bond_thank_you_ribbon-02.jpg
ucaw-site-header.jpg

Utah College Application Week ~ Nov. 16 - 20, 2015

  • ucaw-video-thumb
  • 15649525499_c77c8a7603_z.jpg
  • IMG_0981.jpg
  • IMG_0951.jpg
  • 15811590006_502d40e6c4_z.jpg
  • 15649803438_5e64353684_z.jpg
  • Click to watch the video
  • College pennants at Canyons Board meeting
  • Students applying for college

Introduction

Students in all five Canyons high schools – Alta, Brighton, Corner Canyon, Hillcrest and Jordan – are participating in Utah College Application Week Nov. 16-20, 2015. They are planning a number of activities in the weeks prior to raise awareness among peers that college is not only within reach, but an important part of their futures. 

Mission

All CSD high school seniors will complete a college application during the regular school day with the help of counselors, faculty, support professionals and parent volunteers. 

Paving the Way to College

Utah College Application Week, sponsored by the Utah System of Higher Education’s StepUp to Higher Education campaign, complements the Canyons Board of Education’s mission to ensure all students are ready for college and careers when they graduate high school.

CSD Foundation Applying to colleges can be expensive. The Canyons School District Education Foundation has agreed to pay up to $15,000 to cover college application fees for students in need. Some colleges and universities also have agreed to waive fees for students in need who apply during College Application Week.
Board Proclamation signedOn Oct. 6, 2015 the Canyons Board of Education Signed this Proclamation
 

 

College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
College Application Week Proclamation 2015
IMG_7047
IMG_8239
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • College Application Week Proclamation 2015
  • IMG_7047
  • IMG_8239


  • View 2014 College Application Week photos

    "Many students are planning on military, humanitarian or religious service immediately following high school. For those students, it is recommended they still apply for college in the fall of their senior year of high school, and then follow the deferment process at their institution of choice."
    -Utah State Board of Regents

    College Application Week Seminars

    Free WORKSHOP for families of all high school students
    Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015.
    Canyons Administration Building-East
    9361 S. 300 East in Sandy.

    tami-pyfer.jpgPicture This: Tami Pyfer, Education Advisor to Gov. Gary R. Herbert and adjunct faculty at Utah State University, will discuss the importance of post-secondary education in tomorrow’s workforce. Board Room, 7-8 p.m.

    karla mottaParents: Help Your Child Prepare for College: Karla Motta, Academic Bridge Coordinator at the University of Utah’s College of Education, will lead this workshop for Spanish-speaking families. PD Center (southeast entrance), 7:30-8:30 p.m.

    I've Applied...What's Next?

    Here are a few tips from StepUp to Higher Education for students after they submit a college application:

    • Be sure to print out your college application confirmation page
    • Colleges are likely to be in touch with you. Check your e-mail!
    • If you’ve not been contacted by the college or university within four weeks of your submission, contact the admissions office and ask about your application status.
    • Keep your FAFSA Personal Identification Number in a safe place – you’ll need it soon!

    (Utah College Application Week/StepUp to Higher Education)

    Following Up

    Even though you’ve already filled out the online application, there’s still much to do. You’ll need to submit:

    • Send your final official transcript after you graduate
    • Application fee (for student who chose the “pay later” option)
    • Concurrent enrollment college transcripts
    • ACT scores (if required)
    • Letters of recommendation (if required)
    • Essay (if required)

    Applying for Financial Aid

    Here are a few tips from StepUp to Higher Education for students after they submit a college application:

    • After Jan. 1, complete the FAFSA online. You’ll need to do this in order ot be considered for grants, work-study funds, student loans, and many scholarships.
    • You and your parents will want to submit federal tax forms
    • If possible, complete the FAFSA before March 1 to be considered first for limited financial aid.
    • Check http://blog.uheaa.org/events or www.facebook.com/uheaa/events for FAFSA completion night information

    Scholarship Resources:
    www.cappex.com
    www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org   
    www.zinch.com  
    www.fastweb.com  
    www.utahfutures.org