Friday, January 4, 2019

Move in Day — Get Connected

Housing Complex Check-Ins

Starts at 8:00am

Housing complexes should be open to move in to by 8:00am.

  • On-Campus
    At Housing Complexes
  • Off-Campus
    At Apartment Complexes

Get Connected Student Registration

  • 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Manwaring Center
  • Kimball Foyer

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.

Student Services

  • 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Kimball Building
  • Manwaring Center

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.

Talent Show Auditions

  • 9:00am - 1:30pm
  • Manwaring Center (MC)201

Audition today to perform your talent at the New Student Talent Show held tonight in the Hart Auditorium.

New Student/Parent Connection

  • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Hart Gym

New students and parents learn about the events at Get Connected and how BYU-Idaho can help students succeed.

Parent Connections/Reception

  • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Hart Aux Gym

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.

Meet Your I-Team

  • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
  • BYU-Idaho Center Courts

Make new friends and get acquainted with other new students in your I-Team!

BYU-Idaho Welcome

  • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
  • BYU-Idaho Center Auditorium

The official welcome to new students and parents from President and Sister Eyring.

Parent Session

  • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
  • BYU-Idaho Center Auditorium

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.

Academic Connections

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Meet and get acquainted with your College Dean, faculty and academic advisor in your chosen major. See meeting locations below.

  • College of Agriculture & Life Sciences: MC 220 Ballroom
  • College of Business & Communication: Smith 240
  • College of Education & Human Development: Hinckley Chapel
  • College of Language & Letters: Smith 340
  • College of Performing & Visual Arts: Snow 115
  • College of Physical Sciences & Engineering: Taylor Chapel
  • General Studies/University Studies: Ricks 147

New Student/Parent Luau (Ticketed Event)

  • 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Manwaring Center Ballroom

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.

New Student Service Project

  • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
  • BYU-I Center Courts

Start your semester off right. Students join us for the New Student Service Project.

New Student Talent Show & Social

  • 9:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Hart Auditorium
  • BYU-Idaho Center Courts

Enjoy the top auditioned performances. Admittance is free to new students with a wristband. You won't want to miss this!

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Get Connected

Get Connected Late Registration

  • 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Hyrum Manwaring Student Center
  • Lobby and Mall Booth

Student Services

  • 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Kimball Building
  • Manwaring Center

Living and Learning at BYU-Idaho

  • 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Hart Auditorium

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.

Tours and Lunch

  • 11:00am - 12:45am
  • BYU-Idaho Center Courts

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.

Spirit of Ricks Showcase

  • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
  • Hart Auditorium

Connect to BYU-Idaho by learning about the Spirit of Ricks and how to get involved in various activities and programs available on campus.

Get Involved Fair

  • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
  • BYU-Idaho Center Courts

Visit with representatives from the various campus organizations and have the opportunity to sign-up and participate.

Mentor Connections

  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Campus classrooms

Mentor Connections.

Heber J. Grant Mentor Connections

  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Hinckley Building

International Student Orientation

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Manwaring Center 372

Free Time

  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Various Campus Locations

I-Night (Ticketed Event)

  • 7:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Manwaring Center
  • BYU-Idaho Center Courts

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.

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