Advisor Information

The advisor for Occupational Therapy and Recreational Therapy is Kelly Brown.  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.

Video chat on Cranium Cafe with Kelly Brown


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 For recreational therapy, select College:Health, Subject:Rc Therapy. For occupational therapy, select College:University, Subject:Pre-OT, Degree:No Degree.

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.

  • November 11, 2019, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • December 9, 2019, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • January 13, 2020, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • February 10, 2020, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • March 16, 2020, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • April 13, 2020, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • May 11, 2020, 4:00pm-5:00pm

Advisor Visits to Area Institutions

School Event Location Date Time
University of Utah Major Expo Olpin Union Ballroom 10:00 - 2:00
Southern Utah University Graduate School Fair Sharwan Smith Center Ballroom September 17, 2019 10:00 - 2:00
Utah Valley University Graduate School Fair Student Union September 18, 2019 10:00 - 2:00
Brigham Young University Graduate School Fair Wilkinson Student Center September 19, 2019 10:00 - 2:00
Weber State University Graduate School Fair

Shepherd Union Building Ballroom

September 23, 2019 10:00 - 2:00
Utah State University Graduate School Fair

Taggart Student Center Ballroom

September 24, 2019 10:00 - 2:00
UACE Virtual Graduate School Fair  Graduate School Fair


September 25, 2019 10:00 - 2:00
Metropolitan State Universtity Graduate School Fair

Denver, CO

October 1, 2019
Brigham Young University - Idaho Graduate School Fair

BYU-Idaho Center
Rexburg, ID

October 10, 2019 10:00 - 3:00
University of California-Davis Pre-Health Conference Hutchison Field October 19, 2019 10:00 - 3:00
Dixie State University Graduate School Fair Student Activity Center TBD TBD
Snow College
Careers in Medicine and Related Fields Class
Noyes - Founders Hall
Brigham Young University-Idaho Graduate School Fair BYU-I Center TBD 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( 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 Academic Advising Center. The Academic Advising Center has provided a GPA calculator for your convenience.

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