Business Tutoring Center is a free, drop-in service that assists students in developing critical thinking skills and effective study habits in a collaborative learning environment. Tutors are available in a variety of business subjects and courses.

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The Office for Student Inclusion (OSI) strives to cultivate an inclusive environment through the development of student and community-focused initiatives. We are committed to ensuring all forms of diversity are understood and valued. Visit us in SFEBB 3120 to connect, use the study space to catch up on homework and meet with classmates, or find a quiet moment in the reflection room.

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Student Engagement & Assessment (SEA) provides premiere experiences through robust developmental and leadership opportunities for undergraduate students. Grounded in a commitment to equity and strategic leadership, SEA engages the broader Eccles School mission of creating a collaborative culture that inspires a lasting impact on our communities.

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