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Get Connected
New Student Orientation

What is Get Connected

Get Connected is a new student orientation that 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.
Winter 2023 Schedules
Tuesday, January 3
You may park on campus during Get Connected without a permit. However, permits are required the day classes start.
New Student Orientation
Parent Involvement
Services and Resources
Dining Options

New Student Orientation

January 3
New student at the Get Connected registration table
Move-In / Get Connected Registration
Move-in: 8 am
Registration: 8 am–5 pm
- Manwaring Center
- Kimball Building
- Various Apt. Complexes
Student playing piano at the Get Connected Talent Show
New Student Talent Show Auditions
9 am –12:30 pm 
MC Little Theatre
Get Connected Group.jpg
Mentor Connections/Lunch/Tour
12:30 pm–1:30 pm
BYU-I Center Courts
Students attending new student Orientation
Academic Connections
1:45 pm–2:45 pm

- Ag and Life Science - BYU-Center Auditorium
- Business and Comm - Smith 244/250
- Interdisciplinary Studies - Ricks 147
- Language and Letters - Smith 340
- Performing and Visual Arts - Snow 180
- Physical Sciences and Engineering - Taylor Chapel
- Education and Human Development - Hinckley Chapel
Family at President's Welcome
Secrets for Student Success
3 pm–3:45 pm
BYU-Idaho Center Auditorium
Student holding their phones up at night with their flashlights on
Spirit of BYU-Idaho Showcase
4:00 pm–4:45 pm
Hart Auditorium
New students attending the Involvement Fair
I-Belong Involvement Fair
4:45 pm–5:15 pm
BYU-I Center Courts
Student playing instrument and singing on stage.
New Student Talent Show
9 pm–10 pm
Hart Auditorium

Parent Involvement

January 3
Family at President's Welcome
Secrets for Student Success
3 pm–3:45 pm
BYU-Idaho Center Auditorium
Help Center representatives presenting at the Get Connected Parent Reception
Parent Reception and Info Fair
4:00 pm–5:15 pm
BYU-I Center Courts
Arial view of campus

Services and Resources

January 3

For Purchase Food Options

January 3
Chef's Point Logo
Chef's Point
11 am–2 pm
Chick-Fil-A logo.
11 am–4 pm

First Week Events and Activities

Students country dancing
Country Dance Kickoff
Wednesday, Jan 4
8 pm–11 pm
MC Ballroom
Giant Chess Game
Game Night
Thursday, Jan 5
7 pm–10 pm
Manwaring Center
Glow in the dark dodge ball
Friday, January 6
7 pm–11 pm
Manwaring Center, Taylor, I-Center Courts, Hart Buiding
Students dancing at a campus dance party
DJ Dance
Saturday, January 7
8 pm–11 pm
Hart Auditorium
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