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Aloha!

We are excited about your arrival on campus whether you are a former student or a new student.

We want you to know that BYU–Hawaii has a plan in place to keep our campus and community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To maintain a safe environment, all students checking into on-campus housing from out-of-state travel are required to quarantine.

The length of quarantine is determined by the information outlined on the On-Campus Housing Entry and Quarantine Process page. This is subject to change as a result of any future announcements made by the University. University announcements are available on the University's Coronavirus web page.

Please note that the University's quarantine standards are generally stricter than the state standards and allow our campus community to be more flexible with in-person classroom plans and campus activities.

Updated February 2021

Application


All students wanting to secure on-campus housing for the remainder of the 2020-21 academic year (ending June 28, 2021) must apply through the Return to Campus Application on the Housing Portal. After completing the application, they must also complete the Student Training Path to be considered for on-campus housing.
Application Deadline: April 27, 2021

To submit an application:

  1. Log on to the Housing Portal.
  2. Click on 'Return Application.'
  3. Click 'Hale' for the single on-campus housing application.
  4. Complete the form and submit it.

To access the Navigating COVID-19 in Hawaii: BYUH Student training:

  1. Navigate to https://byuh.campuslabs.com/engage.
  2. Click on the blue 'SIGN IN' button in the top right corner. 
  3. Use your BYUH Net ID and password to sign in. If this is your first time logging into Engage, you will be asked to answer some questions.
  4. Click on your initial or photo in the upper right-hand corner and select 'Paths' in the drop-down menu. 
  5. On the My Paths page, select the drop-down 'Progress for: Navigating COVID-19 in Hawaii: BYUH Student Edition.'  
  6. Begin your orientation! If you need additional help with logging in to Engage or with the path, contact: slstechsupport@byuh.edu.

Updating Your Application


Starting February 2021, a few questions have been added to the application.
If you have previously applied before February 1, 2021, we ask that you update your application to answer any new questions or update your current address.

To update an application:

  1. Log on to the Housing Portal.
  2. Click on 'Return Application.'
  3. Click 'Hale' for the single on-campus housing application.
  4. Update the form and submit it.

Invitation and Booking Process


Students will be approved to return to campus for the Spring 2021 Semester based on the application date and if they have completed the update form.

If you are invited, you will be directed through one of the following processes. Each process is determined by your current location directly before check-in.

Traveling from Out-of-State (Domestic or International)

When invited, you will be given access to sign a contract on the Housing Portal. At the same time, you will be able to choose an open quarantine check-in date. Check-in dates are very strict and you will not be permitted to check in on any other date. Do not make any travel plans until you have successfully signed a contract and secured a quarantine check-in date. We encourage students to work with BYU–Hawaii Travel Services to secure their flight once they have signed a contract.

What if my family will be dropping me off?

When arriving at the airport, you will be escorted to campus and immediately start your quarantine. Students may not travel to campus in a non-BYUH approved vehicle. Please contact our office as soon as possible to determine what are the best steps for you.

Moving From Off-Campus Housing to On-Campus Housing

If you are currently living off campus in the surrounding area (or will be before checking in), you will not have to quarantine if you have been participating in the weekly Seasider Testing.
If you have indicated on your return application that you are living off campus, you will be required to turn in your off-campus contract as proof of residency. Once your contract has been verified, you will be given the opportunity to book a room on the Housing Portal.

Check-in

At the time of booking a room, you will select a check-in date. You will be required to take a COVID-19 test with Nomi Health (Seasider Testing) and receive a negative test result within seven days before checking in. Once you receive your results, please send a copy of them to housing@byuh.edu.

You must receive a negative test result at least 24 hours BEFORE you may check-in. Failure to provide valid documentation at least 24 hours before your check-in time will result in your check-in being canceled.

Please Note

All contracts will last until the end of the Spring 2021 Semester. Students not required to be on-campus will have to secure housing after spring semester.

The Return to Campus Application is not valid for the 2021-2022 academic year. Your admission will determine which process you should use to apply for housing.

Application Fee

All interested students must pay a non-refundable $50 hale application fee to apply for Hale housing. The Hale application fee is valid for all bookings made during that academic year (summer/fall through spring).

The payment is made during the reserve a room or book a room process. In some cases, you may be able to pay the fee before the Book a Room Week to expedite the booking process.

Check-in Week

Students with a contract may check-in any day during their Check-in Week (See below). Students will not be permitted to check in earlier or later than their Check-in Week. Students may make travel arrangements to arrive during their check-in week as soon as they sign a contract.

