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Virtual Bronco Family Orientation

Family of four smiling at the stage

If you are a family member or parent of a first-year, transfer, or non-traditional student preparing to attend Boise State, our virtual Bronco Family Orientation is for you.

Your virtual Family Orientation begins with your online module. The module covers everything from bill pay and financial aid to housing and parking. Click the orange button below to get started!

Start your Family Orientation Module



You’re invited to join us for Bronco Welcome! We’ve created some special events just for you. We hope you’ll join us from Move-In (August 18-19) through Saturday morning (August 21) for the celebration.


Basic Health & Safety Recap

Did you miss this session? We have a recap here for you! Full recording coming soon.


Questions about

Housing and Dining?

Learn more about Housing and Dining including information on:

  • Move-In Day
  • Health Guidelines
  • Buying a meal plan
  • Changing your meal plan
  • Room assignments
  • And more!

Housing FAQs

Learn about Move-in day, health guidelines and more.

Meal Plans

Campus Dish tells you all about eating on campus.

Housing Portal

Where you select/change your meal plan.

Meal Plan FAQs

Explore answers to frequently asked questions about dining and meal plans.
Questions about

Parking and Transportation?

Parking permits are on sale now!

Purchase a parking permit

Permits are on sale now!
Questions about

Finances and Bill Pay?

Learn more about Student Financial Services, including information on:

  • Making payments on your student’s account
  • Signing up for a payment plan
  • How to become an authorized user *to make a payment on your student’s account they need to set you up as an authorized user.
  • Scheduling 1:1 Consults

How to pay bills

Learn how to make a payment on your student's account.

How to add an authorized user

For family members to make payments.

Sign up for a payment plan

Learn how to sign up for a payment plan.

How to make a payment

Learn how to make a payment.

Student Financial Services 1:1 Consults

Sign up for a private consultation.

Financial Checklist

Use this checklist as a guide for financial related tasks.
Questions about

Financial Aid?

Learn more about:

  • How to apply for aid
  • Important forms
  • Scholarship information
  • Deadlines/important dates

Still have questions? Book an appointment with a financial aid counselor.

How to complete your FAFSA verification

FAFSA verification

Financial Aid Forms

Access all financial aid forms here.

Important Dates and Scholarship Information

Financial Aid Website

Meet with a Financial Aid Counselor

Book a 1 on 1 personalized consultation.
Questions about

Bronco Card (Student ID)?

A Bronco Card is a student’s key to campus life! Learn more about what to use it for and how to get one.

How to get a Bronco Card

Submit a photo to get a Bronco Card.

What to do with a Bronco Card

5 1/2 Things to do with a Bronco Card.

How to view a Bronco Card account balance

Learn how to check your account balance here.
Questions about


How to Submit your Transcripts

Learn how to submit your official transcripts.

How to Obtain Official Boise State Transcripts

Learn how to get your official Boise State transcripts here.

What is FERPA?

The Family Educational Right and Privacy Act (FERPA) protects a student’s records. To see a student’s academic or financial records they must authorize you via a Release of Information.

General FERPA information

Learn more about FERPA here.

Release of Information

What is it and how to fill it out.