|Services Available on Campus|
The primary purpose of the Academic Support Office is to promote academic success and assist those experiencing difficulty. Various programs involving faculty cooperation, policy development, student contact and counseling, research, and remedial or preventive activities are administered and developed by this office.
The Alumni Association was organized in 1893 to promote the general welfare of Brigham Young University. Today it serves more than 300,000 alumni and provides several valuable services and programs for students still at the university.
All graduates and former students with 24+ credits are eligible for membership in the Alumni Association. There are no dues or membership drives; the association conducts solicitation for contributions to BYU and special projects.
Services to students on the campus include the college-related Student Alumni Relations Committee, BYU Alumni Association Replenishment Grants (for students), meeting facilities in the Alumni House, the commencement checklist for graduates, and operation of the Student Alumni Network.
Services to alumni include many on-campus programs during Homecoming and commencement and other times during the year. Alumni have access to bookstore, library, and physical education facilities; they can receive counseling and job placement assistance; and they can get discounts at select BYU events by using a BYU Alumni membership benefits card, which is available at the Alumni House. Other benefits include life, health, auto, and home insurance programs; access to an alumni directory; BYU and other merchandise on the Web site; and use of the Aspen Grove Family Camp behind Mt. Timpanogos. Graduates also receive Brigham Young Magazine and the BYU Alumni newspaper.
For information about these and other benefits, contact the Alumni Association (Alumni House,  378-4663 or 1-800-437-4663) or visit the alumni Web site at alumni.byu.edu/.
The BYU Bookstore offers a variety of services to our campus
community, to surrounding areas, and throughout the world.
These services include a Beehive Clothing Center; special events
throughout the year (20 percent off semiannual, sidewalk,
progressive book, and inventory sales); logo merchandise;
textbooks (extended hours the first three days of class each
semester and up to 60 percent textbook buyback each April and
December); school supplies; gift items; an after-hours convenience
story; men's and women's clothing; photo supplies and
processing; art supplies; music and video supplies; computers and
computer supplies; check cashing; traveler's checks; discount
movie tickets; class ring sales; credit card acceptance; employment
opportunities; gift wrapping; gift certificates; graduation
announcements; UTA bus passes; video and video equipment
rentals; shipping and packaging; and more.
The Bookstore is open Monday through Friday from 7:50 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Twilight Zone convenience store is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Twilight Zone hours are adjusted during spring and summer terms.) For further information call (801) 378-2400.
1520 WSC, PO Box 27920; (801) 378-2767; fax (801) 378-6667; TTY (801) 378-8984; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.byu.edu/stlife/campuslife/ssd.
The purpose of this office is to assure that students with disabilities are provided access to university programs. A variety of services and extensive information is available.
1520 WSC, PO Box 27919; (801) 378-4877
The Women's Services and Resources is a comprehensive support and referral source for all women on the BYU campus. Individual help in utilizing needed services and programs sponsored by the WSR, campus departments, and community agencies is furnished. Specific information and support is provided for nontraditional students.
Students desiring to visit campus are encouraged to schedule a tour through the Office of School Relations—Campus Visits (Visitors Center [VCTR], PO Box 23201,  378-4431). Daily tours are available at 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Tours are tailored to the individual student's needs, and appointments with advisement centers can be arranged as requested. Please schedule tours at least two weeks prior to your campus visit.
M. Gawain Wells, Director (244 TLRB, PO Box 28604;  378-7759/ 378-7758)
The Comprehensive Clinic is a training and research center that houses several of the clinical training programs of the university. These include clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy, social work, audiology and speech-language pathology, and LDS Family Services. Available to community people and BYU families, services of the Comprehensive Clinic include:
Students who are considering the purchase of a personal computer should note the following information:
Ronald K. Chapman, Director (2514 WSC, PO Box 27906;  378-6291; fax  378-8184; e-mail: email@example.com)
The Counseling and Career Center, a department of Student Life, supports Brigham Young University's mission to help students realize their full potential. It is recognized that reaching such potential involves growth and development in emotional, spiritual, social, and physical areas as well as in the intellectual area. As students experience the challenge of a university education, they often encounter problems in one or more of these areas that can be disruptive to their happiness and progress in school. The professionally trained staff at the Counseling and Career Center offers students a variety of services to help solve such problems when they occur (see below).
2500 WSC, PO Box 27906; (801) 378-2723; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic counseling is available for students who are experiencing difficulty with their studies. This counseling includes help in working through and overcoming obstacles to successful academic performance. Information about the university's academic standards, a student's academic standing, or help with learning problems is available at this office as well. (See also Academic Standards in the front section of this catalog.)
