Undergraduate Advisement

1. College of Family, Home & Social Sciences Advisement Center

Psychology Advisor: 

Heather Sanborn  (heather_sanborn@byu.edu
Call 801-422-3541 to set up an appointment. 
Phone: 801-422-3541 (Toll Free 877-890-5295)
Fax: 801-422-0226
Online: fhssadv.byu.edu
Location: 1041 JFSB

FHSS College Advisement Office Hours


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:00am to 8:00am to 8:00am to 8:00am to 8:00am to
5:00pm 10:45am 5:00pm 10:45am 5:00pm
  12:05pm to   12:05pm to  
  5:00pm   5:00pm  


Students interested in declaring a Psychology major or developing a graduation plan, can do so through FHSS College Advisement. This office also offers the following services:

  • Academic Advisement sessions
  • Career Information
  • Major Orientation Sessions
  • Student Surveys
  • Career Exploration and Development Discussions
  • Graduation Application and Processing

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Majors Checklists (major requirements)
Major Academic Plans (MAPs)
Psychology Courses

Psychology Department Faculty

Note: For questions regarding the transfer of credits from other schools outside of BYU-Provo, you will need to contact the Transfer Evaluation Office in B-150 ASB, or call 801-422-2500. However, the Student Support Services Office can help facilitate and begin the process to substitute approved transfer credit for psychology major/minor requirements.

2. Psych Student Support Services

Student Support Services Coordinator:

Jesse Griffin 
Phone: 801-422-5356
Fax: 801-422-0602
Email: psychservices@byu.edu
Location: 1003 KMBL

Psychology Student Support Office Hours


Located in 1003 KMBL, the Psychology Student Support Services Office aids the FHSS Advisement Center by helping students with information related to the Psychology major, such as major requirements, senior capstone projects, questions regarding graduate school, career options in psychology, internships, psychology transfer credits, and so forth.

For declaring a psychology major, or questions pertaining to an undergraduate Psychology degree, please see the FHSS Advisement Center in 1041 JFSB.

Another major function of Student Support Services is to provide help and guidance to psychology students on academic support. The Student Support Services office mentors students by helping them remove registration holds and assisting them toward their academic goals.

Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information

Important Undergraduate Document

Psychology Majors Map:  This 2-page document summarizes the requirements for receiving a Psychology degree from BYU.  

Internship Office

1. FHSS Internships Office

Karen Christensen
Phone: 801-422-3697
Email: karen_christensen@byu.edu
Location: 945 KMBL

Click here for more information regarding internships through the FHSS Internship Office.

2. Psychology Internships Office 

Ben Carter
Phone: 801-422-8952
Email: psychinternship@byu.edu
Fax: 801-422-0602
Location: 1007 KMBL


See above picture for Fall 2018 Schedule 

The Psychology Internships Office offers students help with internship and tutoring opportunities. See Joe for information regarding finding an internship, coordinating semester away, and pre-reqs for Psych 399R. See Brent for information about peer tutoring and Psych 420R (At-risk Youth Mentoring).

Before you visit, be sure to check out the Frequently Asked Questions page, as it may hold the answer to your question.

Also, you might want to visit www.internships.com to begin your own search. BYU currently pays for a subscription to this service.

Applying for an Internship