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Bronco Day Schedule

Bronco Day will kick-off at the Morrison Center, where you and your peers will be divided into groups to explore the Academics and Opportunities fairs, info sessions, drop-in events and tours. The day will end with an optional ‘Choose your own adventure’ portion featuring a ‘Touch the Blue Turf’ experience at Albertsons Stadium. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

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Bronco Day Event Details

8:00-9:00 a.m. | Check-in

Check-in at the Morrison Center

9:00-9:25 a.m. | Welcome Session

Welcome Session at the Morrison Center

Kick-off at the Morrison Center will feature a live musical performance, student speakers from ASBSU, and opening remarks from Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Jeremiah Shinn.

9:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | Opportunities Fair, Academic Fair, and Admissions Sessions

You and other guests will be split into two groups that will take turns at each event. While one group heads to Academic Fair and Opportunities Fair on the Quad to meet with academic colleges and explore student life and support resources, the other will participate in their preferred Admissions Session. The following Admissions Sessions start at 9:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Student Union Building where snacks and refreshments will be available.

Becoming a Bronco

For High School Seniors

Whether you’ve already been admitted, still need to apply, or are eagerly waiting to hear back, this session will guide you through the important next steps towards becoming a proud Bronco in Fall 2024. Our team will cover the application process, financial aid options, student life, and important dates. Don’t miss this opportunity to look forward to the road ahead and take significant strides towards your exciting future as a Bronco!

Location: Student Union Building, Second Floor

Future Student Session

For High School Juniors and Below

Ignite your curiosity and explore the boundless opportunities at Boise State University! Join us for an engaging session where you can gain valuable insights into our diverse academic programs, campus resources, student life, and the unique advantages of being a Bronco. Prepare to chart your path towards a fulfilling future as you discover the exciting possibilities that Boise State University has in store for you.

Location: Student Union Building, Second Floor

Tips for Transfers

For Transfer Students (already graduated high school)

Join our Transfer Admission Counselors for an informative session designed specifically for transfer students interested in joining our dynamic community. Whether you’re in the early stages of exploring Boise State or have already been admitted, this session is tailored to meet your needs. Our comprehensive session covers key topics such as the admission process, credit transfer and evaluation, financial aid, and essential next steps. Don’t miss this opportunity to unlock a smooth and successful transition to Boise State University!

Location: Student Union Building, Second Floor

Guests attending a talk in a Boise State Ballroom.

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

From 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. you get to Choose Your Own Adventure and explore a selection of sessions hosted by each school and college within Boise State University. Most sessions run from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Please note some sessions end at 1:00 p.m.

12:00-1:30 p.m. | Albertsons Library

Explore Albertsons Library

Check out Albertsons Library during Bronco Day. Centrally located, this is one of the busiest spots on campus, where research and creative activity thrive. Discover MakerLab technology, like lasers, 3D printing, and more, explore the sound and video production studios, learn through library exhibits and university archives, develop research expertise from reference librarians, and drop into the Bronco Learning Commons, a collaborative space that supports student success.

Location: Albertsons Library, First Floor

12:00-1:30 p.m. | Campus Tours

Discover our stunning campus with the help of a Boise State student tour guide. Join us for 45-minute guided tours where you’ll explore academic spaces, favorite study spots, and get the chance to ask questions about student life. Just looking for a certain building or area? Stop by the B-Plaza and we are happy to guide you.

Location: B-Plaza (in front of the Admin Building)

12:00-1:30 p.m. | College of Arts and Sciences (COAS)

Games, Interactive Media and Mobile Technology Open House

Come try AV/VR with GIMM students! Learn about the degree and the amazing project students are creating. The GIMM program prepares students to create the experiences that manage the technology in our work and personal lives. Routinely professionals interact with online tutorials, websites, tablets, smart phones, and video streaming. The GIMM major provides students with the skills to execute work in all of these areas. Come meet students and amazing faculty!

Location: Albertsons Library, First Floor

Center for Visual Arts Open House

Curious about the new Center for Visual Arts building? Join us for student artwork displays, building tours, Blue Galleries exhibitions, Stein Luminary, and various activities throughout the CVA studios.

Location: Center for Visual Arts

12:00-1:30 p.m. | College of Business and Economics (COBE)

12:00-1:30 P.M. | COBE Open House

Take tours of the building and interact with faculty, staff, and some of our current students to learn about COBE and the experience of education in COBE. The Micron Business and Economics Building (MBEB) is a key location for all business students and has many great features, from the Jackson’s Commons on the first floor, to the interactive team rooms, the trading room with Bloomberg terminals, and our classrooms.

Location: Micron Business and Economics Building (MBEB), Jacksons Commons, First Floor

12:30-1:00 P.M. | Sample Seminar- Executive Time Management

Join Bill Wynne, COBE’s Director of Undergraduate Studies and award-winning member of the Marketing faculty for his Executive Time Management seminar. This seminar will give you new time-management skills to achieve your goals while maintaining your personal balance along the way. The seminar itself will last approximately 20 minutes and there will be a short Q&A period following.