2590 WSC, PO Box 27906; (801) 378-2689
Printed, audiovisual, and computer-generated information about career options and learning skills are available in the Career and Learning Information Center (CLIC). These materials provide useful information for making educational and career decisions and for acquiring skills needed in the academic setting.
2410 WSC, PO Box 27905; (801) 378-3000; fax (801) 378-3444
Career Placement Services assists BYU students and alumni from all colleges, departments, majors, and class years with their job and internship preparation and searches.
2500 WSC, PO Box 27906; (801) 378-3826; e-mail: email@example.com
The Open Major Advisement Center at BYU serves (1) the students who have not yet decided on their academic major and (2) those students whose interests and abilities do not match the major they have already chosen. The services of Open Major Advisement include help in selecting classes, meeting general education requirements, and deciding upon majors. All students who are undecided about a major, whether coded open major or not, are welcome to use the many services and resources available to help them make an informed decision about a career or major. Students who have already chosen a major but who are not finding it to be a good match with their abilities and interests are also encouraged to work with Open Major Advisement.
1500 WSC, PO Box 27906; (801) 378-3035; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; fax 378-5921
Full-time and three-quarter-time day students can receive assistance in learning to cope with personal problems that interfere with their education and with career decision making. Counseling is provided by professional counselors who operate within established limits of confidentiality. Without written permission from the student, personal information is not released to any third party.
2548 WSC, PO Box 27906; (801) 378-2688
Tests and inventories are available to help students acquire personal information about career interests, learning styles, emotional adjustment, and personality. Most of the tests and inventories require a referral from a counselor, advisor, or class instructor to ensure an appropriate interpretation and availability of resources. Modest fees are charged for most tests.
2590 WSC, PO Box 27906; (801) 378-2689
A variety of workshops are offered each semester to help students improve their academic, social, and interpersonal skills. Topics such as test taking, note taking, time management, stress management, choosing a major, self-awareness, and assertiveness are addressed. Printed self-help materials used in the workshops are available.
Dean A. Wright, Director (180 SASB, PO Box 21840,  378-4935; email@example.com; www.byu.edu/dining/)
BYU Dining Services is nationally recognized as a leader in collegiate food service programs, serving an average of 30,000 meals daily. Options range from full-service dining to grab-and-go meals. The Skyroom Restaurant, on the sixth floor of the WSC, offers full-service dining weekdays for lunch and a Friday evening buffet. The Cougareat Food Court, on the main level of the WSC, includes choices such as Taco Bell Express, Pizza Hut, and Subway in addition to grill items, salad and soup, Asian and Italian selections, grab-and-go, pastries and sweets, and traditional meat and potatoes. The Museum Cafe, in the Museum of Art, features specialty sandwiches, soups, desserts, and beverages. The Marketplace Cafe in the atrium of the Tanner Building provides an old world marketplace and cafe featuring custom-made salads, a panini grill, and much more. The Morris Center and Cannon Center cafeterias are located at Deseret Towers and Helaman Halls, respectively, and provide students and guests alike buffet-style all-you-care-to-eat selections for every meal. Menus and hours for each area are posted on the Web. The Creamery, a dairy outlet and convenience store, and Take-Out Catering, a carry-out service for all food products produced at BYU, are located at the northeast corner of campus. Easy Pickin's offers a lunch-time, on-campus delivery service. BYU Catering can provide refreshments for a small group or a complete meal for thousands. Tomassito's Pizza is also available for free delivery campuswide.
Melissa Flores, Manager (D-282 ASB, PO Box 21220;  378-5895)
Brigham Young University does not allow unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability in the academic or employment setting. This includes unlawful sexual harassment, which is a violation of university standards as well as state and federal laws and may be considered grounds for discipline. Persons who believe they have been unlawfully discriminated against or unlawfully sexually harassed should contact the Equal Opportunity Office.
Nancy Carson (2310 WSC, PO Box 27908;  378-5092)
The ID Center makes available to every BYU student a photo identification card with magnetic stripe. During the first week or two of each semester or term, the photo ID cards are produced and distributed to students in 3280–3290 WSC. Distribution hours are advertised before and during distribution. After that, the cards are distributed at the ID Center (2310 WSC). In order to receive a card, students must be registered for classes. Dress and grooming standards as outlined by the university must be observed. Services are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. during fall and winter semesters and from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during spring and summer terms.
