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First-Year Student?

Find your first-year advisor and view information on how to prepare for your first meeting.

Find Your Department Below

Select a department below to view your department's advisors, send a message, schedule an appointment, and more.

Applied Engineering & Transportation Technologies

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Architecture & Engineering Design

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Aviation Sciences

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Computer Science

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Construction Technologies

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Culinary Arts Institute

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Digital Media

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Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Information Systems & Technology

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Mechanical & Civil Engineering

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Technology Management & Mechatronics

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CET Master's Programs

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Advising Information

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Advisors see students by appointment. Our hours are Monday-Friday from 8a.m. to 5p.m.

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Online Appointments

Online scheduling is available 24/7 for your convenience, or call the front desk at (801) 863-8648 during office hours to schedule with your advisor. When an advisor is offering drop-in appointments, they will be posted on their appointment scheduling page. Please keep in mind that these are for 10-15 minute basic questions only, not for class scheduling appointments or new/transfer students.

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Advising Main Office

CS 635

Computer Science building on the mountain side of campus (east side)

Parking is limited — plan extra time to find a parking place. Walking from visitor parking can take 10-20 minutes.

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First-Year Students

ALL NEW students with less than 30 credits meet with the below advisors according to their last name.

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First-Year Advising Center

What to Prep for Your First Meeting With Your Advisor

If you are a new, transfer, or returning student who has not attended UVU in more than two years, please review the following criteria to ensure you are prepared for your first meeting with your academic advisor.

  1. Have You Been Admitted to UVU?

    Yes proceed to Step #2.

    No please visit the UVU Admissions page.

  2. Have Your Transcripts Been Sent to UVU?

    Please note that official (i.e., sealed) transcripts from all previously attended institutions must be sent to UVU (this includes high school).

    Yes proceed to Step #3.

    No please follow the instructions on the UVU Transfer page.

  3. Have You completed the Online Orientation?

    Prior to meeting with your advisor, you should complete the online orientation.

    Yes proceed to Step #4.

    No please complete the online orientation. Visit the UVU Orientation page for more information.

  4. Meet With Your Advisor

    You're ready to have your first meeting with an academic advisor!

Student Responsibilities

Students are expected to:

  • Develop an educational plan and establish career goals with the guidance of your advisor.
  • Meet regularly with your advisor. Plan ahead by visiting with them early in the semester and not waiting until the last minute before registration.
  • Come to appointments prepared with questions and/or topics to discuss and participate fully in the advising experience.
  • Understand how to navigate the course registration site and enroll in the courses in your academic plan.
  • Know the general education and program requirements for your major.
  • Check myUVU often for email messages from the university.
  • Become knowledgeable of campus and online resources, and follow through when referred to appropriate campus resources.
  • Graduate in a timely manner based on your academic plan. Accept responsibility for your decisions and your actions that affect your educational progress and goals.

Advisor Responsibilities

Students can expect UVU advisors to:

  • Provide a safe space in which to share your thoughts, aspirations, concerns, and interests; maintain confidentiality with all information shared; and treat you with respect as an adult.
  • Actively listen to your questions and concerns and provide information and support as needed.
  • Provide guidance and encouragement as you develop a clear and realistic educational plan and assist you in making course and major decisions.
  • Understand and effectively communicate degree and graduation requirements, policies, and procedures.
  • Teach students how to use available tools for degree planning and course registration.
  • Provide information about UVU resources available to you and refer you to applicable campus services, organizations, and/or individuals as needed.
  • Protect and secure the integrity of the UVU degree by complying with all college and departmental policies and requirements.

Have Questions?

Log in to myUVU to see your advisor or contact our front desk at 801-863-8648 for questions regarding which advisor to see.

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