What is Education Week?

Education Week is a three-day, campus-wide conference that gives individuals and families an opportunity to gather with others and be strengthened as part of their lifelong learning. Inspiring teachers lead classes on topics from ancient scripture to preparedness and Church doctrine to self-improvement.  An exciting youth program is designed for ages 6-15 (limited enrollments). The dates for 2020 are Thursday, July 30 through Saturday, August 1.

The BYU-Idaho Learning Model can enhance this experience. For one affordable fee, participants of all ages may also enjoy daily devotionals and a wide variety of activities.

Tickets will not be mailed to you. You will need to pick up your tickets beginning from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, in the Manwaring Center main foyer OR Thursday, July 30, beginning at 8 a.m. at the same location.

View  Upward's infographic for a fun overview of the many benefits of attending Education Week.

You may visit our  Education Week Archive for a glimpse of previous year's conferences.

What kind of activities take place during Education Week?

In addition to the classes offered at Education Week, there are a variety of activities for the whole family. Some of those activities include a family dance, devotionals, alumni events, and an exciting concert, among other things.

Questions? Comments?

Email any questions or comments to  educationweek@byui.edu.

BYU-Idaho Education Week
(208) 496-2700

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the Education Week dress standard?
    A: Classroom attire is the appropriate dress standard for all Education Week activities. Participants are encouraged to follow the BYU-Idaho dress standards as they attend Education Week.
  • Q: What ages can attend the youth programs?
    A: Youth program classes are designed for ages 6-15. Curriculum is adapted to each age group. 
  • Q: Can children under the age of 6 attend?
    A: Children under the age of 6 may attend classes and activities with their parents. 
  • Q: Can I record Education Week classes for future reference or use?
    A: BYU-Idaho policy doesn't permit recording (audio, video, etc.) of classes or events by either participants or instructors.
  • Q: If we purchased one individual pass, can my spouse, child, or friend and I alternate coming to classes and events as long as we are not there at the same time?
    A: Individual passes are not transferable to others and cannot be shared.
  • Q: Can I receive a refund of my Education Week pass?
    A: Refunds will be issued if a refund request is made prior to the event. Refunds requests may be submitted by emailing educationweek@byui.edu or calling (208) 496-2700.
  • Q: Do I have to register for specific classes I want to attend at Education Week?
    A: Reservations are not taken for individual classes; but seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Q: Do I need tickets to attend Education Week activities?
    A: It depends on the activity. Tickets should be purchased in advance for the concert (see instructions in confirmation). Tickets for other activities such as ropes course, planetarium shows, and garden tours are complimentary and will be available at check-in on a first-come, first-served basis. Other activities such as devotionals, roller skating, bowling, fitness, and the dance do not require tickets. (See web site or printed brochure for more details).
  • Q: Where can I go for more information or assistance during Education Week?
    A: Education Week headquarters will be in the main lobby of the Manwaring Center (second floor adjacent to The Crossroads and Information Desk). Education Week staff will be available from Wednesday, July 29, from 3 p.m.-9 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, July 30 and 31, from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; and Saturday, August 1, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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