Brigham Young University. Orientation Committee

The University Orientation Committee was renamed the Orientation Committee around 1972. Erlend Peterson served as its chairman.


Established: circa 1972

Abolished: before 1980

Location: Provo, Utah (circa 1972- before 1980)


The function of the Orientation Committee was to plan and organize an orientation program for students entering BYU that would provide students with the proper perspective of the academic, religious, and social opportunities available at BYU and the various community facilities that serve the students.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The members of this committee were appointed by the University President and the Deans. The committee was responsible to the Dean of Student Life.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (circa 1972- before 1980)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. University Orientation Committee (before 1972)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. New Students Orientation Committee (circa 1980)


UPB files, Oct. 15, 2010: (Erland Peterson, chairman; appointed by the President and the Deans; responsible to the Dean of Student Life; planned and organized an orientation program for students entering BYU)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00328

Creator: JDM