Handbooks and Policies
Single Student Freshman and Transfer Policy
Single Student Freshman and Transfer Housing Policy
Toggle ItemFreshman and First-Year StudentsSingle 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.
Toggle ItemTransfer and Returning StudentsIf 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.
**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.
Toggle ItemException for Students Admitted Before Fall 2021As of March 1, 2021, all students admitted before fall 2021 are exempt from this policy and are not required to live in on-campus housing. This provides these students more options, allowing them to qualify for both on and off-campus housing.