The Dean of Undergraduate Education and her associates supervise and foster essential university-wide elements of the baccalaureate: First-Year Experience and Mentoring, General Education, the Honors Program, and National Scholarships. These interrelated programs together promote and champion teaching and learning within an integrated university education. They aim to enrich the educational experience and to benefit the life of each undergraduate student.


  • Honors Program

    The Honors Program provides an unusually rich and challenging experience for capable and motivated undergraduate students. Its purpose is to assist students as they establish lifelong patterns of learning and appreciation of the world's great treasures of knowledge.

  • General Education

    General Education

    The Office of General Education provides information on the General Education requirements for students and is a resource for faculty teaching GE courses. The University Core consists of Religion and General Education (GE) Requirements.

  • First-Year Mentoring

    The First-Year Mentoring program is a key part of a university-wide initiative to strengthen undergraduate education at BYU. It gives all first-year students easier access to certain high-demand University Core classes and provides every first-year student with valuable peer mentor support.

  • National Scholarships, Fellowships, and Programs

    National Scholarships, Fellowships, and Programs (NSFP) advertises national non-BYU scholarships and is separate from BYU's Scholarship Office. Our mission is to help students find and apply for prestigious external scholarships.

  • First-Year Experience

    The Office of First-Year Experience hosts a variety of activities to foster integration into the BYU community for new and transfer students. These events include Jumpstart, New Student Orientation, Hub Days, and other activities affiliated with First-Year Mentoring.