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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) 496-1411
-Email us at
-Schedule online in I-Plan
-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