International Student Check-In Week: August 16-27, 2021

Domestic Student Check-In Week: August 23-27, 2021

Selecting a Check-in Date

Because students will need to quarantine upon arrival, they will need to notify the Residential Life office of their travel dates.

After reserving a room, students will be contacted in July to complete a travel form on the Housing Portal to select their check-in date and upload their flight itinerary.

What if my family will be dropping me off?

Families traveling with their student should plan to arrive at least five days before their check-in date to complete their quarantine period off-campus. When completing the travel form, they will need to submit their family information also. Students will still be required to check in by the end of their Check-in Week.

Select your student type below to determine your contract process.
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    Fall 2021 Admits: Freshmen and First-Year Students

    Reserve a Room for New Freshman and First-Year Students

    Single students who are admitted as new freshmen or first-year students for the Fall 2021 Semester may complete a housing application with the 'reserve a room' process to secure housing.
    The process will be open starting March 1 and close on June 1.

    What Does Reserve a Room Include?

    • Pay the $50 non-refundable application fee
    • Update personal profile.
    • Select meal plan preference.
    • Complete a roommate matching survey.
    • Sign a Hale contract.
    Housing Assignments

    After the reserve a room deadline, the housing assignment coordinator will assign students based on their check-in date and length of quarantine.
    Freshmen and first-year students typically are assigned to freshman dorm residence halls without kitchens and are therefore required to have a meal plan. There are no requests for specific buildings or rooms.

    How to Reserve a Room

    Step 1: Log on to the Housing Portal.
    Step 2: Select 'Secure Housing.'
    Step 3: Select 'Hales.'
    Step 4: Select 'Reserve a Room' and complete the process.

    Once you have successfully reserved a room, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not have access to the reserve a room process on the portal, you are not eligible to reserve a room.

    You can practice the process with the reserve a room tutorial.

    Roommates

    Room assignments are based on a student's arrival date. Students will be roomed with other students arriving the same day and doing the same length of quarantine. The assignment upon arrival will be a permanent space through the end of the academic school year, and students will not be permitted to transfer.

    When students fill out their housing application online they will complete a roommate matching survey, answering a series of questions regarding their living preferences. When possible, students will be assigned with someone based on their answers to the "yes and no" profile questions. Using this feature, students will hopefully be able to find and connect with their roommates and potentially forge a relationship.

    If the student has a specific roommate in mind, they may create a roommate group on the Housing Portal after reserving a room. Please note that both students must give permission, be new incoming first-year students, and be eligible for the same type of quarantine to be matched. Roommate groups do not allow more than two people.

    There is no guarantee for roommate groups. While students may not be assigned with someone they hoped for, our campus is a small community with ample opportunity to interact outside of the residence halls.

    How to Create a Roommate Group

    New students can create a roommate group once they and their preferred roommate both complete the reserve a room process.

    Step 1: Log on to the Housing Portal.
    Step 2: Select 'Secure Housing.'
    Step 3: Select 'Hales.'
    Step 4: Select 'Create Group' and complete the process.

    Roommate Group Tutorial

    Once a student creates a group, their preferred roommate will receive a notification email. The group will be pending until the preferred roommate accepts the group invitation online.

    Accepting a Roommate Group Tutorial

    Updating Your Application

    You can update your application any time before the reserve a room deadline, June 1.

    Step 1: Log on to the Housing Portal.
    Step 2: Select 'Secure Housing.'
    Step 3: Select 'Hales.'
    Step 4: Select 'Update Application' and complete the process.

    Update Reserve a Room Application Tutorial

    Assignment Notification

    You will be sent your room assignment to your BYU–Hawaii email approximately one month after the deadline. Assignments are subject to change per quarantine guidelines.

    You will also get the chance to learn more about your new roommate and what they wrote for their about me and interests statements.

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    Spring Residents Wanting a Contract Through Fall

    Non-sponsored (non-iWork/PAS/AEMP/HS) students will not have the opportunity to renew their contract for Fall. If there are any openings, students can book a room during Book a Room Week. Students who extend their contract are expected to maintain residency throughout the summer break.

    Book a Room

    Eligible students can book available rooms during the Book a Room process.

    What does 'Book a Room' include?

    - Pay the $50 Non-refundable Application fee
    - Update personal profile
    - Select a room
    - Select a meal plan
    - Sign a Hale contract

    Book a Room Week

    Students can book a room starting on their open date until all rooms are filled. Book a Room Week will be in mid-June and open dates will be posted soon.

    How to Book a Room

    Step 1: Log on to the Housing Portal
    Step 2: Select 'Secure Housing'
    Step 3: Select 'Hales'
    Step 4: Select 'Book a Room' and complete the process.
    Once you have successfully booked a room, you will receive a confirmation email.

