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 [email protected] 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.

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.

Information Release - If you plan to have anyone else attending the meeting with you, please fill out the form linked below.


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.


School of Education Advising team:


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Fall application deadline:  March 1, 2024

LATE Application Deadline: July 31  for Fall 2024 program admission

Before filling out the application, follow these steps:

  • Create an account with the Utah State Board of Education by clicking "SIgn in or Sign up" on the following link: USIMS   
  • After you create your USIMS account, look under "Personal Information" to locate your CACTUS I.D.
  • You need to clear a background check before you can apply.  The first step to completing your background check is to get fingerprinted at a LiveScan location.  For LiveScan fingerpinting sites, click on the following link: LiveScan Sites
  • It will take about a week for your background check to clear.  You can check your USIMS account to find the clearance date.




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Course Outlines


LATE Application Deadline: July 31  for Fall 2024 program admission






Professional Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Applications Open online here



Application Due

March 1st

October 1st

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 30 Credits or more:

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.

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