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Winter 2019 — Get Connected Schedule

Please check back regularly for updates.

The schedule was last updated 11/07/2018.

You may park on campus during Get Connected without a permit. However, permits are required beginning January 7, 2019.

PARENTS: We hope you enjoy your visit to BYU-Idaho on Move-in Day!
Please note that Saturday, January 5 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.
At Housing Complexes
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 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 perform your talent at the New Student Talent Show held tonight in the Hart Auditorium.
Manwaring Center (MC)201
1:30pm - 2:00pm
New Student/Parent Connection
New students and parents learn about the events at Get Connected and how BYU-Idaho can help students succeed.
Hart Gym
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Parent Connections/Reception
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, Live, Learn, Become, and The Disciple Leadership Conference.
Hart Aux Gym
2:00 - 2:30pm
Meet Your I-Team 
Make new friends and get acquainted with other new students in your I-Team!
BYU-Idaho Center Courts
BYU-Idaho Welcome
The official welcome to new students and parents from President and Sister Eyring.
BYU-Idaho Center
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
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
MC 220
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
5:30pm - 7:30pm
New Student/Parent Luau ( Ticketed Event)
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, January 4, 2019, 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 $17.00 per person and includes:

Kaula Pork 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.
Manwaring Center Ballroom
8:00pm - 9:00pm
New Student Service Project
Start your semester off right. Students join us for the New Student Service Project.
BYU-I 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. You won't want to miss this!
Hart Auditorium &
BYU-Idaho Center Courts
8:00am - 12:00pm
Get Connected Late Registration
Hyrum Manwaring Student Center
Lobby and Mall Booth
9:00am - 2:00pm
Student Services
Kimball Building
Manwaring Center
10:00am - 11:00am
Living and Learning at BYU-Idaho
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.
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 activities 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
Mentor Connections.
Campus classrooms
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Heber J. Grant Mentor Connections
Hinckley Building
4:00pm - 5:00pm
International Student Orientation
Manwaring Center 372
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Free Time
Various Campus Locations
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 Crossroads, and much more! Purchase your I-Night tickets now online or call 1-800-717-4257. Tickets will also be on sale the night of the event at the door.
Manwaring Center
BYU-Idaho Center Courts
8:00am - 5:00pm
I-Card Distribution
Manwaring Center 368/369
Must have your I-Number and be dressed in standards (see Student Honor)
8am - 5pm (Fri.) / 9am - 2pm (Sat)
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 276A
9:00am - 6:00pm
University store
Textbooks, Hart Building issue (PE Clothes), computers/software /technology supplies, school supplies and BYU-Idaho paraphernalia
Manwaring Center 1 st Floor
I-Night amplified - Learn More