Advising

Advisor Information

The advisor for Occupational Therapy and Recreational Therapy is Kelly Brown kelly.brown@hsc.utah.edu.  To schedule an individual appointment, click the “Book Now” button on the right side of this page. Occupational Therapy students in Utah should attend an information session prior to individual advising.

University of Utah students should run a degree audit and plan to see how their courses fit into either the recreational therapy major or as occupational therapy prerequisites. To learn about the Degree Dashboard visit http://mydegreedashboard.utah.edu/. For recreational therapy, select College:Health, Subject:Rc Therapy. For occupational therapy, select College:University, Subject:Pre-OT.

Occupational Therapy On-Campus Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to attend an information session prior to meeting with the advisor. The information session will cover the profession of occupational therapy and the Masters in Occupational Therapy program at the University of Utah, program prerequisites, admissions procedures and the program itself.

Information sessions are held at 520 Wakara Way in Research Park. Located on the North side of the street, just west of the Marriott Hotel. Signs on the front door will direct you to the room. The information sessions are free and open to the public. There is no registration necessary. Students do not need to bring anything with them except for questions about the profession and the program.

  • December 12, 2016, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • January 9, 2017, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • February 13, 2017, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • March 13, 2017, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • April 10, 2017, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • May 8, 2017, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • June 12, 2017, 4:00pm-5:00pm

Advisor Visits to Area Institutions

Kelly likes to travel. Please check back here to see when she'll be in your neighborhood.

Pas Visits

School Event Location Date Time
Utah State University Graduate School Fair Taggart Student Center Ballroom September 19, 2016 10:00 - 2:00
Weber State University Graduate School Fair Shepherd Union Building Ballroom September 20, 2016 10:00 - 2:00
Utah Valley University Graduate School Fair Student Union September 21, 2016 10:00 - 2:00
Brigham Young University Graduate School Fair Wilkinson Student Center September 22, 2016 10:00 - 2:00
University of Utah Graduate School Fair Olpin Union Ballroom September 23, 2016 10:00 - 2:00
Southern Utah University Graduate School Fair Sharwan Smith Center Ballroom September 26, 2016 10:00 - 2:00
Dixie State University Graduate School Fair Student Activity Center September 27, 2016 10:00 - 2:00
University of Utah Major Expo Olpin Union Ballroom September 28, 2016 10:00 - 2:00
Snow College
Careers in Medicine and Related Fields Class
Noyes - Founders Hall October 12, 2016 12:30-1:20
California Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference Pasadena City Conference Center October 28-29, 2016 TBD
Brigham Young University-Idaho Graduate School Fair BYU-I Center TBD TBD
Brigham Young University-Idaho OT Information Session TBD

Release of Information

Student records at The University of Utah are governed by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and its implementing regulations. A student must authorize the University of Utah to release information to any 3rd party, such as a spouse, parent or even themselves via the telephone or email.

To authorize a Release of Information, students can go to their CIS(http://cis.utah.edu) page, click Student, look for the STUDENT RECORDS box and click on FERPA Release Consent link. The RELEASE FORM will open in a new window.

Transfer and General Advising Information

Students needing general university advising for general ed and/or bachelor degree requirements or information on transferring courses to fill those requirements should contact University College at 801-581-5146 or email. A list of the University of Utah's graduation requirements may be found in the undergraduate bulletin. University College has provided a GPA calculator for your convenience.

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