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Saturday Nature Walks -- Swaner EcoCenter

Join us for a nature walk on the Preserve! You will learn…


Transcendence: Abstraction and Symbolism in the American West

Sept. 1, 2015 – May 7, 2016 Highlighting works from…


Abstraction and the Dreaming: Australian Aboriginal Paintings

Sept. 12 – Dec. 11, 2015 Sept. 12 - Dec. 12 The…


Saturday Climbing Wall -- Swaner EcoCenter

The Swaner EcoCenter indoor, wetland-themed climbing wall…


Country Roads: A Family Pops Concert

Join the American Festival Chorus and Orchestra for…

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What is Connections?


A 2–credit, graded academic course (USU 1010) designed to prepare you for your college experience and ease your transition to Utah State University. The course provides opportunities to explore the university environment, develop academic connections, and discover ways to broaden your educational experience.

  • Meets twice a week for 10 weeks
  • For students who are older than the traditional incoming student
  • Learn about the purposes of a university education
  • Discover resources that will support your academic career
  • Learn how to navigate the Canvas system and use the library
  • Explore successful academic strategies, such as note–taking, reading and remembering, and test prep
  • Learn about campus activities and ways to get involved in the university community
  • Gain exposure to college level writing

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