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New Student Orientation

Why New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation (NSO) includes a series of events that introduce new students to campus and the resources available to help them be successful.

Participating in new student orientation can help students feel more comfortable and ready to begin their college experience.
Get Connected is BYU-Idaho's Freshmen orientation that includes activities, dances, performances, and more.
Winter 2024 Schedules
January 5 and 6
You may park on campus during New Student Orientation without a permit. However, parking permits are required the day classes start.
Student Orientation (January 5)
Student Orientation (January 6)
Parent Involvement
Services and Resources
Student Orientation (January 5)
Student Orientation (January 6)
Parent Involvement
Services and Resources
Student Orientation (January 5)
Student Orientation (January 6)
Parent Involvement
Services and Resources

New Student Orientation

Friday, January 5, 2024
New student at the Get Connected registration table
Move-In
Move-in: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

• Check with your complex to verify move-in start time
• Settle into your apartment complex
• Pick up your books, I-Card, and Parking Permit from Student Express in the MC
Family at President's Welcome
BYUI Welcome
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
BYU-Idaho Center Auditorium

• Doors will open at 12:00 pm
• Check-in for NSO will be at the door
• Hear from President and Sister Meredith
Students attending new student Orientation
Secrets For Success
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
BYU-Idaho Center Auditorium

• Tips, advice, and guidance from the University Administration and current students
Get Connected is BYU-Idaho's Freshmen orientation that includes activities, dances, performances, and more.
Meet your Mentors
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
MC Ballrooms

• Meet your New Student Mentors
• Make connections with other new students and have fun
Student holding their phones up at night with their flashlights on
Spirit of Ricks Showcase
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Hart Auditorium

• Learn about the culture at BYU-Idaho, including Student Honor and Student Living
• Learn about the history of the university and the Spirit of Ricks
• Discover the many ways you can become involved on campus and gain leadership opportunities
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Involvement Fair
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
BYU-I Center Courts

• Discover the many ways to get involved at the university
• Visit involvement booths and sign up to get involved in academic societies, student activities, and more

New Student Orientation

Saturday, January 6, 2024
Get Connected volunteers giving new students a tour of campus
Campus Tours
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
At the Welcome Center in the MC

• Get familiar with campus and where your classes are located
• Learn how to find your classroom using the campus map navigator on the I-Belong app
• Discover the student services and resources available to you on campus
Glow in the dark dodge ball
I-Night
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Manwaring Center, Hart, and I-Center

• Attend the largest student event held on campus
• Dancing, games, activities, food, and MORE
• $6 pre-sale, $7 at the door
Purchase your ticket now

Parent Involvement

Friday, January 5, 2024
Family at President's Welcome
BYU-I Welcome
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
BYU-Idaho Center Auditorium



• Doors will open at 12:00 pm

• Check-in for NSO will be at the door

• Hear from President and Sister Meredith
Students attending new student Orientation
Secrets For Success
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
BYU-Idaho Center Auditorium



• Tips, advice, and guidance from the University Administration and current students
Help Center representatives presenting at the Get Connected Parent Reception
Parent Mini Sessions
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Manwaring Center 387

• Parents will be introduced to BYU-Idaho Parent and Family Support
• Parents can choose three 10-minute mini-sessions to learn more about topics such as financial aid, student accounts, student living resources, and more.
Student holding their phones up at night with their flashlights on
Spirit of Ricks Showcase
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Hart Auditorium

• Learn about the culture at BYU-Idaho, including Student Honor and Student Living
• Learn about the history of the university and the Spirit of Ricks
• Discover the many ways your students can become involved on campus and gain leadership opportunities
Get Connected Group.jpg
Involvement Fair
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
BYU-I Center Courts

• Discover the many ways to get involved at the university
• Visit involvement booths and sign up to get involved in academic societies, student activities, and more

Hours of Operation

Manwaring Center (MC)

University Store & Student Express
MC 1st Floor
Friday, January 5, 2024
8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Saturday, January 6, 2024
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Monday, January 8, 2024
8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Academic Advising
MC 1st Floor
Friday, January 5, 2024
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, January 6, 2024
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Kimball Building

Admissions
Room 120
Friday, January 5, 2024
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cashier’s Office
Room 130
Friday, January 5, 2024
8:15 am – 4:30 pm

Financial Aid
Room 196
Friday, January 5, 2024
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Student Employment
Room 243
Friday, January 5, 2024
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Parking Services
Room 150
Friday, January 5, 2024
8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Saturday, January 6, 2024
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Monday, January 8, 2024
8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Records and Registration
Room 190
Friday, January 5, 2024
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, January 6, 2024
9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Housing
Room 240
Friday, January 5, 2024
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, January 6, 2024
9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Dean of Students
Room 290
Friday, January 5, 2024
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dining Options

MC Market
MC 1st Floor
Friday, January 5, 2024
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday, January 6, 2024
11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Crossroads Food Court
MC 2nd Floor
Friday, January 5, 2024
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Chick-fil-A
MC 2nd Floor
Thursday, January 4, 2024
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Friday, January 5, 2024
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Saturday, January 6, 2024
11:00 am – 6:00 pm


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