graphic of the spring fall track shown as a pie chart


(Flex Semester: Winter)

graphic of the fall winter track shown as a pie chart


(Flex Semester: Spring)

graphic of the winter spring track shown as a pie chart


(Flex Semester: Fall)

Students will be assigned to one of these three tracks to attend classes.

Semester Dates


Start Date

End Date

Spring Mid April  Mid July
Summer Session End of July Early September
Fall Mid September Mid December
Winter Early January Mid April

Breaking Down the Three Track System 

BYU-Idaho operates year-round with three distinct 14-week semesters: Fall, Winter, and Spring. Each student is admitted to a track consisting of two semesters: Fall/Winter, Winter/Spring, or Spring/Fall. Students can enroll in classes only for the two semesters of their assigned track and remain on the same track for the duration of their time at BYU-Idaho.

Students may be assigned to any of the three tracks. Some students will be assigned to begin in the second semester of a track (example: assigned Spring/Fall track starting in the Fall). Others may be admitted to start in a semester other than the first available semester indicated (example: available Fall, assigned Winter/Spring track starting in the Winter).

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