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Student Life records

Identifier: UA 1254

Scope and Contents

Contains information about the addition to the Wilkinson Student Center, Homecoming events, and the BYU Film Society.


  • 1956-1988


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 Life records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Student Life (established 1972) administers programs related to student activities, student counseling, and student instruction outside of the colleges and departments of instruction.

Student Life was established in 1972, replacing the earlier Student Personnel Services division. The unit was given responsibility for coordinating and overseeing aspects of student life that are outside the range of the colleges and departments of instruction, including student activities, counseling, student health, and student living conditions. It has been administered by Dean of Student Life, and since 1996 it has been administered by the Vice President of Student Life. Administrators have included J. Elliot Cameron (1972-1979), David M. Sorenson (1979-1986), Maren Mouritsen (1986-1996), Alton L. Wade (1996-2001), and Janet S. Scharman (2001-).


11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Records in the collection were produced by the Student Programs and the Student Leadership Development departments within Student Life. These records were transferred to the repository in 2006 and processed as a single collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfered from Records Management, Mar. 2006.


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

Register of Student Life records
Rose Frank
2011 August 31
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US