All single students under the age of 30 must live in approved housing unless they live at home with their parents. Students who wish to live with a relative must submit a request for an exception and receive approval from the BYU-Idaho Housing & Student Living Exceptions Committee (see "Exception to Policy" below). All off-track students who remain in Rexburg area must also live in approved housing.
Students in violation with the policies below may receive a restriction placed on their student account. For more information on resolving housing holds, click here.
All single students are required to live in BYU-Idaho approved housing. Those who qualify to live in approved housing are:
Those who are not required or do not qualify to live in BYU-Idaho approved housing are:
As stated in approved housing standard contract, students who lose eligibility to live in BYU-Idaho approved housing must move out within 72 hours. This includes:
Exceptions to the policy outlined above are handled on a case-by-case basis. Exceptions are reviewed weekly by the exceptions committee. To request an exception, complete an exception form and submit it to the Housing & Student Living Office.
Students living at home with parents are granted an automatic exception. Students wishing to live with other family members or friends must get approval from the Housing & Student Living Office by first submitting an exception form for review.
Note: exceptions will not be considered for students seeking to live with a married sibling when the non-relative spouse is the opposite gender. (For example, a young woman cannot live with her sister and brother-in-law or a young man cannot live with his brother and sister-in-law).
Students who are divorced or widowed and are interested in living in Approved Housing may file an exception. The Dean of Students may contact you after the form has been submitted. Students with children or legal guardianship(s) are not eligible to live in approved housing.