    Can I change my room after I have signed a contract?

    Once you have booked a room and signed a contract, you cannot change your room.

    Please note...

    If you plan to travel during the summer break, you should not book a room. You can follow the out-of-state process, outlined in the section below- All other admits: Out-of-State.

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    All Other Admits: Out-of-State

    Reserve a Room

    Single students who were admitted before the Fall 2021 Semester may complete a housing application with the reserve a room process to secure housing. There will be very few rooms available and will be assigned first-come-first-serve.
    The process will open July 1, 2021, and close once all rooms are filled.

    What Does Reserve a Room Include?

    • Pay the $50 non-refundable application fee.
    • Update personal profile.
    • Select meal plan preference.
    • Complete a roommate matching survey.
    • Sign a hale contract.

    Housing Assignments

    After the reserve a room deadline, the housing assignment coordinator will assign students based on their check-in date and length of quarantine.

    During the reserve a room process, students will be able to select an apartment-style or dorm-style room, based on availability. Students selecting a dorm-style room will not have a kitchen and are therefore required to have a meal plan. There are no requests for specific buildings or rooms.

    How to Reserve a Room

    Step 1: Log on to the Housing Portal.
    Step 2: Select 'Secure Housing.'
    Step 3: Select 'Hales.'
    Step 4: Select 'Reserve a Room' and complete the process.

    Once you have successfully reserved a room, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not have access to the Reserve a Room process on the portal, you are not eligible to reserve a room.

    You can practice the process with the reserve a room tutorial.

    Roommates

    Room assignments are based on a student's arrival date. Students will be roomed with other students arriving the same day and doing the same length of quarantine. The assignment upon arrival will be a permanent space through the end of the academic school year, and students will not be permitted to transfer.

    When students fill out their housing application online they will complete a roommate matching survey, answering a series of questions regarding their living preferences. When possible, students will be assigned with someone based on their answers to the "yes and no" profile questions. Using this feature, students will hopefully be able to find and connect with their roommates and potentially forge a relationship.

    If the student has a specific roommate in mind, they may create a roommate group on the Housing Portal after reserving a room. Please note that both students must give permission, be new incoming first-year students, and be eligible for the same type of quarantine to be matched. Roommate groups do not allow more than two people.

    There is no guarantee for roommate groups. While students may not be assigned with someone they hoped for, our campus is a small community with ample opportunity to interact outside of the residence halls.

    How to Create a Roommate Group

    New students can create a roommate group once they and their preferred roommate both complete the reserve a room process.

    Step 1: Log on to the Housing Portal.
    Step 2: Select 'Secure Housing.'
    Step 3: Select 'Hales.'
    Step 4: Select 'Create Group' and complete the process.

    Roommate Group Tutorial

    Once a student creates a group, their preferred roommate will receive a notification email. The group will be pending until the preferred roommate accepts the group invitation online.

    Accepting a Roommate Group Tutorial

    Updating Your Application

    You can update your application any time before the reserve a room deadline, June 1, 2021.

    Step 1: Log on to the Housing Portal.
    Step 2: Select 'Secure Housing.'
    Step 3: Select 'Hales.'
    Step 4: Select 'Update Application' and complete the process.

    Update Reserve a Room Application Tutorial

    Assignment Notification

    You will be sent your room assignment to your BYU–Hawaii email approximately one month after the deadline. Assignments are subject to change per quarantine guidelines.

    You will also get the chance to learn more about your new roommate and what they wrote for their about me and interests statements.

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    All Other Admits: Off-campus

    Students currently living off-campus in the surrounding area (or will be before checking in), can book a room during Book a Room Week.

    Students must submit a valid off-campus contract BEFORE Book a Room Week to be eligible to book a room. Once the contract has been verified, they will have access to book any open room on the Housing Portal.

    Book a Room

    Eligible students can book available rooms during the book a room process.

    What Does 'Book a Room' Include?

    • Pay the $50 non-refundable application fee.
    • Update personal profile.
    • Select a room.
    • Select a meal plan.
    • Sign a Hale contract.
    Book a Room Week

    Students can book a room starting on their open date until all rooms are filled. Book a Room Week will be in mid-June and open dates will be posted soon.

    How to Book a Room

    Step 1: Log on to the Housing Portal.
    Step 2: Select 'Secure Housing.'
    Step 3: Select 'Hales.'
    Step 4: Select 'Book a Room' and complete the process.

    Once you have successfully booked a room, you will receive a confirmation email.

    Can I Change My Room After I Have Signed a Contract?

