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Dates & Deadlines | Fall 2020
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    February 2020

    EXPLORE HOW TO BYU
    How do you succeed at BYU? The most important things are on our page How To BYU! We've combined gems of information that will help you get started.
    HOW TO BYU

    HOUSING
    Need help finding your home away from home? Check out these options for On- or Off-Campus Housing.
    ON-CAMPUS OFF-CAMPUS

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    March 2020

    GET TO KNOW YMESSAGE
    YMessage provides secure communication between you and BYU. This is where you can send/receive messages regarding your registration, academic record, and financial account that can't be answered through regular email.
    YMESSAGE

    SUBMIT AN OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT
    Before you can register for classes you must send in your official high school transcript and validate that you self-reported classes and grades accurately.
    SUBMIT AN OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT

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    April 2020

    FINANCIAL AID
    You may qualify for government financial aid to help you with the cost of tuition and other school expenses.
    FINANCIAL AID

    MEAL PLAN
    Meal plans help you save time and money so you can focus on what's most important.
    MEAL PLANS

    GUEST ACCESS
    Guest Access allows another person access to your BYU account. This is important if you are going on a mission so a parent or other third-party can access your information or complete transactions on your behalf.
    GUEST ACCESS

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    May 2020

    BYU APP
    Find your next class, use Cougar Cash, view test scores, find vending machines, and more! All from your phone.
    ANDROID DOWNLOAD iOS DOWNLOAD

    ACCEPT/DECLINE ADMISSION
    After being accepted, indicate your intention to come to BYU by accepting or declining admission. If you change your mind about your decision, you can return to your decision screen and update your response anytime before the add/drop deadline. You must attend the semester or term to which you are admitted unless you defer for a mission.
    ADMISSION STATUS

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    June 2020

    REGISTER FOR CLASSES
    Classes fill up fast! Sign in to MyMap to see your registration date and to register for classes. Use the registration cart to have your classes automatically added.
    VIEW MYMAP REGISTRATION CART

    BYU ID CARD
    You can get your ID card the day after you register for classes. To beat the rush, get your ID card before move-in and orientation! But don’t worry, you CAN get it when you come for orientation. Dress according to the BYU Dress & Grooming Standards.
    ID CARD

    REGISTER FOR NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
    Join us for a Live Virtual Welcome Day on Friday, August 14th, 2020! This event is only one piece of your orientation this year. We also made an interactive Online Orientation Module just for you and invite you to meet with your peer mentor throughout your first year at BYU. Use the link below to learn more about New Student Orientation this year and to register for the Live Virtual Welcome Day!
    REGISTER FOR NSO

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    July 2020

    OFF-CAMPUS SCHOLARSHIPS
    To make sure your off-campus scholarship money is received and processed in time, please have the funds sent at least one month before the start of the semester. Funds are processed on a first-come, first-serve basis and could take at least 2-3 weeks to process. Scholarship granting organizations generally send the money directly to BYU.
    SCHOLARSHIPS

    REGISTER YOUR CAR
    Register your car to avoid getting a parking ticket! To park in the student lots, you must register and pay a fee every semester.
    REGISTER & PAY

    COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS AND AP/IB SCORES
    Remember to submit a final transcript with all of your previous college credits and AP/IB scores earned.
    SUBMIT AP/IB SCORES SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS

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    August 2020

    NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
    Join us for a Live Virtual Welcome Day on Friday, August 14th, 2020! This event is only one piece of your orientation this year. We also made an interactive Online Orientation Module just for you and invite you to meet with your peer mentor throughout your first year at BYU. Use the link below to learn more about New Student Orientation this year and to register for the Live Virtual Welcome Day!
    REGISTER FOR NSO

    TUITION DEADLINE
    Tuition is due 7 days before classes start. If you miss this deadline, a hold will be placed on your account and you won’t be able to register for more classes until tuition is paid.
    MY FINANCIAL CENTER

    BUY TEXTBOOKS
    See the best deals on your textbooks by going to MyBooklist. If you want to pick them up in person, go to the BYUStore.
    MY BOOK LIST

    TUBERCULOSIS TEST
    If you have lived outside of the United States or Canada for six months or more within the last five years, you are required by Utah state law to have a tuberculosis skin test. Call the Student Health Center at (801) 422-2771 to set up an appointment.
    TB TEST INFO

    STUDENT HEALTH PLAN
    Students with 9+ credits are automatically enrolled in BYU's Student Health Plan the week before classes start. If you already have private insurance, make sure to report it in your Financial Center to avoid being charged. The add/drop deadline is the last day to Waive the BYU Student Health Plan.
    STUDENT HEALTH PLAN

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    September 2020

    FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
    Give yourself plenty of time to find your classes the first time. Try to find them the day before or ask an upperclassman for help! To see your classrooms, check the BYU App under "My Classes" or view on MyMap. If you want help finding your classes, come to the Class Schedule Walk Through at New Student Orientation.
    VIEW ORIENTATION SCHEDULE

    ADD/DROP DEADLINE
    Your class schedule must be finalized before 11:59pm 7 days after classes begin. You cannot add or drop a class after this date. Go to MyMap to finalize your schedule.
    MYMAP

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    November 2020

    WITHDRAW DEADLINE
    The withdraw deadline is 10 weeks after the start of the semester (typically in November) and is the last day to withdraw from a class. This will remove the class from your schedule with a "W" on your transcript instead of a grade. Consider how this could affect financial aid, scholarships, on-campus housing, and student employment.
    LEARN MORE WITHDRAW

    DISCONTINUANCE DEADLINE
    Discontinuing means withdrawing from all your classes for the current semester. This may affect your transcript, financial aid, scholarships, on-campus housing and student employment. It may also mean you need to reapply to BYU. The discontinuance deadline is 10 weeks after the start of the semester, typically in November
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