take advantage of our On-site fingerprinting

Date - Friday, October 22, 2021

Place - McKay Education Building room 118

Time - 9am to 8pm

To make an appointment go to - fingerprintingutah

  1. Before going to your fingerprinting appointment go online and click "Start Background Check" on the following site:  Secure Utah 
  2. Enter personal information and verify (The University code should be "Utah Valley University")
  3. All students MUST select the LiveScan method
  4. An email will be sent to you with your authorization form to complete your LiveScan (fingerprints)
  5. Take this authorization form, photo ID,  and $20.00 to your appointment
  6. Make sure you receive a UVU  LiveScan Fingerprinting Receipt with employee signature or stamp verifying you have completed the LiveScan fingerprinting process


Welcome to the School of Education Advising Center

Academic advising in the School of Education is a teaching and learning process focused on student success. It is more than just meeting with an advisor to determine class schedules. The School of Education employs supportive and competent academic advisors who care about you. For more information, please contact us at or (801) 863-8478.

advising help at your convenience

Email - Messaging your advisor is the quickest way to receive assistance.

Phone - Schedule a time for your advisor to call you.

Live Chat - Click on this link to start a live chat with one of our advisors.

In Person - Schedule a time to meet with your advisor face to face.

Video - Virtual in-person visit. We use Microsoft Teams for video appointments. You do NOT need to have the app to participate in your video advising appointment. The link will be attached to your appointment confirmation.

  • We are committed to meeting student needs and providing support while empowering students to become self-directed learners and decision-makers.
  • We encourage students to think critically, explore options, seek out resources, and develop action plans and goals.
  • We view advising as a shared partnership with our students.
  • We encourage you to meet with us often. Your advisor will be one of your best resources for academic success. We look forward to helping you choose a path at UVU that works for you!

When should you meet with us?

If you are a new student or a transfer student with less than 30 credits, please schedule an appointment with the First-Year Advising Center

First Year Advising Center

Students With More Than 30 Credits:

You can schedule an appointment to meet with your assigned School of Education academic advisor after the following criteria are met:

  1. You have been formally admitted to UVU and have received your acceptance letter via
  2. All official transcripts have been received and posted to your student record
  3. You have completed the online orientation found at

Make an Appointment:

To schedule an appointment with your assigned School of Education academic advisor:

By phone:
Call our reception desk at (801) 863-8478
In person:
The advising offices are located in the McKay Education Building in room 114.
Schedule an appointment through the online appointment scheduler button located below the advisor's profile cards (see below).

Not sure who your advisor is?

Follow these steps:
  • Log in to
  • Select the "Students" tab
  • Click "My Academics"
  • Scroll down until you see "My Advisor Information" where you will see the name and contact information of your assigned advisor.

School of Education Advising team:


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