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Welcome from the Vice Chancellor of Student Success

We appreciate your visit to Utah State University Eastern (USU Eastern) where student success is a priority. We support high levels of academic success through student-centered instruction and reliable assessment of learning outcomes that promote continuous quality improvement and inclusivity. Our exemplary faculty members take the time to know each student and provide the best possible transformative education by preparing students for life-long learning and success in the real World.

At USU Eastern, students can choose from a myriad of cutting-edge certificate, associate, baccalaureate and masters programs with potential experiences and opportunities for distance education taught in the context of a world-class college system. We offer educational opportunities to students in rural Southeast Utah and students from various states, nationalities, social, economic, ethnic and racial backgrounds. With faculty and staff that are reflective of our global student body, USU Eastern offers a superlative environment for transforming lives for good.

Our vocational programs in Welding, Machining, Electronics, and Mechanics have national reputation for excellence and our specialized student services provide resources and tools to meet the unique needs of a diverse student body including students with special needs.

Utah State University Eastern is a two-year State-supported comprehensive community college that was established in 1938 by the Utah State Legislature and merged with a top-50 land grant and space-grant research institution, Utah State University (USU) as Utah State University Eastern in 2010. USU Eastern is located in the vast rural region of southeastern Utah and has a main campus in Price and a regional campus in Blanding. All credits awarded by USU Eastern are endorsed by USU; a unique situation that enables students with associates degree or sufficient transfer credits from USU Eastern to transfer seamlessly into the junior year at USU.

USU Eastern is undertaking new construction of a Central Instruction Building (CIB); and renovation of the library and the athletic center to create a more student-friendly environment for high quality learning and overall educational experience. The upgrade of our smart classroom equipment and technological infrastructure will ensure a modern computing network system for reliable quality service to our faculty, staff and students

So, I implore you to browse our website for more information about our programs, visit our campus to see what we have to offer, attend a class and meet with our excellent faculty, staff and students. If you decide on a visit or just want to talk to someone, please call (435) 613-5306 or (435) 613-5664.

~ Dr. Peter Iyere, Vice Chancellor of Student Success