Bill is a former Fortune 500 executive leader who brings over 30 years of career experience to COBE having led teams at the Ford Motor Company and most recently at Con-way Freight as their VP of Marketing.

Location: Micron Business and Economics Building (MBEB), Skaggs Hall, Room 1301

12:00-1:30 p.m. | College of Engineering

Discover your Future in the College of Engineering - Open House

Drop by and learn more about the College of Engineering. Join us for lab tours, and meet with students and academic advisors. Meet the Dean, department representatives and advisors to learn more about the majors and programs.

Location: Micron Center for Materials Research, Room 205

Student using a medical imaging device.

12:00-1:30 p.m. | College of Health Sciences (COHS)

Find Your Career in the Science of Medical Imaging

Come talk with students and faculty about the exciting careers and opportunities available to you in medical imaging. View sample medical images, touch model body parts that students use to practice positioning and imaging, and learn about this constantly evolving field. Boise State offers programs in diagnostic radiography, MRI, sonography, computed tomography, interventional radiology and cardiac intervention.

Location: Norco Building, First Floor

Explore Your Lungs with Respiratory Care

The respiratory system moves air and blood through the heart and lungs. Interested in a highly specialized medical career with lots of opportunities after graduation? Stop by to talk with our team about the nationally recognized Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Care program and how Respiratory Therapists work to help patients breathe easier.

Be brave and ventilate real pig lungs or take a spin in a real iron lung! Stop by to learn more about this essential field and hear what opportunities are open to you through Respiratory Care.

Location: Norco Building, First Floor

Public Health Trivia and Info Booth

Meet current students to learn about their experiences with the School of Public and Population Health, spin the public health trivia wheel to win prizes and see what it’s like to be an SPPH student. Connect with SPPH faculty to learn about public health and health studies courses, find out about all the research opportunities available to undergraduate students and get an inside look at what SPPH has to offer you!

Location: Norco Building, First Floor

Change the World with Social Work - Student and Faculty Panel

Get to know social work and how you can make a difference with a social work career. Current students and faculty will share how social workers help individuals and communities in a variety of ways.

Location: Norco Building, First Floor

BroncoNurse Simulation Immersion

From high tech manikins to virtual healthcare, discover the world of simulation education in the School of Nursing. Tour our state-of-the-art facilities where nursing students practice clinical care and hone their communication skills with a variety of manikins and patient actors that represent the diverse stories of real Idaho patients. Visit with faculty and staff, and ask your burning questions along the way.

Location: Norco Building, Third Floor

Human Performance Lab Demonstration

Tour the Kinesiology Human Performance Lab. Kinesiology students and faculty will be demonstrating some of the equipment in the Human Performance Lab, which is an exercise science teaching, research and service lab. Visit with students about what it’s like to be a Kinesiology major and learn about different types of exercise tests that we do in the lab and in our discipline.

Location: Norco Building, First Floor

Student in the library demonstrating a virtual reality experience.

12:00-1:30 p.m. | College of Innovation and Design (CID)

Onramp Program Interactive Showcase

The Onramp program integrates coding into the K-12 grade levels, using the Everyone Can Code curriculum. Come try some new technology with us! Teachers and students identify and propose technology-based solutions to community challenges. Onramp is a unique partnership between three Idaho organizations (Boise State, CWI, and IDLA) and Apple.

Location: Albertsons Library, First Floor

12:00-1:30 p.m. | Honors College

12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. | Honors College Student Panel

The Dean of the Honors College will introduce the Honors College mission, requirements, and application process. 

Current Honors students will then share their experiences about their involvement in the Honors community including leadership positions, research opportunities, volunteerism, and Honors coursework.

Location: Honors College, Room 166

12:00-1:30 p.m. | Housing and Residence Life Tours

Join us for a lively tour where you’ll discover the amenities in each hall and their historical charm, all while having a blast. Whether you’re a future Bronco or a parent this tour promises excitement and housing inspiration. Get ready to embark on a fun-filled exploration of your future home! The following halls will have tours available:

  • Chaffee Hall
  • Keiser and Taylor Hall
  • Driscoll and Morrison Hall
  • Sawtooth and Honors College Hall
  • University Suites and Square
  • Towers Hall
  • Lincoln Townhomes

Location: Follow signage for the check-in station near the entrance of each Residence Hall

12:00-1:30 p.m. | School of Public Service

Military Science ROTC Open House

The Military Science/ ROTC Program Open House will allow you to visit with current students/cadets and instructors. We will have students from various disciplines across campus showcase all of the amazing possibilities that our ROTC program has to offer!

Location: Extra Mile Arena, Military Sciences Offices, Room 2300

1:00-2:00 p.m. | Touch the Turf at Albertsons Stadium

Ever wanted to see and touch Boise State’s famous Blue Turf? Discover how our iconic Blue Turf became a symbol of innovation in our community at one of Idaho’s most popular selfie spots, Albertsons Stadium. You’ll have the opportunity to take photos, connect with current students and explore the home of our Bronco football team.

Boise State students gathering on the blue turf to take a selfie.