Summer Session FAQ

BYU-Idaho Summer Session

Summer Session at BYU-Idaho is a shortened semester that lasts for seven weeks from late July to September. Attending Summer Session allows students to jump start their BYU-Idaho education, get acclimated to a new city, and be able to graduate faster by taking additional credits in the summer.


Is there a process to be able to start in Summer Session?

Continuing students, who have already attended BYU-Idaho, are eligible to register for Summer Session.

New students who have been admitted and are scheduled to start in Fall 2017 or Winter 2018 will need to contact the BYU-Idaho Admissions Office at 208.496.1300 to be granted permission to register for Summer Session. New students need to have accepted their track assignment before this permission can be granted. You can accept your track assignment by clicking here.

When can I register?

Registration for Summer Session will open May 1, 2017. All students will be able to begin registration on the same day, regardless of how many credit hours you have.

How do I register?

Please visit the Registration page for information.

Can I be added to a waiting list if the class is full?

Yes. You can sign-up for the waiting list if the class is full through the registration page.

How many credits can I take during Summer Session?

Since the Summer Session is only seven weeks, students are limited to 10 credits.