Brigham Young University. Prelaw Advisement Center

The Prelaw Advisement Center was established under General Education and Honors in August 1990 and remained part of GE and Honors until it was transferred to Student Life in May 1998. In 2006, Prelaw Advisement was incorporated along with the Health Professions Advisement Office into the new Preprofessional Advisement Office.


Established: 1990

Abolished: 2006

Location: Provo, Utah (1990-2006)


The Center advised students desiring to go into law on matters including the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), courses of study as an undergraduate, and current requirements of law schools around the country.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Center was headed by a Prelaw Advisor, reporting to the Dean of GE and Honors and then to the Dean of Students.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. General Education and Honors (1990-1998)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Student Life (1998-2006)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Preprofessional Advisement Office (2006)


Brigham Young University 1990-1991 General Catalogue: p. 282 (Prelaw Advisement Center first appears)

Brigham Young University Undergraduate Catalog 1999-2000: p. 397 (Prelaw Advisement moves from SFLC to WSC, reflecting move to Student Life)

Brigham Young University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog: p. 400 (Prelaw Advisement still named such through this year)

Brigham Young University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog: p. 24 (first mention of Preprofessional Advisement Center; Prelaw incorporated into Preprofessional Advisement Center)

Kristen Morris, History of the Brigham Young University Honors Program: 1978-2001: The Building and Restructuring of an Honors Program: p. 45 (Honors and GE established Pre-Law Advisement Center in August 1990; placed under Student Life in May 1998)

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