SRC represents the Student Body by sitting on over 20 different administrative councils. University Leaders attend these councils to discuss and make decisions that affect BYU-Idaho. SRC Representatives that sit on each council ask questions and bring a student perspective to ensure all decisions are made in the best interests of the Student Body.
Currently the SRC sits on the following councils. If you have any input that you feel would benefit students if shared in one of these councils, please let us know by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic Exceptions Council
Approves/denies academic exception petitions from students (if there are petitions to be reviewed). Its membership and the items discussed in each meeting are confidential.
Academic Standard Council
Deals with issues and information regarding academic policies that affect the student population as a whole. It is also an informative meeting to ensure that all of those sitting on the council are aware of specific policies, updated on developments with I-Learn, etc.
To determine if a student, who is appealing to lift their academic suspension, has a reasonable cause or extenuating circumstance that would move us to lift their suspension. The items and students discussed in this council are confidential.
Discusses the 10-year plan of upcoming construction projects on the BYU-Idaho campus, as well as minor remodel and landscaping projects in progress, and needs of facilities such as furniture in various locations of the campus. Assesses the most efficient way to allocate the resources that the church has allotted to BYU-Idaho for various upkeep and upgrade needs.
BYU-Idaho's Communication Council was organized by President's Council to better meet the need for unity and quality in institutional communication. The council oversees materials intended for official BYU-Idaho marks or identity elements. This includes internal and external institutional communication originating from all areas and organizations on campus.
The council operates under the guidance of President's Council and provides direction according to established university policies. The council may also review, provide input on, and develop communication policy for the entire campus.
Communication projects, strategies, and plans will be brought to Communication Council by its members for approval before the project is taken into production. Communication Council members have authority to approve projects that are based upon approved templates.
Advises, supports, and represents the Academic Vice President in matters of learning, teaching, and curriculum; including, but not limited to, approval and oversight of programs and courses, grade rules, examination policy, catalog content, limited enrollment policies, curriculum policy and procedure, and the improvement of teaching and learning through periodic review of program and course objectives, expected learning outcomes, teaching strategies, and assessment.
Enrollment Services Council
The purpose of this council is to make sure that each student is getting what they need and to expand more to reach out to others. Ideas are brought about what they can do to better serve the students’ needs and to help them toward their majors, and further, their careers, and graduation.
Events Coordinating Council
Oversees all the events on campus (i.e. Devotional, I-cover, Center Stage, etc.) and seeks to improve the experiences that students, faculty and the community have when they attend these events.
Financial Services Council
Discuss the budgets of the university and how to best utilize the funds within our stewardship. This council is confidential.
Financial Services Management Group
Discuss the finances and budgets of the University. A representative from President’s Council attends to discuss unique circumstances. This council is confidential.
Rexburg City Council
Meets to go over the issues pertaining to the city of Rexburg. These topics do not always pertain to the students but it is helpful to know what is going on in the community.
Discusses the needs of single and married students as well as employees and their families, and visitors, in regards to parking issues. Addresses parking concerns and oversees signage, parking tag policies etc.
Discusses future goals of the University and makes major or final decisions on issues that affect BYU-Idaho. This is attended by the Student Representative Council Director.
Strategic Management Council
Discusses controversial issues as they arise as pertaining to the university and its community relations.
Student Well-Being Council
The council functions to be proactive in the needs of high risk students, and the campus community in their overall well-being.
Consists of approximately 65 key administrators from across the campus. Typically, the meeting is held once a month. The purpose is to share information about key initiatives under way at the university and for those with responsibility for those initiatives to seek counsel/direction/input from those who attend--a two-way communication process. This is attended by the Student Representative Council Director.
Women's Advisory Council
Council meets monthly to discuss issues on-campus, in education, and in society that impact female students and their experience at BYU-Idaho.