Brigham Young University. Admissions and Records

The Office of Admissions and Records was under the direction of these deans: Bliss H. Crandal (1956-1959), Alma P. Burton (1959-1964), William R. Siddoway (1964-1972), Robert W. Spencer (1974-1991), Erlend D. Peterson (1992-2001).

Variant names

Office of Admissions and Records

Admissions and Records Office


Established: 1956

Abolished: 2001

Location: Provo, Utah (1956-2001)


The Office of Admissions and Records begins its functioning with students from the time they make their first inquiry about BYU. The Admissions and Records Office also works with faculty, parents, BYU administration and agencies that require information about student records. The responsibility of the office is divided into eleven supervised areas. These include the Admissions Adviser Program, High School & Junior College Relations, Financial Aids, Admissions Office, Registrar, Evaluation—Transfer and Graduation, Data Collection and Analysis, Microfilm Services, Academic Advisement, and cooperating with the Educational Information and Guidance Center.

Assets and Administrative Structure

Admissions and Records was under the direction of a dean and administered regularly over the Admissions Office, Records Office, and Registrars. Over some periods it also was over the Admissions Advisers Program, the Coordinator of Financial Aids, and the Statistics and Veterans officer.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1956-2001)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Committee (1963-1984)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Financial Aids (1980-1989)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Student Academic and Advisement Services (2001)

Associated Archival Materials

Records, 1963-2001. (UA 1156 box 238)

Records, 1957. (UA 159)

Records, 1922-1962. (UA 60)

Records, 1953-1957. (UA 128)

Publications, 1994-1996. (UA 906)

A Statement of Regulations, Policies, And Procedures. (UA 431)

Activities of the Office of Admissions and Records, 1969-70. (378.2 A1a no.81)

Records and Correspondence From the Office of Bruce L. Olsen, Director of Admissions and Records, 1957, 1973. (UA 583)


Brigham Young University Catalogs, volumes comprising 1968-1997 (Deans' Names & Years of Office, Assets and Administrative Structure)

UPB Files

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00446

LCCN: no2009048193

Creator: UPB