The University of Utah
College of Architecture + Planning

Welcome to CMP’s Virtual Graduate Experience

The Virtual Graduate Experience highlights academic, professional and lifestyle questions often raised by prospective students.  The videos and links provide an overview of the MCMP program, professional opportunities in Salt Lake City, and fun facts about life in Utah. Please attend our live Q & A sessions to learn more. We will sent the invite to your email.


Websites about Life in Utah

Quick Facts & Stats – SLC by the numbers
Visit Salt Lake – everything you need to know about SLC
Utah Red Rock Aerial –  amazing scenery in south central Utah
Visit Utah – official travel and visitor information


Networking & Career Opportunities

Living in the Wasatch Front, you will find many opportunities to network with local practitioners through the local chapters of national professional organizations.

American Institute of Architects (AIA)
American Planning Association (APA) 
American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA)
Congress for the New Urbanism
League of Cities and Towns (LCT)
Rocky Mountain Association of Environmental Professionals
Water Environment Association (WEAU)
Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS)
Urban Land Institute (ULI)


Local Practitioners

The Graduate Experience includes visits with practitioners working for local planning organizations, private firms and non-profits. Take a look at the videos from HMTN and GSBS who offer design and planning services nationally, as well as local non-profits University Neighborhood Partners and NeighborWorks SLC.