    Once you have booked a room and signed a contract, you cannot change your room.

    Please Note

    If you plan to travel during the summer break, you should not book a room. You may try to reserve a room for fall, outlined in the section above–All other Admits: Out-of-State.

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
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Dates
Pricing
Building Information
Check-In
Living in the Hales
Check-out or Cancelling Your Contract
Temporary Housing
Spring and Summer Consolidation
FAQs
Information for Parents and Family

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('Welcome' in Hawaiian)

The residence hall facilities, also known as Hale (pronounced hah lay), are designed to maximize social interaction between students in an environment that is conducive to high academic achievement.


Room and board services are provided in 10 residence halls. Separate halls are designated for men and women. Each residence hall is designed as a two or three-story structure built in a rectangular format with an inner courtyard.

The residence halls are a center for campus activities with lounges provided for students to watch their favorite television shows, do classwork on a computer, study for an exam, play the piano, or just talk.

Fall 2020 Semester Housing Dates
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August 21-September 1, 2020
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Fall residents who renew their contract or book a room for the winter semester are required to book the winter break also and pay any associated fees. There are no exceptions. The Residential Life department does not offer a check out option for continuing residents. Residents who have a winter booking may reside and/or leave their belongings in their room during this break. Residents who do not reside in the room or who check out of the room but are returning for the next semester are responsible for the winter break fee.

Winter Break 2020 Housing Dates
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December 14, 2020
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Winter 2021 Semester Housing Dates
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Dec. 26, 2020 – April 19, 2021
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Dec. 26, 2020- January 5, 2021
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April 19, 2021
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2020-2021 Hale Rates

Dorm-Style Pricing (No Kitchen)

Hale 2 (Men) Hale 2 (Men) Hale 7, 8, 9 (Women)
2 Person Dorm Private Room 4 Person Dorm
Summer Break 2020 $667 $ $722
Fall 2020 $1,422 $ $1,539
Winter Break 2020* $176 $ $191
Winter 2021 $1,434 $ $1,553
Spring 2021** $855 $ $926
Annual Total Fall to Spring $3,887 $ $4,209

Students in dorm-style housing are required to purchase a meal plan, estimated cost $6,000 for the academic year. Please visit the Food Services for exact pricing.

Apartment-Style Pricing (Kitchen)

Hale 1 (Women) Hale 3 & 5 (Men)
Hale 4 & 6 (Women)
Hale 3 & 5 (Men)
Hale 4 & 6 (Women)
Hale 10 (Women)
Hale 3 & 5 (Men)
Hale 4 & 6 (Women)
4-8 Person Apartment 6 Person Apartment 4 Person Apartment Private Room
Summer Break 2020 $781 $841 $900 $
Fall 2020 $1,666 $1,792 $1,919 $
Winter Break 2020* $206 $222 $238 $
Winter 2021 $1,680 $1,808 $1,936 $
Spring 2021** $1,002 $1,078 $1,155 $
Annual Total Fall to Spring $4,554 $4,900 $5,248 $

*Current fall residents who renew their contract or book a room for the winter semester are required to book the winter break also and pay any associated fees. There are no exceptions. The Residential Life department does not offer a check out option for continuing residents. Residents who have a winter booking may reside and/or leave their belongings in their room during this break. Residents who do not reside in the room or who check out of the room but are returning for the next semester are responsible for the Winter break fee.

**Current winter residents who renew their contract or book a room for the spring semester are permitted to reside and/or leave their belongings in their room during the two-day period between winter and spring semester.

Private Room Pricing Coming Soon

Single On-campus Housing Options
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Amenities


There are two main types of residence halls: dorm-style or apartment-style. The majority of rooms are double occupancy (shared rooms). Limited private rooms are available.

Dorm-style

hales are halls with no kitchen access and are required to purchase a meal plan. Freshmen are typically assigned to dorm-style housing.

Apartment-style

hales are halls with a kitchen located within each apartment, shared with 3-7 other residents.

Furnishings

All rooms are furnished with draperies, single beds, desks, chairs, closets, wastebaskets, and sets of drawers.
Apartment-style hales also include a fridge, stove, and dining room set.

Bathroom Facilities

Bathroom facilities are designed for single boarding students with a busy college schedule, and individuals in adjoining rooms share central bathroom facilities. There are no private-only bathroom facilities.

Wifi

Wifi internet access is provided in each hale.

Laundry

Card operated laundry facilities are located within each hale and are shared with all of the building's residents. A debit or credit card is required to operate machines. As of January 2020, the cost per load is 75 cents.

