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Student Academic and Advisement Services financial aid records, 1995-2009

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5516 Series 11

Scope and Contents

Contains student financial aid records relating to the Student Academic and Advisement Services, including financial statistics, correspondence, policy histories, and project guidelines and records. Records contain subjects including Pell Grants, the Satisfactory Academic Progress program, SMART grants, and records relating to various processing systems, 1995-2009.


  • 1995-2009


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted; Closed for 75 years (until 2084) after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.

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 student on BYU 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.


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