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Fall 2018 — Get Connected Schedule

Please check back regularly for updates.

The schedule was last updated 4/10/2018.

You may park on campus during Get Connected without a permit. However, permits are required beginning September 17th.

PARENTS: We hope you enjoy your visit to BYU-Idaho on Move-in Day!
Please note that Saturday, September 15th is for new students only!
Starts at 8:00am
Housing Complex Check-Ins
Housing complexes should be open to move in to by 8:00am.
On-Campus
At Housing Complexes
Off-Campus
At Apartment Complexes
8:00am - 5:00pm
Get Connected Student Registration
Register for Get Connected to be placed in an I-Team and receive a Get Connected wristband. The wristband is required for free entrance to Get Connected events and new student meal.
Manwaring Center
Kimball Foyer
8:00am - 5:00pm
Student Services
Use this time to take care of student services such as buying books, paying tuition, getting an I-Card, etc. Most of the pay services can be taken care of online before coming to BYU-Idaho.
Kimball Building
Manwaring Center
9:00am - 1:30pm
Talent Show Auditions
Audition today to peform your talent at the New Student Talent Show held tonight in the Hart Auditorium.
Manwaring Center (MC)201
11:00am - 2:00pm
New Student Family Buffet
Tickets available here cost $6.25. Chick-fil-A Express will also be open from 11:00-4:00pm.
Manwaring Center:
The Crossroads
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meet Your I-Team
Make new friends and get acquainted with other new students in your I-Team!
Football Field
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Parent Connections
Parents learn about the student BYU-I experience and resources available to their student during their time there at BYU-Idaho.
Hart Building
3:00pm-3:45pm
BYU-Idaho Welcome
New students and parents will have the opportunity to hear from President Eyring.
BYU-Idaho Center
Auditorium
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Parent Session
New students will be dismissed with their I-Teams to participate in Academic Connections while parents stay for their session. Parents unable to travel to Rexburg may view this event online.
BYU-Idaho Center
Auditorium
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Academic Connections
Meet and get acquainted with your College Dean, faculty and academic advisor in your chosen major. See meeting locations below.
See Below
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Hart
Auditorium
College of Business & Communication
Kirkham
Auditorium
College of Education & Human Development
Hinckley
Chapel
College of Language & Letters
Smith
244
College of Performing & Visual Arts
Snow
115
College of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Taylor
Chapel
General Studies/University Studies
Ricks
147
5:30pm - 7:30pm
New Student/Parent Luau*Buy Tickets
Come and enjoy great food while experiencing the beauty of Polynesian dancing (including fire dancing) provided by Ailine’s Touch of Polynesia at the New Student/Parent Luau on Friday, September 14, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Manwaring Center Ballroom and Crossroads. Ailine’s Touch of Polynesia, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has traveled and performed throughout the United States for more than two decades. Purchase your tickets early as this event traditionally sells out. Tickets are $16.00 per person and includes:
  • Polynesian Chicken
  • Kaula Pork
  • Party Green Beans
  • Garden Salad
  • Hawaiian Rolls
  • Fried Rice with Ham
  • Lemon/Chocolate Lush (dessert)

Food lines will form in the South Crossroads section of the Manwaring Center (MC). Live performance will be held in the MC Ballroom with video overflow in the North Crossroads section.
MC Grand Ballroom
8:00pm - 9:00pm
New Student Service Project
Start your semester off right. Students join us for the New Student Service Project. We will be assembling hygiene kits, braiding jump ropes and making plarn for plastic sleep mats.
BYU-Idaho Center Courts
9:30pm - 11:00pm
New Student Talent Show & Social
Enjoy the top auditioned performances. Admittance is free to new students with a wristband or $1 at the door without a wristband. You won't want to miss this!
Hart Auditorium &
BYU-Idaho Center Courts
8:00am - 12:00pm
Get Connected Late Registration
Kimball Building 
Manwaring Center
8:00am - 1:00pm
Student Services
Kimball Building
Manwaring Center
10:00am - 11:00am
Living and Learning at BYU-Idaho
This interactive session is taught by current students. Learn about becoming a disciple leader through the BYU-Idaho Learning Model, Student Honor, and Student Living.
Hart Auditorium
11:00am - 12:45am
Tours and Lunch
Go on a tour with your I-Team and discover BYU-Idaho. Enjoy a free meal and spend time with all the new students.
** Wristband required to participate.
BYU-Idaho Center Courts
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Spirit of Ricks Showcase
Connect to BYU-Idaho by learning about the Spirit of Ricks and how to get involved in various activites and programs available on campus.
Hart Auditorium
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Get Involved Fair
Visit with representatives from the various campus organizations and have the opportunity to sign-up and participate.
BYU-Idaho Center Courts
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mentor Connections
This is a chance to meet with your mentor. 
Mentoring is designed to assist you as you transition into university life.  Your trained mentor is here to assist you.
Various Campus Classroom 
4:00pm - 5:00 pm
International Student Orientation
Taylor Cultural Hall
7:00pm - 11:00pm
I-Night (Ticketed Event)
I-Night is the can't miss, start of school bash. Tickets cost $5.00 and this event offers games, prizes, a dance, inflatables, the dating game, a $1 food ticket to the The Crossroads, and much more! Purchase your I-Night tickets now online or call 1-800-717-4257. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Manwaring Center
BYU-Idaho Center Courts
8:00am - 5:00pm
I-Card Distribution
Must have your I-Number and be dressed in standards (see Student Honor).
Manwaring Center 368/369
8:00am - 1:00pm
Student Services in the Kimball
Kimball Building
  • Accounting
  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid
  • Housing & Student Living
  • Parking Services
  • Student Records & Registration
  • Student Employment
8:00am - 5:00pm
On-Campus Parking Permits
Kimball Building 150H
9:00am - 5:00pm
Dining Dollars
Manwaring Center 142A
9:00am - 6:00pm
University store
Get your textbooks, approved BYU-Idaho exercise clothing, computers/software /technology supplies, school supplies and BYU-Idaho paraphernalia.
Manwaring Center 1 st Floor
I-Night amplified - Learn More