Heating/Cooling System

There are no ceiling fans or air-conditioning in the hales. Students may wish to bring a small electric fan, or purchase one on arrival, to aid ventilation.

Before Arriving
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    Rules and Regulations
    Before arriving, please follow this link to read the Residential Life Single Student Housing Handbook.
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    Packing
    Homes are typically much smaller in Hawaii, so please be aware that your room on-campus and off-campus can only reasonably accommodate about two suitcases worth of personal items during your stay here at BYU–Hawaii.

    ***Packages CANNOT be mailed before you arrive on-campus. Please do not send anything before you arrive.***

    Our Handbook provides a suggested packing list of items to bring or purchase. Please refer to BYU–Hawaii’s Dress and Grooming Standards when selecting clothing to bring.
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    Schedule a Check-In
    You must schedule a check-in before you arrive on-campus. When you receive your assignment, you will be sent an invitation to book a check-in. There will be limited spaces in each time slot, so book as soon as you can!

    Students may not check-in before the first day of the check-in period. The Hale offices will be open from 9 am until 6 pm. The last day to check in is the day before the first day of school.
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    What if I need to check in after 6 PM?
    If you are checking in after 6 pm, you can book an After Hours Check-In.
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    What if I need to check in after the first day of school?
    Freshmen are required to attend New Student Experience (Orientation). If you are not a freshman and you are planning to check in after the first day, please contact our office at housing@byuh.edu to request a late check-in date.
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    How will I get to campus?
    Students are responsible for finding their own ride to campus.

    If you do not have a ride yet, a shuttle for BYU–Hawaii students, faculty, staff, and families is provided by our partner North Shore Express. The rate is $55 per person for BYU–Hawaii students, faculty, staff, and families 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You must make a reservation online at their website, northshoreexpress.net, or by calling them at (808) 892-1614.

    For more information on the shuttle, please visit the North Shore Express website.
Check-In
When you arrive on campus, you will see signs directing you to the Hales. To check in, please proceed directly to the hale you have reserved a room in.
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    What if I get lost?
    If you are lost, the Aloha Center Information Desk has volunteers ready to answer any questions.

    Campus Map
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    When can I check-in?
    Students may not check in before the first day of the check-in period. The Hale offices will be open from 9 am until 6 pm. The last day to check in is the day before the first day of school.
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    What do I expect at check-in?
    It may take up to one hour or more to check in depending on the time you arrive.

    You will attend a short orientation and meet your RA’s.

    You will receive your temporary room key that is good for one week. When you receive your student ID card, please visit your hale office during open hours to encode your key.

    A R.A. will take you to your room, where you will take inventory of your room and complete an inventory check-in list. Please ensure you make an accurate accounting of your room including any damage. This same check-in form will be used when you check out, any damage to the room, unit or bathrooms will be your responsibility at check out if it is not indicated on the form. You will have 1 week after you check in to report any damage that you missed upon check-in.
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    What is there to do before school starts?
    Whether you live in Hawaii or are arriving here for the first time, our New Student Experience (NSE) program is going to help you have fun and is a helpful introduction to BYU–Hawaii. NSE takes place both the week before and the first week of school. We have a variety of events planned that will help you get a feel for life in Hawaii, make new friends, and get academically prepared for your upcoming classes.

    Check out the New Student Experience schedule to see a list of upcoming activities and events. Don't forget to RSVP!
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    Where do I attend church?
    You can find your ward information on our Wards & Stakes page.
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    How do I reserve housing for my second semester?
    As a new-incoming student, your room is only booked by the Residential Life office for your first semester. You are responsible to reserve your housing for any further semesters. During the first month of school, you will have the opportunity to renew your contract for the next semester and reserve the spot you want to live in. Freshmen are required to live on-campus for three semesters. More information on Renew Contract Week will be provided once you arrive on campus.
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    Renew Contract

    Summer Break & Fall First-Year and Sponsored Students
    Fall Only First-Year and Sponsored Students
    Winter Break & Winter All Residents
    Spring All Residents
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    Renew Contract
    Every semester, students who are required to stay in on-campus housing for the following semester must renew their contract during Renew Contract Week.

    In fall and winter, other students who are attending school for the following semester will have the opportunity to renew their contract during Renew Contract Week.

    Between fall and winter, students cannot change rooms unless they are eligible for Hale 10. During winter and spring Change Room Week, select students that renewed may choose a new room for the following semester (see contract).

    During summer and fall Change Room Week, all students that renewed may choose a new room for summer/fall.

    Students allowed to move off-campus (see policy), getting married, graduating, going on an internship, mission or a Leave of Absence for the following semester should not renew.