Information Technology Services manages BYU's technology infrastructure by providing personal communications, media resources, and computing services and support. Below is an explanation of some of these products and services.
1320 WSC, PO Box 27918; (801) 378-3065
Vernon Heperi, Director
Ken Sekaquaptewa, Assistant Director
Multicultural Student Services is a unique team of multicultural specialists who value the total development of the multicultural student within the aims of a BYU education. The staff seeks to develop a BYU environment of "fellow citizenry" where multiculturalism can flourish: "Ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens" (Ephesians 2:19).
Vernon Heperi, Director
Elizabeth Farris, Office Manager
Ken Sekaquaptewa, Assistant Director and Multicultural
LaVay Talk, Multicultural Advisor
Ann Marie Lambert, Multicultural Coordinator
Multicultural Student Services is an available support system that helps multicultural students to be successful in the university community. Counselors take advantage of every opportunity to assist the students and help them discover services on campus that will further their academic and spiritual success.
Mili McQuivey, Multicultural Advisor
The staff has a unique ability and expectation to create a solid, quality recruiting process that selects choice multicultural students who are prepared socially, academically, and spiritually for a BYU experience. Programs and scholarships are available to ensure that every need is met before their college career begins and while it is in progress.
Ann Marie Lambert, Multicultural Coordinator
The simultaneous development of employment skills with increased academic proficiency is highly valued by the MSS Office. Career Training provides this cocurricular development.
Michael Campbell, Multicultural Coordinator
The MSS Office understands and respects the cultures of the diverse students recruited to the university the development of the Multicultural Student Organization is an imperative part of supporting students from different backgrounds.
Richelle Andersen, Multicultural Coordinator
James Slaughter, Multicultural Coordinator
Because multicultural diversity contributes positively to the development of students, staff, faculty, and the community, students are valued for what they bring culturally to campus. Special programs are designed to awaken students to a sense of value and self-worth.
Lynette Simmons, Multicultural Coordinator
Students report on campus interests, activities, and issues in the Eagle's Eye, a multicultural student magazine published twice a year. The publication has a national circulation list that includes alumni, universities, businesses, and a wide range of minority organizations.
Students can complete preprofessional study at BYU before professional academic training here or elsewhere. There are no majors at the university in these preprofessional areas because professional schools generally make no specification of majors. Students may major in any department but are encouraged to select majors and related preprofessional studies as outlined below.
Jay Newitt, Advisor (230 SNLB, PO Box 28200;  378-2021)
Prearchitecture students have several options, depending on the intended future architectural degree. One approach is to study only a year or two at BYU before transferring to another institution to pursue a baccalaureate degree in architecture. In these instances, students should plan their period of study at BYU to include, as nearly as possible, course work that will transfer directly into the future architecture program.
Don Bloxham, PhD, Advisor (380 WIDB, PO Box 25176;  378-3044)
The acceptance rate of BYU applicants to dental school last year was considerably above the national average.
Eileen Crane, Prelaw Advisor (2590 WSC, PO Box 27906;  378-2318)
The study of law prepares a student to work in a variety of settings. Traditional private practice, business, government, consulting, public interest/nonprofit organizations, banking, and education are just some of the many types of settings in which lawyers use their legal education.
Ned C. Hill, Dean (730 TNRB, PO Box 23113;  378-4122)
The programs in the Marriott School of Management are designed to prepare qualified students for rewarding careers in management and administration. Classes and study group activities stress the acquisition of professional managerial and leadership attributes that will enable students to obtain work in public, private, and not-for-profit organizations. High ethical values and behavior are emphasized.
Don Bloxham, PhD, Advisor (380 WIDB, PO Box 25176;  378-3044)
Students who wish to enter medical school should plan to graduate with a major that reflects interests and allows for an alternate career. Any major can serve as a premedical major. Come to 380 WIDB for help.
Beverly L. Roeder (386 WIDB, PO Box 25156;  378-6873); and Richard N. Thwaits (357 WIDB, PO Box 25169;  378-6872), Advisors
Competition for freshman class spaces in veterinary school is keen, and students should expect to achieve above a 3.5 GPA. Many successful applicants have completed the bachelor's degree. Because course requirements differ with individual veterinary schools, students should familiarize themselves with entrance requirements for the schools to which they will apply.
Don Bloxham, PhD, Advisor (380 WIDB, PO Box 25776;  378-3044)
Students who are interested in the above health professions may receive help in planning preprofessional course work and applying to the appropriate professional and graduate schools. Catalogs and other materials are available in the Health Professions Advisement Office.
