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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
-Zoom (Virtual meeting room)
-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

Resources for Faculty

Connect with a Career and Academic Advisor who serves your specific college. Advisors can answer your questions about academic planning, share available tools for students, and work with you on individual student concerns.

Connect with our Team