    Who is eligible to renew for...
    Summer Break & Fall First-Year and Sponsored Students
    Fall Only First-Year and Sponsored Students
    Winter Break & Winter All Residents
    Spring All Residents

    Visit the Important Dates page for exact dates and times.
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    Work Orders and Maintenance
    Coming Soon
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    Clean Checks and White Gloves
    Coming Soon
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    Transferring Rooms
    Students must renew their contract during Renew Contract Week BEFORE they can change rooms. Due to the short amount of days between semesters, staff availability, and a goal to keep wards stable, a room change is limited during the academic year.

    Between fall and winter, students cannot change rooms unless they are eligible for Hale 10. During winter and spring Change Room Week, select students that renewed may choose a new room for the following semester (see contract).

    During summer and fall Change Room Week, all students that renewed may choose a new room for summer/fall.

    Who is eligible to change rooms for...
    Summer Break & Fall All Residents
    Fall Only All Residents
    Winter Break & Winter Women who have 55+ credits completed and are eligible to change to Hale 10
    Spring Women who have 55+ credits completed and are eligible to change to Hale 10

    Students in Hales that are closing due to consolidation.
    Students who successfully change their room for the following semester are required to be here on Transfer Day. Visit the Important Dates page for exact dates and times.
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    Meal Plans
    Benefits of On-Campus Club Dining:
    Eating at BYUH's Club Dining is a great opportunity to meet new friends over a delicious meal. With a Meal Plan you don't have to worry about buying groceries or washing dishes. It is a great way to get more meals for less money. Students may choose between a Gold, Silver or Block meal plan to suit their needs.

    Requirements:
    Freshmen are assigned to dormitory-style housing and will not have access to a kitchen. Students living in dormitory-style housing are required to have either a Gold or Silver meal plan.

    You will be able to choose a Meal Plan upon booking your room. Any changes or questions concerning Meal Plans should be addressed to Food Services.

    For more information on Meal Plans, visit: https://foodservices.byuh.edu/meal-plan
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    Proof Of Residency Request
    Coming Soon
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    Payments
    Coming Soon
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    Emergency Plans Hales
    Coming Soon
Cancelling Your Contract
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    General Info & Processing and Late Termination Fees
    Residents who would like to terminate their contract can post their contract for sale through their Housing Portal. Processing and Late Termination Fees will apply if you decide to sell your contract and it is replaced. If your contract is not replaced, you will be held liable to the full terms of the contract.

    1. Sign on to the Housing Portal
    2. Click ‘Manage Housing’
    3. Click ‘Sell Semester Contract’
    4. Complete Process
    A $25 processing fee will automatically be applied to the resident's account. If they post their contract after the Late Termination Deadline, they should attempt to replace the contract on their own through advertising their contract and finding another eligible student to purchase the contract.

    Freshmen/First-Year Students: Because they are required to live on-campus, freshmen and first-year students, as defined by the Residential Life Policy, are required to discontinue from school before their request to sell is approved.

    The Housing Office will process and post the contract within 7 working days of the sale request. Additional fees may be associated with the sell, depending on when the contract is posted for sale. See below for more information.

    Processing and Late Termination Fees


    Sale Submitted Date Termination Fees
    Before
    July 1, 2019 (Fall 2019 semester)
    November 1, 2019 (Winter 2020 semester)
    March 1, 2020 (Spring 2020 semester)
    $25 Processing Fee
    As of the date above and the contract is replaced before the start of the contract $25 Processing Fee + $250 Late Termination Fee
    As of the date above and the contract is replaced after the start of the contract $25 Processing Fee + $250 Late Termination Fee + Rent prorated to the date of replacement
    As of the date above and the contract is NOT replaced $25 Processing Fee + Full terms of the contract

    If the contract cannot be replaced, the residents will remain financially responsible for the full terms of the contract. The resident will be responsible to pay the full amount for the room and meals even if he/she may not physically reside there or use the meals. Transcripts will be held for non-payment.
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    Replacement
    A replacement occurs when an eligible student buys a contract that is being sold by a resident. If a contract is replaced, the seller of the contract will be charged the associated processing and late termination fees.
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    Eligible Buyer
    An eligible buyer is an admitted Full-time BYUH Student (with at least 1 face-to-face class) not in contract with BYUH On or Off-Campus Housing.
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    Before the first official day of the semester (or first housing day for Summer/Winter Break):
    Before the first day of the semester (or first housing day for summer break) contracts are room assignment specific. The contract is considered replaced if the resident’s specific room assignment is taken over by another student.

