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Make a Difference & Discover SLC and the U.S.

February 28 - March 2, 2020

Check the calendar for other tentative 2020 dates: May 15-18, July 11-13, Oct. 23-26

course details


Salt Lake City is home to more than just the "greatest snow on earth." Come see for yourself why Utah is one of the most underrated states! Students at past classes have enjoyed exploring Olympic Park, where the 2002 Olympic Games were held; stopping by East High School, the location where High School Musical was filmed; visiting the historic Temple Square; attending cultural festivals; participating in fun after-class activities like night hiking; enjoying a US Panel Discussion with local university students; and visiting the sites of the iconic Sundance Film Festival. Over the four-day weekend, students will spend time in Salt Lake City, Park City, Orem, and Provo. 

Classes are held at the following times:

Make a Difference & Discover Salt Lake City and the U.S.
Friday: (Check-in from 12-12:45) 1:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. 
Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Arts & Entertainment
Friday 11:30 am-9:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am-10:30 pm
Sunday 8:00 am-9:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am-4:30 pm
Attendance is mandatory beginning on Friday with check-in and continuing until the end of class on Monday. If you are late to class or leave early on Monday, you will not be eligible to receive your completion letter. Travel arrangements or work commitments are not accepted as excuses for missing class hours.

Costs and Educational Hours

Receive 60 or 72 educational hours (enough for 6 credits) for the 4-day Make a Difference & Discover course at an all-inclusive price of $619. This price includes tuition and registration, course materials, educational excursions including activities and transportation during class hours, and six meals.

Receive 60 or 72 educational hours (enough for 6 credits) for the 4-day Arts & Entertainment course at an all-inclusive price of $649. This price includes all tuition and registration fees; course materials; admission to museums, shows, and activities; transportation during class hours; and five meals.


Note: hours include pre-assignments and follow-up work.



Courses are offered in partnership with Utah Valley University 


Utah Valley University

UVU West Campus, National Guard Building

951 S Geneva Road, Orem, UT 84058
Airport Transportation & Parking
Detailed information on traveling from the SLC airport.
UVU Website

As a convenience to students, we offer the option of housing at the Holiday Inn Express in Orem. The hotel is a 5-minute walk from the campus. Housing is available only on a first-come, first-served basis for students who sign up during registration. You can add three nights (Friday-Sunday) in a shared room at the hotel for $120 (shared bed) or $180 (own bed), or four nights (Thursday-Sunday) at $160 or $240 for shared/own.


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