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Welcome to the Bronco family! Here's what to do next

GET READY, BRONCOS!

We are looking forward to having you a part of the Bronco family! We know all is a little overwhelming with the unknown and uncertainty that comes with COVID-19, so we’ve compiled a list of resources below. Take a couple minutes to familiarize yourself with the opportunities and services that Boise State University offers.

Important Dates

Summer

June 1
Priority date to submit all financial aid documents to maintain 2020-2021 work-study and supplemental grants (SEOG)

July 1
First day students can begin using 2020-2021 work-study awards

Fall

August

Submit your photo to get an ID card

August 18-20
Move-In Days

August 21
Bronco Welcome Week begins

August 24
First day of classes (academic advising is available throughout the semester)

September 7
Labor Day (no classes and university offices closed)

November 23 – 29
Thanksgiving Break (university offices closed November 26 and 27)

December 24 – January 11
Winter Break

January 9
Residence halls open for spring semester new residents

LIFE. Right where you live.

Living on Campus

Living on campus allows you to get the full Boise State experience. Get Ready, Broncos, for the best time you will have while living here on campus. Here’s what you need to know for move-in days, August 18-20.

Read Housing's FAQs for Fall 2020

Bronco Ready

We know you are ready to start college…but are you Bronco Ready? You are invited to complete a free, one-credit, on-line course called Bronco Ready that is designed to connect you to the information, people, programs, and services that support your success. For more information, visit boisestate.edu/aasc/broncoready/ or call (208) 426-4049.
Get Bronco Ready

Student Involvement & Leadership Center

With over 200 clubs and organizations on campus, there is always something to do. Don’t miss Bronco Welcome, a week-long series of events to kick-off each semester with fun, community-building activities.

Check out Student Involvement

THE BASICS.

Wondering where to park? Where to feed yourself? How to pay for school?

Boise State Resources

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First Year Frequently Asked Questions

Academics

Who is my advisor?

New students will first meet with academic advisors at their Bronco Venture orientation program. From there you can schedule an appointment with a department specific advisor or with a general academic advisor at aasc.boisestate.edu.

How do I change my schedule?

Schedule changes can be made on My.BoiseState

What is Finish in 4?

The Finish in Four Program is a course schedule made specifically for your major while considering your entry date in Boise State. By following the course schedule, students will be guaranteed to complete their major within four years of attendance.

COVID-19

COVID-19 updates and information

For all updates and information on how the university is working through COVID-19, please visit

Financial Aid

How can I get more scholarships?

Although the Application and Scholarship deadline has passed for Boise State scholarships, students can check out the Financial Aid website.

I’m confused by my Financial Aid package. Who can help?

Call the Financial Aid office at (208) 426-1664 or email financialaid@boisestate.edu.

My family’s income is now a lot less than when I submitted the FASFA. Can I update my information?

Complete a Special Conditions form. For help deciding which form is appropriate for your situation, call Financial Aid at (208) 426-1664.

Housing

What can I bring to my Residence Hall?

We recommend bringing bedding, personal hygiene essentials, any appliances with closed coil elements, extra lighting, mini refrigerators, microwaves, decorations and audio visual equipment.

When do I pay for housing?

The first housing payment is due prior to move in, however late charges are not assessed until after September 1st for Fall semester and February 1st for Spring semester.

Monthly payments are due on the 25th of every month (July through April). Check Bronco Accounts regularly to view posted charges.

What will living on campus look like this fall?

We’ve got this covered! Read through Housing’s Residence Hall FAQs for more specifics on living on campus.

How do I get my ID card?

Submit your photo now so we can have your card ready and waiting. Bronco Cards help you enter buildings, purchase food, check out books and so much more.

Student Life

What will the first week be like?

Bronco Welcome kicks off the first week of the semester with a full schedule of fun activities. Float the river, grab a burger at a cookout or practice your bowling skills for free in the SUB Game Center. Keep checking the Bronco Welcome schedule for new events to attend!

Do I need to bring a car to campus?

Many of a students’ resources can be reached on campus, and with free bus service for all full-time students, many on-campus students do not need a personal vehicle.

How do I buy my parking pass?

Parking passes are purchased online at transportation. Residence Hall passes are currently $278 per academic year.

Should I bring a bicycle?

Bicycles are encouraged on campus and especially since Boise State caters over 1000 places to park your bike and runs The Cycle Learning Center for any repairs and tune ups your bike may need.