    Accessible Rooms: If the university wishes to place another resident into a room that is being sold, the university must buy the contract from the resident, and the new resident will assume responsibility for the contract. If the room being sold is an accessible room and the university needs the room to accommodate another resident due to need, the university is not required to buy the contract. The resident selling the contract will be reassigned to a comparable room and will assume responsibility to sell the new specific room assignment instead.

    If you do not have a suggested eligible buyer, the Residential Life Office will post your room online for other students to book within 7 working days of the sale request.

    You cannot suggest a buyer after the sale is processed because the room is already posted online for others to book. If you do find a buyer after, please have them contact our office with your specific bed space and we can help them secure housing if there are rooms available.

    If you suggest an eligible buyer at the time of the sale request, your contract will be made available to the Buyer and they will have 2 working days to buy the contract. If the Buyer does not buy the contract within the 2 working days, the bed space will be posted online for others to book.

    We advise students to advertise their contract by word of mouth or on social media. You may post on the Official Residential Life Facebook Page or other unofficial pages, such as BYUH Off-Campus Housing (Unofficial) or Buy/Sell @ North Shore Community and BYUH.

    REMEMBER TO ADVERTISE THE SPECIFIC BEDSPACE, because before the first day of the semester (or first housing day for summer break) contracts are room assignment specific and your contract will not be considered replaced until the specific bed space is booked.

    A resident who is unable to sell their contract should expect to check-out if he/she will not reside there, as it will terminate their responsibility for the physical condition of the room for the duration of the contract.
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    After the first official day of the semester (or first housing day for Summer/Winter Break):
    Contracts are no longer room assignment specific. The university reserves the right to use the room as needed. If the university reallocates your room after the first day of the semester or break, the contract is not considered replaced by the university.

    A replacement will be handled on a first-requested-first-replaced basis. For example: If all rooms in the residence halls were filled except one, the resident who requested to sell their contract last will not have their contract replaced. Contracts are gender specific.

    If you suggest an eligible buyer, your contract will be made available to the Buyer and they will have 2 working days to buy the contract.

    A resident who is unable to sell their contract should expect to check-out if he/she will not reside there, as it will terminate their responsibility for the physical condition of the room for the duration of the contract. The resident will have 7 days to vacate the bed space. The resident may not occupy the bed space past the 7 days once the request to sell has been submitted.
Temporary Housing
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    What is a temporary room?
    BYUH Housing has arranged for temporary spaces in our Hales for students who missed the Reserve a Room Deadline.

    Students will be assigned to a space in temporary housing for the start of the semester. As soon as a standard residential space becomes available, a permanent assignment will be made.

    The temporary room rate will be at the lowest advertised rate on-campus. However, once the student receives a permanent assignment, the rate will be adjusted accordingly.
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    What is a temporary room like?
    Temporary rooms are located throughout the Hales. Depending on the number of students needing temporary housing, students in temporary housing will be placed in a room with 5-7 other residents.

    These rooms have 3-4 bunk beds each or a mattress pad for floor sleeping. There is very limited storage in temporary rooms and students are expected to live out of their suitcases.

    All students will have access to a bathroom facility. A Silver or Gold Meal Plan is required.
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    How long will I be in a temporary room?
    Students in temporary rooms are given permanent rooms following housing cancellations. Rooms become available at varying times. Students may be assigned a permanent bed space before arrival or may stay in the temporary room until Winter Break. Students assigned to temporary spaces will be eligible to book a room for the next semester.

    Conditions for Temporary Overflow Housing:


    • The temporary room rate will be at the lowest advertised rate on-campus. Once the student is assigned a permanent space, the rate will be adjusted accordingly.
    • Students in temporary housing will be required to move to permanent spaces if vacancies exist in the Hales.
    • Students in temporary housing will be required to purchase a Silver or Gold Meal Plan.
Spring and Summer Consolidation
The Spring, and Summer have much fewer students living in the hales. To accommodate Summer programs, maintenance, and repairs: major room reassignments are required.

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    Why is Consolidation Necessary?
    In order to uphold the quality and condition of the Hales, regular maintenance and repairs are necessary. Certain hales may be closed during the Spring and Summer periods in order to allow for these renovations to take place.

    The University often hosts summer programs that require on-campus housing. To increase efficiency and organization. Students may be consolidated to certain hales or floors to accommodate these visitors.
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    How is Consolidation Determined?
    Consolidation is determined by the number of residents who renew their contract. If demand for more space is given, the Residential Life and Housing Operations departments may determine a need to leave one or more of the closing Hales open. It is very important for residents to renew their contract if they are considering living on-campus for Spring Semester and/or Summer Break.
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    What Hales will be Closed for Summer 2019?
    Hales 1, 2, 7, 8 & 9 and parts of 3 & 4 will be closed for maintenance and repair this Summer of 2019.
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    What if I Live in a Hale that will be Closing for Spring or Summer Consolidation?
    Students will be notified once the Residential Life and Housing Operations departments determine which hales need to be closed for maintenance and repair. If you happen to live in one of these hales, you will have the opportunity to renew your contract and then change your room during Change Room Week.

