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Student Academic and Advisement Services records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5516

Scope and Contents

Contains admissions records, budget reports, dean's correspondence, meeting minutes, commencement records, registration reports, and financial aid records of the Student Academic and Advisement Services from 1959-2009.

Dates

  • 1959-2009

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Brigham Young University Academic and Advisement Services records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

Student Academic and Advisement Services (2001- ) offers enrollment services to students on Brigham Young University campus.

Student Academic and Advisement Services was created in 2001 at the termination of the Admissions and Records division. Leaders over the organization have included Dean Ford Stevenson (2001-2007) and executive director Norman Finlinson (2007- ). The organization provides assistance to students in areas of financial aid, housing, locker rentals, meal plans, parking, bus passes, health plans, scholarships, registration, employment, deferment, personal records, and the BYU signature card.

Administrative History

Admissions and Records Office (1956-2001) provided services regarding enrollment for students on campus.

The Admissions and Records Office foremost determined student acceptance into the university, including registration, enrollment, and deferment concerns. The organization also provided services regarding the appeals processes, grade reports, commencement planning and execution, and review of scholarship applications. The responsibilities of the office were divided into eleven supervised areas. These included the Admissions Adviser Program, High School & Junior College Relations, Financial Aids, Admissions Office, Registrar, Evaluation—Transfer and Graduation, Data Collection and Analysis, Microfilm Services, Academic Advisement, and cooperating with the Educational Information and Guidance Center. The organization was under the direction of these deans: Bliss H. Crandal (1956-1959), Alma P. Burton (1959-1964), William R. Siddoway (1964-1972), Robert W. Spencer (1974-1991), Erlend D. Peterson (1992-2001).

The Office of Admissions and Records was renamed Student Academic and Advisement Services in 2001.

Extent

18 cartons (18 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranged into twelve series: 1. Student Academic and Advisement Services correspondence, 1980-2003. 2. Admissions and Records Office performance reports, 2000. 3. Student Academic and Advisement Services budget records, 1996-2001. 4. Student Academic and Advisement Services registration reports, 1972-2001. 5. Student Academic and Advisement Services admission reports, 1959-2007. 6. Admissions and Records Office statistics, 1967-1990. 7. Student Academic and Advisement Services historical records, 1996-2002. 8. Student Academic and Advisement Services self-study reports, 1985-2007. 9. Student Academic and Advisement Services new student orientation records, 1994-2007. 10. Student Academic and Advisement Services administration records, 1978-2003. 11. Student Academic and Advisement Services financial aid records, 1995-2009. 12. Student Academic and Advisement Services training records, 2001-2007.

The materials are grouped by like subject.

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management in installments in July 2009 and August 2012.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; July 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; August 2012.

Appraisal

Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; Kayla Quinney; July 2009.

Processing Information

Processed; Dani Peterson; August 2012.

Title
Register of Student Academic and Advisement Services records
Status
Completed
Author
Kayla Quinney
Date
2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Revision Statements

  • 2012: Addendum made and collection reprocessed by Dani Peterson.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US