Welcome to the University of Utah School of Computing!

Important Dates:
August 20th: Department Orientation + Laptop Pickup
August 23rd: Fall Semester Begins
September 3rd: Tuition Due to Income Accounting

Warnock Engineering Building (WEB) Catmull Gallery & Room 1250

International Students:
A separate orientation with the International Student and Scholar Services Office is required. Please read through their policies and FAQs here.

Student Policies:
Please read through both the Academic Misconduct Policy and Handbook. You will be enrolled in Fall classes once all holds are removed and the following forms are returned to Leslie@cs.utah.edu:
Laptop Use Policy
Misconduct Policy

The department will register you for all of your classes (classes will not appear on the General Class Schedule for you to add). Each class is four credit hours for a total of 40 credits. You will not be enrolled full-time for Summer and the final Fall semester (keep this in mind if you have financial aid).

Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 (12 credits each semester): Monday-Friday 8:30am-12:30pm
CS 6010, CS 6011, and CS 6012 should appear under “My Classes” through CIS once enrolled. These three courses will be five weeks long each:

  •  CS 6010Begins 8/23/21, ends 9/24/21
    • Drop by 8/27/21, withdraw by 9/8/21
  • CS 6011Begins 9/27/21, ends 11/5/21
    • Drop by 10/2/21, withdraw by 10/17/21
  • CS 6012–Begins 11/8/21, ends 12/9/21
    • Drop by 11/12/21, withdraw by 11/24/21

*Please contact the Registrar’s Office and Leslie if dropping/withdrawing from a course before the deadline mentioned above.*

Optional textbooks for Fall 2021:
CS 6010: C++ for Everyone 2nd Edition Cay S. Horstmann
CS 6012: Data Structures & Problem Solving Using Java, 4th Edition. Mark Allen Weiss and Addison Wesley
Spring 2022 to Fall 2022 your classes will be taught concurrently.

Summer 2022 (8 credits): Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30am-11:30am
Optional internship (different from the Capstone). International students must notify the department and International Center at least 30 days before applying for CPT.

Fall 2022 (8 credits): Monday/Wednesday 8:30am-11:30am
CS 6018- Application System Design course is only the first 10 weeks of the semester.
You will choose either the capstone project or internship option during the summer semester and it will need to be approved by the MSD faculty. This course does not meet as a class, but you will have a faculty mentor that you will meet with during the semester.
*Information about semester breaks, class end dates, etc. please see the University Schedule*

Certificate: If you meet all of the requirements (all three fall classes, CS 6015, and grades) you will automatically be awarded the certificate at the end of the Spring semester.

E-mail: One of your University emails (Umail or CS) must be used to communicate with University faculty/staff. More information about creating your CS email in August.

UCard:  Your UCard is used for room and building access. You may upload your picture and request your UCard through UCard Services.