J. Wesley Sherwood, Managing Director (TOMH, PO Box 20100;  378-4468)
The Risk Management and Safety Department seeks to find and eliminate or reduce risks associated with the operation of the university, its programs, activities, and other endeavors. Risk Management and Safety consults with individuals and departments to eliminate risks and procures insurance as necessary.
“The Resource Book for Successful Single Parent Students” is available at the Women's Services and Resources Office (1520 WSC, PO Box 27919). Individuals interested in networking with other single parents on campus can contact the Single Parents Association through LaNae Valentine at (801) 378-4877.
100 SASB, PO Box 21860; (801) 378-3866; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.byu.edu/stlife/sas/sc/)
The Signature Card is a debit card, utilizing the university ID card. Nearly all retail outlets on campus accept the Signature Card, including Dining Services, vending machines, the Bookstore, WSC retail operations, copy centers, designated copy machines, ticket offices, and computer labs. Deposits and balance inquiries are available at most locations displaying the Signature Card logo.
This notice contains important information about the cardholder's rights and Student Auxiliary Services' (SAS) responsibilities under the Federal Electronic Funds Transfer Act. To preserve the rights under this act the cardholder must notify SAS of any clerk, billing, or statement error within sixty days of the date when the error appeared on the cardholder's statement. The cardholder may contact SAS in writing at any time or call/visit the SAS office during regular office hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, (801) 378-3866, SAS Registry Office, 100 SASB, Provo UT, 84602.
Jerry L. Bishop, Director (3326 WSC, PO Box 27915;  378-3111)
The newly remodeled and expanded Ernest L. Wilkinson Student Center (WSC) serves as the gathering place for the university, a place to relax—the center of college community life. The WSC is a place where students can come to participate in out-of-class activities that foster balanced growth in a clean, modern facility and a safe, pleasant environment. Many student services have conveniently relocated to the Wilkinson Student Center, and a diversity of programs and activities there compliments learning. Data connections to support personal computer access are now in most lounges.
Main Floor WSC, PO Box 27915; (801) 378-4313
The Information Center answers questions for hundreds of people
each day. It has current pamphlets, directories, catalogs, class
schedules, bus schedules, and other informational packets.
Fall/Winter hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to
8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spring/Summer hours
are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Lost and Found
First Floor, WSC, PO Box 27915; (801) 378-3024
The Lost and Found serves both those who have lost items of value and those who find them. The university strongly urges students and others to put their names and other personal information on their possessions and encourages everybody to turn found items in to the Lost and Found immediately.
The mission of the BYU Student Service Association is to strengthen students in their social relationships, civic duty, and service to humankind. Through student leadership, the university community works together to achieve our goal that all who "enter to learn" will be prepared by training and experience to "go forth to serve."
2024 WSC, PO Box 27924; (801) 378-3563, e-mail student_hire.byu.edu
Student Employment Services is located on the main floor of the Wilkinson Student Center. It exists to provide quality service to BYU students and departments. Its primary purpose is to assist students in finding jobs.
2300 SHC, PO Box 24800; (801) 378-2771
Rulon J. Barlow, Administrative Director
James P. Clarke, M.D., Medical Director
Gary B. Brimley, Assistant Director
Student health services are available at the Student Health Center for all students, spouses, and dependents of students at rates lower than those the community offers. Any student may receive services at the Health Center regardless of his or her insurance policy, although students can receive health care at an even greater discount by utilizing the student health insurance plan. The Student Health Center is not a Medicare, Medicaid or Champus provider.
The University Police Department is established for the benefit and protection of students, faculty, and staff. The department's state-certified police officers are entrusted with enforcing laws and, when applicable, campus rules and regulations. Noncertified security, traffic, and parking control officers are also utilized by the university to enforce campus rules and regulations.
To obtain a parking permit, the following must be presented at the Parking and Traffic Office between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday:
Student permits are valid from the beginning of fall semester through the following September 15.
All bicycles operated or parked on campus must be licensed with a Utah County municipality. Provo city licenses are available at the Traffic Office for a fee of $1.
Owners/operators of motor vehicles operated in Utah County should be prepared to pass Utah County Vehicle Emissions Inspection Maintenance requirements.
B-150 ASB, PO Box 21113; (801) 378-2768
The Veterans Support Office certifies the enrollment of eligible veterans or their dependents for educational benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Information and help in applying for these benefits are available from this office.