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Student Academic and Advisement Services advisement records

Identifier: UA 980

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, reports, and general files of the Academic Advisement department. Also includes correspondence, minutes, and conference reports of the National Academic Advising Association. Dated 1965-2005.


  • 1965-2005


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Administrative History

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

Academic Advisement was an administrative unit with responsibility for student educational counseling at Brigham Young University.

Academic Advisement at Brigham Young University combines the benefits of College Advisement Centers and integrates other academic services including the use of the AIM system, Advisement by Computer (ABC) report, and faculty advising to give direction and support to each student's academic progress. These resources are specifically geared toward addressing specific academic needs and contribute to the quality of each student's overall university experience. This department was changed to Student Academic and Advisement Services in 2001.


10 cartons (10 linear ft.)

6 boxes (3 linear ft.)

1 oversize box (1.66 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in eight series: 1. General files. 2. Orientation and advisement material. 3. Correspondence. 4. Reports and project files. 5. National Academic Advising Association records. 6. Financial records. 7. Class readings. 8. Academic Advisement certificates, videocassettes, posters and other materials.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management in June, 2002.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; 2002.


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

Processing Information

Processed; J. Gordon Daines III and Brian Shull; 2002.

Register of Student Academic and Advisement Services advisement records
J. Gordon Daines III and Brian Shull
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Revision Statements

  • 2009 October 16: GilEADized to correct small errors, updated to DACS and CCLA compliance by Nate Smith.
  • 2013 April 29: Revised for DACS compliance and name authority work by Sarah Flinders.

Repository Details

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

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US