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Dates & Deadlines | Winter 2021
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    September 2020

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

    EXPLORE HOW TO BYU
    How do you succeed at BYU? Go to How To BYU! We've combined gems of information that will help you get started.
    HOW TO BYU

    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

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

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

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    October 2020

    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

    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.
    REGISTER VIEW CART

    REGISTER FOR NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
    Join us at NSO on the Saturday before classes to start the new year right! Orientation will include a campus tour, information fair, giveaways, lunch, and activities with current and incoming students. Mark your calendars for the Saturday before classes start.
    REGISTER FOR NSO

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    November 2020

    FINANCIAL AID
    If you complete the FAFSA application, you may qualify for grants (don't pay back) and loans (eventually pay back) to fund your education.
    FINANCIAL AID

    RENT OR 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 BOOKLIST

    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 CENTER

    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

    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

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    December 2020

    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 COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS

    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-served basis and could take at least 2-3 weeks to process. Scholarship granting organizations generally send the money directly to BYU.
    SCHOLARSHIPS

    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

    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 YOUR CAR

    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.
    VIEW HEALTH PLAN

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    January 2021

    NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
    Join us on the Friday before classes start for New Student Orientation! You'll meet upperclassmen and new friends, get BYU swag, and learn how to succeed here at BYU.
    REGISTER FOR NSO

    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.

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

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    February 2021

    FIND A JOB
    BYU employs hundreds of students on campus each year. Working part-time can give you valuable experience and prepare you for a meaningful career.
    SEARCH STUDENT JOBS

    CLUBS
    There are all kinds of clubs at BYU from academic topics like Neuroscience and Anthropology, or just plain fun like ping pong and Salsa dancing. There's something for everyone!
    FIND YOUR NICHE

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    March 2021

    WITHDRAW DEADLINE
    The withdraw deadline is 10 weeks after the start of the semester (typically in the middle of March) 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 at the end of March or beginning of April.
    LEARN MORE