Orientation Schedule

Wednesday, August 26th

ActivityTimePlaceNotes
On-Campus Housing Check-in 10:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.

Move-in Guide

Thursday, August 27th

ActivityTimePlaceNotes
ORIENTATION CHECK-IN 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Helaman Field
  • 8:30-9:00 a.m. Heritage Halls residents
  • 9:00-9:30 a.m. Helaman Halls residents
  • 9:15-9:45 a.m. Wyview and off-campus residents

Late check-in available at Info tent in Brigham's Square beginning at 12:00 Noon.

Welcome 9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Helaman Field

Welcome to BYU!

Convocation 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Marriott Center

Welcome from the President. Students seated by 10:45 a.m.

Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Various Locations

Location assigned by Y Group. Must wear wristband.

Cougar Crash Course-Rotation 1 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Various Locations

The first of 3 rotations where students will tour campus with activities and freebies along the way. Topics include:

  • Textbookss
  • Entertainment
  • Technology
  • iClicker Q&A
  • OneStop
  • Library
  • Fitness
  • Testing Center
  • Campus Safety
    and more!
Honors Program Session 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. WSC 3280-3290

Optional

Information & Service Fair 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. WSC Ballroom & Terrace

Stop by The Hub (HBLL) to pick up your free BYU planner and sign your class banner.

Pre-Med/Law/MBA Session 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. WSC 3220/3222/3224

Optional
Law, Medical, Dental, Health, and Business Professions

Honors Program Session (Repeat) 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. WSC 3280-3290

Optional

Pre-Med/Law/MBA Session (Repeat) 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. WSC 3220/3222/3224

Optional
Law, Medical, Dental, Health, and Business Professions

DINNER ON YOUR OWN 5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Honor Night With David Betterman 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Marriott Center

Learn more about BYU's Honor Code in talk show fashion. We'll introduce you to the famous Honor Code angels. Please be seated by 6:15 p.m.

Y Photo, ROC Rally, & Lighting the Y 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. LaVell Edwards Stadium

Enter Edwards Stadium for class photo. Pep rally and Lighting the Y will follow. Must wear wristband.

Friday, August 28th

ActivityTimePlaceNotes
Y Group Meeting 8:00 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. Various Locations

Location determined by Y Group.

Devotional 8:40 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Marriott Center

Religious Education at BYU by Brother Kent Brooks. Students seated by 8:30 a.m.

Cougar Crash Course-Rotation 2 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Various Locations
Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Various Locations

Location assigned by Y Group. Must wear wristband. Silver groups (transfer students) go to 3220 WSC.

Transfer Student Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. WSC 3220/3222/3224

Must wear wristband.

Cougar Crash Course-Rotation 3 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Various Locations
Getting to Know Your Major & College 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Various Locations

Learn about majors and course requirements. Some colleges will also feature a showcase.

Great Majors Available for Women at the Marriott School of Management 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. TNRB W408/410

Optional
For women interested in business management majors. Come enjoy treats and giveaways and find which Marriott School major is the best for you!

Engineering & Technology Women's Reception 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. CTB Commons

Optional
For women interested in engineering and technology programs.

Evening of Traditions 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Various Locations

Choose from a variety of traditional BYU activities including Hiking the Y, Women's Soccer game, museums, International Cinema, and more.

Saturday, August 29th

ActivityTimePlaceNotes
Multicultural Student Session 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. WSC Ballroom

For U.S. citizens or permanent residents from a multicultural background or who demonstrate a strong fit with the BYU University Statement on Fostering an Enriched Environment

Class Schedule Walkthrough 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Brigham's Square
WSC Terrace
Wilkinson Way

Optional: Come anytime between 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Bring your class schedule, and we'll help you navigate the best routes to your classes.

Non-Traditional Student Session 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. WSC 3211

Optional
Generally for students over 30.

Saturday Night Finale 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. WSC
  • Divine Comedy
  • Dating Game
  • Inflatables & Volleyball
  • Dance Party
  • Karaoke at the Wall

Wednesday, September 2nd

ActivityTimePlaceNotes
International Student Session 4:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. WSC 3220-3222

Required for International Students. Pick up dinner on the WSC East Patio and then go to 3220 WSC.

Wednesday, August 26th

ActivityTimePlaceNotes
On-Campus Housing Check-in 10:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.

Move-in Guide

Thursday, August 27th

ActivityTimePlaceNotes
Parent Check-in 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Helaman Field
Convocation 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Marriott Center

Doors open at 9:30 am
Enter in Portals C & Q for Parent Seating. Students will attend with their Y Groups.

Parent Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. CANC Commons

Enjoy a delicious discounted lunch at the Cannon Center for $7/person (all you can eat). Tickets sold with parent registration or at check-in.

Parent General Session 1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. HFAC de Jong

Presentation by Dr. Lane Fischer. Advice on how parents can help students have a successful first year. Q&A will follow.

Information & Service Fair 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. WSC Ballroom & Terrace
Parent Breakout Sessions 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. MARB

These breakout sessions focus on topics specifically designed to help parents support their students as they adjust to life at BYU.

Parent Breakout Sessions (Repeat) 4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. MARB
DINNER ON YOUR OWN 5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Honor Night With David Betterman 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Marriott Center

Learn more about BYU's Honor Code in talk show fashion. We'll introduce you to the famous Honor Code angels. Please be seated by 6:15 p.m.