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Handbooks and Policies

Handbooks
Single student on-campus housing handbook
Updated December 2019
Married Student On-campus Housing Handbook
Updated August 2018
Updated January 2018
Policies
Single Student Freshman and Transfer Policy
Single Student Freshman and Transfer Housing Policy
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    Freshman and First-Year Students
    Single students who are admitted as a freshman or first-year students are required to live on campus for three semesters in freshman style housing.

    If you have completed credits before graduating from high school you are considered a first-year student and are required to live on campus for three semesters in freshman style housing.
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    Transfer and Returning Students
    If you are a single student admitted with credits completed after high school graduation at a different school, you are considered a transfer student. If you have attended BYUH before, left for two or more semesters, and had to re-apply to BYUH you are a returning student. Students on LOA or internship ARE NOT considered returning students.

    If you have completed:

    • Completed between 1-12 credits* after high school graduation you are required to live on campus for two semesters.
    • Completed between 12.1 and 24 credits** after high school graduation, you are required to live on campus for one semester.
    • Returning or transfer students with more than 24 credits completed after high school graduation are eligible for off-campus or on-campus upperclassmen housing. On-campus, upperclassmen housing is based on availability.
    *Credits must be completed and posted to your BYU–Hawaii account by the RSVP deadline for the semester attending.
    **Completed credits are credits that have been earned, credits that are in progress may not count if they are not completed by the RSVP deadline.
    ***This policy only pertains to single students without dependents under the age of 25