If you are living on campus you will have the opportunity to purchase a parking permit for your specified parking lot after you have signed up for housing through the website below. If you are living off-campus, there are a few shuttle routes that serve parking areas and local apartment complex areas. Most students purchase an economy permit and park in the stadium parking lot. For details go to: http://parking.usu.edu/.
Most students are able to commute to campus using the Aggie Shuttle, the CVTD fare-free bus system, bike, and good old fashioned walking. Find out about all of your options at usu.edu/commuter.
There are 11 open access computer labs on campus with up-to-date technology. Your student I.D. card will allow you to access the labs. You also have 30 free laser printouts per semester in the labs (these do not roll over to the next semester). All on-campus residence halls are equipped with an Ethernet port and the campus is wireless enabled, so if you do have a computer you will have high-speed internet access.
The Campus Store offers excellent educational prices on computers and accessories.
Math prerequisites typically only last 1 year, math prerequisites the spring 2021 semester are valid if they were earned after January 16, 2020.
To take ALEKS at home or from another location, you can use “Honorlock Proctoring” to take any ALEKS placement assessment remotely using a computer with a webcam and microphone. There is a $13.00 proctoring fee for each attempt. This proctoring fee goes directly to the Honorlock Company and not USU.
Honorlock Remote proctoring is available on-demand 24/7, with no scheduling required.
Use Honorlock by following these steps:
- Using Google Chrome, install the Honorlock Chrome Extension.
- With the extension installed, navigate to your ALEKS placement assessment and follow the proctoring instructions that appear on-screen.
Follow the instructions and remember to use the "honor code” meaning no calculators (except for the one that appears on the ALEKS program on certain problems, no notes, no textbooks, no cell phones, no others present, etc… Only scratch paper and a writing utensil. You must have a camera on your laptop or computer and a photo I.D. is required. You will also need a valid credit or debit card.
University Connections (USU 1010) is a two-credit academic course designed to ease your transition to Utah State by helping you understand the purpose of higher education and how you can intentionally take advantage of the many opportunities and challenges available to you as a college student.
- Find your why
- Understand your responsibilities and opportunities
- Develop a mindset of success and belonging
- Meet your mentors
The course provides opportunities to explore the university environment, develop academic connections, and discover ways to broaden your educational experience. Students who attend Connections can move into their residence hall room early and have a chance to acclimate to the environment before the rigors of the semester begin. There are many social opportunities so many students meet their best friends while at Connections. Check out our registration videos to learn more about USU 1010 Connections, why you should attend, and how to register for the course.
The purpose of the fee is to pay for your Aggie Orientation materials whether you attend in-person or do online orientation. It is refundable until May 1, by clicking Cancellations. Students may also easily drop classes after May 1, but the orientation fee is non-refundable after that date.
First by paying the orientation fee, you are officially telling Utah State that you plan to attend, thus guaranteeing your place in the freshman class.
Second, the earlier you indicate your intentions to attend Utah State, the better prepared administrators and staff will be to meet your individual needs related to course availability and advising.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation the May 1 refund deadline is suspended and refunds will be given through the start of summer and fall semesters.