Campus Benefits

Campus Benefits for BYU-Idaho Employees

Please Note:

•  Fees and restrictions apply to some services. 
•  Spouses and dependents of employees are asked to observe the BYU-Idaho Honor Code and
    Dress and Grooming Standards while on campus. (For dress and grooming standards for 
    students, please see on the internet.)

Activities Calendar
Bookstore (University Store)
Campus Parking
Cell Phones
Continuing Education
Copy Centers
Employment Opportunities
Family History Center
Food Court "Crossroads"
Hart Gym
Human Resources Office
ID Card
Information Desk
Media Lab
Outdoor Equipment Rentals
Orientation for New Employees
Thomas E. Ricks Gardens
Tuition Benefits (For Credit and Non-Credit Courses)
University Catering

Activities Calendar                                                                                                     Back to Top

  • The activities calendar, which lists a variety of campus activities, is available on the internet.
  • Web address:  

Bookstore (University Store)                                                                                   Back to Top

  • Open to the public.
  • 10% discount on most items (must show BYU–Idaho ID card).
  • Location: Manwaring Center 142 (496-2211)
  • Web address:

BYU–Idaho Personal Account                                                                                 Back to Top

  • Each employee has an account on which they can makes charges for BYU-Idaho goods and services.
  • The Accounting Office sends out an electronic statement once per month.
  • Location: Accounting Office, Kimball 130 (496-1057)
  • Web address:

Campus Parking                                                                                                       Back to Top

  • Employees are entitled to one transferable "A" permit (employee parking lots) and one "B" permit (general parking lots). "A" permits are valid in all lots.
  • Parking passes may be obtained through University Security. To get a parking permit you must present your vehicle registration.
  • Location: University Security, Kimball 150 (496-2448)
  • Web address:

Cell Phones                                                                                                                Back to Top

  • Purchase cell phones for office and/or personal use.
  • Phones may be purchased for family members. (Purchase must be initiated by the employee.)
  • Location: University Store (Bookstore), Manwaring Center 142 (496-2583)
  • Web address:

Continuing Education                                                                                                Back to Top

  • Offers a variety of credit and non-credit courses. (Please note: restrictions apply for tuition waivers for new employees and their families. See "Tuition Benefits" section of this document.)
  • Hosts "Education Week" each Spring. (Open to the public.)
  • Location: Continuing Education, ASB 103 (496-1251)
  • Web address:

Copy Centers                                                                                                              Back to Top

  • Open to the public.
  • Black and white copies, color copies, lamination, binding, etc.
  • Location: Manwaring Center (next to the University Bookstore)
  • Location: University Press, ASB 119 (496-2850)
  • Web address:

Devotional                                                                                                                   Back to Top

  • Broadcast live on KBYI-FM (94.3) and (91.5) at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesdays.
  • Transcripts and audio files of devotionals are located on the BYU–Idaho web page.
  • Web address:

DMBA                                                                                                                           Back to Top

  • Provider of health and retirement benefits for full-time employees and their families.
  • Supplemental retirement programs are also available (i.e. 401K). (Employees can invest in programs through DMBA or TIAA-CREF.)
  • DMBA telephone number: 1 (800) 777-3622.
  • Web address:

Employment Opportunities (on the BYU–Idaho campus)                                     Back to Top

Non-Students Jobs:

  • Job openings are posted on the internet.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to keep abreast of job openings and to ask to be considered for specific openings.
  • Location: Human Resources, Kimball 226 (496-1700)
  • Web address:

Students Jobs:

Entertainment                                                                                                              Back to Top

Family History Center                                                                                                  Back to Top

  • Open to the public.
  • Open Monday thru Saturday, and Sunday afternoons.
  • Location: Mckay Library 220 (496-2386)
  • Web address:

Food Court - "Crossroads"                                                                                        Back to Top

Hart Gym                                                                                                                       Back to Top

Human Resources Office                                                                                            Back to Top

  • Provides assistance on employment, benefits, and employee training.
  • Location: Kimball 226 (496-1700)
  • Web address:

ID Card                                                                                                                            Back to Top

  • Available to full-time employees and their dependents, and part-time employees.
  • Gives eligible participants check-out privileges at the library, discounts at the bookstore, use of facilities at the Hart Gym, etc.
  • Spouses and dependents (age 8-26) are eligible for an ID card.
  • Location: I-Card Office, Manwaring Center 160 (496-1012)
  • Web address:

Information Desk                                                                                                          Back to Top

  • Location: Manwaring Center – 2nd Floor (496-1400)

Library                                                                                                                            Back to Top

  • Open to the public.
  • Check-out privileges for full-time employees and their dependents, and part-time employees. Others may purchase a library card for $20 per year.
  • Location: McKay Library (496-2367)
  • Web address:

Media Lab                                                                                                                      Back to Top

  • Services available for full-time and part-time employees.
  • Video/DVD services, equipment rentals, slide projectors, etc.
  • Location: McKay Library 320/360 (496-2356)
  • Web address:

Outdoor Equipment Rentals                                                                                        Back to Top

  • Open to the public.
  • Rent sleeping bags, tents, ski equipment, cooking gear, etc. (Call for availability.)
  • Location: Outdoor Resource Center (under the stadium) (496-7337)
  • Web address:

Orientation for New Employees                                                                                  Back to Top

  • Each new employee is required to attend three different orientation sessions:

              1) New Employee Orientation (campus information and policies).
              2) Benefits Orientation (health, life, and retirement benefits).
              3) The "Spirit of Ricks" Training (history, mission, and values of BYU–Idaho).

  • Location: Human Resources, Kimball 226 (496-1700)
  • Web address:

Planetarium                                                                                                                     Back to Top

  • Open to the public.
  • Presentations are given Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m.; seating is limited (theater seats 40).
  • Location: Romney Building 107
  • Web address:

Scroll (Student Newspaper)                                                                                         Back to Top

  • Published once per week.
  • Location: Scroll Office, SPORI 114 (496-2900)
  • Web address:

Thomas E. Ricks Gardens                                                                                            Back to Top

Tuition Benefits (for Credit and Non-Credit Courses)                                             Back to Top

  • Restrictions apply (See BYU–Idaho "Professional Development" policy for additional information).
  • Free tuition for spouses (after employee has been working full-time for two years – or one year if employee is 27 years old or older).
  • Free tuition for dependents – up to 76 credits (after employee has been working full-time for two years – or one year if employee is 27 years old or older).
  • Dependents must first be officially admitted to BYU-Idaho (contact the Admissions office).
  • Location: Human Resources, Kimball 226 (496-1700)
  • Web address:

University Catering                                                                                                        Back to Top

Note for employees of LDS Philanthropies and the Corporation of the Presiding Bishopric:

Applicable benefits at BYU–Idaho include:

  • BYU–Idaho ID card
  • Discount at BYU–Idaho Bookstore (University Store)
  • Library check-out privileges
  • Use of facilities in the Hart Gym
  • Discount tickets for campus events
  • Employee parking permit