Friday, April 17, 2020

Move-in Day — Get Connected

Housing Complex Check-Ins

Starts at 8:00 a.m.

Housing complexes should be open to move in to by 8:00 a.m.

  • On-Campus
    At Housing Complexes
  • Off-Campus
    At Apartment Complexes

Get Connected Student Registration

  • 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Manwaring Center
  • Kimball Foyer

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 meals. 

Student Services

  • 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Kimball Building
  • Manwaring Center

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. 

Talent Show Auditions

  • 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Manwaring Center Little Theater (MC 372A)

Audition today to perform your talent at the New Student Talent show held tonight in the Hart Auditorium.

Meet Your I-Team

  • 3:00pm - 3:40pm
  • BYU-Idaho Stadium

Make new friends and get acquainted with other new students in your I-Team!

Parent Connections/Reception

  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • I-Center Courts

Parents learn about the student BYU-I experience and resources available to their student during their time at BYU-Idaho. Parents will have an opportunity to ask questions about the different mentoring programs and The Disciple Leadership Conference.

Parent Campus Tours

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00pm
  • I-Center Courts

Take a guided tour of the BYU-Idaho campus.

Academic Connections

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • BYU-Idaho Stadium

Meet and get acquainted with your College Dean, faculty and academic advisor in your chosen major. 

  • College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
  • College of Business & Communication
  • College of Education & Human Development
  • College of Language & Letters
  • College of Performing & Visual Arts
  • College of Physical Sciences & Engineering
  • General Studies/University Studies

New Student/Parent Luau

Come and enjoy great food while experiencing the beauty of Polynesian dancing (including fire dancing) provided by Ailine’s Touch of Polynesia. 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.
  • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Food lines will form in the South Crossroads section of the Manwaring Center (MC). The live performance will be held in the MC Ballroom.
  • $18 per person (children four and up require tickets)


  • Kaula Pork Polynesian Chicken
  • Kaula Pork Party
  • Green Beans
  • Garden Salad
  • Hawaiian Rolls
  • Fried Rice with Ham
  • Lemon/Chocolate Lush (dessert)

New Student Service Project

  • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
  • BYU-Idaho Center Courts

We will be making plans for sleeping mats, writing nice notes, signing up for a blood drive, and writing letters to active military.

New Student Talent Show & Social

  • 9:15pm - 10:30pm
  • Hart Auditorium

Enjoy the top auditioned performances. Admittance is free to everyone. You won't want to miss this!

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Get Connected

Get Connected Late Registration

  • 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Kimball Building
  • Manwaring Center

Student Services

  • MC and Kimball 9am-2pm 
  • I-card 9am-3pm

I-Strive Showcase

  • 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Hart Auditorium

Learn about becoming a disciple leader through the BYU-Idaho Learning Model, Student Honor, and Student Living. This interactive session is taught by current students.

Campus Connections and Lunch

  • 11:00am - 1:15pm
  • Various Campus Classroom

This is a chance to meet with your mentor, enjoy a free meal and spend time with new students from your I-Team. Mentoring is designed to assist you as you transition into university life. Your trained mentor is here to assist you. ** Wristband required to participate in the lunch.

Spirit of BYU-Idaho Showcase

  • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Hart Auditorium

Connect to BYU-Idaho by learning about the Spirit of Ricks and how to get involved in various activities and programs available on campus.

Get Involved Fair

  • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
  • BYU-Idaho Center Courts

Visit with representatives from the various campus organizations and have the opportunity to sign-up and participate.

International Student Orientation

  • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
  • MC Little Theater

I-Night (Ticketed Event)

  • 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Manwaring Center
  • BYU-Idaho Center Courts

I-Night is the can't miss, start of school bash. Tickets are $5.00 and the event includes 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.