Application Process

The application for SFO,Corrections and LEO can be accessed from the Utah State POST webpage at Please follow all instructions listed at the POST site. The application is filled out online and can be saved throughout the process of applying, after submitting your application please make an appointment with Sarah Strickley for application review.

Applications for session 12, will be accepted beginning Dec 1, 2016 with the deadline pending, please call. Please be advised that space is limited and applications should be submitted ASAP. SFO classes for next session will begin October 2017, with LEO beginning Jan 2018. For questions please contact us at 435-652-7916.

Application Checklist

Please use the following checklist to ensure you application to the POST academy is complete.
Checklist for POST Academy application

______ Application complete

______ Medical Release

______ Birth Certificate (or naturalized citizenship number)

______ High School Diploma or Official Transcript (College or high school)

_______ 2 Photos (one to be uploaded with application, the other to give to Michele for our records)

_______ $200 deposit made to University

_______ Entrance Exam Complete (take at DSU Testing Center)

_______ Completed Dixie State University Student Registration process and have registered for the course.

Additional Information

DSU Admissions

Please refer to the Student Information page for instructions for admissions with DSU.

Physicals/Medical Release

If you don’t have a regular physician you can contact the DSU Wellness Center, 435-652-7756, to make an appointment with their Nurse Practitioner. The cost for DSU students is $10.00… Before you contact them you must be a DSU Student!

Drug Screening

The drug screen is not required at the time of application, random drug screens will be held throughout the training.

Application Review

Don’t forget to schedule a meeting with Sarah Strickley to review your application.