    It is very important that you first renew your contract!
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    Would I be able to change my room to an apartment style Hale even if I am a Freshman?
    Freshman residents who are residing in Hales that are closing will be able to change their rooms to either dorm style or apartment style, even if they are still Freshman!

    Apartment style Hales will give you access to a kitchen which means you will not be required to purchase a meal plan.

    If your Hale is closing, you will be able to move to apartment style Hales as long as there are spaces available. Change room is done on a first-come, first-serve basis.

    Please note that Hale 10 is only available for women with 55+ credits.
Single On-Campus Housing FAQs
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    What is the $50 application fee for?
    The $50 non-refundable application is the fee that we require to be able to process your application to live in our on-campus housing. This fee is required at the beginning of each academic year or the first time you apply to live on campus. Meaning that it will be required before the fall semester of every year unless you renew your contract for the current bed space that you are living in.
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    Can I get a Private Room?
    A few private rooms are available. There is an additional cost for these rooms. Please contact the Residential Life office for more information on private rooms.
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    Can I check in early? Can I check-out late?
    We do not provide early check-ins or late check-outs. Please contact the Residential Life office for more information on early check-ins and check-outs.
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    What are Family Exemptions?
    Students can live off campus with an immediate family member. Family members include mother, father, maternal or paternal aunts or uncles, or maternal or paternal grandparents. Family exemptions are for students who live in the Laie or the surrounding community. Students are given a letter that they must fill out and return to us either through email or bringing it into the office. After submitting it to housing, the off-campus department will approve or deny your request. Other circumstances that might require a student to live off-campus in non-approved student housing would need to be appealed through the housing portal by hitting "Submit an Appeal".
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    Is it guaranteed that I will be with the roommate I requested?
    When putting in a roommate preference make sure that you and the roommate you want to live with put each other's name or your request will not be considered. However, there are no guarantees that incoming freshman will be assigned a room with the person they requested but the Hale Coordinators will consider it as they assign rooms and roommates.
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    Can I have a dorm with a kitchen in it?
    Apartment-style hales, or hales that have a kitchen in it, are reserved for upperclassmen that have reached a certain amount of credits required to live in these hales.
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    Who can I ask for help?
    If you need help while living in the Hales, the Resident Adviser or the Hale Coordinators will be able to assist you. The Resident Advisers have an office inside the Hale and their office hours and number are posted outside the door. If it is an emergency you can call the on-call phone.
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    What is my mailing address?
    55-220 Kulanui St. Bldg. 5 Laie, HI 96762
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    Can I have a pet?
    No pets are allowed to be kept on the BYUH campus.
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    What is a Resident Adviser?
    A Resident Adviser is someone whose job is to help you and assist you during your time in the Hales. They are experienced university students that can help you get adjusted to university life. They are also there to help you spiritually, physically, and mentally. There are 4-6 Resident Advisers in each of the Hales.
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    What do I do if I already signed an off-campus contract as a freshman before I got to school?
    As a freshman, you are required to be on campus. You will need to speak with your landlord in order to cancel your off-campus contract. If you do not move on campus, you will be reported to the university for not obeying university policy. Only freshman living with immediate family members are permitted to live off-campus.
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    Can I live off-campus?
    If you are admitted as a freshman, you are ineligible to live off-campus until you have lived on-campus for three consecutive semesters. If you have transfer credits, your eligibility is based on the number of credits transferred. You need to have transferred with a minimum of 24 post-high school credits to be eligible to live off-campus. You may consult with the Residential Life office to confirm whether or not you can live off-campus.
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    Can I have a car?
    You are more than welcome to have a car here on the BYUH campus. You can park almost anywhere on campus as long as you have a parking pass. Visit the Security office, located at the back of the McKay Building, to pay for your parking pass.
Resources
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Freshmen are assigned to dormitory-style housing and will not have access to a kitchen. Students living in dormitory-style housing are required to have either a Gold or Silver meal plan.
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Charges are due in full at the beginning of the semester (the same day tuition is due). Residents who are unable to pay the full semester rent should contact Financial Services for the deferred payment option.
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University Housing and Residential Life Handbooks
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Residential Living Standards, Conduct, and Dress & Grooming Standards
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