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Career and Academic Advising

Career and Academic Advising

Whether you need help with class planning, deciding on a major, learning about career options, or how to be successful in college, Career and Academic Advising can help you reach your potential.
A BYU-Idaho Career and Academic Advising employee smiles while counseling a student.
Our Purpose
Everything we do is focused on your success as a student and individual. Our vision is to help every student prepare to reach his or her potential.

We will:
– Recognize your eternal identity
– Teach you how to plan for your future
– Provide information to help you reach your goal
– Advocate for your overall success

Appointments with an Advisor

Types of Appointments
  • In-person
  • Zoom (virtual meeting room)
  • Phone
  • In Office Walk-ins (available for quick questions or grad planning help)
How to Schedule an Appointment
Schedule an appointment to meet with an academic advisor, success coach, or career counselor.
– Call us at (208) 496-9800
– Email us at
– Schedule online in I-Plan
– Chat online
– Come to our office in the Manwaring Center (across from the University Store)
Preparing for Your Appointment
Prepare for your appointment by:
  • Thinking about your educational and career goals
  • Writing down any questions in advance
  • Arriving on time and taking notes
  • Asking questions when you don't understand
  • Scheduling a follow-up appointment

Self-help Resources

A female student accesses I-Plan on her laptop.
I-Plan is a tool to help you reach your educational and career goals. Use I-Plan to:

– Plan your classes
– Explore careers
– Schedule tutoring
– Prepare for your career
Get on Track with Class Planning
May 10, 2022 04:44 PM
Learn how to choose classes that prepare you for graduation and beyond.

Class Planning
Find Out More About Yourself
May 11, 2022 09:38 AM
Find out how your interests and abilities can help you choose the right major and career.

Explore Available Majors
Find a major based on your interests, values, and strengths.

Choose a Major
Learn How to Change Your Major
May 10, 2022 03:34 PM
Learn how to change your major through Grad Planner.

Change Your Major
Discover More About Careers
May 10, 2022 04:15 PM
Get tips, help, and resources on choosing a career.

Career Discovery
Learn About Academic and Graduation Requirements
May 11, 2022 09:31 AM
Learn about graduation requirements for BYU-Idaho degrees.

Academic Requirements