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Student Academic and Advisement Services administrative records, 1983-2002

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5479 Series 2

Scope and Contents note

Contains materials pertaining to the activities of the department of Student Academic and Advisement Services dated 1983 to 2002. The materials include reports, correspondence, minutes, and surveys. The materials pertain to policies and procedures of the department.

Dates

  • Other: 1983-2002

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 Student 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

From the Collection:

Student Academic and Advisement Services (2001-) is an administrative unit at Brigham Young University responsible for enrollment services.

Student Academic and Advisement Services was created in 2001 from what was before called 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

From the Collection:

The Admissions and Records Office (1956-2001) was an administrative office at Brigham Young University.

The Admissions and Records Office was established in 1956 and was designed to help students from their first inquiry about Brigham Young University. The office also worked with faculty, parents, university administration, and agencies that require information about student records. The responsibility of the office is divided into eleven supervised areas. These include 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.

Admissions and Records was under the direction of a dean and administered regularly over the Admissions Office, Records Office, and Registrars. Over some periods it also was over the Admissions Advisers Program, the Coordinator of Financial Aids, and the Statistics and Veterans officer. The office of Admissions and Records 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 Admissions and Records Office was renamed Student Academic and Advisement Services in 2001.

Extent

2 cartons

Language

English